The moratorium on Yes Bank could have a transitory impact on most corporates exposed to the bank, and delays in resuming normal services may impact the near-term liquidity of some of its customers, rating agency Ind-Ra said.
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has carried out a first-cut assessment of the impact of the recently imposed moratorium on Yes Bank's...withdrawals till April 3, 2020. The disruption could be transitory for most corporates exposed to the bank, given the administrator's statement of resuming the full operational status by next week, the rating agency said.
Shares of YES Bank rallied over 30 per cent for the second straight day and surged 39 per cent to Rs 29.60 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday.
YES Bank's stock price has surged a mammoth 424 per cent from Friday’s low of Rs 5.65, after the government-owned State Bank of India (SBI) said it will pick a 49 per cent stake in the troubled private lender as part of a revival scheme framed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
State Bank of India chairman Rajnish Kumar on Saturday said that the bank had received the draft scheme for the reconstruction for crisis-hit Yes Bank and a legal team was doing its due diligence on it. He said the bank would go to the Reserve Bank of India by March 9.
Speaking at a press conference, Rajnish Kumar said that SBI had been approached by many investors, who saw an opportunity in YES Bank.
A day after the Reserve Bank of India imposed a moratorium on Yes Bank and superseded its Board of Directors, the Enforcement Directorate on Friday raided the Mumbai residence of its founder Rana Kapoor.
The raids were conducted in connection with a money-laundering probe against him, officials said.
Under attack over Yes Bank crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday hit back Congress leader P Chidambaram, saying that exposure of the private lender to some of the very stressed corporates started before 2014 when the UPA was in power.
The exposure of Yes Bank to some of the very stressed corporates has been before 2014. These are public domain names and I am not violating any customer privacy - Anil Ambani (Group), Essel Group, DHFL, IL&FS (and) Vodafone are some of the very stressed corporate to whom Yes Bank has been exposed, she said in response to attacks by the Congress after Yes Bank was placed under one-month moratorium by the Reserve Bank of India.
The State Bank of India (SBI) has been authorised by its board members (an in-principle approval, it is being said) to invest in the capital-starved Yes Bank, hours after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday imposed a moratorium on the troubled private lender and the withdrawal limit for depositors at Rs 50,000.
On Thursday, the central board of SBI discussed the matter at a meeting and later informed the exchanges.
Shares of YES Bank were trading lower for the fourth straight day, down 6.6 per cent at Rs 29.20 on the BSE on Wednesday on the back of heavy volumes.
The private sector lender's stock is trading close to its 52-week low of Rs 29.05, touched on October 1, 2019 and also its lowest level since August 2009 on the BSE. In the past six trading days, the stock has slipped 21 per cent, as compared to 3.4 per cent decline in the S&P BSE Sensex.
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