Views Don't witch-hunt the RBI Updated : April 09, 2018 09:54 AM IST Both the government and the RBI were aware that anything rationed would benefit those who could lay hands on any amount of gold. In 2013, the extra bucks made by some FCNR 9B depositors and some jewellers was considered a price the nation had to pay to control the exchange rate from a free fall. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.