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RBI permits banks to provide PCE to NBFC bonds

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently permitted banks to grant Partial Credit Enhancement (PCE), or a partial guarantee, to bonds issued by systematically important non-deposit taking Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC-ND-SIs) registered with the Reserve Bank of India and Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) registered with National Housing Bank. The move is aimed at enhancing ..

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RBI launches Ombudsman Scheme for NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched Ombudsman Scheme for redressal of complaints against the Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). The scheme will provide a cost-free and expeditious complaint redressal mechanism relating to deficiency in the services by NBFCs covered under the scheme. The scheme will cover all deposit-taking NBFCs, and based on the experience ..

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Infrastructure Debt Fund will be based on a tripartite deal

The recently approved Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDF) will be based on a tripartite agreement b/w developer, lender (bank) and the IDF. The decision has been taken to infusing greater funds into infrastructure development in the country. Loans by the banks would be refinanced by IDF so that the lenders have free funds for more lending. ..

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Cabinet approves Micro Financial Sector (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2011

The Union Cabinet cleared the Micro Financial Sector (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2011, which will bring the microfinance industry under the regulatory ambit of RBI. As per the Bill all microfinance institution (MFIs) will now have to be registered with the RBI, which will decide the interest rate that MFIs can charge. Also it would ..

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Achievements of the Indian Banking System

Strong Fundamentals: The IBA-FICCI-BCG Report (August 2011), says that India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth will make the Indian banking industry the third largest in asset size in the world by 2025′. This report gives a very hopeful picture of the Indian Banking Sector in times ahead. However, being largest is not enough – being ..

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