Compound interest

HDFC Bank sets aside ₹500 crore for compound interest exemption

Bombay : India’s largest private lender, HDFC Bank, said on Saturday it had shelved ₹500 crores as provisions to cover the compound interest repayment ordered by the Supreme Court to all borrowers during the March-August period. Srinivasan Vaidyanathan, the bank’s chief financial officer, told analysts that while the Association of Indian Banks (IBA) is still […]

Compound interest

Compound Interest: “The Eighth Wonder of the World” | Business

Albert Einstein once described compound interest as the “eighth wonder of the world”, saying: “he who understands it, wins it; the one who does not, pays it.“ Compound interest is when the interest that one earns on a principal balance is reinvested and generates additional interest. This concept helps accelerate the growth of money like […]

Compound interest

Moratorium: RBI orders lenders to repay compound interest to borrowers

The asset classification of borrowers’ accounts by all credit institutions following the above judgment will continue to be governed by existing instructions. On Wednesday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) clarified who should bear the cost of judicial waiver of compound interest for all loans during the moratorium period, asking all lenders to reimburse this […]

Compound interest

How to calculate compound interest in Excel

You have all learned the formula for calculating compound interest at your school. Compound and simple interest have been among the math applications that have been used in real life for years. There are times in our life that we need to calculate simple and compound interest. For example, when we borrow money either from […]