"What I would advocate is a somewhat broader recalibration," Hansson, considered a moderate policy hawk, said. "We have a range of instruments already under implementation. And maybe a few that we could in addition bring to the table for consideration."
The company has entered into a pact with State Bank of India (SBI) for arranging the amount via external commercial borrowings (ECB).
Investors have been looking for hints that the ECB will start clawing back stimulus from next year and many saw the guidance as the most obvious place to send the first signal.
Spot gold was little changed at $1,334.06 per ounce at 0407 GMT, after easing 0.3 percent in the previous session.
“A substantial private sector burden-sharing is a non-negotiable prerequisite prior to public funds being touched,” Pentti Hakkarainen, a member of the supervisory board of the ECB, told a conference.
They also said that the recent strengthening in the euro made them more cautious on U.S.-exposed stocks but more positive on domestically exposed companies.
The central bank left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged in July and said it had not discussed anything on its 60 billion euros of monthly asset purchases, but signaled the discussions would come "this autumn".
Spot gold was nearly flat at $1,268.88 per ounce at 0040 GMT. It rose 2.2 percent last month, its biggest monthly gain since February. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery were also almost unchanged at $1,267.50 per ounce.
In June 2016, Indian companies had borrowed USD 1.07 billion from overseas markets using these instruments.
Gold prices steadied early on Thursday, with the dollar firming as markets waited for clues on the future of key stimulus programmes in upcoming Bank of Japan and European Central Bank meetings.
The ECB may launch so-called ownership-control procedures to scrutinise both Qatar's royal family and China's HNA, which each owns just under 10 percent of the shares of Germany's flagship lender.
Gold prices firmed on Wednesday on lower equities and a weaker U.S. dollar after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted the ECB could trim its stimulus this year.
The currency bloc's economy has been on its best run for a decade but ECB President Mario Draghi is yet to be convinced that the recent rebound in inflation is durable because wage growth remains sluggish.
Polls open in the UK national elections later on Thursday while the European Central Bank (ECB) may discuss dropping additional stimulus pledges at a meeting later and former United States Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey will testify before the U.S. Congress about his interactions with President Donald Trump later in the day.
With U.K. elections, an European Central Bank policy meeting where policymakers may take a less dovish stance, and former FBI director James Comey's Senate testimony on all set for Thursday, market participants will be wary of taking big positions.
Also on Thursday, James Comey, former head of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, is due to appear before a Senate committee for the first time. Comey was fired by President Donald Trump in May while leading a probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election.
The borrowings in April this year included USD 1.27 billion through the automatic route and USD 39.26 million from approval route, showed data from Reserve Bank.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Arvind Sanger, Managing Partner of Geosphere Capital Management spoke about global equity markets and how they are shaping so far.
The rupee denominated bonds or masala bonds accounted for 39 per cent of the total ECBs of USD 7.39 billion reported by Reserve Bank during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016-17.
The ECB proposal to European Union states, seen by Reuters, says that a draft piece of legislation on foreign bank regulation already under discussion among the 28 EU members should be toughened further.
The euro zone economy may be improving, but a change in the European Central Bank's policy guidance could backfire, tightening financial conditions, policymakers concluded at their March 9 meeting, the minutes of the discussion showed on Thursday.
While the US Fed plans more rate hikes later this year, it is the policy outcome of two other central banks that are more important and should be looked out for, says Bill Gross.
Although economic growth and inflation are both picking up, the ECB is expected to resist calls to tighten policy, pointing to political risks, weak underlying price growth and a still fragile recovery nearly a decade after the bloc's economic woes began.
Inflation in the euro zone rose to within a whisker of the ECB's target in January, data showed this week, but the bank is pushing back calls from Germany to begin winding down its policy of aggressive bond-buying and below-zero interest rates.