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BoB signs MoU with Indian Army for customised services
The Bank of Baroda (BoB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Army under which the bank would offer customised services along with a host of facilities to account holders. The MoU offers handsome free personal accident insurance cover, free air accident insurance cover of Rs 15 lakh to Rs 50 lakh and ..
Topics: Bank of Baroda • Debt • Finance • Financial law • Money • MOU • Overdraft
Sunil Mehta recommends changes in existing Inter-Creditor Agreement (ICA)
The Sashakt Committee, headed by PNB non-executive chairman Sunil Mehta, has recommended changes in existing Inter-Creditor Agreement (ICA) to incorporate revised voting threshold and other changes for decision making stipulated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It will enable expeditious implementation of the new framework on stressed assets. Under the RBI’s new framework, it ..
Topics: Credit • Debt • Finance • Financial law • Money • Non-bank financial institution • Second lien loan
SBI’s new rules on saving accounts and short-term loans effective from May 1
State Bank of India (SBI) has moved to a new interest rate regime on large savings account deposits with balance above Rs 1 lakh as well as short-term loans like overdraft and cash credit. SBI became the first bank in the country which has linked deposit accounts and short term loans to an external benchmark. ..
Topics: Bank • Bank deposits • Banking • Debt • Deposit account • Financial law • Financial services • Money • Overdraft • State Bank of India
Multi Commodity Exchange of India platform launches India’s first options contract on copper futures
The Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) has launched the India’s first options contract on copper futures on May 21, 2018. The option contract will provide physical market participants an additional instrument to hedge their risk. Currently, June, August and November 2018 option contracts are available for trading, with one MCX copper futures contract ..
Topics: Commodity • Commodity markets • Exercise • Finance • Financial law • Financial markets • Financial risk • Futures contract • Hedge • Multi Commodity Exchange • Options
ICICI Bank launches instant overdraft ‘InstaOD’ facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)
The ICICI Bank has launched instant overdraft ‘InstaOD’ facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in a completely online and paperless manner. Customers can get overdraft facility up to Rs 15 lakh for a year anytime, anywhere using the bank’s Internet and mobile banking app. The new facility will enable a few lakh of ..
Topics: Bank • Banking • Debt • Financial law • Financial services • ICICI Bank • Mobile banking • Overdraft • Transaction account
RBI raises currency derivative trade limit to how much amount for residents and foreign portfolio investors
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised exposure limit under Exchange Traded Currency Derivatives (ETCD) trading for residents and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to $100 million across all currency pairs involving the Indian rupee. The RBI’s decision to raise the limit will help entities engaged in forex transactions to maintain their currency risks in ..
Topics: Currency pair • Derivative • Finance • Financial law • Financial markets • Foreign exchange market • Foreign exchange risk • Hedge • Indian rupee • Market risk • Rupee