SEBI to ease norms for MF in derivative investment by raising cap on F&O

SEBI to ease norms for MF in derivative investment by raising cap on F&O Sebi has also reached out to other regulators including RBI, IRDAI asking them to consider relaxing the derivative investment rules for institutions under their jurisdictions Market regulator the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is planning to ease the norms […]

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Overseas funds set date with Sebi on foreign portfolio investor circular

Overseas funds set date with Sebi on foreign portfolio investor circular Watchdog’s document on foreign portfolio investors says that the ultimate beneficiary of a fund will be determined by both shareholding and control Overseas investors plan to meet market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) this week to seek clarity and highlight lacunae […]

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SEBI, stock exchanges to step up vigilance on eve of results

SEBI, stock exchanges to step up vigilance on eve of results Similar additional safeguards have been effectively used during polls in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and other states in the recent past as well as the time of 2014 general elections Market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) as well as stock exchanges […]

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Sebi to Make Life Easier for FPIs; to Look at Grey Areas, Rework Rules

Sebi to Make Life Easier for FPIs; to Look at Grey Areas, Rework Rules MARKET REGULATOR FORMS PANEL to rationalise investment norms for offshore funds to trade in India The regulations for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) — the dominant club in the country’s capital market — will be recast to make it easier for these […]

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SEBI writes to govt urging tax parity between cash and derivatives

SEBI writes to govt urging tax parity between cash and derivatives Differentiating tax structure incentivising participation in the derivatives segment, Sebi tells government The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) intends to have tax parity in the futures and options (F&O) segment. Sebi is of the view that the differentiating tax structure, particularly the […]

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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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SEBI proposes changes to norms governing raising of equity capital

SEBI proposes changes to norms governing raising of equity capital The Sebi has proposed to allow companies to extend the IPO time period from three days without reducing the price band. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday proposed a slew of changes to norms governing raising of equity capital. Among the […]

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SEBI panel proposes stricter norms for RTAs

SEBI panel proposes stricter norms for RTAs A Sebi panel felt that since RTAs manage sensitive investor-related data, there need to be stricter governance rules for the A Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) panel on Friday proposed tighter ownership and governance norms for registrar and transfer agents (RTAs).According to a discussion paper released […]

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SEBI bans 28 entities for fraudulent trade with fake SMSes

SEBI bans 28 entities for fraudulent trade with fake SMSes Markets regulator Sebi has barred 28 entities from the capital markets for sending out unauthenticated SMSes in bulk with misleading ‘buy’ recommendations to pump up trading volumes in the shares of Kalpa Commercial. The order comes after Sebi received complaints from intermediaries alleging that some […]

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