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The government has unveiled a mega plan to merge 10 public sector banks into four as part of plans to create fewer and stronger global-sized lenders. Proposed Merger Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India will combine to form the nation’s second-largest lender. Canara Bank and Syndicate Bank will merge. Union Bank ..
Topics: Allahabad Bank • Bank of Baroda • Canara Bank • Companies • Dena Bank • Economy of India • Financial services • Indian Overseas Bank • Mega Merger of Banks • National bank • Public Sector Banks • Public Sector Banks in India • State Bank of India • Syndicate Bank
In a slew of measures announced by the Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman on 30th August, 2019, to take the country out of economic doldrums, one particular step of the government has stood out. This was the planned merger of 10 public sectors into 4 banks. The anchor banks for this merger will be ..
Topics: Bank of Baroda • Banking • Canara Bank • Central bank • Central Bank of India • Economy of India • Financial services • Indian Economy • Mega Merger of Banks • National bank • Public Sector Banks • Public Sector Banks in India • State Bank of India • Syndicate Bank
The Reserve Bank of India has transferred a surplus of Rs. 1.76 lakh crores to the Indian Government. This payment, which is equal to 1.25% of the Indian GDP (in nominal rates for 2018-19) aims to provide some breathing space for the Indian government and allow it to make a higher capital expenditure on infrastructure ..
Topics: Banking • Banks • Bimal • Central bank • Economy • Finance in India • Financial services • Indian Economy • Monetary Policy • Monetary reform • Open market operation • RBI • RBI Surplus • Reserve Bank of India
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification stating that housing finance companies (HFCs) will be treated as one of the categories of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) for regulatory purposes and it will come under its direct oversight. Finance Act of 2019 The Finance Act, 2019 has amended the National Housing Bank Act, ..
Topics: Bank • Central bank • Economy • Finance • Financial services • High-fructose corn syrup • National Housing Bank • NBFCs • Non-bank financial institution • Non-Banking Financial Companies • Reserve Bank of India • Reserve Bank of India
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has liberalised the norms for Gold Monetisation Scheme and has directed all lenders to promote and publicise the Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) from their branches. This underscores the intent of the RBI to make the Scheme a success. Changes brought in by the RBI The changes brought in by ..