Here are the few interesting stats from SEBI in its recent Discussion Paper on Growth and Development of Equity Derivative Market in India which gives a fair understanding about participation in NSE Equity derivative markets.
SEBI today in its circular announced the minimum contract size for equity derivatives from Rs.200,000 to Rs 5,00,000 effective from 30th October 2015 (Post October 2015 Expiry). It is also stated in the circular that “The stock exchanges shall jointly ensure that the lot size is same for an underlying traded across exchanges.”
Quarter Sigma Order Size is the order size (price x Volume) required for the stock price movement of 1/4th of Standard deviation of the stock price and it should be greater than Rs10 lakh. Higher the Quarter Sigma order Size means higher the liquidity and tougher for stock operators to manipulate the stock price movements to some extent.
In India, the financial system is regulated with the help of independent regulators, associated with the field of insurance, banking, commodity market, and capital market and also the field of pension funds. Let us look in detail about the Financial Regulatory Bodies in India.
SEBI( Securities and Exchange Board of India) has very recently changed its rules and regulations of crowdfunding. If you do not have any idea on the term crowdfunding, it is worth to mention that the term crowdfunding refers to the solicitation of funds from several investors. This process is done through various social networking sites or web based platform to accomplish a particular project or social cause or any business venture.
The career of investment advisors comes with great demand. They are the professional that provides exclusive assistance to the clients when the main area of concern is related with the financial matters. Whether it is equipped with retirement planning, insurance options and investment strategies, investment advisors are there to solve any type of problems related with monetary issues. If you are from India and planning to pursue your career as an investment advisor, you need to obtain proper registration certification that will facilitate you to work as an investment advisor.
It is evident that holders of physical shares are mostly senior citizens that find it pretty impossible and difficult to convert the same in demat format. A recent study has brought into the limelight that about 300 crore shares of the present Sensex companies are available in physical form. There is hardly any room of doubt that dematerializing of your share would allow you to avoid the risk of losing the certificate or duplicating the same.
As compared to the foreign markets including the US, the UK and China, crowd-funding is in a budding stage in India. But due to the excessive usage of social media platforms, this technique to gathering funds have gained importance in India too to back up creative campaigns and help entrepreneurs to shape up their ideas.
National Stock Exchange (NSE) has decided to launch float futures contracts based on its volatility index (India VIX) with effect from February 26 as the market regulator SEBI had approved the long-pending demand of the NSE to commence derivatives trading on the volatility index also known as ‘India VIX’
CDSL Ventures Limited (CVL) has been formed by the Mutual Fund industry to create the necessary infrastructure to handle the KYC on behalf of the Mutual Fund Industry. CVL is handling the work of “Customer profiling and Record Keeping” for issuance of Know Your Client (KYC) acknowledgment to mutual fund investors.