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Date : 31 May 2007
Abbreviations

ABBREVIATIONS

ABF

Asian Bond Fund

BPLR

Benchmark Prime Lending

 

 

 

 

 

Rate

ABS

Asset-Backed Security

 

 

 

 

 

 

BPO

Business Process Outsourcing

ACD

Asia Cooperation Dialogue

 

 

 

 

 

 

BSE

The Bombay Stock Exchange

ACU

Additional Competitive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Limited

 

 

Underwriting

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAD

Current Account Deficit

ADR

American Depository Receipt

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAPM

Capital Assets Pricing Model

ADs

Authorised Dealers

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAS

Credit Authorisation Scheme

AFS

Available for Sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBLOs

Collateralised Borrowing and

AGL

Aggregate Gap Limit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lending Obligations

AIBP

Accelerated Irrigation Benefit

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBO

Collateralised Bond Obligation

 

 

Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCC

Credit Counseling Canada

AIFI

All-India Financial Institution

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCDM

Credit Counseling and Debt

ALD

Aggregate Liability to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

 

Depositors

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCIL

Clearing Corporation of India

ALM

Asset-Liability Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ltd.

AMC

Asset Management Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCP

Central Counter Party

AML

Anti-Money Laundering

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCS

Credit Counseling of Singapore

ARC

Asset Reconstruction Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

CDO

Collateralised Debt Obligation

ASEAN

Association of South East

 

 

 

 

 

 

CDR

Corporate Debt Restructuring

 

 

Asian Nations

 

 

 

 

 

 

CDs

Certificates of Deposits

ATM

Automated Teller Machine

 

 

 

 

 

 

CDS

Credit Default Swaps

BAHTNET

Bank of Thailand Automated

 

 

 

 

 

High Value Transfer Network

CENVAT

Central Value Added Tax

BCD

Bond, Currency and

CFMS

Centralised Funds

 

 

Derivatives

 

 

Management System

BCR

Bank Credit

CGS

Commonwealth Government

 

 

 

 

 

Securities

BE

Bills of Exchange

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIB

Capital Indexed Bond

BEX

Bond Electronic Exchange

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIBIL

Credit Information Bureau

BFS

Board for Financial Supervision

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(India) Limited

BIDS

Bond Information and

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIP

Covered Interest Parity

 

 

Dissemination System

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLF

Collateralised Lending Facility

BIS

Bank for International

 

 

 

 

 

Settlements

CLN

Credit Linked Notes

BITs

Bilateral Investment Treaties

CLO

Collateralised Loan Obligations

BOJ NET

Bank of Japan NET

CP

Commercial Paper

 

CPI

Consumer Price Index

EMEAP

Executives’ Meeting of East

 

 

 

 

 

Asia Pacific Central Banks

CPI-IW

Consumer Price Index for

 

 

 

 

 

(Industrial Workers)

EMEs

Emerging Market Economies

CPSS

Committee on Payment and

EMU

European Monetary Union

 

 

Settlement Systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

ET

Exchange Traded

CPSUs

Central Public Sector

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAST

Fully Automated System for

 

 

Undertakings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issuing /Tendering

CRAR

Capital to Risk-Weighted

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCA

Foreign Cureency Assets

 

 

Assets Ratio

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCAC

Fuller Capital Account

CRR

Cash Reserve Ratio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convertibility

CRT

Credit Risk Transfer

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCCBs

Foreign Currency Convertible

CDSL

Central Depository Services

 

 

Bonds

 

 

(India) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCNR (A)

Foreign Currency Non-Resident

CSGL

Constituents’ Subsidiary

 

 

(Accounts)

 

 

General Ledger

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCNR (B)

Foreign Currency Non-Resident

CSO

Central Statistical Organisation

 

 

(Banks)

CSRC

Chinese Securities Regulatory

FDI

Foreign Direct Investment

 

 

Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEDAI

Foreign Exchange Dealers’

CV

Coefficient of Variation

 

 

Association of India

DAD

Deposit Accounts Department

FEMA

Foreign Exchange

DCCB

District Central Cooperative

 

 

Management Act

 

 

Bank

FERA

Foreign Exchange Regulations

DFHI

Discount and Finance House of

 

 

Act

 

 

India

FESFBs

Foreign Exchange Stabilisation

DFI

Development Finance Institution

 

 

Fund Bonds

DMO

Debt Management Office

FFMCs

Full Fledged Money Changers

DRT

Debt Recovery Tribunal

FIDF

Financial Institutions

 

 

 

 

 

Development Fund

DTL

Demand and Time Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIIs

Foreign Institutional Investors

DTTs

Double Taxation Treaties

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIMMDA

Fixed Income Money Market

DvP

Delivery versus Payment

 

 

and Derivatives Association of

ECB

European Central Bank

 

 

India

ECBs

External Commercial Borrowings

FMCG

Fast Moving Consumer Goods

ECS

Electronic Clearing Service

FIs

Financial Institutions

EEFC

Exchange Earners’ Foreign

FOMC

Federal Open Market Committee

 

 

Currency

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRAs

Forward Rate Agreements

EFP

External Finance Premium

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRBM Act

Fiscal Responsibility and

EFT

Electronic Fund Transfer

 

 

Budget Management Act

 

FRBs

Floating Rate Bonds

IMD

India Meteorological Department

FRL

Full Reservoir Level

IMDs

India Millennium Deposits

FRLs

Fiscal Responsibility

IMF

International Monetary Fund

 

 

Legislations

 

 

 

 

 

 

INFINET

Indian Financial Network

GATS

General Agreement on Trade

 

 

 

 

 

 

INR

Indian Rupees

 

 

and Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

IOC

Indian Oil Corporation

GCC

General Credit Card

 

 

 

 

 

 

IOMA

International Options Markets

GDCF

Gross Domestic Capital

 

 

Association

 

 

Formation

 

 

 

 

 

 

IOSCO

International Organisation of

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

 

 

Securities Commissions

GDR

Global Depository Receipt

IPAs

Issuing and Paying Agents

GDS

Gross Domestic Saving

IPF

Investor Protection Fund

GEMM

Gilt-Edged Market Makers

IPO

Initial Public Offer

GFD

Gross Fiscal Deficit

IRDA

Insurance Regulatory and

HFT

Held for Trading

 

 

Development Authority of

 

 

 

 

 

India

HPEC

High Powered Expert

 

 

 

 

 

Committee

IRFs

Interest Rate Futures

HTM

Held to Maturity

IRS

Interest Rate Swap

IAS

Integrated Accounting System

ISMA

International Securities Market

 

 

 

 

 

Association

IBA

Indian Banks’ Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

IT

Information Technology

IBPCs

Inter-Bank Participation

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITES

Information Technology

 

 

Certificates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enabled Services

ICDs

Inter Corporate Deposits

 

 

 

 

 

 

JGBs

Japanese Government Bonds

IDBI

Industrial Development Bank of

 

 

 

 

 

 

JLG

Joint Liability Group

 

 

India

 

 

 

 

 

 

JSDA

Japanese Securities Dealers

IDR

Indian Depository Receipt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Association

IFC

International Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCC

Kisan Credit Card

 

 

Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

KTBs

Korean Treasury Bonds

IFCI

Industrial Finance Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

of India

KYC

Know Your Customer

IIAs

International Investment

LAF

Liquidity Adjustment Facility

 

 

Agreements

LERMS

Liberalised Exchange Rate

IIBI

Industrial Investment Bank of

 

 

Management System

 

 

India

LIBOR

London Inter-Bank Offered

IIP

Index of Industrial Production

 

 

Rate

 

 

 

LIC

Life Insurance Corporation

ILAF

Interim Liquidity Adjustment

 

 

 

 

 

Facility

LOLR

Lender of Last Resort

 

LOOP

Law of One Price

NASSD

National Association of

 

 

 

 

 

Software and Services

LPA

Long Period Average

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department

LPG

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

 

 

 

 

 

 

NBC

Net Bank Credit

LTCCS

Long Term Cooperative Credit

 

 

 

 

 

 

NBFCs

Non-Banking Financial

 

 

Structure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Companies

LTO

Long-Term Operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCAER

National Council for Applied

 

Broad Money

 

 

Economic Research

M3

 

 

 

 

 

MAS

Monetary Authority of

NCCF

National Calamity Contingency

 

 

Singapore

 

 

Fund

MBS

Mortgage Backed Securities

NCDs

Negotiable Certificates of

 

 

 

 

 

Deposits

MCAP

Market Capitalisation

 

 

 

 

 

 

NDA

Net Domestic Assets

MCI

Monetary Conditions Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

NDF

Non Deliverable Forward

MFI

Micro Finance Institution

 

 

 

 

 

 

NDS

Negotiated Dealing System

MGSs

Malaysian Government

 

 

 

 

 

Securities

NDS-OM

Negotiated Dealing System-

 

 

 

 

 

Order Matching

MIBOR

Mumbai Inter-Bank Offered Rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

NDTL

Net Demand and Time

MIFOR

Mumbai Inter-bank Forward

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

Offered Rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEAT

National Exchange for

MME

Mature Market Economies

 

 

Automated Trading

MMIs

Money Market Instruments

NEER

Nominal Effective Exchange

MMMFs

Money Market Mutual Funds

 

 

Rate

MNSB

Multilateral Net Settlement Batch

NFA

Net Foreign Assets

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

NFC

Non-Food Credit

MPBF

Maximum Permissible Bank

NGO

Non-Government Organisation

 

 

Finance

NOF

Net Owned Funds

MSS

Market Stabilisation Scheme

NPAs

Non-Performing Assets

MTM

Mark to Market

NPL

Non-Performing Loan

MUC

Minimum Underwriting

NRE

Non-Resident External

 

 

Commitment

 

 

 

 

 

 

NRIs

Non-Resident Indians

NABARD

National Bank for Agriculture

 

 

 

 

 

 

NSDL

National Securities Depository

 

 

and Rural Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Limited

NASDAQ

National Association of

 

 

 

 

 

 

NSE

National Stock Exchange of

 

 

Securities Dealers Automated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

India Limited

 

 

Quotation System

 

 

 

 

 

 

NSS

National Settlement System

NASSCOM

National Association of Software

 

 

 

 

 

and Services

NSSF

National Small Savings Fund

 

NSSO

National Sample Survey

RD

Revenue Deficit

 

 

 

Organisation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REER

Real Effective Exchange Rate

NTR

Non-tax Revenues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIBs

Resurgent India Bonds

 

OD

Overdrafts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIDF

Rural Infrastructure

 

ODA

Official Development

 

 

Development Fund

 

 

 

Assistance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIP

Real Interest Parity

 

OECD

Organisation for Economic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RITS

Reserve Bank Information and

 

 

Cooperation and Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transfer Systems

 

OIS

Overnight Index Swap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RMDS

Reuters Markets Data System

OLS

Ordinary Least Square

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RNBCs

Residuary Non-Banking

 

OMOs

Open Market Operations

 

 

Companies

 

OPEC

Organisation of the Petroleum

RRBs

Regional Rural Banks

 

 

 

Exporting Countries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RTGS

Real Time Gross Settlement

 

OTC

Over-the-Counter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RTP

Reserve Tranche Position

 

OTCEI

Over-the-Counter Exchange of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAARC

South Asian Association for

 

 

 

India

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Cooperation

 

OWS

Other Welfare Schemes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SACP

Special Agricultural Credit Plan

P&L

Profit & Loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SARFAESI

Securitisation and Reconstruction

PACS

Primary Agricultural Credit

 

 

of Financial Assets

and

 

 

Society

 

 

Enforcement of Security Interest

PCARDB

Primary Cooperative and

SC(R)A

Securities Contract (Regulations)

 

 

Agriculture Rural Development

 

 

Act, 1956

 

 

 

Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCARDB

State Co-operative Agricultural

PCs

Participation Certificates

 

 

and Rural Development Bank

PD

Primary Deficit

SCB

State Co-operative Bank

 

PDAI

Primary Dealers’ Association of

SCBs

Scheduled Commercial Banks

 

 

India

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SDDS

Special Data Dissemination

 

PDO

Public Debt Office

 

 

Standards

 

PDs

Primary Dealers

SDLs

State Development Loans

 

PIO

Persons of Indian Origin

SDs

Satellite Dealers

 

PLF

Plant Load Factor

SEACEN

South East Asian Central Banks

PLR

Prime Lending Rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEANZA

South East Asia, New Zealand

PPP

Purchasing Power Parity

 

 

and Australia

 

PSCFC

Post Shipment Credit

SEBI

Securities and Exchange Board

 

 

denominated in Foreign Currency

 

 

of India

 

PSU

Public Sector Undertaking

SFC

State Financial Corporation

 

PTC

Pass-Through Certificate

SGF

Settlement Guarantee Fund

 

 

SGL

Subsidiary General Ledger

TOR

Turnover Ratio

SHCIL

Stock Holding Corporation of

TPDS

Targeted Public Distribution

 

 

India Limited

 

 

System

SHG

Self Help Group

TRS

Total Return Swap

SIDBI

Small Industries Development

UCBs

Urban Co-operative Banks

 

 

Bank of India

UIP

Uncovered Interest Parity

SLR

Statutory Liquidity Ratio

UK

United Kingdom

SME

Small and Medium

US

United States

 

 

Enterprises

 

 

 

 

 

 

USAID

United States Agency for

SPV

Special Purpose Vehicle

 

 

International Development

SR

Security Receipt

UTI

Unit Trust of India

SROs

Self Regulatory Organisations

VAR

Vector Auto Regression

SRS

System Requirement Study

VaR

Value at Risk

SSI

Small Scale Industries

VCF

Venture Capital Fund

STCCS

Short-Term Co-operative

VSAT

Very Small Aperture Terminal

 

 

Credit Structure

VTR

Value Traded Ratio

STCI

Securities Trading Corporation

WADR

Weighted Average Discount

 

 

of India

 

 

Rate

STP

Straight Through Processing

WDM

Wholesale Debt Market

STRIPS

Separate Trading of Registered

WI

When Issued

 

 

Interest and Principal of

 

 

 

 

 

 

WMA

Ways and Means Advances

 

 

Securities

 

 

 

 

 

 

WOS

Wholly Owned Subsidiaries

STT

Securities Transactions Tax

 

 

 

 

 

 

WPI

Wholesale Price Index

TAC

Technical Advisory Committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

WSS

Weekly Statistical Supplement

TDS

Tax Deducted at Source

 

 

 

 

 

 

WTO

World Trade Organisation

TFC

Twelfth Finance Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

YTM

Yield to Maturity

TIPS

Treasury Inflation Protected

 

 

 

 

 

Securities

ZCBs

Zero Coupon Bonds


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