Rethinking the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) in Indian banking

by Harsh Vardhan.

The CEO of a leading bank recently caused a flutter in the banking community by demanding the abolition of the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR). RBI has promptly appointed a committee to look at this issue. The reserve ratios, CRR and SLR (Statutory Liquidity Reserve), are an important feature of Indian banking . . . → Read More: Rethinking the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) in Indian banking

Government equity infusions into PSU banks

Harsh Vardhan’s excellent blog post on this subject made me think further about the questions.

Finance policy makers in India are often proud of the fact that India has avoided a large systemic crisis in which substantial fiscal resources have been put into rescuing financial firms. I think this optimism is overstated. If we . . . → Read More: Government equity infusions into PSU banks

Chris Martenson: Peak Oil Could Limit Economic Growth

Exponential debt increases coupled with limited natural resources mean that we are in a predicament. This is the message The Crash Course Author Chris Martenson delivered at the Casey Research/Sprott Inc. summit, “When Money Dies.” As an economic researcher, Chris considers the “Three E’s” that shape our future: Economy, Energy and the Environment. . . . → Read More: Chris Martenson: Peak Oil Could Limit Economic Growth