What is HTM/ held to maturity?

The entire investment portfolio of the banks (including SLR securities and non-SLR securities) are  classified under three categories viz. ‘Held to Maturity’, ‘Available for Sale’ and ‘Held for Trading’. Held-to-maturity securities are debt security investments which the holder has the intention and ability to hold them until specific date of maturity. The investments classified under…

RBI guidelines on Capital Treatment of Banks’ Balance Sheet

In simple words the bank capital is the difference between a bank’s assets and liabilities. However, Banking regulators all over the word have their own definition of regulatory capital of banks in closer alignment with Basel Framework. The core banking regulatory framework across the banking sector consists of international standards enacted by the Basel Committee…