Financial Institutions Current Affairs, GK & News

Financial Institutions  Current Affairs, GK & News

RBI releases Framework for sale of Loan Exposure and Securitization of Standard Assets

The Reserve Bank of India recently released draft framework for “Sale of Loan Exposures” and “Securitization of Standard Assets”. Highlights The guidelines issued are applicable to Scheduled Commercial Banks. This includes All India Financial Institutions such as EXIM Bank, NABARD, Non-Banking Financial Companies. The guidelines have also included recommendations of Committee on Development of Housing ..

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SC places Cooperative banks under SARFAESI Act

The Supreme Court of India recently pronounced its judgement that cooperative banks shall be placed under SARFAESI Act. Highlights The Supreme court has upheld the GoI notification dated January 28, 2003 under which the cooperative societies have come under SARFAESI Act. The Apex court has also ruled that the Cooperative Banks have also come under ..

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RBI permits ARC to buy financial assets from Peers

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) to acquire financial assets from peers i.e. other such entities. However, RBI, the apex banking regulator cleared that all such transactions have to be settled in cash. Key Highlights The ARCs have been allowed to acquire financial assets from other ARCs, in the ..

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Proceeds from Disinvestments exceeds Target

The proceeds from the disinvestments have exceeded the disinvestment target for the fiscal 2018-19 by Rs 5,000 crore taking the total proceeds to Rs 85,000 crore against the targeted Rs 80000 Cr. Disinvestments Disinvestment refers to the process of public asset sales by the government of India. Industrial Policy provides that in order to raise resources ..

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Banks, FIs ink inter-creditor agreement for faster NPA resolution

Banks and Financial Institutions (FIs) have signed Inter-Creditor Agreement (ICA) aimed at faster resolution of stressed assets of Rs. 50 crore or more which are under consortium lending. It has been signed by 22 public sector banks, 19 private sector banks and 32 foreign banks and 12 major financial intermediaries like LIC, HUDCO etc. Inter-Creditor ..

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