Reserve Bank of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Reserve Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 with a share capital of Rs. 5 crores on the basis of the recommendations of the Hilton Young Commission. This commission submitted its report in the year 1926, though the bank ..

T Rabi Sankar named RBI deputy governor

The Government of India recently appointed T Rabi Shankar as the fourth Deputy Governor. About T Rabi Shankar T Rabi Shankar is in charge of fintech, payment system, risk management and information technology at the Apex Bank. He has succeeded B P Kanungo. Rabi Shankar has an M Phil in Economics degree. He was appointed ..

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RBI’s State of the Economy Report – Update (April, 2021)

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the State of Economy Report for the month of April 2021. Key Findings of the Report The resurgence of COVID-19 might bring back inflationary pressures. Also, the restrictions and disruptions in supply chains might add up to the inflationary pressures. Under the G-Sec Acquisition Programme, RBI aims to ..

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G-sec acquisition programme – G-SAP 1.0

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced a Government Security Acquisition Programme, GSAP 1.0. Under the programme, the central bank will purchase government bonds of worth Rs 1 trillion (or one lakh crores of rupees). The first purchase of Rs 25,000 crore is to be made on April 15, 2021. GSAP 1.0 The GSAP 1.0 ..

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What is RXIL?

RXIL is Receivables Exchange of India. Recently RXIL has become the first TReDS platform to cross monthly throughput of Rs 1000 crores. The transaction volume in the platform grew from Rs 69 crores in April 2020 to Rs 1,105 crores in March 2021. This shows economic recovery in the country. Also, it shows that the ..

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RBI: RTGS could be Expanded Beyond India

Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Shaktikanta Das, while speaking at 7th edition of India Economic Conclave has called for effective regulation which should help innovation in fintech space. Highlights According to RBI Governor, Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) has multi-currency capabilities. So, there is scope to explore if it can be expanded beyond India. He ..

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