Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. With the theme of Shifting Gears and “Blue Sky” policy-making, India aims to achieve a sustained growth rate of 8% to become a $5trillion economy by 2025.
By Aditya Prakash Pandey One major challenge for Indian banks today is increasing NPAs, Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMOs), Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs), Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs) and other stressed assets. NPAs currently stand at 12.1% and after recognizing Rs 3.3 trillion of loans as NPAs the figure will grow above 16%. The recovery rate has now […]
By Charudutt Sehgal Introduction The economic progress of a nation and development of its banking sector is invariably interrelated. The banking sector is an indispensable financial service sector supporting development plans through channelizing funds for productive purpose, intermediating flow of funds from surplus to deficit units and supporting financial and economic policies of the government. Banks […]
By The Editorial Board of TJEF (Anil Shankar, Gandhali Inamdar and Isha Varma) Introduction Demonetization has been the buzz word since November 8th 2016 when our Prime Minister made the historic announcement about the decision to discontinue the 500 and 1000 rupee notes. This historic decision has affected almost all the sectors. Some have benefited while […]
Akanksha Mund & Vishaka Sivanainar The Budget 2017-18 – Banking Sector The Union & Railway Budget released on 1st February was highly anticipated for it attempted to overcome the existing global and economic challenges. Possible increase in policy rates by the Federal Reserve, an uncertainty of commodity prices and pressure for protectionism are a few existing […]