Useful Finance & Banking Abbreviations


Finance & Banking Abbreviations

Here we are providing useful and important Finance & Banking Abbreviations

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AD Authorized Dealer
ABM Assistant Branch Manager
AEPS Aadhaar Enabled Payments Switch
AFS Annual Financial Statement
AGM Annual General Meeting
ASSOCHAM Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India
AIF Alternative Investment Fund
ADR American Depository Receipt
AIC Agricultural Insurance Company
ALM Asset Liability Management
ARC Asset Reconstruction Companies
AIF Alternative Investment Fund
ACS Automated Clearing System
ADB Asian Development Bank
ADF Automated Data Flow
AIF Alternative Investment Fund
AMFL Association of Mutual Funds in India
    APBS Aadhaar Payment Bridge System
ANBC Adjusted Net Bank Credit
ACF Auto Correlation Function
ABEDA Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
AMRMS Audit and Risk Monitoring Mechanism
ALCO Asset Liability Committee
AMFI Association of Mutual Fund in India.
ASBA Application Supported by Blocked Account.
ATM Automated Teller Machine
BSR Basic Statistical Returns
BOP Balance of Payments
BOE Bill of Exchange
BOT Build, Operate and Transfer
BSE Bombay Stock Exchange
BR Act Banking Regulations Act
BCBS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BCSBI Banking codes and standards board of India.
BIRD Bankers Institute of Rural Development.
BIS Bank for International Settlements.
BPLR Benchmark Prime Lending Rate.
CAD Capital Account Deficit.
     CCIL Clearing Corporation of India Limited
CASA Current and Savings Account.
CDRS Corporate Debt Restructuring
CMIS Currency Management Information System
CAD Current Account Deficit
CPFF Commercial Paper Funding Facility
COB Corporation Bank
CAR Capital Adequacy Ratio
CRR Cash Reserve Ratio
CARE Credit Analysis and Research Limited
CPI Consumer Price Index
CBS Core Banking Solutions
CCEA Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.
CRILC Central Repository of Information on Large Credits
CDR Corporate Debt Restructuring
CRISIL Credit Rating Information Services Of India
CSR Corporate social responsibility
    CRMD Credit Risk Management Department
CA Chartered Accountant
CBLO Collateralized Bank Lending Obligations
CDS Credit Default Swap
CECA Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement.
CRR Cash Reserve Ratio
CNP Card Not Present
CEPA Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
CTI Country Threat Index
CIBIL Credit Information Bureau of India Limited.
CRAR Capital to Risk-weighted Assets Ratio.
CRISIL Credit Rating and Investment Services India Limited.
CRR Cash Reserve Ratio.
DTAA Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement.
DRAT Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal
DSCR Debt Service Coverage Ratio
DPN Demand Promissory Note
DPG Deferred Payment Guarantee
DSCR Debt Service Coverage Ratio
ECBs External Commercial Borrowings
ELSS Equity Linked Saving Scheme
EFTPOS Electronic Funds Transfer At Point Of Sale
EEFC Exchange Earners’ Foreign Currency
EPFO Employees’ Provident Fund Organization
EDF Export Development Fund
EPS Earnings per Share
EFT Electronic Fund Transfer
EIB European Investment Bank
EMI Equated Monthly Installments
FDI Foreign Direct Investment
EXIM Export Import Bank of India
EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
FCNRA Foreign Currency Nonresident Account
EPOS Electronic Point Of Sale
FOB Free On Board
FIMMDA Fixed Income Money Markets and Derivatives Association
FDI Foreign Direct Investment.
FICCI Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
FEMA Foreign Exchange Management Act
FERA Foreign Exchange Regulation Act
FINO Financial Inclusion Network Operation
FIPB Foreign Investment Promotion Board
FIPB Foreign Investment Promotion Board
FPI Foreign Portfolio Investment.
FRBMA Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act
FSLRC Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GAAR General Anti Avoidance Rule
GIRO Government Internal Revenue Order
GMS Gold Monetization Scheme
GSTN Goods and Services Network
GNP Gross National Product
HDFC Housing Development Finance Corporation
IBA Indian Bank Associations.
ICICI Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
ICRA Indian Credit Rating Agency.
IRBI Industrial Reconstruction Bank Of India
IPPB India Post Payments Bank
IFSC Indian Financial System Code
IMPS Immediate Payment Service
INFINET Indian Financial Network
IPO Initial Public Offering
KYC Know Your Customer
LIBOR London Inter-Bank Offered Rate.
MICR Magnetic Ink Character Recognition.
MSF Marginal Standing Facility.
NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.
NDTL Net Demand and Time Liabilities.
NEFT National Electronic Fund Transfer.
NPA Non-Performing Assets.
NPCI National Payments Corporation of India.
PIN Personal Identification Number.
PPP Purchasing Power Parity/ Public Private Partnership.
PSB Public Sector Bank.
RTGS Real Time Gross Settlement.
SENSEX Sensitive Index of Stock Exchange.
SIDBI Small Industries Development Bank of India.
SLR Statutory Liquidity Ratio.
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication.
TIN Tax Information Network/
Telephone Identification Number.
UIDAI Unique Identification Development Authority of India.
UPI United Payment Interface

Some More Abbreviations

ADB :Asian Development Bank
ADTV: Average Daily Trading Volumes
ACR : Actual Cost Report
AOC : Annual Operating Cost
BIFR : Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction
BOT : Balance of Trade
BOP : Balance of Payments
BSE : Bombay Stock Exchange
CAC : Capital Account Convertibility
CACP : Commission for Agricultural Cost Prices(Fixes MSP)
CCEA : Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
OPCD : Organization Economic Co-Operative Development
CPI : Consumer Price Index
CRISIL : Credit Rating Information Services Of India Ltd
CRM : Customer Relationship Management
EA : Economic Analysis
EBT : Earnings before Tax
ECI : Employment Cost Index
ELSS : Equity linked savings scheme
EPS : Earning Per Square
ESOP : Employee Stock Option Plans
EPZ : Export Processing Zone
IIP : Index of Industrial Production
FSDC : Financial Stability Development Counsil
FATF : Financial Action Test Force
FSB : Financed Stability Board
FDI : Foreign Direct Investments
FII : Foreign Institutional Investers
FEMA : Foreign Exchange Management Act
FIPB : Foreign Investment Promotion Board
FPI : Fixed Price Incentive
FPO : Follow on Public Offer
FTA : Free Trade Agreement
FCCB : Foreign Currency Convertable Bonds
FRBM Act : Fiscal Responsibility And Budget Management Act
GDP : Gross Domestic Product
GDR : Global Depository Receipt
GNP : Gross National Product
GST : Goods and Service Tax
IBRD : International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICRA : Indian Credit Rating Agency
IPO : Initial Public Offer
IPR : Intellectual Property Rights
IRDA : Insurance Regulatory Development Authority
JSC : Joint Stock Company
LLP : Limited Liability Partnership
HDI : Human Development Index
MAT : Minimum Alternative Tax
MFI : Micro Finance Institution
MFN : Most favoured Nation
MNC : Multinational Company
MSP : Minimum Support Price
MOU : Memorandum Of Understanding
NAV : Net Asset Value
NCD : Non Convertable Debuntures
NGO : Non-Government Organisation
NRC : Non Recurring Cost
NRI : Non-Resident Indian
NSE : National Stock Exchange
NSSO : National Sample Survey Organisation
PPP : Purchasing Power Parity & Public Priveate Partnership
PSU : Public Sector Undertakings
QIB : Qualified Institutional Borrower
SEBI : Securities and Exchange Board of India
RIDF : Rural Infrastructural Development Fund
ROCE : Return On Capitol Employed
SARFAESI : Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest
SDR : Special Drawing Right
SDR :Special Drawing Right
SEBI :Securities and Exchange Board of India
SFC :State Financial corporation
VAT : Value Added Tax
WPI : Wholesale Price Index
PPI : Producer Price Index
SEZ : Special Economic Zone
SHG : Self-Help Group
SME : Small and Medium Enterprises
SDDS :Special Data Dissemination Standards


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