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Hemindra Hazari Everyone knows public sector banks are less profitable, more prone to political influence and have higher ratios of non-performing assets (NPAs) than their private sector counterparts. In contrast, new private sector banks, set up post 1991, are media and stock market darlings....
BANKING  April 10, 2019 The sacked employees feel that they have been given a raw deal, which may have a demoralising impact on the bank's workforce. By Hemindra Hazari
By Hemindra Hazari Even in a season of corporate misgovernance, scams and lack of any CEO-level and board-level accountability, a new leviathan of misgovernance threatens to dwarf the rest. Emerging from the murky depths – where it seems...
Hemindra Hazari Money laundering is not alien to Axis Bank. On July 26, 2011, an investigation by the online media firm, Cobrapost, showed officials of both private and government banks soliciting clients for laundering black money. The sting videos revealed these practices to be...
On January 11, 2019, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)  issued a press release informing the public that “by an order dated January 4, 2019 imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 30 million on Citibank N.A. India (the bank) for deficiencies in compliance with the RBI instructions on ‘Fit...
A liquidity crisis of such a magnitude is not an overnight phenomena yet the credit rating agency certified the compnay as investment grade thereby misinforming bond holders and bankers
Hemindra Hazari Risk management is the control and nerve centre of a bank. The independence of control and vigilance functions like risk management and audit has to be fiercely protected by the board of directors and the banking regulator. So when a major bank...
The now-beleaguered and much-derided Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) holds its annual general meeting on September 29. IL&FS has a handful of major shareholders who, like Kumbakarna of Ramayana fame, were in deep slumber through the long night of mismanagement, and it remains to be seen whether these same...
Hemindra Hazari In India’s darkest economic hour, with the economy starved of cash, the prime minister extolling the people on the virtues of sacrifice and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor finally emerging from his 14-day absence and silence to reassure citizens, one...