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 ..

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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Govt. to sell stakes in LIC in two stages

The government has decided that it might not sell 10% stake in Life Insurance Corp. of India through an initial public offering but instead choosing instead to sell 5 or 6% which will be followed by a second public offering.   Highlights LIC is yet to be concluded but it is estimated that the value ..

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SEBI- Franklin Templeton case

Franklin Templeton (FT) has been given interim relief from Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on June 28, 2021. Key points SAT put stay on Securities Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) order on FT that prevented it from launching new debt scheme. Tribunal also put a temporarily stayed on SEBI’s order of recovery of Rs 512 crore ..

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SEBI Increases Foreign Investment Limit for MFs

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has increased overseas investment limit for local mutual funds. Highlights With this, mutual funds can make overseas investments to a maximum of US $ 1 billion per Mutual Fund out of overall industry limit of US $ 7 billion. While in overseas Exchange Traded Fund, mutual funds can ..

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