To check any possible misuse of investors' money, markets regulator Sebi will soon put in place a mechanism for enhanced supervision of stock brokers and wants stock exchanges to evolve an automated alert-generation system for flagging suspicious activities.
Capital market regulator SEBI Wednesday said that 'unappropriated shares' held with Trusts, which is not backed by grants but has been acquired through secondary acquisition, need to be offloaded on the stock exchanges in the next four years.
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will shift stocks of 35 firms including Arvind Remedies and Plethico Pharmaceuticals to the restricted trading category for not complying with listing agreement rules, from September 28.
To ensure more transparency, Sebi has asked listed companies to inform stock exchanges at least two working days in advance about board meetings on proposals related to buyback of securities, voluntary delisting and fund raising.
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will introduce new interest rate futures (IRFs) contract on July 31 with the newly launched 6-year and 13-year government bonds maturing in 2020 and 2030 as its underlying.
To protect the securities market from cyber threats, regulator SEBI Monday asked stock exchanges and other key entities to put in place necessary framework to safeguard systems, networks and databases from such attacks.