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

Union Cabinet: Capital Infusion of Rs 6,000 crores into NIIF approved

On November 25, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved Rs 6,000 crores of capital infusion into the National Infrastructure Investment Fund. This is a part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The move will leverage to create financial pipeline of Rs 1 lakh crore. National infrastructure investment fund The National Investment Infrastructure Fund was set up ..

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RBI launches National strategy for Financial Education for 2020-25

The Reserve Bank of India has come up with the Second National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE) for the time period of 2020-25. The document of the apex bank recommended a ‘5 C’ approach with the objective of the circulation of financial education in the country. What is the National Strategy for Financial Education 2020-25? ..

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20-member “Usha Thorat Committee” formed

On July 10, 2020, 20-member advisory committee under the leadership of former deputy governor of Reserve of Bank of India, Usha Thorat was formed. Highlights The Securities and Exchange Board of India revamped its committee that advises capital market regulator on matters of development of mutual fund. The committee will advise the regulator on measures ..

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CBDT and SEBI sign Memorandum of Understanding

On July 8, 2020, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement will facilitate exchange of data between the institutes. Highlights Several other steps are being taken to improve the data sharing mechanism between the institutes. A data Exchange Steering group ..

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22nd Financial Stability and Development Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister

On May 28, 2020, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman chaired Financial Stability and Development Council meet. Highlights The meeting reviewed current domestic and global economic situation, financial vulnerabilities issues, liquidity of Micro financial institutions, Non-Banking Financial corporations, regulatory responses, etc. The council noted that COVID-19 posed a great threat to the global financial system ..

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