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Girish Chandra Chaturvedi appointed as the Chairman of NSE

The leading stock exchange of India, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has appointed Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as its new Chairman after getting approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on Friday, 6th December 2019. Girish Chandra Chaturvedi completed his post-graduation from the University of Allahabad in Physics, is a retired Indian Administrative Services ..

Karvy’s Trading License Suspended by India’s Top Exchanges

Hyderabad based financial service company, Karvy Stock Broking Limited trading license was suspended by National Stock Exchange(NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) due to non-compliance of norms with the Government of India’s regulator for the securities market, Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI). Earlier on 22nd November, SEBI in its initial findings found that Karvy ..

SEBI’s new regulations

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has shortened the period for processing rights issues from the earlier 58 days to 31 days, and has also set a new time limit of 31 days on the disclosure of defaults by listed companies. SEBI has enhanced the investment threshold in schemes offered by portfolio management ..

SEBI’s norm for issuers of municipal bonds

On 12 Nov, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) prescribed wider disclosures and compliances norms by the issuers of listed municipal bonds. As per the SEBI norms, listed entities should submit half-yearly unaudited financial results to the stock exchanges within 45 days of the end of the first half of the year and ..

Ishaat Hussain heads SEBI committee to suggest norms for Social Stock Exchanges (SSE)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recently constituted a committee on Social Stock Exchanges (SSE) under the chairmanship of Ishaat Hussain, Director of SBI Foundation. The committee shall examine and make recommendations with respect to possible structures and mechanisms, within the securities market domain, to facilitate the raising of funds by social ..

TN Manoharan heads Committee on Secondary Markets

The 6-member RBI task force, headed by Canara Bank Chairman TN Manoharan, has recommended the setting up a Self-Regulatory Body (SRB) of market participants to finalize details for the secondary market for corporate loans, including the standardization of documents. It has also called for amending regulations of SEBI, IRDA and PFRDA to enable participation of ..

Debt Management and Monetary Policy in India

The discourse on the need to separate debt management and monetary policy is doing rounds for quite a time. The view was even endorsed by the committee on capital account convertibility in 1996 because of the possible conflict of interest between monetary policy and debt management. Why the issue went to backburner? When Bimal Jalan ..

Strengthening Corporate Bond Market

The corporate bond market in India has failed to take off in spite of measures in successive budgets and at least half a dozen committees mandated by the government, the RBI and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to work out measures to develop this market. Importance of a corporate debt market In ..