Cautiously optimistic credit outlook for FY22: CRISIL
Aided by strong demand recovery, credit ratio rebounds to 1.33 in H2FY21, from 0.54 in H1FY21. GDP could grow at 11% in FY22, but the resurgence in Covid-19 cases is a key downside risk, says CRISIL.
Has Covid-19 made PSBs more vulnerable?
While Indian banks' improved financial metrics do not fully reflect the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the under–capitalised PSBs are likely to remain risk averse and lose market share.
Budget proposes cleansing mechanism for PSBs
Apart from recapitalisation, public sector banks get a shot in the arm in the form of ARC and AMC mechanisms to clean up their books.
The crystal ball: RBI report foresees NPA woes
According to the RBI, the gross NPA ratio of all scheduled commercial banks may increase from 7.5% in September 2020 to 13.5% by September 2021, and even escalate to 14.8% in severe stress scenario.
DBS Bank India enters the big league
With Lakshmi Vilas Bank in its fold, the foreign bank’s branch count jumps over 18 times. But the merger could also open up a potential Pandora's box.
LVB crisis: Same story, different characters
The 30-day moratorium on Lakshmi Vilas Bank is similar to YES Bank, protecting depositors and employees, but retail shareholders would be worst hit if amalgamation with DBS Bank India goes through.
IndusInd Bank’s tale of circuits and trouble
After the change of guard at the leading private bank, its stock has witnessed 10 upper and lower circuits in the last five trading sessions.
‘No need to worry about YES Bank deposits’
Prashant Kumar, the bank’s administrator, echoed the words of RBI governor Shaktikanta Das that there was no cause for worry about deposits as the moratorium on withdrawals is set to end on March 18.
YES Bank reports record ₹18,564-crore loss in Q3
The beleaguered private bank’s new investors have to deal with the already declining deposit base and mounting non-performing assets.