Bank Promotions – 2022 – Interview Tips and Latest Developments in Financial Sector

These days different Banks are conducting Internal Bank Promotion Examination followed by GD and Mock Interview. We have compiled different data and information from RBI and IIBF Vision and news papers and tried to compile the best contents which will be helpful in Banking Interview and examination.

Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies

Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures relating to (i) liquidity measures; (ii) financial markets; (iii) payment and settlement systems and (iv) regulation and supervision.

RBI Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review February 2022 – Highlights and Key Takeaways

RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had began its three-day deliberations on February 8th instead of 7th due to Maharashtra government’s decision to declare February 7 as a public holiday to mourn the passing of the singing legend Lata Mangeshkar.
The RBI has decided to continue its accomodative stance and has kept repo rate unchanged at 4 percent and reverse repo rate unchanged at 3.35 percent. The Reserve Bank of India has projected real GDP Growth at 7.8 percent for fiscal year 2022-23.The CPI inflation projection has been retained at 5.3% for FY 2021-22 and 4.5% for FY 2022-23.

RBI Bulletin January 2022

The Reserve Bank of India released the January 2022 issue of its monthly Bulletin which includes two speeches, four articles and current statistics. The four articles are: I. State of the Economy; II. Indian Agriculture: Achievements and Challenges; III. The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Consumer Confidence in India; and IV. Changing Dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment in India.

Union Budget 2022-23 – Key Highlights and Impact on various sectors

FM Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2022 in Parliament. While keeping the Income Tax Slabs unchanged, FM announced a major change in taxation as far as virtual digital assets are concerned. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed a 30 per cent tax on income from transactions in such assets. Furthermore, FM Also proposed Gati Shakti Programme which will boost infrastructure and create more jobs. On education sector, FM has announced launch of a new Digital University as well as expansion of PM eVIDYA with addition of new TV channels for supplementary education.

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2021-22 – Key Highlights

The Economic Survey 2021-22 was tabled in Parliament on Monday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman soon after the President’s address to both Houses of Parliament. The survey, presented a day before the Union Budget, underlines the state of the economy and outlines suggestions for policy actions.

RBI’s Financial Stability Report for December 2021 – Bank NPAs may go beyond 8% by September 2022,

Reserve Bank released the 24th issue of the Financial Stability Report (FSR), which reflects the collective assessment of the Sub-Committee of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) on risks to financial stability and the resilience of the financial system.

Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2020-21

Reserve Bank of India released the Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2020-21, a statutory publication in compliance with Section 36 (2) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. This Report presents the performance of the banking sector, including co-operative banks, and non-banking financial institutions during 2020-21 and 2021-22 so far.

Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework for Scheduled Commercial Banks & NBFCs

RBI has reviewed and revised the existing framework for SCB’s and also issued fresh PCA Framework for NBFC’s. The new PCA norms for SCB’s shall be effective January 1st, 2022 & for NBFC’s the PCA norms will be effective wef October 1, 2022.