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IRDAI Guidelines on Trade Credit Insurance

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently issued draft guidelines for general insurance companies. The guidelines mainly focus on credit insurance products with customised covers for MSMEs. Guidelines on Trade Credit Insurance The guidelines will enable general insurers to offer trade insurance covers to financial institutions (mainly licensed banks). This will help ..

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HDFC ERGO launches Business Kisht Suraksha cover

HDFC ERGO General Insurance has launched the “Business Kisht Suraksha” cover. It is a unique cover which was launched with the aim of protecting the balance sheet of Micro finance Institutions (MFIs), financial institutions and banks if any catastrophe or natural disaster occurs. Business Kisht Suraksha This was launched with the aim of limiting the ..

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RBI Data on Bank Credit and Deposits

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently released its data on the Bank Credit and Deposits. Key findings The data shows that, the Bank credit grew by 5.93 per cent which now accounts for Rupees 5 lakh crore for the fortnight that ended January 29, 2021. It also highlights that, the deposits in the ..

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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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