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NSDL hopes to launch payments bank by May

NSDL hopes to launch payments bank by May

NSDL on Wednesday said it has applied to the Reserve Bank for the final licence for its payments bank and is aiming to launch the entity by May.

NSDL to drastically reduce charges under NPS from April 1

NSDL to drastically reduce charges under NPS from April 1

Under pressure from competition, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure has decided to drastically cut maintenance and account opening charges for subscribers of the National Pension System (NPS) from April 1.

Macro-data, global cues to drive equity markets

Macro-data, global cues to drive equity markets

Upcoming major macro-economic data, coupled with trends in global indices and the pace of foreign funds inflow, are expected to determine the trajectory of the Indian equity markets during the upcoming week.

Markets surge on GST hopes, foreign funds

Markets surge on GST hopes, foreign funds

 Indian equity markets were buoyed by positive anticipation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill clearing parliament, supported by a perceptible inflow of foreign funds, and continued to accumulate profits during the week ended Friday.

Sebi orders attachment of bank, demat A/Cs of GN Dairies

Capital markets regulator Sebi has ordered attachment of bank and demat accounts of GN Dairies Ltd and its directors to reclaim over Rs 114 crore for violation of norms

Investor accounts in NSDL, CDSL recorded at 2.5 crore

Total number of investor accounts at two depositories -- NSDL and CDSL -- stood at 2.5 crore at the end of February, translating to an addition of 18.64 lakh in past one year.

 

Around 1.65 lakh demat accounts opened in October

Around 1.65 lakh investor accounts were added during the month of October, taking the cumulative number of such accounts on the nation's two depositories to 2.43 crore, shows latest data.

 

Attempts to stabilise rupee adds USD 781 million to Forex kitty

Attempts to stabilise rupee adds USD 781 million to Forex kitty

 The central bank's attempts to curb volatility in rupee value and to maintain its competitiveness helped India's foreign exchange (Forex) kitty to gain USD 780.9 million, experts said on Saturday.

CDSL demat accounts cross 1-crore mark

CDSL demat accounts cross 1-crore mark

The number of active demat accounts held with Central Depository Services India Ltd (CDSL) has crossed one crore.

FM Jaitley asks market-makers to improve their credibility, integrity

FM Jaitley asks market-makers to improve their credibility, integrity

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday called for improving the credibility and integrity of all market participants, including the regulators and corporates, to channel more household savings into the system.

NSDL notches historic milestone of Rs 115 lakh crore custody value

NSDL notches historic milestone of Rs 115 lakh crore custody value

The National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) has achieved a historic milestone of crossing Rs 100 lakh crore custody value of securities held in its demat accounts, standing currently at Rs 115 lakh crore, an official said here on Saturday.

 

FPIs lap up govt bonds worth Rs 15,000 crore after new limits

FPIs lap up govt bonds worth Rs 15,000 crore after new limits

Showing a greater interest in government debt securities and bonds after RBI and Sebi raised the investment limits, Foreign Portfolio Investors have lapped up nearly Rs 15,000 crore  

 

Govt opens tap for govt securities worth $2.6 bn for FPIs

Govt opens tap for govt securities worth $2.6 bn for FPIs

Government has increased the investment limit in government securities for Foreign Portfolio Investors who will be able to invest an additional USD 2.6 billion from Monday.

Average 1.4 lakh investor accounts added every month in last 1 year

With growing capital markets and business friendly climate, nearly 1.4 lakh investor accounts were opened on an average every month in the last one year.

Sebi plans new outsourcing policy for exchanges, key entities

To safeguard capital markets from outside risks, regulator Sebi will soon issue a new set of guidelines to govern outsourcing by stock exchanges and other key entities in the marketplace.

Sebi's new mechanism to allow one-time registration for DPs

Making procedural requirements simpler for brokers, Sebi on Tuesday put in place a new mechanism to allow one-time single registration for the depository participants.

SEBI approves one-time registration method for DPs

Simplifying procedural requirements, market regulator SEBI Wednesday to put in place a one-time single registration process for depository participants to operate on both CDSL and NSDL.

Over 10 lakh investor accounts added in a year

The total number of investor accounts at the depositories stood at about 2.15 crore in September 2013.

FPIs continue to invest in Indian markets

The FPIs bought shares worth $354.24 million or Rs 2,159.67 crore during the week ended Sep 19.

E-wills gains traction; NSDL enters fray, ties up with Warmond

NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure, formerly National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) has tied up with Mumbai-based Warmond Trustees & Executors, a part of the leading law firm SNG Partners, to offer digital will-writing services.