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Sebi to beef up cyber security framework for stock markets

Sebi to beef up cyber security framework for stock markets

To protect securities markets from cyber threats, regulator Sebi is looking to further beef up its policy framework on this front and plans to appoint a chief IT security officer to head these initiatives.

Fears about participatory notes overblown, startups not interested to list in India: Sebi Chief

Fears about participatory notes overblown, startups not interested to list in India: Sebi Chief

He said that the impact must be watched out closely since it was as per him the most impactful occuring after World War II whose implications will be seen for quite long.

50 candidates but govt extended Sinha's term as SEBI chief: Know why!

50 candidates but govt extended Sinha's term as SEBI chief: Know why!

It was the need for 'continuity' amid an excessive capital market volatility that led to the government giving second extension to U K Sinha as SEBI chief -- a post for which 50 candidates including top bureaucrats, eminent bankers and senior RBI officers had applied.

SEBI pitches India to Silicon Valley investors

SEBI pitches India to Silicon Valley investors

The head of India`s financial markets regulator visited Silicon Valley this week to promote rule changes in his country protecting minority shareholders and encourage more investment in his country`s thriving technology startups.

 Sebi to fast-track market reforms, ease startup funding

Sebi to fast-track market reforms, ease startup funding

Seeking to expedite its various reform measures to deepen the capital markets, Sebi is set to usher in easier capital raising norms for startups and remove ambiguities from its takeover regulations

SEBI chief U K Sinha gets one year extension

SEBI chief U K Sinha gets one year extension

Sinha, a 1976 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, assumed office as the market regulator's chairman on February 18, 2011 when the previous UPA government was in the power. While Sinha was initially appointed with a three-year term, he was later given a two-year extension.

Sebi prefers retail investors coming via institutions: Sinha

Sebi prefers retail investors coming via institutions: Sinha

Small investors are best advised to enter the stock market through institutions such as mutual funds and pension funds, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha said Wednesday while asserting that he was not worried if smaller investors do not participate in IPOs directly.

Open to change norms on exchange-traded funds: SEBI chief

Open to change norms on exchange-traded funds: SEBI chief

Pitching for more transparency and disclosures with regard to exchange-traded funds (ETFs), SEBI chief U K Sinha Monday said the markets regulator is willing to make changes to norms regulating the financial product based on inputs from market players and experts.

Tackling black money growth not SEBI's job: Sinha

Tackling black money growth not SEBI's job: Sinha

Tackling black money growth is not the task of SEBI but it is pro-active in curbing market manipulations and information about tax evasion that comes to its notice is passed on to the authorities concerned, its chief U K Sinha said Monday.

Race for Sebi's new chief begins, prominent names come up

Race for Sebi's new chief begins, prominent names come up

Finance Ministry has sped up the search for the new Sebi chairman because Sinha's term is scheduled to come to an end on February 17, 2016.

Govt begins search for new Sebi Chairman to succeed U K Sinha

Government has begun the search for a new Chairman of the capital markets regulator Sebi to succeed the incumbent U K Sinha, whose term is scheduled to come to an end on February 17, 2016.

SEBI norms for start-ups painless, easy: U K Sinha

Noting that number of start-ups in the country are growing at a rapid pace, SEBI chairman U K Sinha today said the new guidelines by the capital market regulator will help these firms list on the capital markets in a "painless and easy" manner.

Not enamoured by size of corporates committing crimes: SEBI

In a stern warning to corporates seeking to settle their capital market crimes, regulator SEBI has said anyone committing a serious offence must face the axe and any settlement plea would not be entertained in such cases, irrespective of the size and stature of the offender.

Don't enter commodities market for quick bucks: SEBI to investors

Ready to regulate commodity trading, SEBI has cautioned small investors against coming for quick gains through speculation in this market, which is "risky" and requires a lot of technical expertise.

Sebi makes delisting norms easier

Making delisting norms easier, Sebi on Friday said promoters either will have to ensure that at least 25 per cent of minority shareholders participate in such a process or can demonstrate that the entire 100 per cent investors have been approached.

Corporates carry clout, but Sebi stands firm: U K Sinha

Often at the receiving end of the companies for its penal actions and 'tough' regulations, markets watchdog Sebi has said the corporates carry a lot of clout and keep testing its resolve, but the regulator has always been firm on its ground.

SEBI-FMC merger process to be complete by Sept: Sinha

The merger process of the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with SEBI will be completed by September this year, said U K Sinha, chairman of the capital market regulator.

FMC to merge with SEBI by September: Sinha

Capital markets regulator SEBI Tuesday said it expects the proposed merger of commodities regulator FMC with it to be completed by September-end and assured that that there will be no layoffs after the amalgamation.

Startup listing norms soon; need to retain them in India: Sebi

"We are going to take a decision very soon in this regard. We are looking into how to make it easier for them to raise money," Sinha said.

Call on BSE listing in 6 months post-Sebi-FMC merger: Sinha

In 2012, Sebi had allowed the stock exchanges which have completed over three years of operations to list their own shares through an IPO.