Saturday, 20 August, 2022

Topic: NBFC

New debt worries push borrowing costs of NBFCs to record highs

Access to funds will, in turn, become more expensive for a range of businesses at a time when economic activity is already teetering.

Car & bike stocks with dealers pile up to ‘alarming’ levels as demand slumps

New FADA data shows inventory for passenger vehicles has reached 50-60 days, 80-90 days for two-wheelers and 45-50 days for commercial vehicles.

Jhunjhunwala family office sees value in India’s downtrodden NBFCs

Singapore-based AJ Capital feels share prices of NBFCs have been penalised disproportionately & many decent quality firms will recover.

Now NBFCs are dreading bankruptcies in the real estate sector

Blinded by falling funding costs, NBFCs raised their exposure to property firms by 46% over 3 years even as banks have been extremely cautious.

Diwali wasn’t happy for consumers due to cash crunch at non-bank finance companies

Sales are sluggish as NBFCs are growing more cautious about extending new credit amid a funds crunch of their own.

On Camera


Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.