RBI proposes liquidity coverage ratio for NBFCs

RBI has given a timeline starting April 2020, when the requirement shall be a minimum of 60 per cent of the LCR, going up to 100 per cent by April 2024.

published on : 25th May 2019

Tackling NBFC, credit concerns key challenges before new government

The giant bank consolidation exercise announced in 2015 needs to quicken its pulse, while privatisation (reducing government’s stake under 52 per cent in state-run banks) remains a dead duck. 

published on : 25th May 2019

Finance ministry mapping out action plan for new government

The Finance ministry, meanwhile, feels that this money could be raised from a combination of long term infrastructure bonds, as well as money raised through insurance and pension funds. 

published on : 24th May 2019

RBI not in favour of special credit window for non-banking financial companies

Many NBFCs, including DHFL and Indiabulls Finance, came under severe liquidity pressure compelling them to bring down their reliance on commercial papers.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Bank deposit mobilisation does not depend only on interest rates: RBI

Contrary to popular perception, interest rates alone don’t move the needle towards high bank deposits.

published on : 22nd May 2019

All eyes on Jalan panel in tussle for RBI's surplus reserves

The six-member committee is set to submit its recommendations on the issue very soon.

published on : 22nd May 2019

RBI to create specialised cadre for regulation of banks and NBFCs

Amidst the IL&Fs crisis, the central bank also discussed the medium-term strategy document, covering, inter-alia, the mission statement and the vision statement.

published on : 21st May 2019

RBI meeting on 21 May to focus on Bimal Jalan panel, liquidity

Led by former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan, the panel was tasked to determine the extent of profits to be apportioned to RBI reserves, besides looking at existing surplus, if any.

published on : 21st May 2019

Reserve Bank needs to go in for a bigger rate cut in June: SBI

However, thefeared slowdown may be transitory if high real interest rates are addressed.

published on : 15th May 2019

RBI needs to go for large rate cut in June to reverse current economic slowdown: SBI report

RBI had cut the key short term lending rate (repo) by 25 points each in its last two policy reviews and is slated to announce the next bi-monthly policy on June 6.

published on : 14th May 2019

Slowdown concerns to be addressed in Budget: Sources

The concerns on the economy are in the areas of employment generation, boosting rural demand, consumption, as well as investment.

published on : 13th May 2019

Carbide-free mangoes a huge hit at Andhra Bhawan in New Delhi

First batch of 300 boxes of mangoes, each weighing four kg and priced at Rs 400, sold out in just a few hours

published on : 13th May 2019

RBI proposes mobile app to help visually impaired to identify currency notes

Intaglio printing based identification marks for helping the visually challenged in the identification of denomination of banknotes are present in notes of Rs 100 and above.

published on : 12th May 2019

Engineering exporters urge RBI to facilitate easy bank loans

It further said that RBI should ask banks not to insist for discounting of usance export bills.

published on : 9th May 2019

Need to set up state finance panels discussed: RBI

The 15th Finance Commission headed by Chairman Singh held a detailed meeting with the Governor and Deputy Governors of RBI.

published on : 8th May 2019
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