RBI revises its liquidity management framework: LTRO introduced in place of 14 days fixed term repo

As announced in the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies of February 6, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to revise its liquidity management through which it controls cash in the banking system to rationalise interest rates in line with the policy actions. Instruments of liquidity management will include “fixed and variable rate…

RBI permits one-time restructuring of MSME advances till December 31, 2020

RBI permits one-time restructuring of MSME advances till December 31, 2020 RBI on Tuesday (11.02.2020) allowed a one-time restructuring of existing loans extended to MSMEs by Banks and NBFCs and permitting them to classify such assets as ‘Standard’ without a downgrade in the asset classification if the following conditions are met. • The aggregate of…

Interest Subvention Scheme for MSMEs: Modified operational instructions

Reserve Bank on Wednesday (February 5, 2020) said that the statutory auditor’s certificate in respect of interest subvention claim may be submitted by June 30, 2020, and in the meantime settle claims based on internal/concurrent auditor certificate. As per earlier covenants, the interest subvention would be released only on the basis of claim duly certified…