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Gold bonds issued on Nov 17 eligible for trading from today

Gold bonds issued on Nov 17 eligible for trading from today

RBI has said that the Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) issued on November 17 will become eligible for trading on stock exchanges from Friday onwards.

Reliance Industries Q2 net profit drops 23% to Rs 7,206 crore

Reliance Industries Q2 net profit drops 23% to Rs 7,206 crore

Reliance Industries on Thursday reported a 23 percent drop in its second quarter net profit as compared to last year's figure, which was boosted by income from sale of US shale gas assets.

Sebi adds muscle to supervisory framework for stock brokers

Sebi adds muscle to supervisory framework for stock brokers

Putting in place enhanced supervisory framework for stock brokers, Sebi has issued a detailed set of guidelines to monitor their financial strength and detect any misutilisation of clients' funds.

Sensex plummets 248 points ahead of macro data; up for week

Sensex plummets 248 points ahead of macro data; up for week

Markets came off 17-month highs after benchmark BSE Sensex plunged 248 points to 28,797.25, tracking weakness in global peers after North Korea tested a nuclear warhead, while domestic investors remained on the sidelines ahead of key macroeconomic data.

RBL Bank IPO fully subscribed

RBL Bank IPO fully subscribed

This is the first initial share sale by any private sector lender in a decade.

Brokers can't hire celebrities to endorse prize money schemes

Brokers can't hire celebrities to endorse prize money schemes

Top stock exchanges BSE and NSE have barred brokers from engaging celebrities to endorse schemes involving distribution of prize money and asked them to withdraw advertisements, if any, with immediate effect.

Cabinet raises foreign shareholding limit to 15% in stock exchanges

Cabinet raises foreign shareholding limit to 15% in stock exchanges

The Cabinet also approved the proposal to allow foreign portfolio investors to acquire shares through initial allotment, besides secondary market, in the stock exchanges.

 

Regulators mount 'Brexit' vigil, RBI promises liquidity support

Regulators mount 'Brexit' vigil, RBI promises liquidity support

As stocks, bonds and rupee turned volatile ahead of the 'Brexit' referendum on Thursday, RBI has promised liquidity support and all necessary steps to ensure orderly conditions in financial markets while Sebi and stock exchanges also beefed up their risk management systems.

Sovereign gold bonds start trading; surge over 7%

Sovereign gold bonds on Monday made a debut on the stock exchanges and closed the first day of the trade with handsome gains of over 7 percent.

Infosys shares down over 4% on concerns over outlook

Shares of Infosys fell by over 4 percent Thursday, wiping out Rs 12,138 crore from its market valuation amid concerns related to outlook after its chief operating officer said challenges in retail, energy and insurance sectors could result in 'quarterly bumps' for the firm.

Trading in sovereign gold bonds to start from Monday

Trading in sovereign gold bonds to start from Monday

Sovereign gold bonds will begin trading on stock exchanges for the first time from Monday, providing investors a greater choice to diversify portfolio without the need to buy the metal in physical form.

Sebi to up vigil to check misuse of investor money by brokers

Sebi to up vigil to check misuse of investor money by brokers

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.

Trade cautiously in over 400 illiquid stocks: BSE, NSE

To safeguard investor interest, stock exchanges NSE and BSE have advised members to take extra caution while trading in more than 400 illiquid stocks.

Infibeam makes debut on bourses, lists at Rs 458

Infibeam makes debut on bourses, lists at Rs 458

 Shares of Infibeam Incorporation debuted on the stock exchanges today and listed at Rs 458 on BSE, a premium of 6 percent over its issue price of Rs 432.

Rupee extends gains for 2nd day, up 7 paise vs dollar

Rupee extends gains for 2nd day, up 7 paise vs dollar

The rupee extended its gains for the second day on Monday against the US currency, moving up by 7 paise to close at 66.57 a dollar even as stock markets fell

Sebi allows cross currency futures in multiple pairs

Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday allowed stock exchanges to introduce cross-currency futures and exchange traded cross-currency option contracts in multiple currency pairs.

 

GMR Infra pulled up for over $1 billion fund raising report

Stock Exchanges Monday pulled up GMR Infrastructure over reports that it plans to raise funds by selling part of its assets in airports and energy business, even as the company denied the reports.

Bourses to launch new govt bond futures on Friday

Bourses to launch new govt bond futures on Friday

Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will introduce new interest rate futures (IRF) contracts on Friday based on the government bonds maturing in 2023 and 2029.

Stocks may swing sideways, winter session holds the clue

Markets are likely to remain volatile amid derivatives expiry as parliamentary proceedings will largely dictate trend in the holiday-shortened week ahead, experts say.

Companies should get listed within six days of share sale: Sebi

Companies should get listed within six days of share sale: Sebi

To ensure more transparency, the bourses would also be required to provide investors with details about status of their public issue applications through SMS and e-mail.