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Circuit Breaker in Stock Market

For the first time since 2008, the circuit breaker was triggered and the trading was halted for 45 minutes in the Bombay Stock Exchange. Circuit Breaker The index based market-wide circuit breaker system was introduced by the SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) in 2001. It is a mechanism used to prevent the markets ..

SEBI launches app for lodging investor grievances

Markets regulator SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India) recently launched a mobile application for assisting investors to enter grievances in SEBI Complaints Redress System (SCORES) portal. The app has all the features of SCORES web portal for grievance redressal, which is already functioning. The app, ‘SEBI SCORES’, which is to be available on both iOS ..

Government approves 6-month extension to the present Chairman of SEBI

Recently, the government has approved a six-month extension to the present Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Ajay Tyagi. The Chairman’s term was ending on February 29, which has now been extended to six months from the date or until further orders. Ajay Tyagi replaced the previous Chairman of the Markets ..

PMS Investment size increased by SEBI

The regulator of the securities market in India, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had tightened disclosure norms on loan defaults and has increased the minimum investment limit by clients in a Portfolio Management Service (PMS) to Rs 50 lakh, from the earlier limit of Rs 25 lakh. The base net worth requirement of ..

Girish Chandra Chaturvedi appointed as the Chairman of NSE

The leading stock exchange of India, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has appointed Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as its new Chairman after getting approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on Friday, 6th December 2019. Girish Chandra Chaturvedi completed his post-graduation from the University of Allahabad in Physics, is a retired Indian Administrative Services ..

Karvy’s Trading License Suspended by India’s Top Exchanges

Hyderabad based financial service company, Karvy Stock Broking Limited trading license was suspended by National Stock Exchange(NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) due to non-compliance of norms with the Government of India’s regulator for the securities market, Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI). Earlier on 22nd November, SEBI in its initial findings found that Karvy ..

Debt Management and Monetary Policy in India

The discourse on the need to separate debt management and monetary policy is doing rounds for quite a time. The view was even endorsed by the committee on capital account convertibility in 1996 because of the possible conflict of interest between monetary policy and debt management. Why the issue went to backburner? When Bimal Jalan ..

Provisions for SEBI under Finance Bill, 2019

The Finance Bill, 2019 has given more powers to Securities and Exchange Board of India. The key highlight has been the addition of section 15HAA with regards to punitive action for data tampering. SEBI can act against tampering of electronic databases. This is against the backdrop of issues like colocations, HFT/ high frequency trades etc. ..