The Lure of Profit

The Lure of Profit: How India’s Banks’ Recklessness May Lead to Disaster

India’s banks spent most of the last decade out in the wilderness, as a punishment for the lax underwriting standards on their corporate loans. Now they have regained their health, restored profitability and reestablished investors’ trust. The benchmark Nifty Bank Index is close to an all-time high. With everything going well, the lenders should be turning cautious. But recent full-year results show an opposite trend: Provisions for future loan losses are beginning to decline. This may not be prudent.


Stocks to Watch: State Bank of India, IndiGo, Infosys, Nestle India

Infosys: The Schall Law Firm, a shareholder rights litigation firm based in Los Angeles has announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against Infosys Limited. It alleged that Infosys made false and misleading statements to the market and used improper recognition of revenue to boost short-term profits.