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SEBI to review insider trading norms through a committee

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has formed a panel under the chairmanship of former chief justice of Karnataka High Court Justice N. K. Sodhi to review insider trading norms to curb the menace of insider trading. Why this move? The SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations were introduced in 1992 to ..

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SEBI enables two-way fungibility of IDRs

Holders of Indian Depository Receipts (IDRs) will now have an option to convert it into shares of the issuing company. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued detailed guidelines which will allow shareholders to convert their depository receipts into equity shares of the issuer company and vice-versa. The issuer could provide exchangeability ..

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SEBI allows Gold ETFs to invest in Gold Deposit Schemes

Market regulator SEBI has allowed Gold Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to invest in gold deposit schemes of banks, as part of overall efforts to utilize idle assets of the precious metal for more productive purposes. The gold ETFs of mutual funds have been permitted to invest in Gold Deposit Scheme (GDS) of banks, subject to ..

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‘Color-Coded Mutual Funds’: SEBI to introduce color-coded Mutual Fund products

SEBI is planning to introduce color-coded Mutual Fund  (MF) products which will inform investors about the level of risk involved with the instrument. As per SEBI, healthy business models, better distribution networks and enhanced investor awareness about mutual funds could prompt a sustainable growth path for the industry, which now controls an asset under management ..

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SEBI permits HSEL to exit

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed the erstwhile Hyderabad Stock Exchange (now Hyderabad Securities and Enterprises Limited (HSEL)) to exit as a stock exchange. HSEL has shifted the companies listed exclusively on it to the dissemination board of BSE Ltd. It has also set aside funds to provide for an ongoing ..

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SEBI prohibits companies from trade in ESOS, ESPS shares

Market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has brought changes in its Employee Stock Option Scheme (ESOS) and Employee Stock Purchase Scheme (ESPS) Guidelines, 1999, prohibiting companies from dealing in their own shares in the secondary market under these schemes, with immediate effect. Why this measure? It was apprehended that some companies ..

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