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No Fundamental Reason for Rupee Volatility, Says Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Good afternoon. There has been some turmoil in financial markets across the world as fears of a sooner-than-anticipated Fed tapering have grown. In India, we have had added volatility as the market has become concerned about policy rates and about oil marketing company demand for dollars. There are issues we have to worry about and… Read More

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Developments in India™s Balance of Payments during the First Quarter (April-June) of 2013-14

Preliminary data on India™s balance of payments (BoP) for the first quarter (Q1), i.e., April-June 2013, of the financial year 2013-14, are now available and presented in Statements I and II. While Statement I presents BoP data in BPM6 format, Statement II provides the same as per the old format. Developments in India™s BoP during April-June 2013 India™s current account… Read More

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SEBI Circular on Debt Allocation Mechanism for FII/QFI – Government debt securities

CIRCULAR CIR/IMD/FIIC/15/2013 September 13, 2013 To 1. All Foreign Institutional Investors  (through their designated Custodians of Securities) 2. National Stock Exchange Limited 3. Bombay Stock Exchange Limited 4. National Securities Depository Limited 5. Central Depository Services (India) Limited Dear Sir / Madam Sub: Debt Allocation Mechanism for FII/QFI - Government debt securities 1. SEBI vide… Read More

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SEBI Crackdown On Entities Engaged in Unregistered Investment Advisory And Portfolio Management Activities through Short Message Services (SMSs)

SEBI had noticed that certain entities were  offering intraday tips and stock advisory services to investors through Short Message Services (SMSs) via mobile phones.  SEBI , as part of its investigation, obtained details of the call data records of the telephone numbers used for sending such SMSs. Thereafter, SEBI conducted a surprise visit on the… Read More

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Investment by Qualified Foreign Investors (QFIs) in “to be listed” Indian Corporate Debt Securities

CIRCULAR CIR/IMD/FIIC/13 /2013 August 13, 2013 All SEBI registered Intermediaries/ Recognized Stock Exchanges/ Depositories/ Mutual Funds/ qualified Depository Participants (DP) Sir / Madam, Sub: Investment by Qualified Foreign Investors (QFIs) in to be listed Indian Corporate Debt Securities 1. Vide SEBI circular CIR/IMD/FII&C/17/2012 dated July 18, 2012, QFIs had been allowed to invest in listed/… Read More

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Foreign Investments in Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARC)

RBI/2013-14/191 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.28 August 19, 2013 To All Banks Authorised to Deal in Foreign Exchange Madam/Sir, Foreign Investments in Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARC) Attention of Authorized Dealers is invited to the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) Regulations, 2000 notified by the Reserve Bank… Read More

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SEBI Circular on FII/QFI investments in Security Receipts

CIRCULAR CIR/IMD/FIIC/9/2013 July 09, 2013 To All Foreign Institutional Investors through their designated Custodians of Securities Dear Sir/Madam FII/QFI investments in Security Receipts 1. The consolidated FDI policy circular issued by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, effective from April 05, 2013, states that FII investments in Security Receipts issued… Read More

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SEBI Enhances Foreign Investment limits in Government debt

CIR/IMD/FIIC/8/2013 CIRCULAR June 12, 2013 To All Foreign Institutional Investors through their designated Custodians of Securities The Depositories (NSDL and CDSL) Sir / Madam, Sub: Enhancement in Foreign Investment limits in Government debt 1. The Government of India has enhanced the Government Debt Limits by USD 5 billion (equivalent to approximately INR 29,137 cr converted… Read More

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FII Debt Limits Rationalisation – SEBI Simplifies Framework

CIRCULAR CIR/IMD/FIIC/6/2013 April 1, 2013 To All Foreign Institutional Investors Through their designated Custodians of Securities Dear Sir/Madam Sub: Rationalisation of Debt Limits 1. The Government of India has issued a Press Release dated March 23, 2013 wherein, inter alia, the following measures have been proposed to simplify the framework of FII debt limits :… Read More

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Foreign investment in Government Securities and Corporate Bonds Rationalised

The Central Government in consultation with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and SEBI has been progressively liberalizing/rationalizing the scheme for foreign investment in G-Secs and Corporate bonds keeping in view the evolving macroeconomic scenario and financing needs of the economy. Till now FIIs were permitted to invest USD 25 billion in G-Secs (Comprising of two… Read More

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SEBI Circular on Enhancement in Foreign Investment limits in Government debt

CIR/IMD/FIIC/8/2013 CIRCULAR June 12, 2013 To All Foreign Institutional Investors through their designated Custodians of Securities The Depositories (NSDL and CDSL) Sir / Madam, Sub: Enhancementin Foreign Investment limits in Government debt 1. The Government of India has enhanced the Government Debt Limits by USD 5 billion (equivalent to approximately INR 29,137 cr converted at… Read More

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