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  • Sovereign Gold Bond Opens For Subscription: All You Need To Know May 17, 2021 10:16 PM IST

    Sovereign Gold Bond Opens For Subscription: All You Need To Know

    The first tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) 2021-22 will be open for subscription for five days, starting today. The bonds will be issued in six tranches from May 2021 to September 2021, according to the Finance Ministry. The issue price for SGB Scheme 2021-22, which will open for subscription from May 17-22, has been fixed at Rs 4,777 per gram. 

  • Biggest toll of COVID-19 second wave is in terms of 'demand shock': RBI May 17, 2021 05:56 PM IST

    Biggest toll of COVID-19 second wave is in terms of 'demand shock': RBI

    The resurgence of COVID-19 has "dented but not debilitated" economic activity in the first half of first quarter of financial year 2021-22, the Reserve Bank said.

  • April wholesale inflation reaches 10.49% as high fuel costs continue to hurt May 17, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    April wholesale inflation reaches 10.49% as high fuel costs continue to hurt

    Fuel inflation has doubled for two straight months now, hitting 21 percent in April, up from 10.2 percent in March, and just 0.6 percent in February. Further pushed up by a 9 percent rise in manufacturing prices and a continuing uptick in food prices, wholesale inflation reached near-record levels in April.

  • NEFT service won't be available for several hours on May 23: RBI May 17, 2021 11:06 AM IST

    NEFT service won't be available for several hours on May 23: RBI

    The real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system will remain operational during this period on May 23, the Reserve Bank of India said.

  • RBI tells lenders to re-consider ties with crypto exchanges, traders May 13, 2021 07:37 PM IST

    RBI tells lenders to re-consider ties with crypto exchanges, traders

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 2018 had forbidden banks from dealing in all transactions related to bitcoin and other such assets.

  • Sovereign gold bond to open for subscription on May 17 May 12, 2021 11:01 PM IST

    Sovereign gold bond to open for subscription on May 17

    The subscription period for 2021-22 Series I will be May 17-21, and bonds will be issued on May 25.

  • Forex reserves surge by $32.29 billion in six months: RBI May 12, 2021 10:24 PM IST

    Forex reserves surge by $32.29 billion in six months: RBI

    Foreign currency assets (FCA), a major component of the overall reserves, increased to $536.693 billion as at March-end 2021 from $502.162 billion.

  • RBI amends KYC norms: Here's what bank customers must know May 12, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    RBI amends KYC norms: Here's what bank customers must know

    Video KYC, will now be considered on par with the face-to-face customer identification process

  • MFIs seek emergency credit line, partial credit guarantee scheme from RBI to fight COVID-19 second wave May 11, 2021 01:48 PM IST

    MFIs seek emergency credit line, partial credit guarantee scheme from RBI to fight COVID-19 second wave

    MFIs have sought a special liquidity facility of at least Rs 15,000 crore through NABARD and SIDBI.

  • RBI may continue to keep some state-run banks in PCA framework: Report May 10, 2021 10:37 AM IST

    RBI may continue to keep some state-run banks in PCA framework: Report

    The Centre said in March it would infuse Rs 14,500 crore in four public sector banks through zero-coupon bonds.

  • RBI relief measures to only delay stress for financial institutions: Fitch May 10, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    RBI relief measures to only delay stress for financial institutions: Fitch

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) rolled out last Wednesday a slew of measures including a loan restructuring scheme to help lenders tide over mounting bad loans and give some borrowers more time for debt repayment.

  • On-tap liquidity facility: RBI asks banks to on-lend to healthcare cos in 30 days of availing credit May 07, 2021 05:21 PM IST

    On-tap liquidity facility: RBI asks banks to on-lend to healthcare cos in 30 days of availing credit

    Under the scheme, banks can provide fresh lending support to a wide range of entities including vaccine manufacturers; importers/suppliers of vaccine and priority medical devices; hospitals and dispensaries; and pathology labs and diagnostic centres.

  • Banks using own funds for COVID support can also avail regulatory incentives, says RBI May 07, 2021 03:48 PM IST

    Banks using own funds for COVID support can also avail regulatory incentives, says RBI

    On May 5, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announced an on-tap liquidity window of Rs 50,000 crore with tenors of up to three years at the repo rate till March 31, 2022.

  • RBI's Rs 50,000 crore liquidity facility can augment hospital bed capacity by 20%: Crisil May 07, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    RBI's Rs 50,000 crore liquidity facility can augment hospital bed capacity by 20%: Crisil

    The window to banks under priority-sector lending to augment COVID-19 healthcare infrastructure will help raise treatment capacity, and availability of medicines and medical equipment, it said.

  • Crisil says half of the mid-sized companies it rates eligible for second round of restructuring May 06, 2021 04:18 PM IST

    Crisil says half of the mid-sized companies it rates eligible for second round of restructuring

    The RBI on May 5, announced a slew of measures to mitigate impact of the pandemic on the businesses and individuals, including restructuring window for small businesses.

  • Experts see these 9 stocks to benefit the most from RBI measures to support economy May 06, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    Experts see these 9 stocks to benefit the most from RBI measures to support economy

    Overall, they feel the steps taken by the central bank will be a relief to the financial system.

  • RBI okays Bajaj Finance's foray into prepaid payment business May 05, 2021 05:31 PM IST

    RBI okays Bajaj Finance's foray into prepaid payment business

    Last week, the company reported a growth in its consolidated profit for the fiscal year 2021, rising from Rs 948 crore in FY20 to Rs 1,347 crore in FY21.

  • RBI Governor announces key measures to tide over COVID impact May 05, 2021 04:54 PM IST

    RBI Governor announces key measures to tide over COVID impact

    A quick wrap of the key announcements made by the RBI Governor, in an unscheduled address today, to tide over Covid second wave.

  • RBI relaxes KYC norms till end of year: Here’s what bank account holders must know May 05, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    RBI relaxes KYC norms till end of year: Here’s what bank account holders must know

    The central bank has indicated that no punitive restriction on operations of customer accounts shall be imposed by banks till December 31, 2021. Account holders are expected to update their KYC during this period

  • RBI announcements to provide big relief to real estate-linked SME players: Experts May 05, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    RBI announcements to provide big relief to real estate-linked SME players: Experts

    Developers urge government to dole out similar measures to address concerns of large businesses and labour-intensive sectors.

  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces COVID-19 measures for SMEs: All you need to know May 05, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces COVID-19 measures for SMEs: All you need to know

    Borrowers (individuals and MSMEs) with exposure up to Rs 25 crore who did not avail earlier facilities and where loans are standard as on March 31, 2021 will be eligible for restructuring in the second round till September 2020.

  • RBI steps in for retail borrowers: Offers fresh restructuring, extension for recast loans May 05, 2021 12:06 PM IST

    RBI steps in for retail borrowers: Offers fresh restructuring, extension for recast loans

    In light of the devastating pandemic and its economic impact, Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday rolled out a host of measures aimed at easing the distress

  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces COVID-19 relief measures under Restructuring Resolution Framework 2.0 May 05, 2021 11:07 AM IST

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces COVID-19 relief measures under Restructuring Resolution Framework 2.0

    The restructuring under the proposed framework can be invoked up to September 30, 2021, and shall have to be implemented within 90 days of invocation.

  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces fiscal measures amid COVID-19 2nd wave May 05, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces fiscal measures amid COVID-19 2nd wave

    In 2020, the RBI announced a six-month moratorium and a subsequent one-time restructuring facility for banks.

  • RBI governor Shaktikanta Das announces term liquidity facility of Rs 50,000 crore to boost health infra May 05, 2021 10:54 AM IST

    RBI governor Shaktikanta Das announces term liquidity facility of Rs 50,000 crore to boost health infra

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said that under the scheme, banks can support entities like vaccine manufacturers, medical facilities, hospitals and patients.

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