Will demonetization lead to long term economic growth?

As Government pulled off one of the most important reform measure – demonetization – in its tenure, it will be interesting to see the short-term and long-term macroeconomic implication of the move.  While this surprising move to

Is the time right to bring in risk-based pricing of loans?

The practice of rewarding good clients for paying dues and loans on time is yet to gain recognition by India’s lending institutions but it is always advisable to recognize good customers for their financial discipline. Therefore, the

India’s global competitiveness rank up 16 notches

India, the worlds’ fastest growing major economy, has leapfrogged 16 places on the Global Competitiveness Index as swift progress on the key structural reforms including the Goods & Services Tax (GST) strengthened the country’s competitive landscape. The

Is India ready for mega merger of oil PSUs?

It is not for the first time that a proposal on mega merger of the public sector oil and gas companies is being floated by an Indian Government. In 2005, a plan on proposed monolith structure for

Sebi tweaks P-note norms

In a bid to bring in more transparency and curb misuse of the investment route used by foreign investors not registered in India, the capital market watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has tightened the

Compliance with SEBI Directive on Appointment of Women Directors

The principle of gender equality has been enshrined in the Indian Constitution, and slowly but surely the corporate world is also waking up to the benefits of having diversity in the workforce. As our country is heading towards modernization,

On-tap banking license: A new reform in banking industry 

Rolling out the red carpet for private sector players into the banking industry, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed granting on-tap universal banking licenses to individuals, groups or entities and companies that will pave the way

Bankruptcy Code: A game changing financial sector reform

The nod to the much awaited Insolvency and Bankruptcy Bill, 2016, a landmark reform to comprehensively tackle the problem of insolvencies in India, accelerate debt recovery by lenders and bring in much needed transparency, will make it easier for