Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicNPAs

Topic: NPAs

India’s public sector banks are laughing all the way to profits. But new stress can interrupt

PSBs saw year-on-year rise of nearly 50% in net profit in July-Sept quarter thanks to broad-based rise in loans. But MSME stress, pace of credit & deposit growth will determine future.

Govt’s Bad Bank plan may only be a band-aid, doesn’t push banks to improve lending practices

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Gross NPAs of banks may rise to 9.8% by March 2022, RBI report shows

The gross non-performing assets of banks may increase to 11.22% under a severe stress scenario, the central bank's Financial Stability Report added.

Indian economy needs to bolster consumer confidence to emerge from stagnation

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Budget 2021 takes a historic gamble on growth revival. Hope now on RBI to do the job

An underestimated growth projection could give Modi govt more spending room, while initiatives to improve NPA recovery could prove crucial for India's financial sector.

RBI urges Supreme Court to lift interim order banning declaration of NPAs

RBI had earlier allowed lending institutions to grant a moratorium on payment of loan instalments falling due between 1 March 1 to 3 May, later it was extended till 31 August.

Banks need relief too, helping only borrowers will hamper next round of credit growth

As the moratorium on loan repayments ends, the government will have to answer the key question about how to treat defaulting borrowers.

SC extends interim order on loan moratorium to 28 September, says keen to waive interest

Supreme Court gives Modi govt over 2 more weeks to decide on waiver of interest for moratorium period after considering interest of all classes of creditors & all sectors of economy.

How to unearth ‘zombies’ in the Indian corporate sector

As the Indian economy recovers, we should be wary of zombie firms that are using the pandemic as an excuse to continue hanging on.

Why loan restructuring is a welcome move from RBI, and what govt now needs to do for borrowers

RBI has accepted bankers’ demand for one-time loan restructuring instead of extending the moratorium as a way of countering the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.