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Fact Box: 'Diaspora Bonds'

India thinks over ‘Diaspora Bonds’ India is examining to introduce “Diaspora Bonds” to attract investment from NRIs (Non-Resident Indians), to facilitate greater inflow of funds in the infrastructure sector. The government is examining longer-term investment instruments for overseas Indians so that the NRI community could participate and benefit from India’s growth. Current Status: At present most of ..

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SEBI talks tough on non-compliance of minimum public shareholding

Taking action against stock exchange listed companies who have not yet complied to the minimum shareholding rule of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator has directed freezing of voting rights and corporate benefits of promoter groups of these companies with respect to the excess of proportionate shareholding till such time ..

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SEBI to double charges for Algorithmic (Algo) trading

Market regulator SEBI has announced that it will double the charges for orders based on Algorithms (algo) in stock exchanges from May 27, 2013. What is Algo Trade? Algorithmic (Algo) trading refers to orders generated by use of advanced mathematical models that involve automated execution of trade. It is mostly used by large institutional investors ..

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SEBI gives nod to $10 million Startup Village Angel Fund

Market regulator SEBI has given a fillip to the country’s first telecom incubator ‘Startup Village’ in Kerala by approving the Startup Village angel fund of $10 million that could go up to $20 million with a ‘Green Shoe’ (over-allotment) option. The approval for the angel fund would address the problem of resource shortage for startup companies across the country. The ..

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SEBI issues framework for colour coding, product labelling for mutual funds

With the aim to inform investors with the amount of risk involved in various mutual funds scheme, market regulator- the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued guidelines on ‘product labelling’ with colour coding for mutual funds. The guidelines would be effective from July 1, 2013, for all existing and forthcoming schemes, Securities ..

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Four regulators sign MoU to jointly supervise financial conglomerates

The four financial sector regulators in the country- RBI, SEBI, IRDA and PFRDA have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for co-operation in the field of consolidated supervision and monitoring of financial groups identified as financial conglomerates. What is the need of such supervision? Financial conglomerates undertake a range of financial activities, including commercial banking, ..

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