Banks are flush with liquidity, but still grappling with twin issues – where to deploy the money and how to source the right credit which meets the stringent criterion. Is the straight jacket approach of the bankers and high reliance on credit rating constraining SME lending? Sumit Kakkar shares his perspective
In order to improve ease of doing business in India, Ministry of Finance issued a notification inviting suggestions on decriminalisation of around 39 sections which contain minor offences under 19 different Acts, including decriminalising Cheque bounces under NI Act
Vimee Sharma evaluates the pros and cons
With entire mankind confined to their homes, what has the kept banks and debt markets ticking in April & May, 2020?
In COVID Diaries chapter 2, Sumit Kakkar evaluates how Regulatory announcements and opportunities presented by the bond market distortions have kept the counters of banks, hedge funds and fixed income players busy.
Banks need to look at ingenuous ways of growing AUMs – draw up enabling credit lines for cash flow mismatches for existing low leveraged customers. Banks would be less adventurous with new connections, where visibility of corona impact would be limited. Asset strategies would evolve with time. Sumit Kakkar evaluates the evolving asset strategies for banks