RBI permits Inter-bank dealings beyond on-shore market hours

The Reserve Bank of India added the following section to Part C (Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange Dealings) of the Master Direction- Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings. “Transactions with person residents outside India, through their foreign branches and subsidiaries may also be undertaken beyond onshore market hours.” The RBI notification issued by RBI on Monday (January 6)…

Hedging of foreign exchange risk by residents and non-residents: RBI issues final guidance

Pursuant to an announcement made in during February 2019 regarding the review of foreign exchange hedging facilities by non-residents and residents. RBI also issued the draft regulations for public comments proposing to replace the existing directions in Part A – Section I and II of the Master Direction on Risk Management and Interbank Dealing. The…