RBI finalising risk-weighted exposure norms for NBFCs

08 Feb 2019

RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps to 6.25 per cent

07 Feb 2019

Backed by the fall in December headline inflation to an 18-month low of 2.19 per cent, the MPC meeting, the first for RBI governor Shaktikanta Das, also decided to lower India’s inflation projection for April-September to 3.2-3.4 per cent from the 3.8-4.2 per cent seen in December

RBI eases external commercial borrowing norms, lifts sector-wise caps

17 Jan 2019

Nandan Nilekani heads RBI committee on deepening digital economy

08 Jan 2019

RBI imposes Rs14-cr penalty on 7 banks for flouting norms

03 Jan 2019

Cabinet nod for merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank into Bank of Baroda

02 Jan 2019

The merger will combine the advantages of Dena Bank's relatively higher access to low-cost CASA deposits, Vijaya Bank's profitability and availability of capital for growth, and the extensive and global network and offerings of BoB

RBI allows one-time restructuring of MSME loans up to Rs25 cr

02 Jan 2019

MSME loans worth up to Rs25 crore in the default but standard category as on 1 January 2019 will be allowed a one-time restructuring, "without an asset classification downgrade" RBI said

Banks recover Rs 40,400 cr from defaulters: RBI report

31 Dec 2018

RBI rules out dilution of bank capital norms

31 Dec 2018

While recent data for the first half of fiscal 2018-19 indicated a stabilisation in non-performing assets (NPAs), this is at an elevated level and capital positions stands buffered and the provision coverage ratio has improved, RBI noted

RBI limits external commercial borrowings to 6.5% of GDP

27 Dec 2018

Bimal Jalan heads panel on RBI’s economic capital framework

27 Dec 2018

The panel will decide on the appropriate size of reserves to be maintained by RBI as per public policy mandate, including financial stability considerations, to assess the extent of the profits that can be transferred to the government

Now government wants interim dividend from RBI

20 Dec 2018

According to earlier reports, the government is seeking 3,60,000 crore out of RBI’s over 9,00,000 crore reserves, which include gold, foreign currencies, SDR, sovereign bonds etc

PSBs seek roll-back of Rajan-Urjit regulations

14 Dec 2018

Public sector banks are in a strange situation with 11 of the 21 PSBs under prompt corrective action (PCA) and face restrictions on their lending activity, which in turn make their turnaround more difficult

Former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das appointed RBI governor

11 Dec 2018

Das, an experienced bureaucrat who has held key positions both under the ruling BJP as well the previous UPA government, had also worked closely with the central bank and is currently a member of the Finance Commission of India and government’s representative at the G 20 summits

Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel resigns

10 Dec 2018

While a brief statement from the governor carried on the RBI website said he was stepping down for "personal reasons," the fact that the resignation is the result of developments that indicated the government wanted RBI as its extension is clear to all

Kotak Mahindra moves Bombay HC against RBI’s promoter share ruling

10 Dec 2018

The bank said it had clarified and conveyed to the RBI its position that the issue of perpetual non-convertible preference shares for dilution of shareholding is permissible under the Banking Regulation Act

RBI to trim banks’ liquidity reserve ratio to 18% in 6 quarters

06 Dec 2018

Since the reduction in SLR from 19.5 per cent to 18 per cent will limit banks’ need for government securities, finance ministry officials say the measure that will help release over Rs1,00,000 crore of liquidity into the system will have some implications for the government securities

RBI keeps policy repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

05 Dec 2018

The RBI noted a declining trend in consumer price inflation with year-on-year inflation falling from 3.7 per cent in September to 3.3 per cent in October, pulled down by a large fall in food prices

WhatsApp seeks RBI nod to expand payment service to all users

04 Dec 2018

RBI eases hedging norms for external commercial borrowings

27 Nov 2018

Govt won’t need RBI cash for next 6 months: Arun Jaitley

26 Nov 2018

RBI to ease banks’ capital adequacy norms, boost liquidity

20 Nov 2018

The RBI at the board meeting decided to relax Basel III capital norms for banks that will free up Rs2,50,000 crore to Rs3,00,000 crore of cash for onward lending

Govt pins hopes on its nominees as RBI board meeting continues

19 Nov 2018

The ongoing meeting of the Reserve Bank of India board is likely to find new ways to ease tension between the government and the central bank and ease credit flow

Gurumurthy backs govt stand on credit liberalisation

16 Nov 2018

Government’s man on RBI board said the Rs9.6 lakh reserve is the highest for any central bank and that prompt corrective action should not be a deterrent to credit flows

RBI revises maturity and hedging norms for external commercial borrowings

12 Nov 2018