Saturday, November 17, 2012


01.EXIM bank operates various lending programs for promotion of exports of engineering and capital goods and related services from India
02.         EXIM - Direct financial assistance to exporters of plant, equipment, machinery and related services in the form of medium term credit
03.       EXIM -Overseas investment finance to Indian promoters of overseas joint ventures to support their equity investments.
04.         EXIM - Overseas buyers’ credit to foreign importers for import of Indian capital goods and related services
05.       National Housing bank was established on 9.7.1988
06.Vide National housing bank act, 1987 to function as a principal agency to promote housing finance institutions and to provide financial and other support to such institutions.
07.         NHB – issues directions to housing finance institutions to ensure their growth on sound lines
08.       Make loans and advances and render any other form of financial assistance to scheduled banks and housing finance institutions or to any authority established by or under any central, state or provincial act and engaged in slum improvement
09.         Formulate schemes for the purpose of mobilization of resources and extension of credit for housing.
10.       Banks can accept both demand and time deposits from the public
11.         Interest payable on savings bank accounts is not regulated by Reserve Bank of India
12.       RBI is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India
13.         Accounts are allowed to be operated by cheques in respect of both savings bank accounts and current accounts
14.         Normally no interest is paid on current deposit accounts
15.         The usual deposit schemes of the banks are current accounts, savings bank accounts and term deposit accounts
16.       Fixed deposits and recurring deposits are repayable after an agreed period
17.         Financial inclusion means provision of financial services namely, payments, remittances, savings, loans and insurance at affordable cost to persons not yet given the same
18.         Sale of insurance policy to a depositor is known as cross selling by banks
19.         When a bank returns a cheque unpaid, it is called dishonor of the cheque
20.         Mortgage is a security on immovable property for a deposit received by a bank
21.         Accounts in which shares of various companies are traded in electronic form is called as demat accounts
22.         NABARD has sought an emergency fund of Rs. 1000 crore from banks to tackle acute liquidity crisis, which is coming in the way to give loans to micro borrowers
23.         Distribution of insurance products and insurance policies by the banks as corporate agencies is known as bankassurance
24.         The term L denote “Liquidity” in term “LAF” as referred every now and then in relation to monetary policy of RBI – liquidity
25.         The full form of FINO – a term frequently used in newspapers is called as – Financial Information Network and Operation Limited
26.         The rate of inflation increases when the purchasing power of money decreases
27.         Interest on savings bank account is now calculated by banks on daily product basis
28.         A centralized data base with online connectivity to branches through internet as well as ATM network which has been adopted by almost all major banks of the country is known as core banking
29.         Treasury bills, commercial paper, certificate of deposit, shares and bonds are called as money market instruments
30.         Repurchase agreement is not money market instrument
31.         With a view to facilitate payment of balance in the deposit account to the person named by the depositor without any hassles in the event of death of the account holder, the following facility has been introduced for bank accounts in our country – nomination
32.       Banks in our country normally publicize that additional interest rate is allowed on retail domestic term deposits of – senior citizens
33.         CRR – cash reserve ratio
34.       SLR – statutory reserve ratio
35.       EXIM bank – export and import bank of India
36.       NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural development
37.       SIDBI – small industries development bank of India
38.       EDP – entrepreneurship development programme
39.       SMERA – SME rating agency of India Limited
40.       NBFC – Non banking finance companies
41.       NEFT – National electronic funds transfer
42.       RTGS – real time gross settlement
43.       Narrow banking is a system of banking under which a bank places its funds only in 100 percent risk free assets with maturity matching for its liabilities.
44.       NPA – non performing assets
45.       CAR means capital adequacy ratio
46.       KYC means know your customer guidelines
47.       IPO – Initial public offer
48.       QIB – qualified institutional borrowings
49.       SEBI – securities and exchange board of India
50.       MICR – magnetic ink character recognition
51.       NSE – national stock exchange
52.       BCSBI – Banking codes and standards board of India
53.       FEDAI – Foreign exchange dealers association of India
54.       ALCO – asset liability committee
55.       ALM – asset liability management
56.       FCNR – foreign currency non resident deposit accounts
57.       CDRS – Corporate debt restricting system
58.       IDRBT – Institute for development and research of banking technology
59.       YTM – yield to maturity
60.       IRDA – Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India

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