Uday Kotak is a cautious and savvy banker with deep and strong connections in the business world.  However, by no stretch, is he an activist. So, why would he drag his regulator to court, especially the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which has always guarded its ‘independence’ or lack of public...
An independent banking analyst Hemindra Hazari wrote a report questioning the corporate governance practices of companies which have employed her.
India's richest man's endorsement of Congress candidate Milind Deora is a significant development in the current political climate, say political observers. NEWS18/04/2019 9:18 PM IST Chairman...
Indiabulls Housing Finance is back to business after its failed proposed merger with Lakshmi Vilas Bank. But experts say financial institutions may not lend to company given its current market scenario  BY SALIL PANCHAL, Forbes India Staff 3 min read PUBLISHED: Oct...
AUNINDYO CHAKRAVARTY 20H 14M AGO OPINION5 min read 4.7k ENGAGEMENT By the time Narenda Modi became Prime Minister of India, it was common knowledge that he was inheriting an economy riddled with bad-loans – loans that banks had given but were unlikely to be repaid....
"It would have been a shocker if RBI would have approved the merger. I am surprised RBI did not announce its decision earlier as the entity was in the news for the wrong reasons,” asserts research analyst Hemindra Hazari.
The RBI wants to see improved governance from private banks through proposed rules that limit the roles and tenures of CEOs. But will they work?  BY SALIL PANCHAL, Forbes India Staff 7 min read PUBLISHED: Jul 6, 2020 05:12:39 PM IST UPDATED: Jul...
“Indian rating companies are reluctant to give poor ratings to companies before the default happens,” said independent analyst Hemindra Hazari, “They fear losing their clients.”
AuthorRanina Sanglap Gaurav RaghuvanshiThemeBanking Many Indian nonbanking financial companies may remain short of funds as investors become more cautious and the economy contracts, adding risks to the broader financial system. Indian authorities have recently stepped up efforts to improve liquidity for nonbanking...