The Indian primary steel industry has witnessed a sharp reboundfrom the second half of fiscal 2021despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. While the pandemic-related risks persist, sector analysts at CRISIL Ratingsbelievegrowth momentum for the steel industry could sustain in FY2022. This would help steel makers fortify balance sheets even as they continue to...
The slippages tend to mars banks profitability, but the tide seems to be turning with sharp reduction in SMA 2 cases and better NPA recovery prospects.As much as Rs 5 trillion of bank loans have deteriorated into non-performing assets NPAs in fiscal 2018, taking the total slippages in the past three fiscals to Rs 13 trillion.
Crisil Ratings President Ramraj Pai opined that banks may find it difficult to raise Rs 1.4 trillion worth of non-equity-based tier-I capital, as mandated by Basel III norms, because of complexity involved in these debt instruments. According to Basel III norms, banks will have to raise
1.3 trillion as equity capital and up to Rs 1.4 trillion as non-equity tier-I capital