HDFC Life at strong support levels

HDFC Life has been an under performer for last 2 years – in October 2019 it reached a high of Rs 644 and is currently trading at a price of about Rs 690. There are multiple reasons for the underperformance including Covid related concerns on the life insurance business as well as factors specific to … Read more

HDFC Life pins hopes on Wise to thrive in a post-covid world

As the government eased restrictions, the insurer is gradually opening its branches, though its headquarters in a Mumbai red zone remains shut. As of now, 236 out of the 421 branches are open. In offices that seat a large number of employees, the company has only half or one-third of employees at work. “We are … Read more

RBI asks banks to trim stake in insurance companies to 30%

With an intention to reduce non-banks business risks and focus on boosting credit growth, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to reduce their stake in insurance companies to 30%. The limit is 50% for NBFCs holding stakes in the insurance companies. Banks may get 3-5 years to implement this rule As per the … Read more