SEBI Current Affairs - 2019

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Wilful Defaulters in Nationalised Banks up by 60% in 5 years: Govt

As per a written reply given by Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha, the number of wilful defaulters in nationalised banks has increased by more than 60% to 8,582 in five years to March 2019. Key Highlights The Finance Minister provided the written reply in Lok Sabha to a question asked that Read More…

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SEBI sets up panel for reviewing Margins on Derivatives

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the capital markets regulator has set up a panel, to review current framework of margins in the futures and options (F&O) derivative segment. Key Highlights The working group set up by SEBI is headed by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Clearing Ltd., and will submit its recommendations Read More…

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FM chairs 20th Meeting of FSDC

The 20th Meeting of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held under the Chairmanship of Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs. Key Highlights of Meeting The Meeting reviewed current global and domestic economic situation, overall macro-economic situation and financial stability issues including those concerning Banking and Non Banking Financial Company Read More…

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MoU signed between Ministry of Corporate Affairs & SEBI

A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for data exchange between two regulatory organizations and to tighten regulatory oversight. Key Highlights of MoU The MoU was signed by Shri K.V.R. Murty, Joint Secretary (MCA) and Smt. Madhabi Puri Buch, Read More…

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SEBI bars NSE from securities market for 6 months: Co-Location Case

The Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred National Stock Exchange (NSE) from accessing the securities market for six months and also imposed a fine of ₹1,000 crore on NSE in co-location case. Co-Location Case Co-location refers to system wherein a broker’s server is kept in the exchange premises to reduce Read More…

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IBBI and SEBI sign pact for Effective Implementation of IBC

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assist and co-operate with each other for the effective implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. Components of the MoU Sharing of information between the two parties. Sharing of resources available with Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & BankingUPSC

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Government to set-up a Unified Authority for Regulating Entities in IFSC

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in international financial services centres (IFSCs) in the country. The government has approved a bill to set up a unified regulator. Fact Box The first IFSC in India was set up at GIFT City in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Promoting the Ease Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & LawUPSC

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