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Banks as insurance agents: Irda to meet CEOs to frame rules

Thursday 9 January '14

Banks have opposed the idea of becoming brokers for multiple players.
ECGC to revamp rating model, take bigger risks

Thursday 2 January '14

Banks save on provisioning and capital by mitigating their risks on export segment by taking ECGC covers.
RBI, government try to get a grip on Bitcoin business

Friday 27 December '13

After RBI’s warning against the use of virtual currencies, many bitcoin traders suspend ops.
Mathur leads race for Exim Bank CMD

Wednesday 25 December '13

The search committee of the government interviewed four persons and ignored the claims of many experts.
Fifty companies owe more than Rs 40,000 crore to banks

Friday 6 December '13

RBI Dy Governor KC Chakrabarty has criticised approach of banks in handling bad assets.
Irda may allow new recruits to join group pension

Friday 29 November '13

New employees to get retirement benefits through GPS in addition to EPF.
IRDA hikes insurance provisioning to 210%

Monday 25 November '13

General insurance companies worry as Irda's new norm doesn’t allow raising premium.
FMC to cut anchor investors to size in commodity bourses

Tuesday 29 October '13

A minimum 51 per cent equity of the stock exchanges will be held by investors at large.
Irda wants insurers to stop giving high incentives to auto dealers

Monday 28 October '13

The auto industry had witnessed a surge in sales in the last two years.
Insurance: Lloyd’s puts conditions for Indian entry

Saturday 19 October '13

General Insurance Corp of India has been planning to become a member of Lloyd’s market.
This festive season, play your cards right

Monday 14 October '13

RBI has banned zero per cent interest EMIs and has put ‘ifs and buts’ in credit cards transactions.
Nuclear insurance pool hits inspection hurdle

Sunday 13 October '13

Govt agencies feel data sharing by global reinsurers can impact security
Nuclear insurance pool hits inspection hurdle

Sunday 13 October '13

Govt agencies feel data sharing by global reinsurers can impact security
Liquidity tightens ahead of festival season, RBI to step in

Friday 27 September '13

At the RBI said it is monitoring liquidity conditions and would ensure flow of credit.
Indian rupee fall: NRIs raise cheaper loans abroad, remit money to India

Wednesday 18 September '13

NRI community in Gulf region seems to have struck a goldmine after steep fall in the rupee.
Videocon's flip-flop costs it a chance for banking foray

Thursday 12 September '13

Videocon's changing stance over new bank licence application has cost its foray into banking sector.
‘Looking forward to see how RBI functions in coming months’

Wednesday 4 September '13

The colonial mansion on 5, ML Dahanukar Marg in South Mumbai generates as much awe and mystique as its occupant.
It's only a rollback, our remittance limit more than China's: Reserve Bank

Saturday 17 August '13

China allows remittances of $ 50,000 a year only despite holding forex reserves of $ 3 trillion,” the RBI source said.
FMC tells MCX to keep funds intact

Tuesday 6 August '13

FMC has the powers to issue any order to NSEL that seems fit for that purpose.


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