MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue final guidelines on new bank licenses before the current fiscal year ends in March, local television news channels reported, quoting Deputy Governor Anand Sinha.
The guidelines would pave the way for corporate houses to enter the banking sector. No new Indian bank has been formed since Yes Bank(YESB.NS) in 2004.
The RBI has completed talks with the finance ministry on the new bank license guidelines, Sinha was quoted as saying by local TV.
(Reporting by Shamik Paul; Editing by Susan Fenton)
Trending On Reuters
With the Nifty breaching 8,500, sentiments are again bullish. But markets have been in the 8,200-8,600 range for some time and stocks across the board do not give the required confidence except for the liquidity factor. Many frontline stocks are not participating on the upside and the core sector is in a downtrend, writes Ambareesh Baliga. Column