Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Current Affairs, GK & News

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was established in 1988, however, it got statutory mandate and powers under the SEBI Act, 1992. Its objective is to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development and regulation of securities market. Functions The Key functions of SEBI are as follows: Regulating stock ..

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SEBI Framework for Online Bond Platform Providers (OBPPs)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has released a regulatory framework for the online bond platform providers (OBPPs) to streamline their operations. What are the key features of the Framework for Online Bond Platform Providers? Online bond platform is defined as any electronic system (other than recognized stock exchange or an electronic book provider ..

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New Framework for Social Stock Exchange

The SEBI has unveiled a framework for the SSE, which was notified in July 2022. Key facts Under the new rules, the Social Stock Exchange (SSE) will be a separate segment from existing stock exchanges. Social enterprises eligible to participate in the SSE must be not-for-profit organizations and for-profit social enterprises having social intent and ..

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Amendment in FEMA Rules for LIC

The rules of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) have been amended by the government to pave way for up to 20 per cent of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The central government also intends to reduce its stake in LIC through an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Overview: ..

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SEBI’s first woman Chairperson

On February 28, 2022, the government appointed Madhabi Puri Buch as the new chairperson of SEBI. Key Facts Madhabi Puri Buch is the first woman chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). She was the former head of ICICI Securities. In between 2017 to 2021, she also served in SEBI, as a ..

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SEBI Proposals on Algo Trading

As per brokerage houses, proposal by SEBI to treat all orders emanating from application programming interface (API) as algorithmic or algo order might hamper the growth of such trading in India. Highlights Algo trading refers to any order which is generated using automated execution logic. The algo trading system monitors the live stock prices, automatically ..

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World Investor Week 2021

Stock exchanges, BSE and NSE launched the celebrations of globally popular event “World Investor Week 2021”. Under the event, they will conduct several educational activities. Key Points Central Depository Services (India) Ltd (CDSL) is also celebrating the World Investor Week (WIW). during November 21-28, 2021 under the aegis of SEBI and International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). ..

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