RBI Governor cautions banks to remain watchful of the evolving macroeconomic situation and minimise risks

The Reserve Bank of India, Mr.Shaktikanta Das held meetings on Wednesday (November 16, 2022) with the MD & CEOs of Public Sector Banks and certain Private Sector Banks. RBI Deputy Governor M. K. Jain and some senior officials of the central bank also attended the meeting. In the meeting, the Governor asked the Chiefs of…

RBI report on Municipal Finances proposes ‘Alternative Sources of Financing’

On Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the Report on Municipal Finances, which is the first-ever comprehensive analysis of Municipal finances. The rapid growth of urbanisation in India has not been accompanied by a corresponding increase in urban infrastructure, which is reflected in the performance of the urban local bodies, especially MCs, the…

RBI fixes premature redemption date and price for SGB 2017-18 Series I – Issue date May 12, 2017

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced today the premature redemption date and price for SGB 2017–18 Series I. According to the RBI notification, the second due date of premature redemption under the above tranch of the Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme shall be November 11, 2022 (November 12, 2022, being a second Saturday). The…

Revised guidelines for ‘Internet Facility for customers of Regional Rural Bank’

RBI on Tuesday amended its circular dated November 19, 2015, for extending internet banking services with transactional facilities by the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) to promote and spread digital banking for customers in rural areas. ‘Keeping in view the need to promote the spread of digital banking for customers in rural areas, the eligibility criteria…

Now claim received from NCGTC need not be treated as outside liabilities for computation of CRR and SLR.

RBI in its circular dated October 13, 2022, notified that the amounts received by a bank from the National Credit Guarantee Trustee Company Ltd (NCGTC) towards claims in respect of guarantees invoked and held by them pending adjustment of the same towards the relative advances, need not be treated as outside liabilities for the purpose…