External commercial borrowing Current Affairs, GK & News

RBI enhances scope of Special Non-Resident Rupee accounts

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has enhanced scope of ‘Special Non-resident Rupee’ (SNRR) by allowing persons residing outside India to open such accounts for purposes such as- (a) external commercial borrowing (ECB), (b) trade credit and and (c) Trade (Export/ Import) Invoicing, in domestic currency. The step is taken to popularise cross-border transactions in ..

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RBI liberalises ECB norms by relaxing end-use restrictions

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) norms for corporates, non-banking lenders by relaxing end-use restrictions with regard to working capital, general corporate purpose and repayment of rupee loans. This decision was taken after receiving feedback from stakeholders for easing liquidity in the domestic market. Recent changes by RBI End-use stipulations ..

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RBI elevates foreign investment limit in govt bonds

In a move targeted at preventing the continuous decline of Rupee, the Reserve Bank of India increased the limit of foreign investment in government bonds by $ 5 billion to $ 20 billion. The regulator also elevated limit of external commercial borrowing (ECB) to $ 10 bilion. Currently, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) are permitted to ..

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RBI announces measures to revive Rupee

The Reserve Bank of India announced a number of steps, to aid revive the currency and the economy The measures include increasing limits for external commercial borrowings and government securities .The initiatives are in consultation with the government to liberalize capital account transactions.These measures will permit Indian companies in the manufacturing and infrastructure sector and ..

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