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Equity raising, reforms to help banks meet Basel norms: Fitch

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 22:57

Recent equity-raising by banks, coupled with the reforms, will help them comply with the Basel III guidelines, says a report by Fitch Ratings.

RBI floats draft norms on capital needs for counterparty risk

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 22:39

In order to enhance risk management system of banks, RBI has proposed tweaking norms for capital adequacy with regard to their exposure in derivative instruments.

RBI may allow partial SLR conversion to meet Basel-III norms

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 22:16

The Reserve Bank Monday hinted at allowing part of the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) holdings of banks to be treated as liquid assets under the Basel-III guidelines, which will come into effect next fiscal.

Global regulators relax liquidity requirements for banks

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 17:59

The deadline for the full implementation of the stiff liquidity norms or Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) for banks, that were to kick in from 2015, has been extended till 2019.

RBI extends Basel III implementation time by 3 months

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 12:40

The Reserve Bank has extended the date for implementation of Basel III, the global capital norms for banks, by three months to April 1.

No systemic risks, but banks need capital for Basel III: RBI

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 23:26

The Reserve Bank Thursday said the strength and profitability of the banking system remained robust despite rising bad assets, but underlined the need to raise capital to meet the Basel III norms.

RBI may treat part of SLR as liquidity under Basel III: Sinha

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 14:42

"We are thinking on to how to work out a scheme under which a part of the SLR is treated as Basel III liquidity requirement," said RBI Deputy Governor.

Raising capital to meet norms challenge to banks: Gokarn

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 18:29

Terming the present capital position of Indian banks as "comfortable", RBI Deputy Governor Subir Gokran Monday said raising fresh capital under the Basel-III framework would be a challenge to them.

Govt can lend equity support of Rs 20K cr annually for PSBS

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 19:57

The government can easily provide an equity support of upto Rs 20,000 crore annually to state-run banks to meet stricter Basel-III capital norms, a senior official said here Tuesday, but warned that funding beyond that will be problematic.

'Govt can give equity support of Rs 20K cr annually for PSBS'

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 19:23

The government has a budgetary allocation of over Rs 14,000 crore towards recapitalisation of public sector banks for FY13 and Soni said the amount will definitely be distributed among the needy banks.

Govt can dilute stake to help PSBs meet Basel III norms: RBI

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 14:00

Given its poor fiscal position, the government will find it difficult to re-capitalise banks to help them meet the Basel III norms, but bringing down its holdings to below 51 percent can help tide over the problem, RBI Governor D Subbarao said on Tuesday.

Banks need Rs 1.75 tln in fresh capital to meet Basel III: RBI

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 22:01

For the first time, Reserve Bank on Thursday quantified the cost of implementing Basel-III norms, pegging the recapitalization needs of the banking system at Rs 1.75 trillion, but added that it is manageable.