What is stock audit?

Inspection of assets charged to the lender at a regular interval is an important and desired activity of banks for monitoring and ensuring end-use of funds.  Besides carrying out unit inspections, banks study the borrowers’ books of accounts, conducting meaningful scrutiny of quarterly progress reports and also the no-lien accounts maintained with other banks at…

CGTMSE guarantee for credit facility covered by collateral security

The Credit Guarantee fund Trust for Micro Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) has been providing guarantee coverage to any collateral / third party guarantee free credit facilities extended by eligible institutions (Member lending institutions (MLI) like banks, financial institutions, select NBFCs and Small Finance banks etc.).  Hitherto, all activities* that come under manufacturing and service sector as…

What is Commercial Real estate

In simple words, Commercial Real Estate (CRE) can be described as any property which is used for non-residential purposes such as housing buildings, hotels, restaurants, gymnasiums, hospitals, condominiums, shopping malls, office blocks, theatres, amusement parks, cold storages, warehouses, educational institutions, industrial parks etc. In terms of Basel II definition if  the repayment primarily depends on…