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Who is a Non-Resident Indian (NRI)?
A non-resident Indian (NRI) is an Indian citizen or a person of Indian origin who stays abroad for employment, business or vocation outside India, or stays abroad under circumstances indicating an uncertain duration.

Who is a Person of Indian Origin (PIO)?
A Person of Indian Origin means a citizen of any country (other than Bangladesh or Pakistan), if the person: (a) at any time held an Indian passport; or (b) or the persons parents or grandparents were citizens of India; or (c) is a spouse of an Indian citizen, or of a person referred to in (a) or (b) above. Other terms with vaguely the same meaning are overseas Indian and expatriate Indian. In common usage, this often includes Indian-born individuals (and also people of other nations with Indian ancestry) who have taken the citizenship of other countries.

According to Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, India has the second largest diaspora in the world after Overseas Chinese . The overseas Indian community estimated at over 25 million is spread across every major region in the world.

Who is a Foreign Institutional Investor (FII)?
An FII is an institution established or incorporated outside India which proposes to invest in Indian securities and is registered with SEBI.

Who is an Overseas Corporate Body (OCB) ?
An OCB includes overseas companies, partnership firms, societies and other corporate bodies owned predominantly by non-resident persons of Indian nationality or origin outside India.

Can an NRI maintain a bank account in India?
Yes. NRIs can maintain accounts in rupees as well as in foreign currency.

What types of rupee accounts may NRIs maintain?
There are 4 types:
1. Non-resident (External) Rupee Accounts (NRE)
2. Non-Resident (Special) Rupee (NRSR) Account
3. Ordinary Non-resident Rupee Accounts (NRO)
4. Non-resident (Non-repatriable) Rupee deposit accounts (NRNR)

What are NRE, NRO and FCNR accounts?

Non-Resident (External) Rupee (NRE). This is a Rupee account from which funds are freely repatriable. It can be opened with either funds remitted from abroad or local funds which can be remitted abroad.

Non-Resident Ordinary Rupee (NRO). This is a Rupee account and can be opened with funds either remitted from abroad or generated in India. These funds are non-repatriable. However, under certain circumstances, these are allowed to be repatriated.

Fully Convertible Non-Resident Rupee (FCNR). This account is similar to the NRE account except that the funds are held in foreign currencies and can be maintained in Pound Sterling,U.S. Dollar, Euro and Japanese Yen. FCNR accounts can be maintained only in the form of term deposits, i.e. a deposit kept for fixed periods ranging from 6 months to 3 years.

How do NRE, NRO and NRSR accounts differ?
Balances held in NRE accounts can be repatriated abroad freely, whereas funds in NRSR and NRO account cannot be normally remitted abroad but have to be used only for local payments in rupees. Consequently, funds remitted from abroad or local funds which can otherwise be remitted abroad to the accountholder can only be credited to NRE accounts

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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:31:05 +0530


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Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:14:07 +0530


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Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:41:18 +0530


Ideas for Profit | Will the rally in HDFC AMC and Reliance Nippon continue in 2020? NULL
Tue, 31 Dec 2019 09:13:32 +0530


ITI sets price band at Rs 72-77 per share for Rs 1,400cr FPO The funds raised through FPO would be utilised for funding its working capital requirements as well as repayment of existing debt.
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:43:40 +0530


ITI follow-on public offer opens on Jan 24, may raise Rs 1,600 cr The company in its BSE filing on January 19 said the meeting of the board of directors of the company is scheduled on January 22 to consider and approve price band for FPO.
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:36:50 +0530


Prince Pipes IPO subscribed 2.21 times on final day as QIB, retail support Promoters will reduced their stake by selling shares through an offer for sale and intend to use the IPO proceeds towards repayment of outstanding bonds issued by Express Infra Projects
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 11:09:54 +0530


UTI AMC files IPO papers with SEBI, 5 shareholders to mop up over Rs 3,000 cr via OFS SBI, LIC, Punjab National Bank and Bank of Baroda each hold 18.5 percent stake in the UTI AMC. The remaining stake is held by US company T Rowe Price.
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 19:06:27 +0530


Subscribe to Prince Pipes and Fittings: Hem Securities Hem Securities has come out with its report on Prince Pipes and Fittings. The research firm has recommended to "Subscribe#39;#39; the IPO in its research report as on December 17, 2019
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:03:04 +0530


Subscribe to Prince Pipes and Fittings: Geojit Geojit has come out with its report on Prince Pipes and Fittings. The research firm has recommended to "Subscribe#39;#39; the IPO in its research report as on December 17, 2019
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:02:21 +0530


Subscribe to Prince Pipes and Fittings: Choice Equity Broking Choice Equity Broking has come out with its report on Prince Pipes and Fittings. The research firm has recommended to "Subscribe#39;#39; the IPO in its research report as on December 18, 2019
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:02:19 +0530


Avoid Prince Pipes and Fittings: Anand Rathi Anand Rathi has come out with its report on Prince Pipes and Fittings. The research firm has recommended to "Subscribe#39;#39; the IPO in its research report as on December 17, 2019
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:02:16 +0530


Prince Pipes IPO Day 2: Subscription at 74%, retail fully booked Choice Broking feels on valuation front, based on the higher price band, Prince Pipes is demanding a P/E multiple of 23.5x (to its restated FY19 EPS of Rs 7.6), which is at a marginal discount to peer average of 25.7x.
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 12:42:49 +0530


UTI AMC may file IPO papers this week, offer size could be Rs 3,800-4,800 crore The business channel learnt from sources that SBI, LIC and BoB may sell maximum 1.05 crore shares each while Punjab National Bank and T Rowe Price may sold 38 lakh shares each through the issue.
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 11:56:55 +0530


Rossari Biotech files IPO papers, looks to raise Rs 700 crore Sources told Moneycontrol that the company aims to raise around Rs 700 crore through the share sale.
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 18:44:46 +0530


Prince Pipes and Fittings IPO subscribed 28% so far on Day 1 The leading polymer pipes and fittings manufacturer has already garnered Rs 150 crore from anchor investors on December 17, ahead of its initial public offering.
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 12:07:18 +0530


Prince Pipes mops up Rs 150 cr from anchor investors ahead of IPO SBI Oman, Aditya Birla MF, SBI Life Insurance, HDFC Life Insurance etc participated in the anchor investor bidding.
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 11:10:33 +0530


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Wed, 18 Dec 2019 09:07:29 +0530


Prince Pipes IPO opens on December 18; 10 things to know The issue consists of fresh issue of Rs 250 crore and offer for sale of Rs 250 crore.
Tue, 17 Dec 2019 09:08:24 +0530

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