On 28-02-2018, RBI revised limit of "exchange traded currency derivatives".

Updates

RBI revised limit of “exchange traded currency derivatives” without having to establish underlying exposure for resident in India and FPI.Currently, persons resident in India and FPIs are allowed position in USD-INR upto USD 15 million per exchange and positions in EUR-INR, GBP-INR and JPY-INR pairs, all put together, upto USD 5 million equivalent per exchange.

It has now been decided to permit persons resident in India and FPIs to take positions (long or short), without having to establish existence of underlying exposure, upto a single limit of USD 100 million equivalent across all currency pairs involving INR, put together, and combined across all exchanges.