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RBI revises guidelines on mortgage guarantee companies

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 14:24

The Reserve Bank on Saturday revised guidelines for mortgage guarantee companies and said that guarantees provided by them may be treated as contingent liabilities, for which credit conversion factor would be 50 percent.

RBI to cut down "pre-emptions" to spur efficiency

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 14:24

A day after he lowered SLR, the mandatory government bond holding requirements for banks, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said RBI is all for reducing "pre-emptions" over a longer horizon for more efficiency in the financial system.

Sebi tweaks investment cap for FPIs in G-Secs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:13

Market regulator Sebi has tweaked the investment limits for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) in government securities by increasing the threshold for general investors from USD 20 billion to USD 25 billion.

FII investment sub-limit in G-secs raised by $5 billion

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:25

The Reserve Bank on Wednesday said the FII limit for investment in government securities has been increased by USD 5 billion within the total cap of USD 30 billion.

India raises exposure to US govt securities at $70.1 bn in May

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:34

India held American government securities worth USD 70.1 billion in May, increasing its exposure to one of the highest levels so far this year.

RBI to sell govt securities worth Rs 15,000 crore on Friday

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:48

The Reserve Bank will sell dated government securities worth Rs 15,000 crore in four tranches on Friday, RBI said.

FIIs can't buy G-secs with maturity of less than 1 yr: SEBI

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 22:34

Capital market regulator SEBI Monday restricted foreign investors from buying government securities having maturity of less than one year, a move that aims at encouraging inflows of long-term overseas fund.

Govt to borrow Rs 3.68 lakh cr in first half of 2014-15

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 18:44

The gross market borrowing through issue of dated securities in 2014-15 has been pegged at Rs 5.97 lakh crore, Rs 34,000 crore higher than 2013-14 fiscal ending March 31.

RBI switches Rs 4,400 cr of short-term bonds to long-term

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 20:32

The Reserve Bank on Friday switched Rs 4,400 crore worth of shorter maturity government securities with longer tenor bonds with an institutional investor.

Investment sub-limit for foreign fund in govt papers hiked

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 21:03

The Reserve Bank on Wednesday doubled the sub-limit for investment in government securities to USD 10 billion by long-term investors like sovereign wealth funds and foreign central banks, with a view to attract more funds.

India hikes US govt securities holdings to $63.9 bn

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:01

India increased its holding of American government securities to USD 63.9 billion for the second straight month in November last year.

RBI to infuse Rs 10K cr liquidity into market on Wednesday via OMO

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 23:15

The Reserve Bank will pump Rs 10,000 crore in the market on Wednesday by buying government securities to ease the liquidity situation.