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Monday, February 27, 2006
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INSIGHT


On rising trend
If the economy is to keep up with other countries in a deregulated milieu, it has to adopt the interest cycle of the global economy, which seems to be moving up. More

GENERAL INSURANCE


Higher tax breaks likely for health insurance
Budget may signal next phase of reforms

Opening up more
Capital requirement in standalone cos may be reduced to Rs 50 crore.
Deduction permitted under Section 80-D may be hiked to Rs 20,000.
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DEBT MARKET


Bonds lower on fears of higher borrowings
Declining oil prices fail to make any impact
Spreads continue to narrow
High forwards due to slowdown in inflows
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PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS


Indian Bank sets trend in going rural
Indian Bank is set to bring the unbanked populace in the semi-urban and rural areas within its fold. The bank has drawn a roadmap for taking up the Reserve Bank of India's initiative on financial inclusion and the exercise is expected to be ... More

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS


Rs 1,400-cr PFC loan for Ratnagiri Gas
The new promoters of the Dabhol power project have tied-up a Rs 1,400-crore bridge-loan from the State-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to fund the completion of the 1,444 MW second phase of the project. The loan, with a 12-year maturity, ... More

CORPORATE BONDS


Crisil rates UCO Bank's hybrid instrument
Crisil has given the rating for the Tier I perpetual debt issue and the upper Tier II bond issued by UCO Bank, which is the first ever Indian bank to take the hybrid instrument route to raise capital. Crisil has assigned an `AA/Stable' rating ... More

CREDIT MARKET


Poultry sector seeks reschedule of loans
The Tamil Nadu poultry industry has approached the Union Government to reschedule the loans extended to the sector by the banks and financial institutions in view of the loss caused by the avian flu outbreak. The industry in a representation ... More



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In Focus

Infrastructure woes stare IT sector
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In Depth

Gender Justice
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Looking back
Feb. 19-Feb. 25
Life insurers keep off bond market ahead of Budget

Bankers seek lower service tax on credit cards

`More global investors entering India'
Deutsche Bank upbeat


Livestock insurance scheme coming — Centre to bear 50 pc of premium, says Cabinet panel

IMF cautions India on the fiscal front

Poultry insurance covers bird flu losses, clarify officials

Forex reserves rise by $ 811 m



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