Corporation and Allahabad Bank are taken out of Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework

Corporation, Allahabad Bank  and Dhana Lkshmi Banks are taken out of Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework. Pursuant to Government of India has infused fresh capital on February 21, 2019 into various banks including Allahabad Bank and Corporation Bank. Allahabad resevied Rs.6896 crre and Corporation Bank had received Rs.9086 crore. The infusion of fresh capital has…

What is Commercial Real estate

In simple words, Commercial Real Estate (CRE) can be described as any property which is used for non-residential purposes such as housing buildings, hotels, restaurants, gymnasiums, hospitals, condominiums, shopping malls, office blocks, theatres, amusement parks, cold storages, warehouses, educational institutions, industrial parks etc. In terms of Basel II definition if  the repayment primarily depends on…

What is a Foreign Currency Convertible Bond?

A foreign currency convertible bond (FCCB) is a special kind of convertible bond issued in a currency different than the issuer’s domestic currency. Multinational companies and governments routinely issue bonds denominated in various currencies to benefit from lower borrowing costs, and also match their currency inflows and outflows. FCCB gives investors an opportunity to convert…

Collateral free agricultural loan limit enhanced up to 1.60 lakh

Currently the banks are mandated to extend collateral-free agriculture loans up to Rs.1 lakh. This limit of Rs.1 lakh was fixed in the year 2010.In view of overall inflation and rise in agriculture input cost since 2010, Reserve Bank of India vide its circular RBI/2018-19/118 FIDD.CO.FSD.BC.No.13/05.05.010/2018-19 dated February 7, 2019 advised all the scheduled commercial…