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.
Northern Arc raises $50 mn debt from U.S.-based DFC
The Chennai-based NBFC will utilise the funds to back liquidity needs of its institutional clients and will also lend to small businesses and its individual customers.
Corporate bond market can double by 2025: CRISIL
The rating agency expects total outstanding supply of corporate bonds to increase from around ₹33 lakh crore in FY20 to ₹65 lakh crore-₹70 lakh crore in FY25, with innovations playing a key role.
Why transformation is a buzzword at Piramal
Billionaire industrialist Ajay Piramal is in makeover mode. He wants to remould his conglomerate into a well-diversified NBFC and a pharma firm, which would both be giants in their respective spaces.
RBI pushes growth, focusses on liquidity management
At its first monetary policy review for 2021, the central bank kept key rates unchanged, while announcing several measures to manage liquidity.
Does banking need a more humane touch?
In India, financial services are still plagued with multiple challenges. A resurgent India needs greater innovation in banking, especially in customer management and retention.
Will the DHFL insolvency end up in a legal dispute?
As Piramal and Oaktree lock themselves in a fierce bidding war, one can’t rule out a legal challenge to the first-ever finance company undergoing the IBC process.
Fitch reviews ratings outlook of four NBFCs
The credit rating agency points out that the pandemic will continue to be a spoilsport for the NBFCs it reviewed as funding remains a challenge in the current market.
RBI managing economic challenges well: report
While gloom prevails across economies, a State Bank of India report says that the Reserve Bank of India has been relatively successful in ensuring financial stability in the market since May.
Covid-19: Lockdown extended till May 17
The extension, which takes the total day-count of the lockdown to 54, will add to the challenges that the economy was already facing before Covid-19 took the shape of a pandemic.