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RBI releases Guidelines for Interoperability of Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs)

RBI/2018-19/61 DPSS.CO.PD.No.808/02.14.006/2018-19 October 16, 2018 All Prepaid Payment Instrument Issuers, System Providers and System Participants Madam / Dear Sir, Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) – Guidelines for Interoperability A reference is invited to the Master Direction DPSS.CO.PD.No.1164/02.14.006/2017-18 dated October 11, 2017 (updated as on December 29, 2017) on Issuance and Operation of PPIs (M.D.). As per the road-map… Read More

RBI releases 4th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19

This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures for developing and strengthening financial markets. 1. Voluntary Retention Route (VRR) for Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) The regulatory framework for FPI investment in debt has evolved over the years, influenced by trade-offs in encouraging capital flows and attendant macro-prudential considerations. Several measures have… Read More

Basel III Framework on Liquidity Standards-LCR and LCR Disclosure Standards:RBI

RBI/2018-19/51 DBR.BP.BC.No.4/21.04.098/2018-19 September 27, 2018 All Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding RRBs) & Small Finance Banks (SFBs) Dear Sir, Basel III Framework on Liquidity Standards - Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR), Liquidity Risk Monitoring Tools and LCR Disclosure Standards Please refer to our circular DBR.BP.BC.No.114/21.04.098/2017-18 dated June 15, 2018 and other associated circulars on the captioned subject. 2. Presently, the assets… Read More

Voluntary Transition of Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks into Small Finance Banks:RBI

RBI/2018-19/52 DCBR.CO.LS.PCB. Cir.No.5/07.01.000/2018-19 September 27, 2018 Chief Executive Officers of all Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks Dear Sir / Madam, Voluntary Transition of Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) into Small Finance Banks (SFBs) Please refer to Paragraph 4 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies announced on June 6, 2018 (extract enclosed) on the captioned… Read More

RBI liberalises External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy

RBI/2018-19/48 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.9 September 19, 2018 To All Category-I Authorised Dealer Banks Madam / Sir External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy - Liberalisation Attention of Authorized Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to paragraphs 2.4.1 and 3.3.3 of Master Direction No.5 dated January 1, 2016 on “External Commercial Borrowings, Trade Credit, Borrowing and Lending… Read More

RBI amends Note Refund Rules, 2009

RBI/2018-19/46 DCM (NE) No.657/08.07.18/2018-19 September 7, 2018 The Chairman and Managing Director / The Managing Director/ The Chief Executive Officer All Banks Madam / Dear Sir, Amendments to Reserve Bank of India (Note Refund) Rules, 2009 Please refer to the Reserve Bank of India (Note Refund) Rules, 2009 wherein all branches of banks have been delegated powers… Read More

Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2018-19:RBI

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to: increase the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points to 6.5 per cent. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF stands adjusted to 6.25… Read More

RBI releases third Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, 2018-2019

This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures for strengthening regulation and financial inclusion initiatives; broadening and deepening of the financial markets; and, enhancing customer education and protection. I. Regulation and Financial Inclusion 1. Extension of MSF to Scheduled Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks, and extension of LAF and MSF to Scheduled State Cooperative… Read More

Diversification of activities of Standalone Primary Dealers-Foreign Exchange Business

RBI/2018-19/27 DNBR (PD) CC.No.094/03.10.001/2018-19 July 27, 2018 All Standalone Primary Dealers Madam/Sir, Diversification of activities of Standalone Primary Dealers-Foreign Exchange Business Please refer to Para 11 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies issued as part of the Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19, dated June 06, 2018, on expanding activities of Standalone Primary… Read More

SEBI issue Master Circular on Mutual Funds

MASTER CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/IMD/DF5/CIR/P/2018/109 July 10, 2018 All Mutual Funds, Asset Management Companies (AMCs) and Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) Dear Sir/ Madam, Sub: Master Circular for Mutual Funds For effective regulation of the Mutual Fund Industry, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has been issuing various circulars from time to time. In… Read More

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RBI releases Financial Stability Report (FSR) June 2018

The Reserve Bank of India today released the Financial Stability Report (FSR), 17th in the series. The FSR reflects the overall assessment of the stability of India’s financial system and its resilience to risks emanating from global and domestic factors. The Report also discusses issues relating to developments in and regulation of the financial sector. Overall… Read More

RBI releases draft guidelines on constituting BoM for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks

The Reserve Bank of India today released draft guidelines on constituting Board of Management (BoM) for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs). The guidelines propose that UCBs may constitute a BoM, in addition to the Board of Directors (BoD). It may be recalled that the Expert Committee on licensing of new Urban Cooperative Banks (2010) set up under… Read More

RBI and SEBI review Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Debt

RBI/2017-18/199 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 31 June 15, 2018 To All Authorized Persons Madam / Sir Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Debt - Review Attention of Authorised Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to Schedule 5 to the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside… Read More

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