A new stock exchange for Indian start-ups is due to be launched early next year. Market commentators are hopeful the regulatory regime will be more accommodative than previous attempts to create such a bourse.
The new exchange may face an uphill battle to challenge the dominance of local rival the National Stock Exchange after a regulatory scolding.
Sebi is set to impose limits on block-crossing, but brokers and traders say it won’t be effective in preventing a flash crash and will likely hurt execution and exacerbate volatility.
The bank is to become the second foreign custodian to enter the market from next month, with insurers tipped to be allowed to lend out their equity holdings around the same time.
Buy-side traders ask India's securities watchdog to address market information leakage, with foreign firms citing concerns about being front-run by locals.
Twin regulatory relaxations and demand dynamics have encouraged Citi to set up securities lending services in the country. Here we learn why.