With immediate effect, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) removed the restrictions placed on the purchase of shares of IDFC by foreign investors. The central bank removed the restriction because foreign investors' shareholding in IDFC fell below the prescribed limit. In August, the company reduced the limit that foreign investors c
By imposing restrictions on the agencies concerned the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has further tightened the norms for import of gold. The Central bank has said these entities can import gold on a consignment basis only to meet genuine needs of gold jewellery exporters. Industry experts said the measures announced on June 4 would dampen gold imports, which might come down by 100-120 tonne during the current financial year.