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Court asks Sahara to return Rs.17,000 crore to investors (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed Sahara group's real estate company to return with a 15-percent interest the Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) it had mopped up ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications unit files paper for Singapore IPO


July 5th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Reliance Communications said Thursday it has filed preliminary prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO) of its subsea telecommunications infrastructure network business in Singapore.The company ... Read more...

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Government assures help to revive mutual fund business


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government Monday said it would work in association with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to help revive the mutual ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre, forward trading for price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday blamed the union government's policy of allowing forward trading in agricultural commodities as one of the reasons behind ... Read more...

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Sundaram Mutual needs a partner for products distribution


June 26th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Sundaram Asset Management Company is looking for a partner to distribute its products. The city-based firm is planning to triple its assets under management (AUM), focusing ... Read more...

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Geojit to lure Arab investors to Indian bourses


June 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Thursday launched its Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) Investment service to attract cash-rich Arab investors to Indian stock markets.As a qualified ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Sahara group plea (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Sahara group of companies, dealing in real estate and housing, challenging a tribunal's direction ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital gets regulator’s nod to sell stakes to Nippon Life


June 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Reliance Capital Wednesday said it has got market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India's approval to sell 26 percent stake in its mutual fund business, ... Read more...

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Reselling the India story: road shows kick off in the Gulf


June 9th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Road shows highlighting India's growth potential to attract sovereign funds and other investors kicks off in five Gulf countries of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab ... Read more...

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Market regulator at fault in Sahara case, apex court told (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday informed that the stock market regulator could not have taken up the issue of Sahara group of companies mopping up ... Read more...

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Vodka prices set for 30 percent hike in Russia


May 30th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, a country of vodka drinkers, will increase the minimum price of the drink by around 30 percent this year.According to a draft resolution prepared ... Read more...

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Small investors should not directly trade in equities: SEBI


May 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Small investors should not start trading directly in stock market as they don't have adequate resources to take informed decision, chairman of the Securities ... Read more...

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Firms non-compliant with SEBI norms to face action


May 7th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Monday warned of action against companies not complying with its norms on public shareholdings even as ... Read more...

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Guidelines on media would amount to judicial over-reach, SC told


May 4th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Thursday told that framing guidelines was a legislative activity and doing so by the court would amount to judicial over-reach. ... Read more...

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BHEL FPO on hold, profit rises 14.3 percent in 2011-12


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Tuesday said its follow on offer (FPO) for which the draft prospectus was filed with the Securities and Exchange ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 345 points up on tax clarification


March 30th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Indian equities markets shot up on the last trading day of the fiscal with a benchmark index closing 345 points higher Friday after Finance Minister ... Read more...

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P-notes holders will not be taxed: Mukherjee


March 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Trying to soothe the nerves of overseas investors, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said holders of Participatory Notes (P-notes) derivatives through which foreign nationals ... Read more...

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Balance freedom of press with rights of accused, says apex court


March 27th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it has to frame guidelines to balance the freedom of press with that of the right of an accused under ... Read more...

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BSE SME exchange may come up by March-end


February 10th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The much-awaited Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) platform may come up before the end of this fiscal. It targets to list 500 ... Read more...

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Sebi raises minimum level for portfolio investments


January 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) Saturday hiked the minimum investment level under portfolio management schemes to Rs.25 lakh from the current level ... Read more...

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Court dismisses DLF plea (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea of DLF Ltd. challenging an order of market regulator SEBI to probe accusations by a Delhi-based businessman ... Read more...

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Court dismisses DLF plea


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea of DLF Ltd. challenging an order of market regulator SEBI to probe accusations by a Delhi-based businessman ... Read more...

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Rollout of uniform format of KYC norms soon, says SEBI


December 17th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Capital market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), in the final stages of fine-tuning the Know Your Client (KYC) regulations to make them more ... Read more...

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SEBI planning more grievance and arbitration centres


December 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to set up more investor grievance and arbitration centres to address investors' woes, a top ... Read more...

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India raises FII investment limits in bonds by $5 bn


November 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India Thursday decided to increase the limit of foreign institutional investors (FIIs) investment in government securities bonds by $5 billion to $15 billion and in ... Read more...

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More ticker boards on farm goods’ trade planned in Kerala


November 8th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) The Forward Markets Commission (FMC) is planning to increase the number of ticker boards, which give real time access to prices of farm commodities, from the ... Read more...

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Discussing changes in GDR rules to curb misuse: SEBI chief


October 15th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) India's capital market regulator Friday said it has discovered the serious misuse of Global Depository Receipts (GDR) rules and is in touch with the central government ... Read more...

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NSE gets green signal for SME exchange


October 14th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday received permission from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to start its proposed Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) ... Read more...

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CII lauds capital markets reforms


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The recent reforms initiatives taken by the capital market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), will strengthen investors' confidence in the Indian ... Read more...

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Increase incentives to mutual fund distributors: SEBI


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Expressing concern over the recent slowdown in mutual fund industry, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Wednesday said distributors should be given incentives ... Read more...

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Sahara Group IPO matter between company, SEBI: Government


June 18th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The corporate affairs ministry has no role in the delay in Sahara Group's proposed initial public offering (IPO) by market regulator Securities and Exchange Board ... Read more...

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Bengal industry disagrees with land panel’s recommendation


June 18th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal's industry has strongly opposed the recommendations of an expert committee that government will have no role to play in land acquisition ... Read more...

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Another weak day for Indian equities, Sensex slips 258 points (Roundup)


May 5th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued their losing streak Thursday with a benchmark index closing 258 points lower. Broader market indices too slipped into the red, pulled ... Read more...

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Bangladesh floats $682 million mutual fund


May 5th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh Fund, an open-ended mutual fund worth $682.5 million, came into operation Thursday with regulator Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approving its registered trust deed ... Read more...

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Day after rate hike, markets slip a tad more (Roundup)


May 4th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed moderately lower Wednesday, a day after a wide breadth of stocks were battered by the news of an interst rate hike ... Read more...

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