RBI revises liquidity measuring rules for Basel III

RBI revises liquidity measuring rules for Basel III

The Reserve Bank has revised certain rules on measuring liquidity for Basel III norms, providing exemption to branches of foreign banks from submitting statement with regard to foreign currency.


SBI to raise up to Rs 12,000 crore by tier-II bonds

SBI to raise up to Rs 12,000 crore by tier-II bonds

Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said it plans to raise up to Rs 12,000 crore by issuing tier-II bonds on private placement basis.

'Banks need to invest more on tech for Basel III compliance'

'Banks need to invest more on tech for Basel III compliance'

In order to meet Basel-III norms by March 2019, banks in India will need to begin collecting relevant data points and upgrade their processes, which could run into several thousands, across the organisation.

Bank of Maharashtra to auction Rs 500-crore NPAs in Sept

State-owned Bank of Maharashtra is looking to sell stressed assets worth Rs 500 crore in an auction in September.

State-owned banks will need additional capital to meet adequacy norms: RBI

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor R Gandhi on Friday said state-owned banks are "adequately" capitalised at present but would need additional money to comply with global capital adequacy norms in the future.

Bank of Maharashtra raises Rs 1,000 crore from bonds

State-owned Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) Monday raised Rs 1,000 crore from bonds to funds business growth.

State-run banks to find capital raising challenging: Fitch

State-owned banks are likely to continue to raise funds through additional Tier-I capital to meet the Basel III norms even as the government plans to pare its holdings in such financial institutions, says a report.

Banks request clarity on tax treatment over bonds under Basel3

Clarity on taxation would help investors in putting money into such instrument without hesitation.

RBI revises Basel III norms, cuts capital maturity to 5 years

Banks can issue tier-2 debt capital instruments to retail investors, subject to board approval.

State-run banks surge after RBI extends Basel III deadline

Shares of state run bank on Friday surged in the range of three percent to nearly five percent after the Reserve Bank extended deadline for meeting Basel III norms to March 2019.

High-powered committee for banks to comply Basel III norms

A high powered committee under Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) has been set up to find ways for the banking sector to comply with Basel III capital norms.

Basel III norms prevented merging subsidiary: Chaudhuri

Former SBI Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri has said the nation's largest lender would have completed the process of merging a subsidiary but for the huge capital requirement due to the Basel III norms.

SBI says needs Rs 2.3 lakh crore to meet Basel III norms

The nation's largest lender State Bank of India needs Rs 2,30,000 crore in additional capital to meet the stringent Basel III requirements till 2018, a top official has said.

RBI puts off Basel norms for forex derivatives to Jan 2014

The Reserve Bank Wednesday postponed the implementation of Basel-III regulations for currency derivatives segment to next January pending resolution of norms regarding trade settlement, even as it said the new capital adequacy requirements will kick in from April 1.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Banks need up to Rs 5 lakh cr capital to meet Basel norms: ICRA

Rating agency ICRA on Thursday said banks in the country will require between Rs 3.9-5 lakh crore as capital to comply with Basel III norms.

Final norms on implementation of Basel III by April-end: RBI

The Reserve Bank on Tuesday said it will come out with the final guidelines on implementation of new global risk mechanism, Basel III capital regulations by end of the month.