Alternate Finance Market: How Does it Fit into Traditional Finance Landscape?

The Indian Banker, Indian Bank Association, ISSN 2349-7483. Volume V, Issue 1, August 2017, pp 14-19, https://www.theindianbanker.co.in/

12 Pages Posted: 6 May 2021

Date Written: July 1, 2017

Abstract

Alternative channels of finance have the capacity to fill the gap where formal finance is unable to reach or has proven to be inefficient. It also has the potential to soften the lending rates as a result of lower operational costs and enhanced competition with the traditional lending channels. Therefore, the importance of these methods of financial transactions should be recognized. While financial innovations and technological advancements should not be stifled, the stability of financial system and interests of depositors ought to be protected. The balance of advantage lies in developing an appropriate regulatory and supervisory toolkit that facilitates an orderly growth of this sector.

Keywords: Alternate Finance, Financial System, Macroeconomic Factors

JEL Classification: G21

Suggested Citation

Srivastava, Ashish, Alternate Finance Market: How Does it Fit into Traditional Finance Landscape? (July 1, 2017). The Indian Banker, Indian Bank Association, ISSN 2349-7483. Volume V, Issue 1, August 2017, pp 14-19, https://www.theindianbanker.co.in/ , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3837207

Ashish Srivastava (Contact Author)

Reserve Bank of India ( email )

University Road
Pune 411016, Maharashtra
India

CAB, RBI, Pune ( email )

University Road, Pune
Maharashtra
India

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