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P2P lending machine fire on all cylinders as bank loan disbursals falter

It has never been better for peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms, which are seeing a considerable increase in the number of people wanting to lend or borrow money. While slackened loan disbursals by banks and other institutional lenders have driven borrowers to peer-to-peer lenders, low fixed-income returns are prompting rich...

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Crude rally, US Treasury yield surge fuel fear RBI may be compelled to tighten rate soon: OIS market

NEW DELHI: When it comes to predicting the direction of monetary policy, financial market watchers typically look at what the sovereign bond yield curve and short-term money market rates suggest. There is, however, another metric — perhaps one that is a purer indicator of where markets expect interest rates...

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AIFs: Sebi comes out with modalities for filing placement memorandum

New Delhi, Sebi on Thursday issued the modalities for Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) with respect to filing of placement memorandum, including that merchant bankers have to independently exercise due diligence regarding the disclosures. Under Sebi norms, AIFs can launch schemes subject to filing of placement memorandum with the regulator...

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