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Insider Trading

The sharemarket dealings by the persons who have inside knowledge of the companies whose shares are traded. They can be directors of the companies, top level managers and even auditors of the companies. Insider trading is a punishable offense.

Term of the Day : Insider Trading

A citizen of India who worked as IT contractor has agreed to settle the insider trading charges that were slapped on him the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States. The case has been settled after paying a penalty of USD 800,000. What is insider-trading? Insider trading is the un-ethical practice of dealing ..

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T.K. Viswanathan committee constituted by SEBI on fair market conduct

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recently constituted a committee on fair market conduct, which will be headed by former Lok Sabha secretary and law secretary T K Viswanathan. The panel will have representations from SEBI, mutual funds, brokers, audit firms, stock exchanges, data analytics firms and legal firms. The committee has ..

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SEBI constitutes TK Viswanathan committee on fair market conduct

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has set up a committee on ‘fair market conduct’. It will be headed former law secretary T K Viswanathan. The committee will suggest measures for improving surveillance of the markets and strengthen rules for algorithm trades, among other norms. Its members include representatives from law firms, ..

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SEBI notifies stringent insider trading norms

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has notified stringent revamped rules related to the Insider trading. Insider trading refers to the trade of a company’s stocks or other securities and making unethical profits with access to the non-public information. This is detrimental to the other / small investors who don’t have such information. ..

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Current Affairs November 2011 Tit-Bits

ROSAT plunges to earth: ROSAT or Röntgensatellit was a bus-sized defunct German satellite plunged to Earth recently after languishing in a dead orbit for more than a decade. It is not sure if any of its debris has hit the planet Government approves Majithia Wage Board Recommendations: The Union Cabinet has recently approved the recommendations ..

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