IDFC First Bank: Debt, equity holders approve merger of IDFC with IDFC First Bank

New Delhi, Shareholders and non-convertible debenture (NCD) holders of IDFC First Bank have approved a proposal to merge parent IDFC Ltd with the lender. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) convened a meeting on May 17 through video conferencing and other audio-visual means to consider and approve the composite scheme of amalgamation for IDFC First … Read more

nifty bank index: Nifty Bank falls over 1%, closes below 50-DMA; important levels to track on Friday: Experts

The Nifty Bank fell over 1% on Thursday tracking weak global cues to close below its crucial psychological support of 48,000. The banking index fell 533 points to close at 47,487 while the Nifty50 saw a decline of 345 points to close below the 22000 mark. IDFC First Bank, PNB, HDFC Bank, and IndusInd Bank … Read more

RBL Bank Q4 results: Standalone PAT jumps 30% YoY to Rs 353 crore

RBL Bank reported a net profit growth of 30% to Rs 353 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2024 as against Rs 271 crore reported by the lender in the year ago period. The profit after tax (PAT) jumped 51% on the quarter-on-quarter basis versus 233 crore posted in the October-December quarter. Total revenue … Read more

5 world market themes for the week ahead

A U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Apple and Amazon reporting results will keep investors’ focus in the days ahead on the global rates outlook and on tech earnings, while growth and inflation data from Europe and China are also coming out. 1/ WILL THEY, WON’T THEY? Hints of whether the Fed still expects interest rate … Read more

Bank of Maharashtra Q4 Results: Profit surges 45% YoY to Rs 1,218 crore

State-owned Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) on Friday reported a 45 per cent jump in its net profit to Rs 1,218 crore for the March quarter, helped by a decline in bad loans and a rise in interest income. The Pune-based lender had earned a net profit of Rs 840 crore in the year-ago period. During … Read more

Bandhan Bank | Chandra Shekhar Ghosh: Will take up strategic role to contribute to growth of Bandhan Group: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Bandhan Bank

“There are a good number of senior management people we have already boarded to the bank and they are also setting up the bank and so it is the right time, given we have a very professional team,” says Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, MD & CEO, Bandhan Bank.What are your future plans?I need to retire and … Read more

Mcap of 4 of top 10 companies hit Rs 1.71 trillion; HDFC Bank, LIC lead gainers

Four of the top 10 valued firms added Rs 1,71,309.28 crore to their market valuation last week with HDFC Bank and Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) emerging as the biggest gainers in line with an overall positive trend in equities. On the other hand, six companies from the top 10 pack took a Rs … Read more

Banks, financial entities must prioritise governance, compliance: Guv Das

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Friday directed banks and other players in the financial sector to prioritise governance and adhere to rules weeks after placing restrictions on two finance companies and a payment bank for violating regulations. “Let me emphasise here that banks, NBFCs and other financial entities must continue to give the … Read more

tcs mcap: Five of top 10 firms take Rs 1.97 lakh cr hit in market valuation; TCS, Infy biggest losers

The combined market valuation of five of the 10 most valued firms eroded by Rs 1,97,958.56 crore last week, with IT majors Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Infosys taking the biggest hit amid volatile trends in equities. Last week, the BSE benchmark climbed 188.51 points or 0.25 per cent. The market valuation of TCS tanked … Read more

rbi: RBI proposes norms for disclosure of climate-related financial risks for lenders

Kolkata: The Reserve Bank of India has told banks and other lenders to disclose more information about their climate-related financial risks so that stakeholders — from regulators to customers — can understand and assess the risk early. Climate-related disclosures by regulated entities is an important source of information for different stakeholders — customers, depositors, investors … Read more