RBI slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on UCO Bank for violating govt bond holding norms

Public sector lender UCO Bank on Thursday said the Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 lakh for violating norms on government bond holding

Press Trust of India May 14, 2020 14:21:20 IST
RBI slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on UCO Bank for violating govt bond holding norms

New Delhi: Public sector lender UCO Bank on Thursday said the Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 lakh for violating norms on government bond holding.

RBI slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on UCO Bank for violating govt bond holding norms

UCO Bank branch in Mumbai. Reuters

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 lakh on UCO Bank for bouncing of SGL forms, the bank said in a regulatory filing.

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A subsidiary general ledger (SGL) account is maintained with the RBI for holding government securities and treasury bills in paperless form. The account is used for facilitating delivery and payment trades.

UCO Bank shares were trading 1.26 percent down at Rs 11.78 apiece on the BSE.

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