“Banks just aren’t set up to understand small businesses”

“Banks just aren’t set up to understand small businesses”

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Finance ministry may provide capital support for merger of PSU banks

Finance ministry may provide capital support for merger of PSU banks

The finance ministry is open to providing capital support for facilitating consolidation among state-owned banks, which are reeling under mounting bad loans, official sources said. The Union cabinet has approved the setting up of an alternative mechanism, or a...
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Banking services hit as employees of public sector banks go on strike

Banking services hit as employees of public sector banks go on strike

Normal banking operations have been hit as public sector bank employees went on a one-day nationwide strike on Tuesday to protest against the government’s proposed consolidation move, besides raising other demands. Services like deposits and withdrawal at b...
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Sensex Down Over 100 Points, Nifty Below 9,550; PSU Banks Weigh

Sensex Down Over 100 Points, Nifty Below 9,550; PSU Banks Weigh

The Sensex fell over 100 points and Nifty was trading below its important psychological level of 9,550 as PSU banking shares came under heavy selling pressure after a report suggested that the strong steps taken by Reserve Bank to resolve...
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The big dreams of small finance banks

The big dreams of small finance banks

If politicians stop spoiling the credit culture, clamouring for loan waivers, the small finance banks can change India’s banking landscape. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint All the 10 small finance banks that have got the in-principle licence from the Reserve Bank ...
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One Fifth Of IDBI Bank’s Loans Turn Bad In Q4, Shares Plunge

One Fifth Of IDBI Bank’s Loans Turn Bad In Q4, Shares Plunge

IDBI Bank shares plunged as much as 9 per cent on Thursday after the state-owned bank said that more than one fifth of its advanced turned bad in the March quarter. IDBI Bank, which reported its earnings for the January-March...
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