Banks’ risks will persist despite regulatory measures: Fitch | Daily FT

Latest CB policies expected to release Rs. 53 b capital for lendingWarns that if NPL classification is reversed, NPL ratio could increaseRecalls banks have already restructured 3.6% of gross loans by end-Sept. 2019 from 1.8% at end-2018Speculates next step by CB may be to relax liquidity coverage ratioFitch Ratings believes that the extraordinary regulatory measures announced by the Central Bank – focusing on the relaxation of capital expectations and classification of loans for banks – should relieve immediate pressure on the banks’ financial profiles but will not prevent medium-term deterior…

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