RBI’s increase in risk weights: takeaways for banks and burrowers  

Posted: November 23, 2023 at 7:16 am | Author: Manish Marwah

The impact of this decision will potentially be on loan seekers and it is likely that the low-ticket loans may not be so readily available as banks will be required to maintain a higher CRAR or capital to risk-weighted assets ratio.   The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) decision to increase risk weights on consumer […]

GIFT City must leapfrog to top 10 Global Fin Hubs in 5 years

Posted: November 9, 2023 at 10:24 am | Author: Manish Marwah

The World’s five largest economies are the United States of America, China, Japan, Germany and India. Except for India, the first four also house global champions in all key sectors from banking, insurance, and automobiles to financial markets. Indeed, the top largest economies need to lead in some sectors or technologies to sustain and cement […]

EVs or Biofuels: Decoding India’s Game-plan

Posted: November 7, 2023 at 5:19 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Electric vehicles (EVs) have gained significant traction in recent years. This, along with biofuels, is at the centre of India’s energy transition pathway to help it realise its ambitions of net zero emissions by 2070. Also, to meet 50 per cent of its electricity requirements from renewables by 2030. Biofuels can not only play an […]

Sectoral headwinds, automation plague IT sector’s hiring prospects

Posted: November 6, 2023 at 6:15 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Indian IT companies need to produce more jobs and a 70-hour week will not just be a hurdle in creating more opportunities for prospective IT professionals but also counter-productive for a company’s own growth  Domestic IT sector, one of the largest white-collar job-creators in India, witnessed shrinking in hiring during the August-September quarter. This is […]