Tag - capital

Banking: Standing Deposit Facility (SDF), Tri-Party Repo, Countercyclic Capital Buffer (CCCB), BASEL-III Recapitalization & Indradhanush

Banking: PCA Framework, Countercyclical capital buffer (CCCB) and BASEL-III Capitalization Norms Banks must maintain an adequate capital base to protect themselves against “bank runs” and NPAs. Therefore, BASEL Committee on banking supervision has prescribed certain norms. First: they must maintain a minimum capital to [...]

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A Unique way to learn Vocab: Capital goods policy contains little meat

Good morning to all,… Here we are with our next article based on current news which contains some difficult words, we will highlight and explain those words in order to improve your vocabulary skills and to have a good command on English language section. Hope [...]

BASEL norms

[Economy Q] Basel III Norms: Tier 1 and Tier 2 Capital meaning use

Why BASEL? What is BASEL? What are BASEL Capital adequacy requirements (CAR)? BASEL-III norms Criticism of BASEL norms Why BASEL? 2007-08: Subprime crisis in USA, after their banks loaned money to “subprime” borrowers i.e. people without capacity to repay the loan. The resultant housing [...]

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[Economy] Bonds vs Shares, Debt vs Equity, IPO, Underwriter, Venture Capital, Angel Investor, Junk Bonds, Bearer Bonds, Gilt Edged securities: Meaning, Explained

How to arrange business finance? Finance methods: Debt OR Equity #1: Debt: Bonds Junk Bonds vs Gilt Edged Security Bearer Bonds #2: Equity –Shares Shareholders and Board of Directors Venture Capitalist and Angel Investors What is Venture Capital? Who is Angel Investor? Who [...]

[Economy] Vodafone Essar Case: Capital Gains Tax Meaning, Reasons, Timeline, Implications, explained

Before venturing into Vodafone Essar Court Case, Let’s start with the basics Some information may be technically incorrect / outdated. This article is for illustration and understanding purpose only and not for writing the actual answers in your exam. Two type of taxes. What is [...]

[Economy] Steps taken by Indian Government to enhance the Capital Market?

Before talking about the steps taken by Government to strengthen / improve the Capital Market, million dollar question is, what is Capital market? Ans- already explained in my earlier articles. Now here is the list of reforms initiated for Capital Market. Anyways, to put this in [...]

[Economy] Capital Goods and Capital Gains: Meaning, Difference Explained

What is Capital Goods? Examples of Capital goods? Why is Capital Goods important? What is capital gains? Question from a reader: What is the difference between Capital Goods and Capital Gains? What is Capital Goods? Capital goods are the tools and machinaries used for producing [...]

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[Economic Survey Ch5] Financial Intermediaries: Capital Market: External Commercial Borrowing (ECB), AIF, QFI, FII, FDI, FSDC (part 2 of 3)

Financial market Primary market: importance? Reform: ECB What is ECB? Who can borrow? Reforms in ECB? Reform: IDR fungibility What is ADR? What is IDR? IDR: Two way fungibility? Reform: FDI vs FII definition FII inflow increased FII reform? FDI reform? QFI What [...]

Salient Features Delhi declaration on Education

[SAARC] Education- Delhi Declaration, Energy- SAME Agreement, Cultural Capital Bamiyan

Prologue SAARC#1: Delhi declaration on Education SAARC#2: Energy cooperation & SAME agreement Prologue SAARC related three current affairs topics in news during September and October 2014. for background theory on SAARC organization visit Mrunal.org/diplomacy Relevance: UPSC GS Mains paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global [...]

Anagarika Dharmapala

[Buddhism] Anagarika Dharmapala stamp, Ghantasala’s Smiling Buddha, Bhamla Stupa in Pakistan, Bamiyan SAARC Cultural Capital

Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933) Buddhist Sites in News Ghantasala’s Smiling Buddha Idol Pakistani Buddhist sites Bamiyan: SAARC Cultural Capital (2015) Mock Questions Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933) He was the founder of Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism, even participated in Sri Lankan freedom struggle against British Raj. Revived Buddhism [...]

Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIB)

[Banking] D-SIB: Domestic Systemically Important Banks- meaning, classification, capital norms, benefits, limitations

Why identify banks “Too big Fail”? Who will identify D-SIB? D-SIB in India Benefits of D-SIB norms? Limitations of D-SIB norms? Mock questions Why identify banks “Too big Fail”? 2009: Financial stability board (FSB) was setup. It is an international body affiliated with G20. [...]