Preference shares: The Reserve Bank on Monday allowed Indian companies to issue non-convertible or redeemable preference shares or debentures to non-resident shareholders from their reserves as bonus.     pti
Infra lending: The RBI on Monday included maintenance, repairs and overhaul (MRO) operations under the airport infrastructure category so as to facilitate external commercial borrowings for the sector.     pti
LPG dealers strike: Cooking gas dealers, under Federation of LPG Distributors of India, have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from 19 January unless oil firms stop appointing new distributors.     pti
FDI policy date: The department of industrial policy and promotion plans to release the next edition of its consolidated FDI policy document on 31 March, incorporating changes made over the past year.     pti
Canara branch: State-owned Canara Bank will soon open a branch in New York as it has got regulatory approvals from the US authorities, Canara Bank executive director AK Gupta said on the sidelines of an event.     pti
Sebi move: To bring greater accountability in stock market, the Sebi is now holding individuals also accountable along with their companies for any misdeeds, chairman UK Sinha said on Monday.     pti