Tuesday, September 29, 2015

159 Important Abbreviations & Acronyms - Banking & Financial Awareness

Here we present a list of important abbreviations in Financial Awareness Section
  1. ABS : Asset-Backed Security 
  2. ADs : Authorized Dealers
  3. AFS : Available for Sale 
  4. ALM : Asset-Liability Management 
  5. ATM : Automated Teller Machine 
  6. BC : Business Correspondent
  7. BCD : Bond, Currency and Derivatives 
  8. BCSBI : Banking Codes and Standards Board of India 
  9. BFS : Board for Financial Supervision 
  10. BIS : Bank for International Settlements 
  11. BoP : Balance of payments
  12. BPLR : Benchmark Prime Lending Rate 
  13. BPO : Business Process Outsourcing
  14. BPSS : Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems
  15. CAMELS : Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Management, Earnings, Liquidity, Sensitivity to risk 
  16. CBLO : Collateralized Borrowing and Lending Obligations
  17. CBS : Core Banking Solution
  18. CCIL : Clearing Corporation of India Ltd. 
  19. CDR : Corporate Debt Restructuring 
  20. CDs : Certificates of Deposits 
  21. CDS : Credit Default Swaps
  22. CDSL : Central Depository Services Ltd 
  23. CENVAT : Central Value Added Tax
  24. CIBIL : Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited 
  25. CLF : Collateralised Lending Facility 
  26. CLN : Credit Linked Notes
  27. CLO ; Collateralized Loan Obligations 
  28. CP : Commercial Paper
  29. CPI : Consumer Price Index
  30. CPI-IW : Consumer Price Index for (Industrial Workers) 
  31. CRAR : Capital to Risk-Weighted Assets Ratio 
  32. CRR : Cash Reserve Ratio 
  33. CRT : Credit Risk Transfer
  34. DICGC : Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation
  35. DTL : Demand and Time Liabilities 
  36. DvP ; Delivery versus Payment
  37. ECBs : External Commercial Borrowings 
  38. ECS ; Electronic Clearing Service
  39. EEFC : Exchange Earner's Foreign Currency 
  40. FCA : Foreign Currency Assets
  41. FCCBs : Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds 
  42. FCEB : Foreign Currency Exchangeable Bond
  43. FCNR(A) : Foreign Currency Non-Resident (Accounts) 
  44. FDI : Foreign Direct Investment
  45. FEMA : Foreign Exchange Management Act 
  46. FERA : Foreign Exchange Regulations Act
  47. FESFB : Foreign Exchange Stabilisation Fund Bonds 
  48. FIIs : Foreign Institutional Investors
  49. FIMMDA : Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India
  50. FMCG : Fast Moving Consumer Goods 
  51. FRAs : Forward Rate Agreements
  52. FRBM Act : Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act 
  53. GATS : General Agreement on Trade and Services 
  54. GDP : Gross Domestic Product
  55. GDR : Global Depository Receipt 
  56. G-Sec : Government Securities
  57. IBA : Indian Bank's Association
  58. ICICI : Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
  59. IDBI : Industrial Development Bank of India 
  60. IDR : Indian Depository Receipt
  61. IIP : Index of Industrial Production
  62. ILAF : Interim Liquidity Adjustment Facility 
  63. IMF : International Monetary Fund 
  64. IPO : Initial Public Offering
  65. IRDA : Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India 
  66. JV : Joint Venture
  67. KCC : Kisan Credit Card
  68. KYC : Know Your Customer
  69. LAF : Liquidity Adjustment Facility
  70. LERMS : Liberalised Exchange Rate Management System 
  71. LIBOR : London Inter-Bank Offered Rate 
  72. LIC : Life Insurance Corporation 
  73. LOLR : Lender of Last Resort
  74. M1 : Narrow Money
  75. M3 : Broad Money
  76. MCAP : Market Capitalisation
  77. MFI : Micro Finance Institution
  78. MIBOR : Mumbai Inter-Bank Offered Rate
  79. MIFOR : Mumbai Inter-bank Forward Offered Rate 
  80. MMIs : Money Market Instruments 
  81. MMMFs : Money Market Mutual Funds
  82. MoU ; Memorandum of Understanding 
  83. MSS : Market Stabilisation Scheme
  84. NABARD : National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
  85. NASDAQ : National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System
  86. NBC : Net Bank Credit
  87. NBFCs : Non-Banking Financial Companies
  88. NCDs : Negotiable Certificates of Deposits
  89. NDS : Negotiated Dealing System
  90. NDTL : Net Demand and Time Liabilities
  91. NEER : Nominal Effective Exchange Rate
  92. NEFT : National Electronic Funds Transfer
  93. NPAs : Non-Performing Assets
  94. NPCI : National Payments Corporation of India
  95. NSDL : National Securities Depository Limited
  96. NSE : National Stock Exchange of India Limited
  97. OD : Over Drafts
  98. OIS : Overnight Index Swap
  99. OMOs : Open Market Operations
  100. OTC : Over-the-Counter
  101. OTCEI : Over-the-counter Exchange of India
  102. PAN : Permanent Account Number
  103. PCs : Participation Certificates
  104. PDs : Primary Dealers
  105. PLR : Prime Lending Rate
  106. PPP : Purchasing Power Parity
  107. PSU : Public Sector Undertaking
  108. REER ; Real Effective Exchange Rate
  109. RIBs : Resurgent India Bonds
  110. RIDF : Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
  111. RMDS : Reuters Markets Data System
  112. RNBCs : Residuary Non-Banking Companies
  113. RRBs : Regional Rural Banks
  114. RTGS : Real Time Gross Settlement
  115. SACP : Special Agricultural Credit Plan
  116. SARFAESI : Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security interest
  117. SCARDB : State Co-operative Agricultural and Rural Development Bank
  118. SCB : State Co-operative Bank
  119. SCBs : Scheduled Commercial Banks
  120. SDDS : Special Data Dissemination Standards
  121. SDs : Satellite Dealer 
  122. SEBI : Securities and. Exchange Board of India
  123. SGF : Settlement Guarantee Fund
  124. SHCIL : Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited
  125. SHG : Self Help Group
  126. SIDBI : Small Industries Development Bank of India
  127. SIP : Systematic Investment Plan
  128. SLBC : State Level Bankers Committee
  129. SLR : Statutory Liquidity Ratio
  130. SME : Small and Medium Enterprises
  131. SPMCIL : Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd.
  132. SPV : Special purpose Vehicle
  133. SR : Security Receipt
  134. SROs : Self Regulatory Organisations
  135. SSI : Small Scale Industries
  136. STCCS : Short-Term Co-Operative Credit Structure
  137. STCI : Securities Trading Corporation of India
  138. STP : Straight Through Processing
  139. STRIPS : Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principle of Securities
  140. STT : Securities Transactions Tax
  141. TBs : Treasury Bills
  142. TDS : Tax Deducted at Source
  143. TIPS : Treasury Inflation Protected Securities
  144. TRS : Total Return Swap
  145. UCBs : Urban Co-operative Banks 
  146. UIP : Uncovered Interest Parity 
  147. UTI : Unit Trust of India
  148. VAR : Vector Auto Regression 
  149. VaR :Value at Risk
  150. VCF : Venture Capital Fund 
  151. VSAT : Very Small Aperture Terminal 
  152. VTR : Value Traded Ratio
  153. WDM : Wholesale Debt Market
  154. WMA : Ways and Means Advances 
  155. WOS : Wholly Owned Subsidiaries 
  156. WPI : Wholesale Price Index 
  157. WTO : World Trade Organisation 
  158. YTM : Yield to Maturity
  159. ZCB : Zero Coupon Bonds

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