A man walks past ICICI Bank and Yes Bank ATMs in New Delhi, India. Reuters
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has said the gross fiscal deficit has adhered to budgetary targets, and that the current account deficit is expected to be around 2.5 per cent of the GDP in 2018-19. Das said this earlier this week while speaking at the “Governor Talks”
Further monetary policy easing is expected as the economy struggles with a demand downturn, liquidity constraint and a high finance cost, sources said on Friday. It is learnt that Reserve Bank of India would stick with its stance and further lower the repo rate, which will in turn reinvigorate consumer
State-run United Bank of India (UBI) on Monday said it has posted a net profit of Rs95.18 crore in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19 (FY19), after seven quarters of consecutive losses. The lender had reported a net loss of Rs260.62 crore in the March quarter of the fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18).
Housing finance major HDFC Limited has partnered with the India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) to offer a mortgage-guaranteed home loan product. The partnership aims to make it possible for HDFC to further penetrate the home loan market and access an enlarged customer base, helping them to own a home of their choice, HDFC said.
Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, on Sunday chaired the 59th meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Commercial Cooperation Committee, under the framework of the UAE’s presidency of the current session of the GCC.
Exports of Dubai Chamber members exceeded a combined value of Dhs45 billion between June and August 2020, marking a 7.4 per cent increase compared to the March-May period during the same year.
India plans to offer $4.6 billion in incentives to companies setting up advanced battery manufacturing facilities as it seeks to promote the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and cut down its dependence on oil, according to a government proposal.