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RBI’s Path towards Liberalisation.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) lies at the apex of the banking and financial structure of the country. Recently, it published various notifications that loosened certain restrictions and espoused a smooth-running of its policies. The predominant features are discussed hereunder. 1. FDI norms liberalized for NBFC’S: During the Budget Speech of 2016, the Esteemed… Read More

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Third Quarter Review of Monetary Policy 2013-14

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation, it has been decided to: increase the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 7.75 per cent to 8.0 per cent; and keep the cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks unchanged at 4.0 per… Read More

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RBI revises Bank Rates

RBI/2013-14/468 DBOD.No.Ret.BC.88/12.01.001/2013-14 January 28, 2014 All Scheduled Commercial Banks & Local Area Banks Dear Sir, Bank Rate Please refer to our circular DBOD.No.Ret.BC.64/12.01.001/2013-14 dated October 29, 2013 on the subject. 2. Consequent to the increase in the policy repo rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) as announced in the Third Quarter Review of Monetary Policy 2013-14 dated… Read More

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Banknotes issued prior to 2005 to be withdrawn: RBI Advisory

The Reserve Bank of India has today advised that after March 31, 2014, it will completely withdraw from circulation all banknotes issued prior to 2005. From April 1, 2014, the public will be required to approach banks for exchanging these notes. Banks will provide exchange facility for these notes until further communication. The Reserve Bank… Read More

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The Expert Committee to Revise and Strengthen the Monetary Policy Framework Submits its Report

On September 12, 2013, Dr. Raghuram G Rajan, Governor had appointed an Expert Committee to revise and strengthen the monetary policy framework. The Committee submitted its report to the Governor today. Ajit Prasad Assistant General Manager Press Release : 2013-2014/1459 Report attached for download. Report of the Expert Committee to Revise and Strengthen the Monetary… Read More

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Reverse Repo under LAF to be available between 7.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. from Monday

Based on the feedback received from the market participants, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to revise the timings of Reverse Repo window under Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF). The Reverse Repo window will now be available between 7.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. instead of the existing timings of 4.45 p.m. to 5.15 p.m. The change… Read More

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Conversion of External Commercial Borrowing and Lumpsum Fee/Royalty into Equity

RBI/2013-2014/449 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 94 January 16, 2014 To All Category - I Authorised Dealer banks Madam/Sir, Conversion of External Commercial Borrowing and Lumpsum Fee/Royalty into Equity Attention of Authorised Dealer (AD) banks is invited to A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 15 dated October 1, 2004 on the captioned subject. 2. In terms of the… Read More

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RBI Clarifications on Provisions under section 6 (4) of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999

RBI/2013-14/440 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 90 January 9, 2014 To, All Category- I Authorised Dealer Banks and Authorised Banks Madam / Sir, Provisions under section 6 (4) of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 - Clarifications Attention of Authorized Dealers is invited to Section 6 (4) of FEMA, 1999 in terms of which a person… Read More

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Overseas Direct Investments Rollover of Guarantees

RBI/2013-14/427 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.83 January 3, 2014 To All Category - I Authorised Dealer Banks Madam / Sir, Overseas Direct Investments Rollover of Guarantees Attention of the Authorised Dealer (AD - Category I) banks is invited the provisions of Notification No. FEMA.120/RB-2004 dated July 7, 2004 [Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of any Foreign… Read More

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RBI’s clarification on Scribbling on Banknotes

In the wake of rumours circulating in the market that from January 1, 2014, banks will not accept banknotes with anything written on them, the Reserve Bank has urged members of public not to fall prey to such rumours and to use their banknotes without any fear. The Reserve Bank of India has clarified it… Read More

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Borrowing and Lending in Rupees – Investments by persons resident outside India in the tax free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds

RBI/2013-14/416 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.81 December 24, 2013 To All Authorised Dealer Category - I Banks Madam / Dear Sir Borrowing and Lending in Rupees - Investments by persons resident outside India in the tax free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds Attention of Authorized Dealer Category - I (AD Category - I) banks is invited… Read More

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RBI cautions users of Virtual Currencies against Risks

The Reserve Bank of India has today cautioned the users, holders and traders of Virtual currencies (VCs), including Bitcoins, about the potential financial, operational, legal, customer protection and security related risks that they are exposing themselves to. The Reserve Bank has mentioned that it has been looking at the developments relating to certain electronic records… Read More

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Raghuram Rajan on Financial Sector Reforms

(Talk by Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India at the Delhi Economics Conclave 2013 at Delhi on December 11, 2013) The economy is stabilizing, but there is no room for complacency. Some part of improvement in the CAD has happened due to suppressing gold imports. Not all the measures to reduce fiscal… Read More

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