Tag: banking sector

May 13

Banks should have stronger overview on NBFC borrowers’ lending practices: SBI MD

Banks need to be given “stronger overview” on the lending practices followed by non-bank lenders who borrow from them, a senior official from SBI has said. Non-bank finance companies and microfinance institutions should follow the same risk underwriting and credit monitoring principles as followed by the larger banks from whom they borrow money, C S […]
Jun 17

Data Drive: BNPL to bankable?

‘Buy now pay later’ (BNPL) consumers in India are a younger set of borrowers who avail short-term credit. BNPL players account for a low share within the new-to-credit customer base, and delinquency rates are high. The companies are exploring various business models to establish economic viability with limited revenue drivers. In fact, BNPL will serve […]
Jun 12

DHFL administrator R Subramaniakumar is RBL Bank chief

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cleared the appointment of R Subramaniakumar as managing director and chief executive officer of RBL Bank for a period of three years, the lender said on Saturday. Subramaniakumar has earlier overseen the insolvency process of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) in his capacity as administrator. “Please note that […]
Jun 6

Banks see pick-up in capex loans

With an uptick in demand for project finance from late last year, bankers believe need for long-term funds should rise by anywhere between 12-15% this year. Bank credit deployed in the infrastructure segment rose 10.2% year-on-year in April 2022, with roads, telecommunications and power leading the pack. The outstanding credit to this space, towards the […]