This book is aimed at providing the students with a sound knowledge of banking system in India. The text keeps abreast of all the theoretical concepts and practices of banking in simplified, explicit and elegant way, so that the beginners are able to comprehend the subject with ease. Accentuating a systematic presentation of the contents, the book explores the details of money and banking, monetary policy, financial system in India, and evolution of banking including modern banking system and structure. The book also deals with present day commercial banking, development banking, co-operative and rural banking, central banking/Reserve Bank of India and Banking Regulation Act. In the latter part of the book, the text provides with an in-depth coverage of sources and uses of funds, emerging trends in banking, project financing, factoring services, merchant banking, venture capital, e-banking/internet banking/online banking and banking ombudsman scheme.
Covering a broad range of topics, the purpose of this book is to present a concise, but complete text on the subject.
Primarily designed for BBA and B.Com students, the book fulfills the syllabus requirement of a core course on ‘Banking’. It will also be useful for the aspirants of CAIIB Examination, appearing for Part I of the Associate Exam, for the paper on ‘Practice and Law of Banking’. The students of MBA and PGDM will also find this book equally valuable.
Technological innovations and advancements have spread into every sphere of life and banking is no exception. With competition being tough and fierce, business, especially banking, has to adopt new methods and techniques. Modern banking essentially implies use of modern technology and communication tools, for example, computer and the Internet, for bringing about more efficiency and speed in banking operations and making them more and more customer friendly and customer focused. This accessible and well-written text examines the latest developments in the Indian Financial System and the significant roles the Indian Banking Sector has played in the development of the economy. Thoroughly practical and comprehensive, the book discusses the modern trends in Indian banking, especially its prospects with the use of technology, and other core areas of banking. It covers a wide range of topics such as financial markets and institutions; the role of central banks in different countries, including the role of RBI which is the central bank of India; basic lending principles; methods of remittance; services approach; and micro-credit. Besides, it dwells in details on venture capital, credit rating, modern e-payment systems, core banking, and hi-tech banking. Now in the Second Edition, the book has been thoroughly revised and updated. This edition includes several new topics, such as local area banks, EXIM Bank (Amendment) Act, 2011, stock invest, Factoring Regulation Act, 2011, prepaid payment instruments, GIRO payment, white label ATMs, tablet banking, recent development in priority sector lending, financial inclusion plan, Micro-finance Institutions (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2012, technology in the banking sector, Basel Committee, global economic trends, KYC, rural infrastructure development fund, licensing of new banks in private sector, gold loans, and shadow banking system. Intended primarily as a text for the students of Commerce, this student-friendly text should prove to be extremely useful also for the postgraduate students of Management, Finance, and Economics. It should prove equally useful to students of Chartered Accountancy and those appearing in competitive examinations. The book can also be profitably used by practising managers, bankers, researchers, and all those who would like to acquaint themselves with modern Indian banking, especially the role of banks in the new millennium. Key Features • Coverage is quite comprehensive, with latest data • Lays special emphasis on IT-enabled and technology-based banking practices
Intended for undergraduate students of Economics, Commerce and Management, this book discusses the concepts and functions of monetary and banking system. It also incorporates the recent trends and developments in the fields of money and banking. It is written in an easy-to-understand language. Divided into twenty-seven chapters under two parts. Part I on Money discusses evolution, nature, value, role and significance of money; monetary standards; monetary theories; and analysis of interest rates, inflation and deflation. It also describes trade cycles; money, capital and stock markets; and monetary policy. Part II on Banking discusses evolution, structure and systems of banking, functions, credit creation process, balance sheet, investment policy and nationalization of commercial banks. It describes structure, management, functions and role of SBI and RBI in economic development. Besides, it dwells an India’s lead bank scheme, credit control methods and central banking systems in India, the UK and the USA. The book concludes with a discussion on international financial institutions such as IMF and IBRD. The text is supported with examples, tables and figures. Chapter-end multiple choice questions and review questions are also provided. Besides the undergraduate students, this book will also be useful to the postgraduate students of Economics, Commerce and Management.
Credit management has always been one of the principal sources of income for commercial banks. Therefore, strategic credit management is vital to cash flow as it helps in minimizing the likelihood of bad debts. The present text, supported with flow diagrams, data and bank formats, wherever necessary, explains the legal requirements for disbursements and controlling of different types of credit. It also guides readers on step-by-step procedures of bank credit to enable them to form a clear understanding. Besides dealing with the theory and conceptual terms, the book incorporates the latest developments in the field of bank credit. It imparts knowledge of appraisal system of credit applications/proposals and their post-sanction monitoring, credit policy, types of loans and advance facilities granted by banks in India, and analysis of borrowers with particular reference to their legal capacity. It helps in developing skills for identifying, measuring and mitigating risks associated with lending. The book gives various regulatory guidelines pertaining to real estate financing and includes separate chapters devoted to agriculture finance, lending to small-, medium- and large-scale industry, and import and export financing. The book is aimed at postgraduate students of management and commerce. The text will also be of great value to practising credit managers, finance managers and accountants.
Regional Rural Banks of India: Evolution, Performance and Management is a one-stop reference book on the genesis, growth, performance, and management of the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) in India. It is the first book of its kind, which comprehensively examines the development of modern banking in India since the ancient period to 2013 and birth, growth, and performance of Regional Rural Banks from 1975 to 2014. It looks at all the facets of operations like structure, financial management, deposits, advances, NPA management, ALM, and risk management practices prevalent in RRBs. It also describes role of IT in RRBs. The book will fill the long-felt absence of an authentic book on the functioning of RRBs of India. The book is expected to serve as a handbook for the new recruits and also as a reference book for the senior bankers and policy makers. The book, rich with volumes of latest data, provides various regulatory guidelines pertaining to day-to-dayoperations, management, and control of the rural banks. The book is targeted at the professionals, academicians, as well as students.
Today, with the impact of globalization and liberalization on the world economy, new ideas and new thinking dominate the world. The financial services sector is no exception to this. Being an integral part of the financial system of a modern industrial economy, the financial sector has witnessed a proliferation of its functions. This well-organized, easy-to-read text covers the entire gamut of development that is taking place in the Indian financial services sector. Besides providing an extensive coverage of the dynamics of bond market, insurance, banking services, plastic cards, bancassurance, derivatives and emerging trends of real estate industries, the book also offers an in-depth knowledge of venture capital, lease financing, securitization as effective financial instruments. In addition, the text also gives a detailed account of the principles, operational policies and practices of the financial services sector. KEY FEATURES : Pedagogically rich to help students comprehend and apply chapter concepts. Comprehensive coverage of Indian financial regulatory bodies and practices. Detailed discussions on the working of SEBI and Stock Exchanges—both NSE and BSE. Highlights latest trends in financial services sector with figures and tables. The text is intended for the students of management as well as professionals in the field of financial management. Students pursuing professional courses such as ICWA, CFA and CA will also find the book useful.
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