The ugly truth behind workplace harassment

After the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment at the workplace buffeted social media in the past weeks, a survey revealed that nearly one in three individuals have either faced it or knows someone in their family who did, and every second victim faced physical advances by the perpetrator. However, nearly 80 per cent said they had not reported the cases to the company leadership or HR.In an online poll of 15,000 members across the country by LocalCircles, 32 per cent said that they or one of their family members have experienced or observed sexual harassment at the work place.

Lengthy liquidity stress can hurt NBFCs’ ratings: Moody’s

MUMBAI: A prolonged liquidity tightness for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) could impact their credit standings and adversely impact the broader economy and structured finance segment, global credit rating agency Moody’s said in a note on Monday.Liquidity tightness could lead to sharply higher financing costs for NBFCs, or even difficulty in rolling over their liabilities, because of the heavy reliance of these companies on market borrowings, Moody’s said.“The current episode highlights the structural vulnerabilities in the liquidity management practices of Indian NBFIs.

Be cautious in these 3 sectors: Girish Pai, Nirmal Bang

It is better to be cautious on domestic focussed stocks, the consumption oriented stocks or even the financials focused on retail 66231224



Would be conserving lot of liquidity till market returns to normalcy, says Ashwini Hooda DMD Indiabulls Housing Finance

Indiabulls Housing Finance deputy managing director Ashwini Hooda talks about the liquidity squeeze, drop in profitability and impact of cost of funds on margin during the second quarter financial result in an interview with ET. Excerpts: Your profit has slowed down compared to previous quarters. WhyThe reason largely is because of some mark to market losses.

Panic selloff in stock market after IL&FS crisis: Is the NBFC party over?

Finance runs on trust, and you don’t need a gentleman called JP Morgan to sermonise on that.