Reserve Bank of India has comprehensively reviewed the Priority Sector Lending (PSL) Guidelines to align it with emerging national priorities and bring a sharper focus on inclusive development, after having wide-ranging discussions with all stakeholders.
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 45JA, 45L and 45M of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (2 of 1934), and of all the powers enabling it in this behalf, the Reserve Bank of India (hereinafter also referred to as the Bank) being satisfied that it is necessary and expedient in the public interest and being satisfied that for the purpose of enabling the Bank to regulate the credit system to the advantage of the country to do so
RBI/2020-2021/26 FIDD.MSME & NFS.BC.No.4/06.02.31/2020-21 Date: August 21, 2020 The Chairman/ Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer All Commercial Banks (including Small Finance Banks, Local Area Banks and Regional Rural Banks) All Primary (Urban) Co-operative […]
Reserve Bank is there to regulate the issue of Bank notes and keeping of reserves with a view to securing monetary stability in India and generally to operate the currency and credit system of the country to its advantage; to have a modern monetary policy framework to meet the challenge of an increasingly complex economy, to maintain price stability while keeping in mind the objective of growth.
Monetary policy refers to the policy of the central bank with regard to the use of monetary instruments under its control to achieve the goals specified in the Act.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is vested with the responsibility of conducting monetary policy. This responsibility is explicitly mandated under the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 9 of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act, 2002, Asset Reconstruction Companies registered with the Bank are advised to adopt ‘Fair Practices Code’ so as to ensure transparency and fairness in their operation.
Master Direction – Non-Banking Financial Companies Acceptance of Public Deposits RBI Directions 2016
The Reserve Bank of India (the Bank), having considered it necessary in the public interest and being satisfied that for the purpose of enabling the Bank to regulate the credit system to the advantage of the country, it is necessary to give the directions set out below, hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 45J, 45JA, 45K, 45L and 45MA of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (Act 2 of 1934) (the RBI Act) and of all the powers enabling it in this behalf, and in supersession of the earlier directions contained in Notification No.DFC.118/DG (SPT)-98 dated January 31, 1998 issues the following Non-Banking Financial Companies Acceptance of Public Deposits (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2016 (the Directions) applicable to every non-banking financial company hereinafter specified.
The existing set of Master Circulars issued by RBI on various subjects will stand withdrawn with the issue of the Master Direction on the subject. The Master Directions consolidate instructions on rules and regulations framed by the Reserve Bank under various Acts including banking issues and foreign exchange transactions.
The Reserve Bank of India (the Bank), being satisfied that, in the public interest, and to enable the Bank to regulate the financial system of the country to its advantage, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 45NC of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (Act 2 of 1934) and of all the powers enabling it in this behalf exempts the categories of non-banking financial companies as given below from certain provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (the RBI Act, 1934) as specified hereunder
Reserve Bank released data relating to India’s International Investment Position as at end-March 2020.
International financial assets of Indian residents increased by US$ 73.9 billion due to the rise in reserve assets and overseas direct investment by US$ 64.9 billion and US$ 13.0 billion, respectively, though other investments declined marginally during the year
At end-March 2020, India’s external debt was placed at US$ 558.5 billion, recording an increase of US$ 15.4 billion over its level at end-March 2019.
The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2020-21-Series III will be opened for subscription for the period from June 08, 2020 to June 12, 2020. The nominal value of the bond based on the simple average closing price [published by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA)] for gold of 999 purity of the last three business days of the week preceding the subscription period, i.e. June 03 – June 05, 2020 works out to ₹4,677/- (Rupees Four Thousand Six Hundred and Seventy Seven only) per gram of gold.
The Bulletin includes RBI Governor’s statement, Monetary Policy Statement, 2020-21, Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, four Articles and Current Statistics. The four articles are: I. Quarterly Estimates of Households’ Financial Assets and Liabilities; II. Issues in Non-Bank Financial Intermediation; III. Market Financing Conditions for NBFCs: Issues and Policy Options; and IV Provisional Accounts of Central Government Finances 2019-20: An Assessment.
Creation of the Reserve Bank of India and Reserve Banking A bank to be called the Reserve Bank of India shall be constituted for the purposes of taking over the management of […]
These guidelines permitted banks to declare dividends subject to a ceiling of 33.33% on the dividend payout ratio, without obtaining the prior approval of RBI, subject to the fulfilment of the laid down criteria.
Increase in reserve assets (US $ 26.2 billion) was the dominant contributor to higher increase in Indian residents’ overseas financial assets, followed by overseas direct investments (US $ 3.3 billion).
In respect of all term loans (including agricultural term loans, retail and crop loans), all commercial banks (including regional rural banks, small finance banks and local area banks), co-operative banks, all-India Financial Institutions, and NBFCs (including housing finance companies) (“lending institutions”) are permitted to grant a moratorium of three months on payment of all instalments1 falling due between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020.
This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policies that directly address the stress in financial conditions caused by COVID-19.
Non-Banking Financial Companies are required to comply with Indian Accounting Standards for preparation of financial statements: RBI
RBI: Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) covered by Rule 4 of the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015 are required to comply with Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) for the preparation of their financial statements.
This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures for improving credit flows to certain sectors; reinforcing monetary transmission; strengthening regulation and supervision; broadening and deepening financial markets; and improving payment and settlement systems.