Abbreviations used in Finance & Economics

Abbreviations used in Finance & Economics

ADB Asian Development Bank
ADR American Depository Receipt
AFS Annual Financial Statement
AGM Annual General Meeting
AFS Available For Sale
ASSOCHAM Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATM Automated Teller Machine
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BoP Balance of Payments
BSCS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BSR Basic Statistical Returns
CAD Capital Account Deficit
CC Cash Credit
CD Certificate of Deposit
CD Ratio Credit Deposit Ratio
CF Company Finance
CO Capital Outlay
CP Commercial Paper
CPI Consumer Price Index
CR Capital Receipts
CRR Cash Reserve Ratio
DCB Demand Collection and Balance
DD Demand Draft
DGCI&S Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics
DVP Delivery versus Payment
ECB External Commercial Borrowing
ECB European Central Bank
ECS Electronic Clearing Scheme
EEA Exchange Equalization Account
EEC European Economic Community
EEFC Exchange Earners Foreign Currency
EFR Exchange Fluctuation Reserve
EPF Employees Provident Fund
EUR Euro
FCA Foreign Currency Assets
FCCB Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
FCNRA Foreign Currency Non-residentAccount
FCNRD Foreign Currency Non-Repatriable Deposit
FDI Foreign Direct Investment
FI Financial Institution
FICCI Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
FOF Flow Of Funds
FPI Foreign Portfolio Investment
FRN Floating Rate Note
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GDR Global Depository Receipt
GFD Gross Fiscal Deficit
GPD Gross Primary Deficit
G-Sec Government Securities
HDFC Housing Development Finance Corporation
HFT Held For Trading
HO Head Office
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
IBS International Banking Statistics
ICICI Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
IDB India Development Bonds
IDBI Industrial Development Bank of India
IFC International Finance Corporation
IFR Investment Fluctuation Reserve Account
IIP Index of Industrial Production
IIP/InIP International Investment Position
IMF International Monetary Fund
IN India
INR Indian Rupee
IOTT Input-Output Transaction Table
IP Interest Payment
ISDA International Swaps and Derivative Association
ISIC International Standard Industrial Classification
ISO International Standards Organization
ITRS International Transaction Reporting System
IWGEDS International Working Group on External Debt Statistics
LAF Liquidity Adjustment Facility
LBD Land Development Bank
LS Level Shift
LT Long Term
LTO Long Term Operation
M1 Narrow Money
M3 Broad Money
MA Moving Average
MCA Ministry of Company Affairs
MIS Management Information System
MoF Ministry of Finance
MRM Monitoring and Review Mechanism
MSS Market Stabilisation Scheme
MT Mail Transfer
MTM Mark-To-Market
NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
NBC Non-Banking Companies
NBFC Non Banking Financial Companies
NFD Net Fiscal Deficit
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NIF Note Issuance Facility
NPA Non-Performing Assets
NPD Net Primary Deficit
NPRB Net Primary Revenue Balance
NPV Net Present Value
NRE Non-Resident External
NRG Non-Resident Government
NRI Non-Resident Indian
OD Over Draft
OLTAS OnLine Tax Accounting System
OMO Open Market Operations
PF Provident Fund
RE Revenue Expenditure
RD Revenue Deficit
PRB Primary Revenue Balance
PSE Public Sector Enterprises
RBI Reserve Bank of India
RDBMS Relational Database Management System
RO Regional Office
RR Revenue Receipts
RRB Regional Rural Bank
RWA Risk Weighted Asset
SBI State Bank of India
SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India
SLR Statutory Liquidity Ratio
SNA System of National Accounts
SSI Small-Scale Industries
TBs Treasury Bills
UBB Uniform Balance Book
US United States
USD US Dollars
UTI Unit Trust of India
VC Venture Capital
WPI Wholesale Price Index
YTM Yield to Maturity