What is structured finance? In simple words, structured finance is the use of complex financial instruments. Structured financial instruments are riskier It is mostly used by financial institutions and companies with unique financing needs Some examples of structured financial instruments- Read more…


What is meant by Basel norms or Basel accords? Basel norms are international banking regulations issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). The Basel norms is an effort to coordinate banking regulations across the globe, with the goal Read more…


The chapter 2 of the Economic Survey is titled- “A New, Exciting Bird’s Eye View of the Indian Economy Through the GST.” Before reading further you may read these articles on GST by Economyria- GST explained The final structure of Read more…


Bond yield is the amount of return realised on a bond Bond & Bond yield meaning A bond is a financial instrument through which a company or Government borrows money from the investors at a fixed rate of interest. To Read more…


Punjab National Bank (PNB), the country’s second-largest public sector bank, disclosed that it has detected¬†fraudulent transactions worth Rs.11400 crores at one of its branches in Mumbai. This is the biggest fraud discovered so far in India’s banking history. The magnitude Read more…


The Non-performing Assets (NPAs) or bad loans of banks have increased to alarming levels. Currently, the NPA ratio in Indian banks stands at 9.45 % of gross loans. The RBI has overhauled its stressed asset resolution framework to ensure speedy Read more…


The first chapter of the Economic Survey 2017-18 is titled, “State of the Economy: An Analytical Overview and Outlook for Policy”. The chapter covers the following areas: Short term overview of the Economy Medium-term overview of the Economy Recent developments Read more…

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