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Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme, Operational Guidelines

Circular No. RBI/2017-18/72 IDMD.CDD.No.927/14.04.050/2017-18 (06/10/2017)

This has reference to the GoI notification F.No.4(25)-B/(W&M)/2017 and RBI circular IDMD.CDD.No.929/14.04.050/2017-18 dated October 06 2017 on the Sovereign Gold Bonds,. FAQs in this regard have been placed on our website (www.rbi.org.in). Operational guidelines with regard to this scheme are given below...

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme- Terms and conditions of issue

RBI/2017-18/71 IDMD.CDD.No.929/14.04.050/2017-18 (06/10/2017)

Government of India has vide its Notification F.No. 4(25)-B/(W&M)/2017 dated October 06, 2017 announced that the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme. Under the scheme SGBs (The Bonds) will be issued in a series of weekly issuances which will be open for subscription from Monday to Wednesday of every week starting from October 09, 2017. ...

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NBFC– Peer to Peer Lending Platform– Exciting technological innovation

RBI, Master Directions – 2017 – NBFC – Peer to Peer Lending Platform – exciting technological innovation Anxiously awaited, RBI directions on peer to peer lending platform was issued on October 4, 2017 and let us understand it from a layman’s point of view. It is essential to view the directions as issued by RBI [&hellip...

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Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18- Resolution of MPC RBI

Press Release: 2017-2018/923 / 2017-2018/924 (04/10/2017)

The decision of the MPC is consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4 per cent within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth. The main considerations underlying the decision are set out in the statement be...

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NBFC- Peer to Peer Lending Platform (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2017

RBI/DNBR/2017-18/57 Master Direction DNBR (PD) 090/ 03.10.124/ 2017-18 (04/10/2017)

The Reserve Bank of India, (hereinafter referred to as the Bank) issued a Notification No DNBR.045/CGM (CDS)-2017 dated August 24, 2017 in terms of sub-clause (iii) of clause(f) of section 45I of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (hereinafter referred to as the Act) and on being satisfied that it is necessary to do so...

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Essar Roseneft deal – some questions

The sale of a 98 per cent stake in Essar Oil to Rosneft and the Trafigura-United Capital Partners (UCP) consortium. Of the total deal amount of $12.9 billion, about $5 billion debt held at group level will get settled through this transaction and another $6 billion debt of Essar Oil will be taken by Rosneft consortium,...

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Everything about Branch Office/ Project Office/ Liaison Office by Foreign Company in India

Foreign Company Approvals, Reporting and Taxation for opening and operating Branch Office/ Liaison Office/ Project Office in India. Taxation of foreign income entails the taxation by one country of income that its residents earn in another country. India limits the foreign tax credit to the lesser of foreign tax paid or local tax payable....

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Investment by FPI in Government Securities Medium Term Framework

RBI/2017-18/68 A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No. 7 (28/09/2017)

The limits for investment by FPIs for the quarter October-December 2017 is increased by INR 80 billion in Central Government Securities and INR 62 billion in State Development Loans. The revised limits are allocated as per the modified framework prescribed in the RBI/2017-18/12 A.P.(Dir Series) Circular No.1 dated July 3, 2017, and given ...

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Amendments to RBI Master Direction on Financial Services provided by Banks

RBI/2017-18/66 DBR.No.FSD.BC.89/24.01.040/2017-18 (25/09/2017)

Considering the suggestions and queries received from SEBI, banks and other stakeholders, Reserve Bank of India has decided to make certain amendments to Master Direction - Reserve Bank of India (Financial Services provided by Banks) Direction No.DBR.FSD.No.101/24.01.041/2015-16 dated May 26, 2016. In pursuance of these changes, Para 5(a)...

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Harmonisation of norms for Masala Bonds issuance with ECB guidelines

RBI/2017-18/ 64 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 05 (22/09/2017)

Attention of Authorised Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to Schedule 5 to the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) Regulations, 2000 notified vide Notification No. FEMA.20/2000-RB dated May 3, 2000, as amended from time to time....

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The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is India’s Apex bank which governs the banking regulations in the country and controls all the monetary policies of the country. It began its operations 1st of April 1935 at the time of British Rule as per the provisions laid down in the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. After India’s independence on 15th August 1947, the Reserve Bank of India was nationalized on 1st January 1949.

Reserve Bank of India is an independent monetary authority that regulates banks and offers important financial services such as controlling inflation, maintaining foreign exchange reserves, and providing monetary policy report. It plays a significant role in developing strategies of the Indian Government.

The FEMA Act (Foreign Exchange Management Act) is an Act constituted by the Indian Parliament for consolidating and amending the law related to foreign exchange for facilitating the external trade and payments and also for encouraging orderly maintenance and development of foreign exchange market in the country. This act was passed in the year 1999 during the winter session which replaced the previous Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA). The FEMA Regulations makes offenses with respect to foreign exchange civil offenses.This Act extends and is applicable for the entire nation. FEMA Act allowed a new regime for foreign exchange management that is consistent with the World Trade Organization’s emerging framework.

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