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BusinessToday.In
March 27, 2018
Dalal Street is abuzz with the strong debut of Bandhan Bank today. The stock of the private sector lender was trading at over Rs 497 on the BSE at 2.20 pm, compared with the issue price of Rs 375 per share. That's a neat 33% premium. No wonder investment advisors are excited about its prospects.


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, January 11, 2018
The budget this year, microfinance sector players hope, will see some re-thinking from a taxation perspective that would make government an enabler for growth.


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December 12, 2017



Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, November 8, 2017
Demonetisation has impacted cash-intensive sectors the most. Micro-finance institutions, who lend to women self-help groups and very small businesses, too were hit by the sudden withdrawal of cash.


Joe C Mathew
Delhi, October 18, 2017
All major engines of economic growth - private investment, private consumption, exports, agriculture and even government expenditure - have either failed to pick up momentum or slowed down.


PTI
Mumbai, October 15, 2017
Ending months of speculation, IndusInd Bank and the second largest microlender Bharat Financial Inclusion (BFIL) on Saturday announced largest merger in the MFI space in an all-share deal, which will help the private sector lender push its rural network and bring down credit cost for small borrowers.


Joe C Mathew
September 13, 2017
The slowdown in the microfinance industry is an indication of the impact of the demonetisation of high value currency.


Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, September 16, 2017
Why new generation private banks are expanding into microfinance by acquiring existing well-run microfinance companies.


BusinessToday.in
September 12, 2017
On Monday, both stocks were the major market movers  on news that IndusInd Bank and Bharat Financial have entered into exclusive talks for a potential strategic combination.


Aseem Thapliyal
September 11, 2017
IndusInd Bank is the country's sixth-largest private sector lender by assets and has a market value of about $16 billion, while Bharat Financial Inclusion, formerly known as SKS Microfinance, is valued at more than $2 billion. We look at the players and prospects of the merger.


BusinessToday.in
September 11, 2017
At 11:17 am, the Bharat Financial Inclusion (formerly known as SKS Microfinance) stock was trading 2.69 per cent or 25 points higher at 961.15 level on the BSE. The IndusInd bank stock was trading 1.21 percent or 20 points higher at 1716.95 level.


Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, June 10, 2017
Fintech players are transforming the lending business. But scaling up will be a challenge.


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, May 13, 2017
Undeterred by challenges, new small finance banks are betting on technology to tide over some serious hurdles.


Sumant Banerji
Delhi, March 4, 2017
Utkarsh Micro Finance caters to the needy in UP and Bihar and has now morphed into a small finance bank


Sumant Banerji
Delhi, March 4, 2017
Satin Creditcare Network wants to be a universal financial services player.


E Kumar Sharma
January 2, 2017
What can the Indian pharma companies hope to look forward to in the new year? After all, market headwinds in the form of drug pricing pressures , both in India and the US, and regulatory compliance issues are expected to continue even in 2017. Some of the industry veterans feel a greater focus on smart portfolio choices will get even more critical in 2017. 


BT Guest Columnist
Delhi, December 26, 2016



BT Guest Columnist
New Delhi, December 16, 2016
As an impact investor, the foundation catalyses market shifts through pioneering investments, which bridge gaps that have not yet been addressed by the market for a low-income population. Our objective is to create positive impact through market-sustainable models.


E Kumar Sharma
November 27, 2016
Thanks to demonetisation, operations for most microfinance institutions have come to a near standstill. Loan disbursements and their repayments have almost  stopped for many microfinance institutions (MFIs) and therefore, in a sense, the  Indian microfinance sector is largely on a holiday.


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, November 16, 2016
With loan disbursements and their repayments nearly stoppedfor many microfinance institutions, the Indian microfinance sector is largelyon a holiday.


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