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Basel III deferral good for state-run banks: Rating agencies

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 23:26

RBI last week extended the transitional period for implementation of the stringent Basel III capital norms by a year to March 2019, as most of the banks are facing stress on account of weak asset quality.

Basel III: Analysts say banks may not hit bond markets in FY 2015

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11:50

With the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deferring the Basel III implementation deadline by a year to March, 2019, banks, especially the state-run lenders, may have to wait to understand investor appetite before issuing hybrid tier 1 bonds, say analysts.

Basel III deferral to ease pressure on banks: India Ratings

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:48

The report said that this was a practical outcome of the current limited investor appetite for such instruments and the agency believes that the new deadlines do not dilute the spirit of Basel III.

State-run banks surge after RBI extends Basel III deadline

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:02

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.

RBI extends deadline for meeting Basel III norms to Mar 2019

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 20:52

Reserve Bank on extended deadline for banks to implement global capital norms, Basel III, by a year to March 2019 on concerns of potential stresses on the asset quality and profitability of the banks.

High-powered committee for banks to comply Basel III norms

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 19:32

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.

European banks face 280-bn-euro capital shortfall: PwC

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 23:23

European banks will require 280 billion euros (USD 380 billion) of extra capital in 2014 to meet reforms aimed at avoiding a repeat of the global financial crisis, according to a report published Thursday.

Basel III norms prevented merging subsidiary: Chaudhuri

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 15:01

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.

Decision on Rs 14K Cr fund infusion in PSU banks in 10-15 days

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 16:10

The government had infused about Rs 20,117 crore in public sector banks during 2010-11, and Rs 12,000 crore in 2011-12.

Union Bank to raise Rs 3,000 cr equity to meet Basel-III norms

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 15:16

Mid-sized lender Union Bank of India plans to raise Rs 3,000 crore towards equity to meet Basel-III norms after 2015.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 14:37

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.

Disclose structure of capital instruments: RBI to Banks

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 23:32

These guidelines will become effective from July 1 and therefore, the first set of disclosures should be made by banks as on September 30, 2013