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International Financial Services Centre Authority established by GoI

The Government of India has established International Financial Services Centre Authority. The headquarters of the authority is to be established in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Highlights The Authority was established through a notification. The notification issued by the GoI brings into effect certain effects of IFSCA Act, 2019. The authority will regulate financial markets in the International ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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RBI launches 5-year Financial Inclusion Strategy

The Reserve Bank of India has launched National Strategy for Financial Inclusion (2019-24). The main motive of the strategy is to provide access to financial services in an affordable manner. Highlights The Strategy has been launched after thorough consultation with SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India), PFRDA (Pension fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India) ..

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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 ..

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