Risks in Foreign Exchange dealings

The business of foreign exchange dealing is confronted with multiple numbers of risks viz. Rate risk, Open Position risk, Maturity Mismatches risk, overtrading risk, Cash Balance Risk, Counterparty risk, Country risk,  Fraud Risk, and so on. Nevertheless, like in any other business, risk taking in forex dealing is also inevitable as it also presents possibilities…

What is correspondent banking?

Generally, correspondent banking arrangement involves two banks establishing reciprocal accounts with each other through bilateral agreements. These accounts are established to enable the domestic bank to make payments or money transfers on behalf of the foreign bank. The most common services provided by correspondent banks are currency exchange, wire transfer, handling business transactions and trade…

Latest guidelines on Buyers credit/supplier credit under Trade credit guidelines

Trade Credit (Buyers credit/supplier credit) can be raised by Indian importers in any freely convertible foreign currency (FCY denominated TC) or Indian Rupee (INR denominated TC), as per the framework. Buyers’ credit finance means finance for payment of imports in India arranged by the importer (buyer) from a bank or financial institution outside India. The suppliers’…