Experts stress on the need for a coordinated effort from the government, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India and Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to create a vibrant corporate bond market. Analysts point out that the exisiting primary issuance guidelines are constraining issuance of bonds in the debt market by corporates. Additionally, the corporate bond mar
Experts allege that the board of boards of trustees of the 11 major ports in the country are filled with people who promote their own interests rather than that of the ports. They point out that the boards are composed of shipping agents, defence and navy personnel, officials of the directorate general of shipping, Indian Railways offic
Media reports indicate that Indian companies raised funds through bond issue almost three times more in Jan-Mar 2013 from the previous quarter. Data from an international media shows that Indian companies sold $6.3 billion of bonds abroad during Jan-Mar 2013, almost triple that of the previous quarter.
Growth in the sales of 2,745 non-financial private sector companies declined sharply to 9.2 per cent at Rs 7.5 lakh crore in Oct-Dec 2012 from 19.2 per cent in the year-ago period. Data released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on these companies shows. During Jul-Sep 2012, sales of these firms expanded 11.3 per cent. The sales growth in Oct-Dec 2012 quar
In a communication to stock exchange, JSW Steel said it received approval from 99.99 per cent of shareholders in a recent meeting for merging JSW Ispat Steel with the company. Following this, the company awaits the approval of the Bombay High Court to complete the merger process