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The 30-share BSE benchmark was trading 477.05 points higher at 57,296.44 points while the NSE Nifty jumped 151.1 points to 17,189.50 points
Market regulator SEBI has said that entities providing capital and debt market services will continue to remain operational during the nationwide lockdown which has been extended for another two weeks contain the spread of COVID-19
Remaining risk-averse amid the coronavirus pandemic, overseas investors have withdrawn net Rs 10,347 crore from Indian capital markets in April so far
At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened weak at 76.75, and during the day lost further ground to settle at 76.87, registering a fall of 43 paise over its previous close.
Issuing fresh guidelines for the second phase of the lockdown, which will be in effect till 3 May, the government on Wednesday said important financial services like banking and insurance will continue to function during the period to help people meet their financial needs
Governments, central banks must boost efforts to help economies cope with coronavirus crisis: BIS chief
General Manager Agustín Carstens, who heads the BIS—an umbrella group for the world’s central banks—wrote an opinion piece on Sunday saying “urgent” solutions beyond those used during the 2008 financial crisis were needed.
SEBI bans Paramount Printpackaging, officials from capital markets for 5 years for IPO fund diversion
A probe by SEBI found that Paramount misutilised the proceeds of the IPO and also diverted the funds to entities that did not provide any service and goods as contracted.
The decision follows pressure from some US lawmakers, who last week urged big banks to stop using funds to repurchase shares and instead support customers and the broader economy.
Yes Bank soars over 25% on report SBI-led group to buy stake, shares of largest public sector bank drop over 5%
Shares of Yes Bank Ltd surged 19 percent on Thursday on a report that the Indian government has approved a plan for top lender State Bank of India to lead a consortium that will buy a stake in the troubled private-sector bank
Sensex soars over 400 points; Nifty nears 11,400-markt as central banks across globe prepare to combat economic pressure of coronavirus
HUL, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, Nestle India, TCS and Asian Paints were among the top gainers, while ICICI Bank, L&T, PowerGrid, NTPC and Reliance Industries were trading in the red in opening session
SEBI internally assessing potential impact of coronavirus on capital markets: Whole-Time member SK Mohanty
SEBI is "internally assessing" the potential impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the capital markets, its Whole-Time Member SK Mohanty said on Wednesday
Indian Railway Finance Corporation receives SEBI nod for IPO; maiden offer comprises fresh issue of 93.8 cr equity shares
The SEBI's observations are necessary for any company to launch public issues such as IPO, follow-on public offer and rights issue.
Rupee starts New Year on positive note, rises 7 paise to 71.29 against dollar on US-China trade deal hopes
Traders said the rupee gained support amid positive developments on the US-China trade deal front.
SEBI scans matrimonial website to catch manipulators in front-running cases; those indulging in insider trading activities
SEBI goes through Facebook accounts of suspected persons, with 'friends' and ‘likes' posts being scanned in insider trading cases
Govt to set up unified regulator for IFSCs; bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha after withdrawal from Rajya Sabha
Currently, the banking, capital markets and insurance sectors in IFSC are regulated by multiple regulators—the RBI, SEBI, IRDAI
SEBI tightens disclosure norms on loan defaults, reduces time for rights issue to bolster capital markets
Sebi has made it compulsory for the top 1,000 listed companies to prepare annual business responsibility reports covering their activities related to environment and stakeholder relationships
Rupee rises 18 paise to 70.72 against dollar in morning trade amid gains in domestic equity market, easing crude prices
However, strengthening of the greenback vis-a-vis other currencies overseas capped gains for the rupee, forex dealers said.
Rupee opens on a flat note at 71.06 against dollar amid volatility in domestic equities, unabated foreign fund outflows
Traders said rupee is trading in a narrow range as the market is awaiting fresh cues on the potential US-China trade deal
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE have announced trading holiday on 21 October on account of assembly elections in Maharashtra
Rupee slips 21 paise to 71.09 against dollar in early trade; rising demand for dollar weighs on domestic currency
Forex traders said rising demand for the US dollar vis-a-vis other currencies overseas also weighed on the domestic currency