Tag Search: “banking”
Where is the cash?
In recent weeks, reports of currency shortages have emerged from several parts of the country. In this post, Nalini Gulati contends that the cash crunch appears to be temporary and is likely to be res...
- Nalini Gulati
- 20 April, 2018
A study on the impact of financial market reforms on investment, financing and governance structures of the publicly traded firms in India
This project empirically studies financial benefits of equity market integration at the firm level in emerging economies. It explores the unique setting of public firms cross-listing on a new domestic...
- Sanjay Banerji Krishna Gangopadhyay
- 31 March, 2018
- IGC Research on India
Huge bank losses, frauds, and economic risks
Banks have incurred humongous losses in India. The public authorities have taken corrective measures primarily in the form of strengthening laws, audits, and the enforcement processes. In this articl...
- Gurbachan Singh
- 09 March, 2018
Recapitalisation of public sector banks, and financial repression
Government of India recently announced its decision to infuse Rs. 2.11 trillion of fresh capital into public sector banks, financed partly through recapitalisation bonds. In this article, Dr Gurbachan...
- Gurbachan Singh
- 06 November, 2017
Caste and credit: Not such a woeful tale?
Caste is an enduring predictor of economic status in India and caste-based discrimination continues to pervade several spheres of life. What about rural lending? This column suggests that most caste-w...
- Sunil Mitra Kumar Ragupathy Venkatachalam
- 11 September, 2017
Financial inclusion: Concepts, issues, and policies for India
The International Growth Centre recently brought out a synthesis paper (Singh 2017) that lays out the basic concepts surrounding financial inclusion, and reviews a wide range of IGC and other studies ...
- Nalini Gulati Nirvikar Singh
- 17 August, 2017
Bank financing of stressed firms
There is anecdotal evidence that banks in India have been extending credit to highly distressed firms. By delaying recognition of bad loans, banks may improve their own profitability in the short run...
- Rajeswari Sengupta Anjali Sharma
- 07 June, 2017
Strategy for dealing with the banking crisis
To deal with India’s banking crisis, Prof. Ajay Shah of NIPFP recommends a two-pronged strategy – more financing for firms, and RBI reforms.
- Ajay Shah
- 17 May, 2017
The size of personal bank credit in India
In May 2016, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code law was passed by Indian Parliament and received presidential assent. The law consists of provisions for both corporate and personal insolvency. However...
- Renuka Sane Anjali Sharma
- 10 May, 2017
Has regulatory intervention been effective in maintaining stability of Indian banks?
To address the challenges that Indian corporates faced in the early 2000s in meeting their debt-servicing obligations to banks/financial institutions, RBI introduced a corporate debt restructuring pro...
- Mostak Ahamed Sushanta Mallick
- 06 February, 2017
How agricultural debt waiver impacts beneficiary households
How a large-scale and unanticipated debt-relief programme impacts beneficiary households is a question that has not been clearly answered by the existing literature. This column analyses the impact of...
- Mrinal Mishra
- 02 February, 2017
Demonetisation and agricultural markets
In this article, Aggarwal and Narayanan contend that demonetisation alone cannot turn agricultural markets cashless. Such a shift would require sustained and focussed effort to expand the reach of for...
- Nidhi Aggarwal Sudha Narayanan
- 30 November, 2016