ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Public Sector Banks Are Adrift

With credit and deposit growth slowing in key sectors and only retail credit growing, low capital adequacy ratios of banks, senior management changes in the offi ng, and bank mergers, the National Democratic Alliance government needs to ask itself what it envisages for public sector banks, and indeed for the Indian economy.

Issues in Asset Liability Management - II

From the angle of pricing assets and liabilities a clear and quantified articulation of a bank's strategic objective is needed and this will need to be an adequate return on investment. This is the second of a series of articles discussing the different issues involved in asset liability management by banks.

Banking Sector Reforms

The traditional face of banking is undergoing change - from one of mere intermediator to that of provider of quick cost effective and efficient services. In most emerging economies the banking sector is having to face difficult challenges. A discussion on these challenges and issues arising as a result of the ongoing financial sector reforms is important. What are the weaknesses in the system and how may it cope with the critical issues which will arise as a result of the reform process?

Leadership in Banking

Public sector banks may have succeeded in shedding the excess flab of their workforce, but the malaise lies deeper in the upper echelons of administration. More often than not, chairmen are ill-equipped to meet radical demands of a techno-rich age, and move jobs too quickly to bring about long-lasting change.
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