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RBI paper seeks views on wholesale, long-term finance banks

The new banks—wholesale and long-term finance banks—will focus on lending long-term and cater to the funding needs of sectors such as infrastructure and core industries, RBI said in a discussion paper. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday released a discussion paper seeking comments on a new category of banks—wholesale and long-term finance banks that will ... Read More »

Women And Finance: Is The Picture Improving?

Studies show women aren’t confident about their finances but are eager to learn. The growth in educational tools tailored for women at banks, brokers and investment houses could improve the picture of women’s finances. Given her skill at handling money, Elizabeth Dodson could be a model for women. She meets quarterly with her financial advisor and holds a monthly meeting ... Read More »

10 Richest Billionaires In Finance

Forbes released its ranking of the world’s richest people. Ironic or not, just one billionaire in the top 10 earned their fortune through investments and banking: Warren Buffett. Here is a look at the top 10 richest people in the field of finance. 10 Richest People In Finance 1. Warren Buffett: Raking number two overall, the “Oracle of Omaha” is ... Read More »

The week ahead in business and finance

Minerg Antofagasta will report its full-year results on Tuesday. Monday March 13 Full-year results:Grupo Clarin, Computacenter, Telecom Egypt, Telit Communications, Clarkson AGM: eServGlobal, SSP Group Economics: JOLTS job openings (US), Labor market conditions index m/m (US) Tuesday March 14 Expect investors to focus on Antofagasta’s investment decisions when it unveils its full-year results. Peter Malin, of Peel Hunt, said management ... Read More »

Green finance for dirty ships

SHIPPING may seem like a clean form of transport. Carrying more than 90% of the world’s trade, ocean-going vessels produce just 3% of its greenhouse-gas emissions. But the industry is dirtier than that makes it sound. By burning heavy fuel oil, just 15 of the biggest ships emit more oxides of nitrogen and sulphur—gases much worse for global warming than ... Read More »

PG diploma in banking and finance: UBI, NIIT to offer the course

A 12-month post graduate diploma course in banking and finance will be offered by United Bank of India (UBI) and NIIT Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance Training (IFBI), a subsidiary of NIIT Ltd. NIIT University will offer the course that will help to equip newly recruited probationary officers with robust skill sets and vital insights needed to undertake various ... Read More »

How to Position Your Company for Debt Finance

No matter how big or small is your business; you may feel the need of fund at any point of time. Business owners often require a fund to get rid of financial crisis due to global economic slowdown or to add new products or services to increase revenue. Some even face unfortunate lawsuits, for which they need funding as well. ... Read More »