Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:37
The Reserve Bank Thursday allowed banks to treat loans as 'standard' even when date of commencement of project is delayed by two years, a move that would provide easier fund access to infrastructure firms.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 21:51
The State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday welcomed competition in the banking sector but apprehended that IDFC's entry into banking may impact the infrastructure sector.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 09:18
Worried over 1.9 percent contraction in the output of the manufacturing sector, India Inc stepped up its demand for a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to boost demand and spur growth.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 17:38
Expressing concern over decline in infrastructure investment, HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh Thursday said infrastructure investment has derailed in the past two years and revitalising investment in the sector will be a big task for the new government.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 16:42
A group of businessmen from G20 nations have decided to explore funding opportunities in infrastructure in different countries, including India, that require a whopping USD 57 trillion through 2030.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 20:25
GMR Group on Tuesday said it has sold its 74 percent stake in a 73-km long highway project to India Infrastructure Fund (IIF).
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 16:14
India Ratings, a Fitch group company, has kept the outlook negative for India's infrastructure sector for the coming fiscal, 2014-15, due to weak credit profiles for most project companies.
Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 12:16
The infrastructure sector received a huge face-lift in the last nine years with improvement in road and railway networks, power generation and teledensity, among others, says the UPA government's report card.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 18:39
Banks and infrastructure sectors will require Rs 10.4 trillion (or Rs 10.4 lakh crore) from the bond market over the next 5 years, Crisil said in a report.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 16:28
The Finance Ministry has favoured relaxation of lending rules for infrastructure projects so as to expedite them.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:53
With lenders experiencing stress on their infra loan books, the head of country's largest bank SBI has called for a need to introduce new products to finance the long-gestation projects, including refinancing the loans every five years.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 13:44
India's major 10 infrastructure companies have together paid out more than USD 1 billion towards finance and interest costs during the first half of fiscal, resulting in huge dents in margins in some cases.
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