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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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SC waives Interest in Loan Moratorium Scheme

The Supreme Court of India has refused to interfere with the decision of the government and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on the loan moratorium scheme declining to extend moratorium period of six-months. Highlights The supreme court has also highlighted that the additional reliefs like total waiver of interest cannot be allowed because it will ..

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RBI imposes Rs 2 crore penalty on SBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced on March 16, 2021 that it has fined India’s largest lending bank “State Bank of India (SBI)” with Rs 2 crore after it failed to follow the regulations in payment of remuneration to its employees through the commissions. Highlights The Reserve Bank of India imposed the monetary ..

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SBI Research: Fuel Prices will Drop if Brought under GST

A State Bank of India’s report highlights that, the pan-India Prices of fuels will drop if the petrol and diesel are brought under the GST regime to ₹75 and ₹68 a litre, respectively. Highlights of the report SBI research further highlights that, if we assume the GST rate of 28%, cess of ₹30 and ₹20 ..

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RBI to conduct OMO of ₹20,000 Crores

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have announced that it will purchase four government securities (G-Secs) that amounts to ₹20,000 crore. The central bank will purchase it on February 10, 2021 under the open market operations (OMOs). Highlights This move was announced in aftermath of the yields that was moving up to touch the intra-day ..

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