RBI appoints external firm to audit HDFC Bank’s IT infrastructure

HDFC Bank on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed an external IT firm for carrying out a special audit of its IT infrastructure in the aftermath of repeated service outages at the country’s largest private sector lender over the past two years. “RBI has appointed an external professional IT firm for … Read more

Reserve Bank revises audit norms for banks

The RBI on Saturday came up with revised long format audit report (LFAR) norms with a view to improving the efficacy of internal audit and risk management systems. The LFAR, which applies to statutory central auditors (SCA) and branch auditors of banks, has been updated keeping in view the large scale changes in the size, … Read more

RBI further cuts rate by 40 bps. What about previous cuts?

In a widely expected move, RBI today slashed policy rates by 40 bps to ease Covid2019 impact. The repo rate now stands at 4% and reverse repo at 3.35%. This is the second significant cut in the year. Previously, in March RBI had cut the repo rate by 75 bps. “The MPC also decided to … Read more