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Sebi eases processing of documents for FPI

The circular will come into force with immediate effect.

Sebi extends second phase of UPI implementation for retail investors

In November 2019, the timeline for implementation of Phase II of UPI with Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ABSA) was extended till March 31, 2020.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sebi relaxes guidelines for default recognition by rating agencies

The markets regulator said it felt a need for temporary relaxations in compliance by CRAs in view of the developments arising due to Covid-19 pandemic

Sebi curbs lead to thin trading in Nifty futures

Palviya expects the market to trade in an 8,200-9,200 range for the short term.

Five custodian banks alert Sebi on FPI licence renewal

A fund whose registration is not renewed is disallowed from taking fresh positions.

Stocks in the news: Future Retail, HDFC Bank, SpiceJet, Thyrocare, Suzlon and Eicher Motors

The maker of Royal Enfield motorcycles has suspended payments to a few of its suppliers.

All you need to know about investing in direct plans of mutual funds

Mutual fund investments come with two plan options- regular and direct. NAV of direct plan is higher than regular plan because they save on commission. While these two are separate plans, the portfolio of the scheme remains the same.

Sell-on-rise in Maruti, Cummins, Piramal, RBL Bank

It’s the first time that monthly RSI of the Nifty had shown a reading below 30 (oversold).

Coronavirus: Sebi eases compliance norms for shareholding disclosures

In a separate circular, the regulator said it has eased operational procedure for takeover.

Trade body demands Sebi action to curb speculation in castor seed futures

The NCDEX castor seed futures has been hitting upper circuit since last two days on very thin volumes.

Sebi allows top 100 companies to delay AGMs

The regulator has been giving relaxation to listed companies and other market intermediaries as part of efforts to ease their compliance burden.

IndiaNivesh closes down PMS business

The assets under custody of IndiaNivesh Small Cap (Sprout) have declined from Rs 90 crore to Rs 60 crore in the past one month, according to sources.

Lockdown: Anmi urges Sebi to allow systematic closure of stock markets

The move comes after members of Anmi, which represents over 900 brokers, raised concerns about their safety.

Client category - counterparty to FIIs - very light on index futures

The FIIs’ cumulative net shorts on index futures were 51,991 contracts on March 27.

Portfolio Characteristics of Axis Focused 25 Fund

Axis Focused 25 Fund is an open ended equity scheme investing in maximum 25 stocks investing in large cap, mid cap and small cap companies. The scheme invest...

Covid fallout: IndiaNivesh shuts down PMS business amid market meltdown

Consequently all assets such as securities and bank balance will be handed over to the clients.

Protect your mutual fund portfolio from Coronavirus, and yourself

When you invested in a mutual fund scheme, you would have earmarked each of your mutual fund schemes to specific financial goals. For example, a retirement that is twenty years away or a higher education fund for a child that is eight years away.

ESAF Small Finance Bank gets Sebi nod for Rs 976 crore IPO

The IPO comprises a fresh issue worth Rs 800 crore and an OFS aggregating up to Rs 176.2 crore.

Sebi writes to states to exempt staff of capital market entities from lockdown

Entities like stock exchanges, clearing corporations, mutual funds will be exempt.

Sebi disposes of case against IDFC Asset Management Company, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Sebi, pursuant to an investigation observed that BNP Paribas Asset Management (I) and IDFC had sold its shares while allegedly in possession of UPSI during March 1-20, 2013.

Sebi urged to declare capital markets as ‘essential services’

Sebi and exchanges have permitted trading via terminals from various locations.

CPAI urges Sebi to close exchanges till March 31

Anmi has also requested Sebi to close stock exchanges for at least two days, which will give brokerage firms time to close their entire outstanding positions.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sebi eases compliance requirements for brokers, mutual funds

This is the latest in a series of measures taken by the watchdog in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which has also resulted in large scale sell-off in the domestic market.

Sebi tweaks framework for stock brokers' risk management capabilities

The criteria for entering the risk-reduction mode for brokers with regard to operationalisation of the interoperability among clearing corporations has been revised.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sebi further relaxes compliance norms for listed firms

The decision has been taken in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

ANMI requests Sebi to classify stock brokers as essential services

Sebi and exchanges have permitted trading via terminals from various locations.

No shorter working hours for markets, it'll be business as usual: Sebi

NSE and BSE said all segments at the exchange will operate as usual on Monday.

Sebi provides operational exemptions to FPIs

Sebi has not provided any relaxation when it comes to new fund registrations.

The week that was in 10 stocks: Bajaj Finserv tanks, Piramal shines; over 500 smallcaps erode wealth

Bernstein has downgraded rating of Bajaj Finance to ‘underperform’ with a target of Rs 1,740.

Sebi asks Moral Group companies to invite claims from public on unpaid dues

Contrary to the companies' claim that they have refunded money to all the investors, four investors had written to Sebi denying receipt of refunds.

Dalal Street week ahead: Sebi curbs likely to trigger adverse reactions

Sebi’s measures to curb shorts will bring in very volatile and adverse reaction in the market.

Sebi move to bring back genuine investors: Sunil Subramaniam

The Sundaram Mutual Fund CEO says the absence of regular investors has been furthering the market fall.

Sebi steps in to curb volatility, restricts wild F&O bets

Sebi has capped the bearish bets one can take without owning the underlying shares.

RBI rate cut: Best debt mutual funds across categories. Find out which one suits you

There are a variety of debt mutual fund options, each suited for the needs of different investors. You can use debt funds to save for your child’s annual education expenses. Or save up enough to pay the down payment of your house next year.

Sebi’s revised limits may send many stocks into F&O ban

India’s main stock indices are down nearly 30 per cent from their lifetime high levels.

Sebi fines 7 entities for fraudulent trade in Sanwaria Agro stocks

Theses trades were carried out to create false appearance of trading in the scrip of Sanwaria Agro.

Will Sebi and exchanges let stock brokers work from home?

Leading institutions will take up the matter with the finance ministry and Sebi.

Sebi reschedules recruitment process for 147 positions amid coronavirus outbreak

On March 7, the regulator had invited applications for these positions as part of its plan to beef up its headcount for faster and more effective execution of its job.

J&K Bank tanks 5% as Sebi okays open offer exemption

The government has proposed to infuse Rs 500 crore in the lender via a preferential share allottment.

Coronavirus case count, Sebi curbs, F&O expiry among key factors that will guide market this week

Rapidly rising coronavirus cases will be the biggest factor steering share markets.

Commodity F&O trade timings revised for two weeks amid lockdown

The exchanges will not run the evening session from 5:30 pm-11:30 pm during this period.

Sebi changes on short selling, F&O positions and cash margins: How will they impact market on Monday?

Analysts estimate 10-12 per cent stocks in the F&O segment to be hit by the new curbs.

Lockdowns: Stock brokers continue to face problems to reach offices

This comes despite Sebi's last evening notification that stock brokers and other capitals, debt market related entities will be exempted from such closures.

Sebi mulls short selling, trading curbs: Report

The finance ministry last week asked the market regulator to take action to curb the stock market’s fall, the newspaper said, citing sources.

Sebi tightens rules on short selling, raises margins on non-F&O stocks to curb volatility

India VIX shot up to levels last seen during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.

Sebi bars Trinity Tradelink, its officials from securities market for 3 years

Prior to the amalgamation, the erstwhile Trinity had engaged in fund mobilising activity from public, through offer of equity shares.

SBI Funds Management adopts stewardship code as mandated by Sebi

In doing this, SBI Mutual Fund has become the first fund house to implement the stewardship code in India.

Sebi proposes to relax six-month gap between two successive QIPs

The regulator said it has received requests from companies seeking a waiver on this requirement of a six-month cooling off period between two successive QIP issues.

ANMI seeks market shut down for 2 days as states refrain to call brokering 'essential'

Sebi has so far not issued any advisory or circular regarding this.

Sebi allows India Inc extra time to announce Q4, FY20 earnings

Markets regulator allowed companies to submit their March quarter and fiscal 2020 results by June 30, instead of May 15 as stipulated.

How to lodge complaints, grievances using SEBI's Scores mobile app

Once the complaint is registered on Scores, an intimation is given to the entity against whom the complaint is made. A response needs to be filed by the entity within the stipulated time period.

Back-office realty with MNC tenants to be least hit by virus

Commercial real estate catering to back-office operations for multinationals is expected to be the least affected by the current economic crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. This is because the tenants are financially strong multinationals, spending only a fraction of their expenses on rent even as they gain by the weakening rupee.

P-notes investment rises to Rs 68,862 crore till Feb-end

The investment comes at a time when broader market witnessed significant downtrend amid fears of recession due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Sebi imposes Rs 11.4 lakh fine on 2 entities for fraudulent trading in BSE's illiquid stock options

In two separate orders, Sebi imposed a penalty of Rs 5 lakh and 6.4 lakh on Arindam Shekhar Garment and Anandi Bhupendrabhai Vekaria, respectively, after observing large scale reversal of trades in the illiquid stock options segment of the BSE.

Exempt stock market entities from lockdown: Centre to states

The move comes against the backdrop of alleged instances of brokers, depository participants and other personnel related to stock markets facing difficulties in commuting to their workplaces.

Sebi bans Paramount Printpackaging, officials from markets for 5 years for IPO fund diversion

Paramount came out with its Rs 46-crore IPO in April 2011 and its shares got listed on the exchanges in May, 2011.

Sebi may soon launch one commodity, one exchange idea

The concept is in line with the global practice where particular commodities are offered on a single exchange

Sebi may relax rules on 6-month gap between two QIP issues

The regulator said it has received requests from companies seeking a waiver on this requirement of a six-month cooling off period between two successive QIP issues.

Financial companies want rating downgrades to be put on hold

The financial institutions are citing the continued lockdown in the entire country and the adverse impact it will have on their asset quality. ​

Sebi monitoring volatility spike

Fear gauge India VIX hit a 9-month intraday high of 26.49 on March 3.

Sensex crashes 3,935 points: What's behind market meltdown

Analysts say India has reached a crucial phase where it can either go China or Italy’s way.

RBI says GDP growth estimates at risk: Key takeaways from money policy

MPC will continue with the accommodative stance as long as it is necessary, says RBI.

Sebi allows non-bank custodians to manage gold, related instruments

The regulator has amended Securities and Exchange Board of India (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996.

Crude futures contract down 8%

The circuits in crude are 4%, 6%, 9% and after a 15 minute cooling off at 12% and then 15%.

Yes Bank bondholders reach out to RBI, Sebi on write-down

Move will hurt financial markets and is against the principles of natural justice, say investors

Sebi launches app for lodging investor grievances

SCORES mobile app will make it easier for investors to lodge their grievances with SEBI

MCX permits its members to operate trading terminals temporarily from locations other than those reported to the exchange

An internal policy shall be framed by members mentioning the controls and checks preventing any unauthorized trading activities.

Sebi plans platform for real-time surveillance

This development assumes significance as it will allow Sebi to intervene even in the mid-market hours.

Sensex, Nifty hit lower circuit: Sebi, stock exchanges ready measures to control volatility

Sebi and and stock exchanges have a robust risk management framework in place which automatically gets triggered in response to movement in the indices.

Stock surge has lingering worry: A steady drop in trading volumes

Indian markets may not see the full impact of any pullback in the global market.

NSE defers index rebalancing until further notice

This also includes quarterly rebalancing of shares outstanding and investible weight factors.

Default by some NBFCs on secured debentures pushes Sebi to introduce reforms

Sebi) has proposed a detailed review of the regulatory framework for Corporate Bonds and Debenture Trustees.

Sebi assessing impact of coronavirus on markets: Mohanty

FSDC, an apex body of regulators formed by the government, is yet to get involved in the discussions.

Vodafone Idea shares gain 1.59%

The stock quoted a 52-week high of Rs 22.55 and a 52-week low of Rs 2.9.

Sebi refuses to lift market ban on Gautam Thapar, others; gives certain relaxations

They have been allowed to liquidate up to 25 per cent of the value of the securities held by them.

Sebi asks market entities to stay cautious about funds linked to Islamic State

The regulator has informed market entities about the updated Al-Qaida sanctions list of the United Nations Security Council, which has named Islamic State in Iraq and the relevant parts of Libya and Yemen and Jamaah Ansharut Daulah.

Sebi reviews mechanism regarding guarantees extended by listed firms

Sebi, in a consultation paper, said the listed entity shall extend a guarantee or security to any person or entity, including promoter, promoter group, director, directors' relative and key management person, considering the "economic interest" of the company.

PACL case: Sebi bans Sonu Nigam from selling, transferring agricultural land in Karjat area

Nigam has a farmhouse in Karjat, which is 62 kilometres away from Mumbai.

Ahead of Market: 12 factors that will decide stock action on Monday

Going by all the indications, it’s going to be another manic Monday tomorrow.

NSE may get Sebi relief on 37% stake sale in CAMS

NSE currently owns a little over 37 per cent stake in CAMS through one of its subsidiaries, NSE Investments Limited (NSEIL).

SBI sees drop in banking transactions during lockdown but most ATMs running: Official

Online transactions are going on but overall there is a decline in banking activities, P K Gupta, Head of Retail, Payments & Digital Banking, State Bank of India (SBI) said.

Manic Monday: Market posts biggest 1-day fall

The Sensex and Nifty tumbled 10 per cent each in early trade on Monday, which activated the lower circuit breaker that resulted in a mandatory trading halt of 45 minutes.

Sebi proposes new mechanism to make e-voting convenient for shareholders

Sebi said that depositories shall establish a helpline to resolve technical difficulties faced by shareholders relating to the facility.

Allcargo shares gain on Sebi nod to buy stake in Gati

If the open offer is successful, it will take Allcargo’s stake in Gati to 46.83 per cent.

BSE to stay open on Tuesday despite Maharashtra curfew

Despite Section 144 being invoked in the state, a number of people were seen out on the streets on Monday, while several main roads were packed with vehicles.

Allcargo Logistics gets Sebi nod for open offer for Gati

On full acceptance of the open offer it will take Allcargo’s stake in Gati to 46.83%.

UNCTAD estimates economic impact of Covid-19 at $1 trillion

Even as we await FM Sitharaman to unveil GoI’s Covid-19 mitigation economic package, the stimulus could be oriented towards the poor, unemployed and vulnerable sections such as contractual daily wage labourers as well as MSMEs. An income support of about Rs 7,500/month could be credited to the accounts of low-income and informal workers for 3 months.

Confused which stocks to pick after the rout? Buy all of them. Here's how!

That's the straight and simple way of saying: go for an index fund.

Shares of PVR dip 1.33% in early trade

The stock quoted a 52-week high of Rs 2118.35 and a 52-week low of Rs 1045.1.

Bond yields spike as traders keep off, MFs sell to meet redemption

Traded volumes in government securities fell to Rs 10,738 crore, the lowest since 2017.

Country on pause, volumes plunge reflecting Street fears

Normally, volumes double in the expiry week: Contracts are due to expire this Thursday.

Sebi revises compensation, penalty norms under regaining of matched book rule

The regulator in September 2016 had come out with risk-mitigating tools, christened as regaining matched book rule, for the commodity market.

Indian Railway Finance Corporation gets Sebi nod for IPO

The IPO comprises fresh issue of 93.8 crore equity shares.

Sensex's 3,000-pt crash leaves investors poorer by Rs 10 lakh crore

All the 30 components in the Sensex pack traded deep in the red.

Equitas Small Finance Bank gets Sebi nod for IPO

The offer consists of fresh equity worth Rs 550 cr and an offer for sale of 8 cr equity shares.

YES Bank shares down 3% in early session

Shares of YES Bank traded 2.94 per cent down in trade at 09:54AM on Monday.

What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping

Asian shares slid as more countries shut down in the fight against the coronavirus.

Sebi fines Muthoottu Mini Financiers for misleading advertisements

The company had placed advertisements on its website for public issue of NCDs.

Sebi unveils norms to prevent misuse of client securities

The regulator clarified that an off-market transfer of securities leads to change in ownership and not be treated as pledge.

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