What are depository receipts –ADR, GDR and IDR?

A depository receipt or depositary receipt (DR) is a negotiable financial instrument that represents a foreign company’s (issuing company which is incorporated outside India) publicly traded debt or equity in domestic exchanges. The depository receipts (DRs) which are created by a Domestic Depository bank against the underlying equity shares of the issuing company are termed…

What is the role of EXIM Bank?

EXIM bank of India was established by Government of India in 1982 under the Export-Import Bank of India Act, 1981 for the purpose of financing, facilitating and promoting India’s international trade. The bank conducts export market studies and assists Indian Joint ventures in third countries. The bank offers international merchant banking services and financing in…

What is the role of FEDAI ?

The banks which are officially authorized by RBI to deal in foreign exchange transactions are called ‘Authorised Dealers’ (ADs).Foreign Exchange Dealers Association of India (FEDAI) is an association of ‘Authorised Dealers’ set up in 1958 under sec 25 of companies’ act 1956. As per RBI guidelines, it is obligatory on the part of all the…

Important FEDAI Rules

FEDAI prescribes rules regarding trading hours, Exchange rate, Crystallization, of foreign currency, extension/cancellation of contracts etc. The FEDAI rules govern all Authorised Dealers of foreign exchange in India. Some of the important rules of FEDAI are as under. Trading Hours of Authorised Dealers (Rule 1): Exchange trading hours for interbank forex market in India would…