04 August 2018
Banks were much concentrated on large ticket corporate loans in the past for the maximum profitability by managing very limited resources. It was considered that the SME Loan requires high operating cost in comparison to return. Now the time has changed and banks have been focusing on high volume small ticket SME loans and also focusing with new approaches and strategy to capture this business. SME customers presents one of the greatest opportunities for banks to pursue growth and profitability; at the same time it represents substantial credit risk also.
Operational Risk has been increasing day by day in the Nepalese Financial Sector and large risks events are taking place one after another. INR Draft events taken place in Kathmandu, good for payment incident happened at one of the development banks and remittance fund embezzlement case incurred at one of the large commercial banks are the examples of a few incidents.