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SEBI allowed professionals and qualified entrepreneurs to get help from private equity and other funds to meet share lock-in requirements New Delhi: With an aim to help companies set up by professionals and qualified entrepreneurs to tap capital market, market regulator Securities and...

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Besides RBI, capital market regulator SEBI may also join the investigations, as there are concerns of funds from these banks being routed to stock markets through foreign investors and other entities   New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has widened its probe into the affairs...

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A final decision would be taken by SEBI after examining operational and legal feasibilities of enabling investors to make payments for IPOs through ATM, debit and credit cards and mobile banking   New Delhi: In a major leap towards using latest technology in financial markets, market...

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According to UK Sinha, investment in mutual funds and equity market is important for the people in their long-term interest Patna: UK Sinha, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has asked the people of Bihar to consider investment in the capital market in...

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RBI governor Dr D Subbarao recently said, “Inflation is a regressive tax for the silent poor”. Despite the RBI’s efforts, inflation refuses to come down. Moneylife columnist, in his open letter to the RBI governor, suggests ways to mitigate the miseries of the large majority of India’s poor

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SEBI's crackdown against unregulated staff welfare schemes and trusts has comes amid concerns that some companies may be funding these schemes to deal in their own securities with an aim to manipulate the share price by engaging into fraudulent and unfair trade practices New Delhi:...

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The comments from RBI come against the backdrop of corporate sector complaining about inordinate delays in getting clearances, especially on the environmental front Mumbai: Alarmed by the slowdown in infrastructure projects due to policy delays, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) put the...

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The central bank is scrutinising the 'systems' of HSBC Bank and Standard Chartered Bank related with anti-money laundering and know your customer norms    New Delhi: The Government on Wednesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is scrutinising the 'systems' of HSBC Bank and...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 22 August 2012
SEBI has announced a series of reforms to revive investor confidence and make IPOs attractive again, but what has it done to resolve investors’ grievances? The Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced a series of reforms that it hopes will revive retail investor confidence...

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The revised RBI guidelines also stipulate that NBFC cannot sell or securitize a loan unless three monthly instalments have been paid by the borrower Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened the non-banking finance company (NBFC) securitisation norms by stipulating that an...

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Moneylife Digital Team 21 August 2012
SEBI’s proposed changes to mutual fund regulations are oriented to enrich AMCs while small investors, who have lost money on several funds even after holding them for years, have been   brushed aside The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently announced a slew of changes...

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Some of the public sector banks are likely to approach the Finance Ministry to seek more time for complying with the norm to reduce bulk deposits to 15% of the total deposits Mumbai: Some public sector banks (PSBs) are likely to approach the Finance Ministry to seek more time for...

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The 'safety net' proposal would be back on the agenda when SEBI board's meets next month, although some changes could be made to limit this benefit to 'very small investors’   New Delhi: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will consider next month providing...

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The seven AIFs registered with SEBI includes IFCI Syncamore India Infrastructure Fund, Utthishta Yekum Fund, Indiaquotient Investment Trust, Forefront Alternate Investment Trust, Excedo Realty Fund, Sabre Partners Trust and KKR India Alternate Credit Opportunities Fund   New Delhi:...

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Chidambaram also said he expects the government to take a decision shortly on SEBI's recommendation for providing tax benefits to equity mutual fund investors under the proposed Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme New Delhi: Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said market...

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Banks will now have to incorporate a clause in the FD form to give option of premature withdrawal by survivor in case of death of the other joint account holder   Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to modify fixed deposit (FD) account opening forms to allow...

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SEBI on Thursday announced a slew of measures covering IPO and mutual funds. Many of them will have no effect, since SEBI refuses to acknowledge that the vast majority of people are disillusioned with IPOs and mutual funds Mumbai: Investing in mutual funds (MFs) might become more...

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RBI has proposed that a bank's exposure to its own group entities should not exceed 20% of the paid-up capital and reserves   Mumbai: Aiming to avoid concentration of credit risk, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed that a bank's exposure to its own group entities should not...

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RBI said that banks should put in place a Board approved transparent policy on pricing of liabilities Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to ensure the variation in interest rates on single-term deposits of Rs15 lakh and above and other deposits is minimal for...

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At the SEBI board meeting, the market regulator is likely to consider some wide-ranging reforms in its regulations for mutual funds and initial public offers Mumbai: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will consider new rules on Thursday to protect the...

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