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India’s overall economic activity remains strong despite third wave: RBI Bulletin

India’s overall economic activity remains strong despite third wave: RBI Bulletin

🕔07:10, 18.Jan 2022

Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) India’s overall economic activity remains strong despite facing headwinds from a rapid surge in Omicron infections, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its monthly bulletin for January 2022. “Overall economic activity in India remains strong,

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RBI likely to hike interest rates by up to 100 basis points in 2022

RBI likely to hike interest rates by up to 100 basis points in 2022

🕔14:28, 13.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The RBI is likely to start raising the policy rate in the near future by up to 100 bps in 2022. “In the immediate neighbourhood, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have raised policy rates. We expect India,

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Airtel Payments Bank receives ‘Scheduled Bank’ status from RBI

Airtel Payments Bank receives ‘Scheduled Bank’ status from RBI

🕔07:16, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Airtel Payments Bank said on Tuesday that it has been categorised as a ‘Scheduled Bank by the Reserve Bank of India. The new status will allow Airtel Payments bank to pitch for government-issued ‘Requests for Proposals’

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RBI allows KYC updation till March 2022 amid Omicron uncertainty

RBI allows KYC updation till March 2022 amid Omicron uncertainty

🕔18:47, 30.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday extended the last date for Know Your Customer (KYC) updation for bank accounts by three months to March 2022. The RBI, through a notification, said it is extending the

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Private cryptocurrencies pose risk, prone to frauds, illegal acts: RBI report

Private cryptocurrencies pose risk, prone to frauds, illegal acts: RBI report

🕔21:14, 29.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday said the proliferation of private cryptocurrencies across the globe has sensitised regulators and governments to the associated risks. As per the cryptocurrencies pose immediate risks of frauds, to anti-money-laundering

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RBL Bank depositors protected, unanswered questions remain: AIBEA

RBL Bank depositors protected, unanswered questions remain: AIBEA

🕔16:07, 29.Dec 2021

Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) Depositors of the RBL Bank Ltd need not worry about the safety of their money as Section 45 of Banking Regulation Act will protect their interests, said a top leader of All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA).

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Banks need to further bolster capital positions to absorb stress: RBI report

Banks need to further bolster capital positions to absorb stress: RBI report

🕔06:45, 29.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday said that banks need to further bolster their capital positions to absorb potential slippages as well as to sustain the credit flow, especially when monetary and fiscal measures unwind.

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RBL Bank’s financial health remains stable: RBI

RBL Bank’s financial health remains stable: RBI

🕔07:17, 28.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Monday said that the financial health of RBL Bank remains stable. “The Reserve Bank would like to state that the bank is well capitalised and the financial position of the bank

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Investors approach RBI to buy stake in RBL Bank: Report

Investors approach RBI to buy stake in RBL Bank: Report

🕔06:58, 27.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Several well known investors have lined up to buy a stake in RBL Bank and sought Reserve Bank’s permission, according to a media report. The report said that the investors approached RBI with proposals to buy 10

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ADIF urges RBI to ensure card tokenisation readiness across banks

ADIF urges RBI to ensure card tokenisation readiness across banks

🕔14:17, 24.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF) on Friday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to extend card tokenisation deadline by six months till June 30, 2022, urging the central bank to ensure readiness

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RBI extends card tokenisation deadline till June 30

RBI extends card tokenisation deadline till June 30

🕔07:27, 24.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday extended card tokenisation deadline by six months till June 30, 2022, from the earlier deadline of December 31, 2021. “The timeline for storing of CoF (card-on-file) data is extended by

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MPC members agree on repo rate, differ on accommodative stance

MPC members agree on repo rate, differ on accommodative stance

🕔07:03, 23.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) The six-member Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India had unanimously agreed on retaining the repo rate at its last meeting, but not all members favoured continuation of the “accommodative stance”. According to the minutes

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RBI to the rescue: Sizeable intervention seen to arrest rupee fall

RBI to the rescue: Sizeable intervention seen to arrest rupee fall

🕔21:22, 22.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) A likely Reserve Bank of India’s intervention via a recent US dollar sale worth around $4 to $5 billion has arrested the sharp slide in rupee value, cited analysts. The RBI is known to enter the markets

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Industry bodies urge RBI to extend card tokenisation deadline

Industry bodies urge RBI to extend card tokenisation deadline

🕔13:09, 22.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Merchant Payments Alliance of India (MPAI) and the Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF) on Wednesday urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to extend the card-on-file (CoF) tokenisation deadline of December 31 for merchants.

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RBI’s Board discusses aspects of central bank digital currency

RBI’s Board discusses aspects of central bank digital currency

🕔07:14, 18.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India on Friday deliberated upon various aspects relating to the central bank digital currency and private crypto currencies. The discussions took place at the 592nd meeting of its Central

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Uptick in pvt investment spear-heads India’s economic recovery: RBI Bulletin

Uptick in pvt investment spear-heads India’s economic recovery: RBI Bulletin

🕔07:19, 16.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) The recovery for the Indian economy is spear-headed by an uptick in private investment through November-December alongside a turnaround in bank credit offtake, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its monthly bulletin for December. It

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RBI makes ‘Legal Entity Identifier’ must for Rs 50 cr plus cross-border deals

RBI makes ‘Legal Entity Identifier’ must for Rs 50 cr plus cross-border deals

🕔07:23, 11.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Friday made the ‘Legal Entity Identifier’ mandatory for cross-border transactions for capital or current account transactions worth Rs 50 crore and above. The LEI is a 20-digit number used to

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Growth Oriented: RBI keeps lending rates intact, remains accommodative

Growth Oriented: RBI keeps lending rates intact, remains accommodative

🕔07:49, 9.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) To support a durable as well as lasting economic recovery amid concerns over the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday retained its key lending rates along with the growth-oriented accommodative stance during

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Reduction in taxes on fuel to ease inflationary pressure: RBI guv

Reduction in taxes on fuel to ease inflationary pressure: RBI guv

🕔15:44, 8.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Reduction in Central excise as well as state VAT on petrol and diesel is expected to ease domestic inflationary pressure, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday. In a virtual address post the monetary policy meet,

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RBI maintains India’s FY22 GDP growth projection at 9.5%

RBI maintains India’s FY22 GDP growth projection at 9.5%

🕔15:42, 8.Dec 2021

Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday maintained India’s GDP growth projection for the current financial year to 9.5 per cent on accelerated economic recovery along with pent-up demand. Accordingly, GDP is expected to grow at

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