Case Study 8
Global Trust Bank: The Bank That Went Bust
(This case is based on reports in the print and electronic media. The case is meant for academic purpose only. The writer has no intention to sully the reputations of corporates or executives involved.)
Liberalisation Ushers in New Generation Banks
Post-1991 the new economic policy of the government of India unleashed a process of liberalisation and deregulation. Like in all other sectors of the economy, there were reforms in the financial sector too and the new policy allowed the creation of private sector banks in the country after a lapse of almost three decades. The Reserve Bank of India opened the doors of the banking industry to new players, and the era of the “New Generation Banks” ...