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Akula on comeback course
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After founder Vikram Akula, SKS to seek small bank licence

MUMBAI: SKS Microfinance, the country's only listed micro lender, plans to convert itself into a small bank as it seeks to reduce cost of funds and improve profitability. A top executive at the company told ET that the company will apply for a ... Economic Times, 2 weeks ago
SKS Microfinance to apply for small-bank licence India Infoline, 2 weeks ago

Leader in the spotlight | Vikram Akula

A file photo of Vikram Akula. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Why: Akula, once the poster boy of the Indian microfinance industry, has most recently joined Vaya Finserv , an agency that collects deposits and gives loans on behalf of banks in rural areas ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago Repeating SKS success with VAYA will be difficult for Akula, say analysts  Business Standard India1 month ago The rise, fall & return of Vikram Akula  Business Standard1 month ago

NBFC-MFIs are not what the future is: Vikram Akula

Mumbai: My kurtas that were shelved for three years will now be out, says Vikram Akula , the ousted founder chairman of SKS Microfinance Ltd , while sitting in a five-star hotel in Mumbai, wearing a crisp black business suit. Fresh out of a forced ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago Suited to the occasion  Business Standard2 months ago

Vikram Akula to take 26 % stake in Vaya Finserv

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Vikram Akula. Photo: P.V. Sivakumar TOPICS Working on preparing a small bank licence application Vikram Akula, founder and former Chairperson of SKS Microfinance, will pick up 26 per cent stake in Vaya ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Bharti Airtel unit eyes payments bank licence

On Thursday, shares of Kotak Mahindra Bank lost 1.59% to Rs. 1,330.05, while shares of Bharti Airtel rose 0.37% to Rs. 375.15. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Bharti Airtel Ltd will apply for a so-called payments bank licence, potentially allowing India's ...
 Livemint.com3 hours ago

Banking Newsletter - January 05 to 09, 2015

It is easy for banks to improve balance sheets: Adhia RBI deputy governor said that growth in credit is (a) function of both slowdown in economy and high interest rates.Speaking at the sidelines of the Gyan Sangam, a two-day bankers' retreat in ...
 India Infoline2 weeks ago

2014, the year in review | Ten reasons to remember the past year

If RBI keeps its commitment and offers banking licence on tap, competition will intensify and customers will get their money's worth. Photo: Bloomberg Over a million employees in the banking sector and its consumers, roughly one-third of the ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago 2014, the year in review: Ten reasons to remember the past year [Mint, New Delhi]  BusinessWeek1 month ago


Mumbai: As a step to ease the pressure on stressed assets, the Reserve Bank of India has allowed lenders to restructure existing loans above Rs 500 crore to infrastructure and core industries projects. Banks and financial institutions will have an ...
 IPA Newspack.com1 month ago


New Delhi: Fourteen years after India permitted 26% foreign investment in the insurance sector and ending years of political wrangling over a proposal to enhance the limit, the under-performing industry seems poised to raise the much-needed growth ...
 IPA Newspack.com1 month ago

At Echoing Green's Inaugural Global Conference in Mumbai

For the first time ever, Echoing Green's annual fellows conference five days that bring together fellows from all over the world to collaborate and learn from each other wasn't held in the U.S. Instead, it took place, in the words Cheryl Dorsey, ...
 NextBillion.net2 months ago
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