Banks need Rs 5 lakh crore capital for Basel III norms: Study

The capital requirement of Indian banks would cross the Rs 5 lakh-crore mark while meeting the global Basel III banking norms by March 2019, a study report said today.

India seeks $4 bn spending boost, almost half for state banks

State lenders account for more than 70 percent of all outstanding bank loans, and they are in need of support to meet Basel III regulatory requirements.

India's banking norms 'rigorous' than Basel framework: Panel

India's banking norms in certain aspects are more rigorous than what has been prescribed under the Basel III framework for capital adequacy, says a report.

Syndicate Bank raises Rs 400 cr

Syndicate Bank today said it has raised Rs 400 crore by issuing bonds.

Basel-III is a reinforcement of Basel-II: RBI official

Basel-III norms -- which will come into effect from March 31, 2019 -- was basically a reinforcement of the existing Basel-II, according to an RBI official.

RBI's CCCB guidelines credit positive for banks: Moody's
RBI's CCCB guidelines credit positive for banks: Moody's

"The guidelines are credit positive for Indian banks because they make clear that banks will be required to hold the additional capital amid periods of rapid credit growth," Moody's said.

Oriental Bank raises Rs 500 cr via bonds

Oriental Bank of Commerce has raised Rs 500 crore through bonds that are compliant with the global capital adequacy norms, Basel III.

Allahabad Bank raises Rs 500 crore via bonds

However, the bank did not elaborate where the proceeds would be used.

Bank of Baroda to raise Rs 1,000 crore through bonds soon

State-owned Bank of Baroda (BoB) plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore from bonds soon to fund business expansion.

Govt stake dilution not sufficient for Basel III: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Saturday said dilution of government holding in public sector banks (PSBs) may not be sufficient for meeting Basel III capital adequacy norms.

State-run banks need $37 bn in fresh capital to meet Basel III

Public sector banks in India will need to raise up to USD 37 billion over the next 4-5 years to meet Basel III compliance norms, credit rating agency Moody's said Monday.

SBI associate banks to raise Rs 33,000cr capital in next 5 yrs

Five associates of State Bank of India (SBI) would raise about Rs 33,000 crore capital to meet global risk norms -- Basel III -- in the next five years.

RBI's new rules to help banks raise capital for Basel III: Moody's

The changes in the rules for raising Basel III-compliant capital announced by India`s central bank this month are "credit positive" as they make it easier for banks to raise funds and attract more investors, Moody`s said on Monday.

Basel III deposit challenge looms over Islamic banks

As banks around the world gear up to meet tough Basel III regulatory standards, Islamic lenders face a source of uncertainty that could prove expensive for them: how regulators will treat their deposits.

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

The Reserve Bank Monday issued revised and final guidelines for raising non-equity regulatory capital instruments by banks under the stringent Basel III framework under which lenders can issue tier 2 capital with a minimum original maturity of 5 years as against 10 years now.

Bank of Maharashtra net plunges 56 pc; NPAs soar threefold

State-owned Bank of Maharashtra on Saturday reported a massive 56 percent drop in net profit at Rs 117.82 crore in the June quarter due to a steep threefold increase in non-performing assets.

'SBI, PNB likely to tap capital market this year'

Public sector SBI and PNB could be among the first banks to tap capital market this financial year to raise funds to meet global risk norms Basel III, a top finance ministry official said here Friday.

IOB seeks Rs 3,500 crore capital support from govt

The bank has also requested Ministry of Finance for the dilution of their shareholding in the bank.

RBI issues final guidelines on liquidity coverage ratio

The Reserve Bank on Monday said the Basel III liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) will be introduced in a phased manner with a requirement of 60 percent from January 2015.

PSBs to need upto Rs 5.87 tn in new capital to meet Basel-III

State-run banks will require up to Rs 5.87 trillion in core capital by March 2018 as they migrate to the capital intensive Basel-III framework, an RBI panel said Tuesday.