Highlights of RBI’s important Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies

On Friday (May 22, 2020), in its statement on developmental and regulatory policy measures, RBI announced several measures to improve the functioning of markets and market participants; measures to support exports and imports; efforts to further ease financial stress caused by COVID-19 disruptions by providing relief on debt servicing and improving access to working capital;…

RBI asks banks to claim regulatory benefit under SLF-MF scheme irrespective of source of funds

On Thursday (April 30, 2020) RBI announced that the regulatory benefits under the special liquidity facility for mutual funds (SLF-MF) scheme being extended to all banks irrespective of whether they avail funding from the Reserve Bank or deploy their own resources under the scheme. As per RBI circular April 27, 2020, RBI would conduct repo…

Franklin fallout: RBI Announces ₹ 50,000 crore Special Liquidity Facility for Mutual Funds (SLF-MF)

Today (April 27, 2020) Reserve Bank of India announced ₹50,000 crores of special liquidity facility for mutual funds. This was in view of liquidity constraints faced by the Mutual Funds intensified in the wake of large redemptions and high exposure to low-rated illiquid debt securities. The move follows in a bid to support mutual funds…