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Hela May 5, 2019

The Indian real estate industry, which has been quite a conundrum, has started to see investment by foreign investors. At this point, the retail real estate market appears promising despite global concerns and economic uncertainty due to various initiatives and measures introduced by the government to restore confidence in the sector. After the liquidity crisis in […]

Hela May 3, 2019

Standard Life (Mauritius Holdings) will off-load 1.78% stake in HDFC Life Insurance Co for ₹1,404 crore beginning Friday. The sale will be undertaken in two slots — non-retail investors on Friday and for retail investors next week. The sale is being undertaken by the seller — Standard Life (Mauritius Holdings) — to achieve the minimum public shareholding in the […]

Hela April 30, 2019

Kolkata: Capital requirement for microfinance firms may shrink in the next few years, with many of them adopting new business models requiring less capital. Several smaller microfinance institutions or MFIs have started working as business correspondents – partly or fully, wherein these entities originate loans on behalf of their partner banks, to conserve capital. Raising capital has been the key challenge […]

Hela April 29, 2019

Public sector lender Canara Bank and its life insurance partner Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Saturday announced the launch of ‘Webassurance’. Four life insurance products of Canara HSBC OBC Life would be made available to customers of Canara Bank, covering the key needs of child future, savings and investments, retirement planning and […]

Hela April 27, 2019

Francisco Crespo, SVP and chief growth officer at The Coca-Cola Company, doesn’t just provide stewardship for one of the world’s most highly valued brands. He guides the portfolio of different consumer brands that require what can be dramatically different marketing strategies. I recently asked Francisco to illuminate parts of Coca-Cola’s strategic process. Paul Talbot: What process […]

Hela April 26, 2019

MUMBAI: The risk of over-leveraging in the microfinance sector has increased owing to the changing landscape of the sector, varying interpretation of the RBI guidelines as well as some gaps in the credit bureau data, said credit rating agency Icra on Tuesday. Icra said in a statement that an analysis of the portfolio of micro finance institutions (MFIs) reveals that […]

Hela April 24, 2019

Having adequate amount of money at the right time for what you intend to do is like a dream come true. Tenets of personal finance talk about creation and execution of financial plan for financial well-being of an individual. But what you plan today may not work next year, as your needs change, your cash-flow […]

Hela April 22, 2019

Why women shy away from taking personal loans (Illustration: SHYAM Kumar Prasad) By Hemanth Gorur Personal loans can be very handy in times of financial deficit or emergency situations like sudden hospitalisation. This can be even more so for Indian women as they seem to be earning less, spending more on medical expenses, yet receiving […]