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RBI drops Axis Bank from list of bullion importers

REUTERS
Published : Apr 3, 2018, 12:57 pm IST
Updated : Apr 3, 2018, 12:57 pm IST

It was unclear why Axis, one of India’s leading importers of bullion, did not feature in the list.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) late on Monday dropped Axis Bank from a list of banks it has cleared to import gold and silver in the current financial year that began April 1.
 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) late on Monday dropped Axis Bank from a list of banks it has cleared to import gold and silver in the current financial year that began April 1.

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) late on Monday dropped Axis Bank from a list of banks it has cleared to import gold and silver in the current financial year that began April 1.

It was unclear why Axis, one of India’s leading importers of bullion, did not feature in the list that was released late on Monday.

Axis Bank and the Reserve Bank of India were not immediately reachable for comment.

Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank and Bank of Nova Scotia were among the 16 banks allowed to import bullion.

Two other small banks Karur Vyasa and South Indian Bank, were also dropped from the RBI list.

Tags: reserve bank of india, axis bank, bullion, gold import
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)