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‘Permanent’ capital: Vital differentiating factor for business

Global trends in money management and business efficiency are a useful guide to build and scale Indian businesses, especially to increase the efficiency of capitalusage. One trend that has been in focus throughout the asset management industry, especially the private equity world, has been that of “permanent capital”. This is broadly defined as access to funds for long periods, instead of the usual ... Read More »

Bullish on two pharma stocks in near term: Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Inditrade Capital

It will be determined by the corporate results that come out next week. A whole lot of interesting results are lined up. By and large, we believe the markets are showing positive trends. There are global uncertainties. The slowdown in China is particularly worrisome. But there is a silver lining since the India growth story is to a great extent intact. Even ... Read More »

UK banks ordered to hold more capital as consumer debt surges

The Bank of England has warned against spiralling consumer borrowing. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters The Bank of England is to force banks to strengthen their financial position in the face of a rapid growth in borrowing on credit cards, car finance and personal loans. The intervention by Threadneedle Street means banks will need to set aside as much as £11.4bn of ... Read More »

HSBC considers hiking capital of its German unit: exec

HSBC (HSBA.L) is considering hiking the capital of its German unit as it seeks to expand in Europe’s largest economy, according to the head of HSBC Trinkaus (TUBG.D), which is 81-percent owned by the British bank. “If we wants to continue to grow we needs more capital,” Carola von Schmettow said in remarks set for release on Thursday. “I am ... Read More »

European banks face US capital hit unless rules converge

European banks may be forced to hold another $5bn of regulatory capital to trade equity options in the US unless transatlantic regulators can strike a deal to close a gap in markets rules. The stark warning from industry executives comes when many worry over further delays among regulators’ in completing a framework to monitor some of the world’s most actively ... Read More »

Infuse more capital in PSBs to avoid rating pressure: Moody’s

Moody’s Ratings Services on Wednesday cautioned that public sector banks (PSBs) could see negative pressure on their credit profiles if the upcoming budget does not front load capital infusion in them. “With the front-ending of recognition and provisioning (for non performing loans), there is a corresponding front-ending of capital requirements. With little chance of the banks accessing the capital markets ... Read More »