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India's most valuable companies likely to lose $25 bn of brand value as COVID-19 pandemic wreak havoc: Brand Finance report
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India's most valuable companies likely to lose $25 bn of brand value as COVID-19 pandemic wreak havoc: Brand Finance report

Brand Finance has assessed the impact of COVID-19 based on the effect of the outbreak on enterprise value, compared to what it was on 1 January 2020

Govt may need to pump $20 bn into coronavirus-hit state banks; soured assets likely to double: Report
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Govt may need to pump $20 bn into coronavirus-hit state banks; soured assets likely to double: Report

The government has already pumped in Rs 3.5 lakh crore to shore up state-owned banks in the last five years.

Coronavirus Outbreak: SBI says difficult to take medium, long-term impact on banking sector during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: SBI says difficult to take medium, long-term impact on banking sector during lockdown

The SBI official also said the Indian Banks Association (IBA) is also evaluating measures, which can be taken by the banks in this situation

Markets extend gains: Sensex up 371 points, Nifty closes near 9,400-mark; IndusInd Bank jumps 17%
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Markets extend gains: Sensex up 371 points, Nifty closes near 9,400-mark; IndusInd Bank jumps 17%

IndusInd bank surged by 17 percent post-management relieved investor concerns over financials.

Mega-merger of PSU banks on schedule: 6 banks cease to exist from today; experts say exercise will not be smooth, seamless
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Mega-merger of PSU banks on schedule: 6 banks cease to exist from today; experts say exercise will not be smooth, seamless

Experts said bank merger at this point of time will not be very smooth and seamless. However, heads of the anchor banks are exuding confidence.

Yes Bank crisis: Indian banks well capitalised, no reason to worry, says CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian, allaying fears about sector
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Yes Bank crisis: Indian banks well capitalised, no reason to worry, says CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian, allaying fears about sector

After what all unfolded about the crisis-hit Yes Bank recently, top government functionaries including Finance Minister, RBI Governor and the CEA have been trying to assuage panicked investors.

Axis Bank hints at raising stake in Max Life Insurance Co; lender may eye over 20% share: Report
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Axis Bank hints at raising stake in Max Life Insurance Co; lender may eye over 20% share: Report

The last major deal done by Axis Bank was an acquisition of digital payments company Freecharge in 2017 for Rs 385 crore

Economic growth set to bounce back as slump bottoms out; govt takes steps to boost investment: Official
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Economic growth set to bounce back as slump bottoms out; govt takes steps to boost investment: Official

Sanyal said economic growth was set to accelerate to 6 percent in the financial year beginning in April, compared with an estimated growth of 5.0 percent in the current one

Banking sector in India under 'stress', govt not in a position to bail it out, says Abhijit Banerjee
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Banking sector in India under 'stress', govt not in a position to bail it out, says Abhijit Banerjee

Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the 13th Jaipur Literature Festival, Abhijit Banerjee said the demand slowdown in the automobile sector also shows that people are lacking confidence in the economy

No harm in disputing IMF projections on India, but cannot ignore hard realities on growth front
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No harm in disputing IMF projections on India, but cannot ignore hard realities on growth front

In January 2019, IMF’s forecast for India was 7.5 percent. This was revised down to 7.3 percent in April, further down to 7 percent in July, 6.1 percent in October and now to 4.8 percent.

Budget 2020: Banking sector is feeling the heat of economic slowdown; can Nirmala Sitharaman clear the mess?
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Budget 2020: Banking sector is feeling the heat of economic slowdown; can Nirmala Sitharaman clear the mess?

In a normal scenario, these suggestions make sense. But, the state of Indian banking sector is far from normal.

Nirmala Sitharaman says states refusing to implement CAA is 'unconstitutional', all have responsibility to ensure law is enforced
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Nirmala Sitharaman says states refusing to implement CAA is 'unconstitutional', all have responsibility to ensure law is enforced

Defending the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Nirmala Sitharaman maintained there was no necessity to mix up the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register with the CAA and appealed to those opposing the act not to make allegations that would lead to unrest among the public.

Collaboration using blockchain technology is key to solving a lot of systemic issues in banking sector says IBM's Jitan Chandanani
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Collaboration using blockchain technology is key to solving a lot of systemic issues in banking sector says IBM's Jitan Chandanani

In the first phase of this network, the banks set up a live network for supply-chain vendors across India to register themselves

Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has her task cut out for crisis-ridden banking sector
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Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has her task cut out for crisis-ridden banking sector

In a normal scenario, these suggestions make sense. But, the state of Indian banking sector is far from normal.

In 2020, muted credit growth, not bad loans, will be banks’ main concern; a lot will depend on early economic rebound
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In 2020, muted credit growth, not bad loans, will be banks’ main concern; a lot will depend on early economic rebound

In the first seven months of the current financial year, the credit growth to large industries contracted by 3.4 percent as against a growth of 0.2 percent in the year-ago period.

Nirmala Sitharaman to meet CEOs of state-owned banks tomorrow; to review financial performance of lenders, business growth
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Nirmala Sitharaman to meet CEOs of state-owned banks tomorrow; to review financial performance of lenders, business growth

Given the importance of the banking sector in generating demand and boosting consumption, sources said Nirmala Sitharaman's meeting with the MD and CEOs of PSBs ahead of the Budget 2020-21 is considered important.

Current economic conditions may pose challenges to banking sector, says Shaktikanta Das; urges banks to tackle stressed assets resolution in a co-ordinated manner
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Current economic conditions may pose challenges to banking sector, says Shaktikanta Das; urges banks to tackle stressed assets resolution in a co-ordinated manner

Shaktikanta Das' remarks come amid a slowdown in economic growth to a six-year-low at 4.5 percent for the September quarter. The RBI has also cut its growth estimate sharply to 5 percent for the fiscal year

Govt to set up unified regulator for IFSCs; bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha after withdrawal from Rajya Sabha
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Govt to set up unified regulator for IFSCs; bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha after withdrawal from Rajya Sabha

Currently, the banking, capital markets and insurance sectors in IFSC are regulated by multiple regulators—the RBI, SEBI, IRDAI

Banks need to rapidly reinvent to strengthen profitability, boost returns: McKinsey report
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Banks need to rapidly reinvent to strengthen profitability, boost returns: McKinsey report

At a time when growth is slowing, productivity gains are fading and digital pressures are on the rise, the banking sector should urgently consider radical measures to strengthen profitability and boost returns, says a report

Govt’s stringent commitment to low inflation hurting farm sector, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
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Govt’s stringent commitment to low inflation hurting farm sector, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee said disinvestment is not long-term solution for bridging fiscal deficit.