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SEBI: Acceptance of Central Govt Securities by Clearing Corporations

Circular No. CIR/MRD/DRMNP/33/2017 (26/04/2017)

Acceptance of Central Government Securities by Clearing Corporations towards Core Settlement Guarantee Fund (SGF) Contribution by Clearing Members ...

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Instant Access Facility /use of e-wallet for investments in Mutual Funds

PR No.: 25/2017 (26/04/2017)

Mutual Funds / Asset Management Companies (AMCs) can offer instant access facility (through online mode) of upto INR 50,000 or 90% of folio value, whichever is lower, to resident individual investors in liquid schemes by applying lower of Previous Day NAV or Prospective NAV. For providing such facility AMCs would not be allowed to borrow....

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SC orders Auction of Sahara’s Ambey Valley City; Subrata Roy to attend on 27.04.2017

S.E.B.I. Vs Sahara India Real Estate Corpn. Ltd. & ors. (Supreme Court of India)

As no amount has been deposited by the contemnor, we are inclined to go ahead with auction for the Aamby Valley City near Lonavala, Maharashtra. Let the matter be listed at 2 p.m. on 27th April, 2017, on which day, the contemnor, Mr. Subrata Roy Sahara, shall remain personally present before this Court. ...

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Review of framework of position limits for Interest Rate Futures contracts

Circular No. - SEBI/HO/MRD/DRMNP/CIR/P/2017/32 (18/04/2017)

Stock exchanges and clearing corporations are directed to: a) take necessary steps to put in place systems for implementation of the circular, including necessary amendments to the relevant bye-laws, rules and regulations;...

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Inclusion of “Derivatives on Equity shares” – IFSC

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DRMNP/CIR/P/2017/31 (13/04/2017)

Clause 7 of SEBI (IFSC) Guidelines, 2015 specifies the types of securities in which dealing may be permitted by stock exchanges operating in IFSC....

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The Beginning of REIT Regime in India

Real Estate Investment Trust is like a mutual fund, where a special purpose vehicle collects investment amount from investor community and invests them in large scale, income producing real estate assets, such as warehouse, commercial properties, shopping malls, residential projects....

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Limit for investment by FPIs in Government Securities (June 2017 Quarter)

Circular No. IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2017/30 (03/04/2017)

a. Limit for FPIs in Central Government securities shall be enhanced to INR 184,901 cr. b. Limit for Long Term FPIs (Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), Multilateral Agencies, Endowment Funds, Insurance Funds, Pension Funds and Foreign Central Banks) in Central Government securities shall be revised to INR 46,099 cr....

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SEBI: Capacity Planning Framework for the Depositories

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DP/CIR/P/2017/29 (03/04/2017)

Depositories have been identified as Financial Market Infrastructure which facilities and perform systemically critical functions in the securities market. In view of their importance in the smooth functioning of the securities market, the framework for capacity planning of the Depositories was also discussed in TAC....

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Notice to PACL investors against collection of claim form/cheques etc.

Press Release No. 18/2017 (03/04/2017)

In compliance of the order dated February 02, 2016 passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Civil Appeal No.13394/2015 titled as PACL Ltd. Vs Securities and Exchange Board of India and other connected matters, a Committee has been constituted by SEBI under the Chairmanship of Justice (Retd.) R. M. Lodha...

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Enhanced Standards for Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) – Clarifications

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD4/CIR/P/2017/28 (31/03/2017)

Please refer to SEBI Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD4/CIR/P/201 6/119 dated November 01, 2016 on Enhanced Standards for Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs). Based on the representations received from the industry and in consultation with CRAs, following has been decided...

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SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) was established in 1988 as a non-statutory body to regulate the Indian securities market. On April 12th, 1992, the Government of India made SEBI an autonomous body and offered statutory powers by passing the SEBI Act 1992 in the Parliament. SEBI is the regulator for the Indian securities market and has three major functions:  quasi-judicial, quasi-legislative and quasi-executive.

With the increase in the number of dealings in the Indian stock markets, a lot of malpractices was seen like price rigging, the unofficial premium on a new issue, delay in shares delivery, violations with respect to rules and regulations of the stock exchange and the listing requirements. With all such malpractices in place, the customers were losing their faith and confidence in the Indian stock exchange. Hence, the Indian government decided to set up a regulatory body or an agency known as SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India).

SEBI drafts the regulations in the legislative capacity, it conducts investigations and enforces actions as per its executive function and it also passes orders and rulings as per its judicial capacity.The Indian Government has been vested SEBI with the following powers:

  • for approving the by−laws of stock exchanges.
  • requiring the stock exchange for amending their by−laws.
  • inspecting the books of accounts and calling for periodical returns from the recognized stock exchanges.
  • inspecting the books of accounts of the financial intermediaries.
  • compelling companies for list their shares on stock exchanges.
  • registration brokers.

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