RBI’s disclaimer note on merger of Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) and Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (IBHFL)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its press release announced that it has learnt merger of Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) and Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (IBHFL)through media. As per media news above entities have made a merger announcement on April 5, 2019 with approval of their respective Boards. RBI’s disclaimer said that a section of…

What is HTM/ held to maturity?

The entire investment portfolio of the banks (including SLR securities and non-SLR securities) are  classified under three categories viz. ‘Held to Maturity’, ‘Available for Sale’ and ‘Held for Trading’. Held-to-maturity securities are debt security investments which the holder has the intention and ability to hold them until specific date of maturity. The investments classified under…