Prime Minister Narendra ModiÂ´s Â´Make in IndiaÂ´ initiative may come to the rescue of an industry that has its fate closely tied to economic cycles - shipbuilding.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Anand Sinha informed media persons that would conduct both internal and external scrutiny to assess the applicants for new bank licenses. The central bank would set up an external scrutiny panel for this purpose after the internal scrutiny is over, Sinha, who is in-charge of banking supervision, said on the
In order to reduce the domestic consumption of gold, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandated importers of the yellow metal to export 20 percent of the gold from the arrived consignment. Presently, a very small portion of gold is exported and the above move is expected to boost re-export of gold.
Of the 970 tonnes of gold imported last year, only 70 tonn
Some analysts feel that the recent moves by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to arrest rupee depreciation may not be effective. It may be recalled that the central bank further tightened rupee liquidity by restricting the borrowing of banks under the daily liquidity adjustment facility (LAF)
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) feels that foreign units of Indian companies and foreign companies in which part of equity is held by Indian firms have a role to play in the depreciation of rupee against the dollar. The central bank feels that these entities may be taking speculative position in the non-deliverable forward (NDF) market resulting in the depreciation of rupee against the
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) relaxed the norms for categorising priority sector lending of commercial banks to microfinance institutions (MFIs). According to the present norms, banks can categorise credit extended to MFIs as priority sector lending if
if at least 75 per cent of loans given by MFIs is for income generating activity. Now, the central bank relaxed this limit to at least 70 per cent. Thus, according to the relaxed norm, bank credi
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D Subbarao informed reporters that the central bank does not have any target for rupee level but will use all the instruments it has to reduce volatility. The Indian rupee depreciated against the dollar sharply to over Rs 60 recently
The financial stability report of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) shows bank credit to the housing sector declined to 9.5 percent in 2012-13 from a high 13.3 percent in 2007-08. The report notes that the decline in the growth of bank credit to the sector brought down demand. However, despite this, house prices in some metropolitan cities have witnessed significant increases in the recent past, the report notes
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is learnt to have received 26 applications for banking license from corporates, non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other players. The country's leading corporates like Tata Sons, Aditya Birla Nuvo , L&T Finance Holdings, a unit of engineering major Larsen & Toubro Ltd are among the aspirants for new bank license, a statement by the RBI show