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Reserve Bank places Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd under moratorium


  • In view of its weak financials, the Reserve Bank has placed the Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited under moratorium with immediate effect. 
  • RBI said the moratorium will be effective for 30 days with a view to protect depositors’ interest.
  • Accordingly, RBI has capped all cash withdrawals from the bank to 25,000 rupees.
  • According to the banking regulator, the private sector lender has seen a steady decline in its financials with it incurring losses over the last 3 years.