Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)

India's Forex Reserve Increase By $2.04 Billon To Reach $639.52 Billion: RBI

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Business Team

India's reserve position with the International Monetary Fund fell by $3 million to about $5.23 billion in the reporting week, the data stated.

RBI Rates Unchanged: Should You Take That Home Loan Now?

Oct 08, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Experts say interest rates seem to have bottomed out so if buying assets such as a home or car is on your cards, borrowers should go ahead.

Bombay HC Dismiss SREI Promoters' Plea Against RBI Insolvency

The High Court said it was not inclined to entertain the matter.

RBI Supersedes SREI's Board Due To Governance Issues

Oct 04, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The circular further stated that former chief general manager of the Bank of Baroda, Rajneesh Sharma has been appointed administrator of the two entities.

Forex Reserves Descend To $638.65 Billion

The apex bank stated that the fall in reserves was on account of a fall in the foreign currency assets (FCAs) which is a major component of the overall reserves.

27 September, 2021

Government Will Borrow Rs 5.03 Lakh Crore in H2

Outlook Business Team

A total market borrowing of Rs 12.05 lakh crore was projected for the fiscal year 2021-22 in the Union Budget. The effective borrowing in H1 was Rs 7.02 lakh crore

23 September, 2021

Business News Roundup: September 23, 2021

Outlook Business Team

In this section, we recapitulate all the action from the world of business, finance and economic policymaking

23 September, 2021

Bank Deposits Grew By 11.9% In 2020-21 Due To Spike In CASA: RBI Report

Outlook Business Team

The central banker stated that CASA deposits rose 43.7 per-cent in March 2021 compared to a 41.7 per-cent growth in the previous year

22 September, 2021

Business News Roundup: September 22, 2021

Outlook Business Team

In this section, we recapitulate all the action from the world of business, finance and economic policymaking

20 September, 2021

Business News Roundup: September 20, 2021

Outlook Business Team

In this section, we recapitulate all the action from the world of business, finance and national economics from today

17 September, 2021

Inflation On Cooling Trajectory: RBI Bulletin

Outlook Business Team

RBI's September 2021 bulletin said inflation outcome for August 2021 "vindicated" the Monetary Policy Committee's suggestion for treating the May price shock as transitory


16 September, 2021

FM Nirmala Sitharaman To Head GST Meet Today

Kamalika Ghosh

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow today.

16 September, 2021

Highlights: Govt Announces Setting Up Of National Asset Reconstruction Company

Outlook Business Team

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared a proposal providing Rs 30,600cr government guarantee for security receipts to be issued by the National Asset Reconstruction Company to tackle bad loans

14 September, 2021

Indian UPI and Singaporean Equivalent PayNow To Be Linked

Outlook Business Team

Linkage of these fast payment systems will enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal, cross-border basis.

01 September, 2021

Cheque Payments Get A New Hedge with ‘Positive Pay System’

Outlook Money

The RBI had provided instructions regarding the Positive Pay System and asked the lenders to launch the mechanism on January 1. It has made it mandatory for the banks that customers must be informed about the procedure.

25 August, 2021

Baghat Urban Co-operative Bank, Solan, To Pay RBI Rs 15 Lakh Penalty

Outlook Web Desk

A notice was issued to the bank to show cause as to why a penalty should not be imposed for violation of the said directions.

24 August, 2021

Have Multiple Torn Notes? Don't Worry, Your Money Is Safe; Check Details

Outlook Web Bureau

According to RBI, a mutilated note is a note of which a portion is missing or which is composed of more than two pieces.


20 August, 2021

Banks To Remain Closed For 4 Days From Today In These Cities; Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

Bank Holidays August 2021: There are two holidays that will be celebrated by a large majority of states and cities this month

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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