HDFC Bank raises up to $300 million in NRE deposits

On July 6, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) permitted banks to garner FCNR (B) and NRE deposits from the Indian diaspora without any interest rate cap. Such relaxations are available until October 31 and November 4, respectively. The central bank also relaxed rules for external commercial borrowings, seeking to arrest the outflow of funds and ease pressure on the rupee.

HDFC Bank raises up to $300 million in NRE deposits
On July 6, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) permitted banks to garner FCNR (B) and NRE deposits from the Indian diaspora without any interest rate cap. Such relaxations are available until October 31 and November 4, respectively. The central bank also relaxed rules for external commercial borrowings, seeking to arrest the outflow of funds and ease pressure on the rupee.