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SEBI: Foreign portfolio investors will be treated on par with FIIs on tax issues

In consultation with the Finance Ministry, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) decided to treat the three categories of Financial Portfolio Investors (FPIs) uniformly for tax purposes. In other words, the new rule aims to bring all foreign investors under a common framework called the SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulations, 2013. The Foreign Institutional ..

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SEBI sets out deposit norms for members in debt segment

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) sets out minimum deposit requirements for members in the debt segment of the stock exchanges. As per the circular issued by SEBI – As per the norms for stock brokers and proprietary trading members, the base minimum capital requirements will be applicable for the debt segment as ..

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Sebi exempts govt from making open offer to IOB shareholders

Capital market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) exempted the government from making an open offer to public shareholders for acquiring shares of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB). The order was issued after the Government planned to raise its stake in IOB by 5% to 79 % by infusion of Rs 1,200 Crore. After the ..

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SEBI study suggests reduction in STT to propel Capital Market

As per a latest study conducted by the Development Research Group (DRG) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the spot-market has been dominating the futures and option markets and the dominance of futures market over options has diminished after the increase in Securities Transaction Tax (STT). The study suggests reducing the Securities ..

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CCEA approves Jet-Etihad deal

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave clearance to Jet Airways proposed sale of 24% equity to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, setting stage for the biggest ever foreign investment in the Indian aviation sector. The deal is important to Jet, which is facing significant financial challenges, as it brings an equity capital of Rs ..

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SEBI relaxes KYC norms for foreign investors

In a bid to attract foreign investors to Indian capital markets, stock market regulator SEBI eased registration and disclosure norms for low-risk foreign investors and exempted low-risk overseas entities from onerous paper work. SEBI has formed 3 categories which classifies foreign investors eligible to make portfolio investments in the country as per their risk profile. ..

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