Sebi order on extending derivative trading: Key takeaways and challenges

Sebi order on extending derivative trading: Key takeaways and challenges In a move aimed at attracting investors dealing in Indian products on foreign exchanges in Singapore and Dubai, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday allowed domestic stock exchanges to extend equity derivatives trading until 11.55 pm. The new timings will also […]

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Govt’s move on fund transfer to states led to spike in bond yields

Govt’s move on fund transfer to states led to spike in bond yields ast year the Union Finance Ministry changed the dates on which it periodically transfers to states their share in central taxes. The conventional practice was to transfer funds on a monthly basis. Instead, the Centre had decided, it would from April 2018 […]

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Jury is out on the impact of RBI’s foreign portfolio investor measures

Jury is out on the impact of RBI’s foreign portfolio investor measures As the short-term borrowing cost of companies spiked and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) liquidated their bond holdings in India for greener pastures, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came out with various remedial measures. In the first week of April, the central bank […]

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Finance ministry gears up for second round of PSB recapitalisation

Finance ministry gears up for second round of PSB recapitalisation he finance ministry has begun the process of ascertaining the amount of capital to be infused into public sector banks (PSBs) this financial year as a part of the second round of recapitalisation. The department of financial services has written to public sector banks seeking […]

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