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India’s banks benefit from growing economy

January 17, 2023

In 2022, the country’s largest banks posted double-digit pre-tax profits.

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Proposed regulations may negatively impact India’s bond market

August 17, 2022

SEBI’s new regulatory plans for the corporate bond market have the best of intentions, but risk impeding much-needed growth.

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India’s banks navigate competitive landscape

July 1, 2022

After a difficult period immediately before the Covid-19 pandemic began, India’s banks are now moving forward in renewed health. 


State of play: India’s banks in 2022

July 1, 2022

Mergers and acquisitions, and rising revenue from digital payments, are boosting the size of State Bank of India’s main competitors.

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India home to rising number of fintech unicorns

October 27, 2021

India’s mobile payments market is forecast to grow 41% annually and be worth more than $2bn by 2024, fuelling a surge in fintech start-ups gaining unicorn status.

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State of play: India’s banks in 2021

July 12, 2021

As they come through the pandemic, India’s large public sector banks are completing mergers with smaller banks, while both public and private sector banks are expanding their digital offerings.

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Digitisation helps Indian banks to survive pandemic stresses

June 23, 2021

India’s banks have continued to evolve during the Covid-19 crisis, leading to hopes of a quick bounceback. 

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Can India’s economy withstand the Covid-19 surge?

May 4, 2021

As India grapples with a brutal second wave of Covid-19, its economy is holding up. 

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Rocky road ahead for Reserve Bank of India’s reform effort

March 25, 2021

One of the Indian central bank’s priorities should be to ensure private and public banks operate on a level playing field.

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The advantages of lending to India’s underbanked population

March 18, 2021

The latest data on India’s banking sector challenges the view that loans to disadvantaged sections of society are more risky.

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