Briefly Business: Indias forex reserves dip by $4.67 billion
December, 26th 2011
A dip in Indias foreign currency assets resulted in a $4.67 billion decline in the countrys forex reserves to $302.1 billion for the week ended December 16. Foreign currency assets fell by $4.668 billion to $266.968 billion for the week, the RBI said.
ICAI proposes branch-level audit for pvt banks
New Delhi: Private sector banks will have to get their branch accounts audited by an RBI-approved panel along the lines of PSU lenders if a proposal of accounting regulator ICAI goes through.
More banks hike NRE deposit rates
Mumbai: Three more banks have hiked their non-resident external (NRE) deposit offerings. YES Bank and Dena Bank have hiked their offering to 9.6 per cent, while IndusInd Bank upped its NRE deposits to offer a 9.25 per cent rate of return.
New Delhi: Reflecting economic slowdown in major economies, foreign direct investment dipped by over 50 per cent to $1.16 billion in October for the second month in a row.
Special group to deal with impact of global crisis
New Delhi: The government is contemplating setting up a Crisis Management Group headed by RBI Deputy Governor to deal with the impact of global financial turmoil. The issue is likely to be discussed at a meeting with the Finance Ministry on Monday.
Lupin to replicate Japan model for expansion
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