SC refuses to hear plea against reappointment of SEBI chief

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the reappointment of U K Sinha as Chairman of market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) till 2017, saying there is no bar on it.

Sebi does not need to ration number of IPOs: Sinha

Since the beginning of 2015, as many as 41 companies have filed draft documents with Sebi to float IPOs.

Norms soon for crowdfunding, MF sale through ecommerce: Sinha

Crowdfunding typically involves young entrepreneurs and small groups of people raising funds for their ventures.

Don't look at corp governance as encumbrance: Sinha to companies

Don't look at corp governance as encumbrance: Sinha to companies

Asking companies not to look at corporate governance norms as an encumbrance, Sebi chairman U K Sinha on Friday said the rules are unavoidable in global context and that India's regulatory framework is under close scrutiny by the world.

Sebi keeping close eye on pulses, looking into role of traders

Sebi keeping close eye on pulses, looking into role of traders

Amid soaring prices of pulses, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha today said the regulator is closely working with the government and is looking if the traders raided for hoarding have any connection with the commodity markets.

Sebi to consider allowing FPIs in commodities derivatives market

Taking charge of regulating the commodities derivatives market, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha on Monday said it would look at allowing foreign portfolio investors and banks in this market in next few months.

Ponzi schemes: Sebi says acted against 250 firms already

Ponzi schemes: Sebi says acted against 250 firms already

Talking tough on illegal money- pooling schemes, regulator Sebi today said it has passed orders against 250 companies engaged in such activities and has also managed to recover Rs 26 crore from them so far.

Stock market returns over 3-times more than gold: SEBI

At the same time, the equity market also helps in the growth of the Indian economy as the money invested in equities is utilised for infrastructure-building and for the economic prosperity of the country, Sinha said.

Govt appoints Arun P Sathe on Sebi's board, raises eyebrows

Govt appoints Arun P Sathe on Sebi's board, raises eyebrows

Sathe's appointment has also been made at a time when one more position is vacant on Sebi's board and its Chairman U K Sinha's current tenure will also end in a few months.

Promoters, not investors should first feel the pinch: Sebi

In a stern warning on non- compliance of rules by listed firms, regulator Sebi has said the promoters must face the penal action first and the trading suspension or delisting would be the last resort so as to safeguard the interest of investors.

Sebi chief urges small investors to put money in stocks

Sebi chairman U K Sinha on Thursday advised small investors to have faith in stock market and invest at least some portion of their savings into equities for better returns in future.

Sebi gets 100 alerts a day; strong surveillance in place: Sinha

Amid concerns over misuse of stock markets for laundering of black money, including through P-Notes, regulator Sebi has said it has a strong surveillance system that generates over 100 alerts a day and all cases of manipulation are being dealt with sternly.

Revival signs in IPO market; pricing much better now: Sebi

Confident about a revival in the IPO market, regulator Sebi's chairman U K Sinha has said companies and their merchant bankers have become much more responsible with pricing and a strong pipeline is building up for the public offers.

Special court to fast-track prosecution cases: U K Sinha

Sebi has initiated more than 2,100 attachment proceedings in over 700 cases so far under the new powers.

Sebi chief rues lack of IPO proposals from East

Sebi chief rues lack of IPO proposals from East

Sebi Chairman U K Sinha today said many companies have approached the regulator with IPO plans, but rued the absence of any such proposal from the Eastern region including in the startup space.

BSE lays down new norms for bidding in OFS segment

Leading stock exchange BSE has issued a new set of guidelines for bidding in the Offer for Sale segment, that requires companies to disclose their OFS plans two banking days in advance.

Companies need to disclose OFS plans 2 banking days in advance: Sebi

Market regulator Sebi on Friday asked companies to disclose their Offer-for-Sale (OFS) plans two banking days in advance, a move that may help in the government's disinvestment drive but could lead to most such offers taking place on Mondays.

Sebi approves new norms for re-classification of promoters

To bolster corporate governance at listed companies, Sebi on Tuesday cleared a new set of norms for re-classification of promoters, whereby an outgoing promoter would have to forego control and all special rights and dilute stake to 10 percent to become a public investor.

Sebi streamlines IPO norms; halves listing time to six days

To help investors and companies in IPOs, Sebi on Tuesday halved the listing time to six days from the date of the public offer and also allowed a larger number of firms to tap the "fast-track" route for raising funds.

Sebi Board may finalise detailed e-IPO norms this month

Under the new norms, investors may also get SMS/e-mail alert for allotment under the IPO, similar to alerts being sent to investors for secondary market transactions.