Pavan Burugula

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Stringent disclosure norms for algo trading

Stringent disclosure norms for algo trading

Rediff.com8 Oct 2018

Brokers will be required to reveal statistics such as trade-to-order ratio of the algo during a period as well as details of any changes made to the core programme.

This time Sebi has some good news for investors

This time Sebi has some good news for investors

Rediff.com4 Sep 2018

The Indian market regulator had revamped the FPI regulations in 2014 giving custodians the mandate to collect and verify the KYC documentation of offshore investors

Investors miffed by recent spate of buyback withdrawals

Investors miffed by recent spate of buyback withdrawals

Rediff.com17 Jul 2018

In recent months, three companies - PC Jeweller, Vakrangee and Kwality - decided to withdraw their share buyback proposals

Why 57% of 2018 IPOs are trading below issue price

Why 57% of 2018 IPOs are trading below issue price

Rediff.com19 Jun 2018

Weakness in the broader markets, along with expensive valuations that these companies had commanded during their IPOs, has led to this fall

Are you ready for IPOs worth Rs 20,000 crore?

Are you ready for IPOs worth Rs 20,000 crore?

Rediff.com15 Jun 2018

Half a dozen companies looking to tap the market as the Indian rupee stabilises and oil prices cool down.

Why these stocks fell steeply in 2018

Why these stocks fell steeply in 2018

Rediff.com7 Jun 2018

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code bound stocks have witnessed a steep fall in 2018.

Half of BSE 500, Sensex stocks are back with a bang

Half of BSE 500, Sensex stocks are back with a bang

Rediff.com2 May 2018

Mid-cap information technology (IT) stocks dominate the list of companies that are trading significantly above their 200-DMA

RSS chief says Air India should be run by an Indian firm

RSS chief says Air India should be run by an Indian firm

Rediff.com17 Apr 2018

He said no matter how much evolution happens in technology, India could never become a fully cashless economy.

Why FPIs are staying away from defence IPOs

Why FPIs are staying away from defence IPOs

Rediff.com28 Mar 2018

Several institutional investors were ineligible to invest in these companies as they failed to meet the disclosure norms

Why markets are headed for worst 2-month drop since FY16

Why markets are headed for worst 2-month drop since FY16

Rediff.com26 Mar 2018

The trade-war between the US and China is prompting investors to flee from risky assets, such as equities, to safe-haven bets, such as gold and treasuries

Price sensitivity issues dog PNB's fraud disclosures

Price sensitivity issues dog PNB's fraud disclosures

Rediff.com18 Mar 2018

The challenge before the management is ensuring simultaneous disclosure of key information to stock exchanges and investigating agencies.

Access norms for investment by FPIs eased

Access norms for investment by FPIs eased

Rediff.com21 Feb 2018

Overseas funds have been spooked by several policy measures taken by the government in the past few years

Foreign portfolio investors seek relief from LTCG tax

Foreign portfolio investors seek relief from LTCG tax

Rediff.com3 Feb 2018

'The introduction of a tax on LTCG will be a deterrent for foreign investors and could potentially result in a movement of trading activity away from India to other offshore jurisdictions such as Singapore, which offer better tax rates and sophisticated financial products.'

How FPIs are avoiding taxes on gains from non-convertible debentures

How FPIs are avoiding taxes on gains from non-convertible debentures

Rediff.com4 Jan 2018

Capital gains tax is no longer exempt even for investors coming via Mauritius, hence FPIs are now classifying it as interest income to save on taxes.

2017 was best year for equities in 3 years

2017 was best year for equities in 3 years

Rediff.com30 Dec 2017

In absolute terms, the year closed with the market capitalisation of all BSE-listed companies rising by Rs 45.5 lakh crore to Rs 152 lakh crore, or an increase of 42.8 per cent, compared to the closing value on December 30, 2016, says Pavan Burugula.

After 2 years India is top EM destination for foreign flows

After 2 years India is top EM destination for foreign flows

Rediff.com25 Dec 2017

The improving earnings and economic outlook has titled the scales back in favour of Indian equities this year, reports Pavan Burugula.

Why target prices for stocks are going through the roof

Why target prices for stocks are going through the roof

Rediff.com20 Dec 2017

The benchmark indices have rallied 28 per cent this year, while the broader market has outperformed

Why some fund managers have quit their jobs

Why some fund managers have quit their jobs

Rediff.com7 Dec 2017

They are making switch to the high-growth alternative investments fund industry, reports Pavan Burugula.

Why India Inc overlooked overseas market for fundraising

Why India Inc overlooked overseas market for fundraising

Rediff.com29 Nov 2017

A fundraising boom in the domestic market and tightening of the regulatory framework for overseas issues are responsible for this trend.

Extend trading hours, brokers tell govt

Extend trading hours, brokers tell govt

Rediff.com12 Nov 2017

Brokers also want tax rebates, removal of additional tax on dividends, streamlining of GST...

HDFC Bank will soon be among the world's top 10 lenders

HDFC Bank will soon be among the world's top 10 lenders

Rediff.com6 Nov 2017

Valued at $71.2 billion, the bank's market capitalisation is more than that of global banks like Barclays, JP Morgan Chase and Credit Suisse.

Bankers' fees for IPOs lowest in seven years

Bankers' fees for IPOs lowest in seven years

Rediff.com1 Nov 2017

In the first nine months of 2017, investment banks pocketed Rs 500 crore for helping companies raise Rs 30,853 crore through IPOs.

Aadhaar-demat account linking: FPIs grappling with Sebi diktat

Aadhaar-demat account linking: FPIs grappling with Sebi diktat

Rediff.com31 Oct 2017

Sebi directs freezing of all demat accounts not linked to Aadhaar by December 31

2017 saw 105 companies launch their IPOs on the SME platform

2017 saw 105 companies launch their IPOs on the SME platform

Rediff.com27 Oct 2017

Close to three dozen companies will launch their IPOs over the next four-six months.

Muhurat trading sees worst performance in 10 years

Muhurat trading sees worst performance in 10 years

Rediff.com20 Oct 2017

Trading in Samvat 2074 on Thursday got off to a rocky start, with the benchmark indices ending more than half a percent lower and the gauge for banking stocks dropping 1.25%.

In Q2, foreign investors sold $3.2 bn of Indian stocks

In Q2, foreign investors sold $3.2 bn of Indian stocks

Rediff.com10 Oct 2017

This flight of capital began in early August due to risk-aversion created first by rising geopolitical tensions due to North Korean aggression and second by the US Fed's decision to shrink its balance sheet

India Inc may get a new governance code soon

India Inc may get a new governance code soon

Rediff.com6 Oct 2017

Batting for greater transparency, a Sebi panel said sound corporate governance helped companies generate "significantly greater returns".

IPO fundraising: A whopping Rs 25,500 crore in H1

IPO fundraising: A whopping Rs 25,500 crore in H1

Rediff.com3 Oct 2017

Highest-ever mobilisation in first half of any fiscal year; bankers expect the trend to continue, given strong pipeline

Why 'bulls' are a worried lot today

Why 'bulls' are a worried lot today

Rediff.com5 Sep 2017

The gap between Nifty's price-earnings multiple and economic growth is at a 12-year high

Algo trading will soon be under Sebi scanner

Algo trading will soon be under Sebi scanner

Rediff.com1 Sep 2017

Market regulator is trying to build a large team of software experts for efficient monitoring and surveillance

Social media: SEBI's new tool against insider trading

Social media: SEBI's new tool against insider trading

Rediff.com10 Aug 2017

Market regulator scours platforms to establish link between traders and those who share info.

FPI ownership in Indian equities hits a life-time high

FPI ownership in Indian equities hits a life-time high

Rediff.com8 Aug 2017

They own 27.5% in top 75 listed firms; investments bounce back after falling two straight quarters

Nifty firms' share in total m-cap at multi-year low

Nifty firms' share in total m-cap at multi-year low

Rediff.com27 Jul 2017

So far in 2017, the Nifty has gone up by 22.4 per cent.

India no more best-performing emerging market

India no more best-performing emerging market

Rediff.com24 Jun 2017

India, best-performing among emerging markets in the first four months of 2017, has since ceded this position to South Korea.

India no more best-performing emerging market

India no more best-performing emerging market

Rediff.com24 Jun 2017

India, best-performing among emerging markets in the first four months of 2017, has since ceded this position to South Korea.

IPO fundraising crosses Rs 10,000-crore mark till June

IPO fundraising crosses Rs 10,000-crore mark till June

Rediff.com22 Jun 2017

Historically, it is only the third time funds raised through IPOs has crossed the Rs 10k-crore mark

Which company has the highest number of retail investors?

Which company has the highest number of retail investors?

Rediff.com13 Jun 2017

Anil Ambani's Reliance Power tops the table with 3.46 million shareholders

ESOPs, M&As out of capital gains tax net

ESOPs, M&As out of capital gains tax net

Rediff.com7 Jun 2017

The regulations will only apply to the share purchases that have been done after October 1, 2004

Government gets bullish on divestment

Government gets bullish on divestment

Rediff.com27 Apr 2017

Lines up seven OFS issues along with half a dozen IPOs for the next few months

Govt softens capital gains tax blow

Govt softens capital gains tax blow

Rediff.com4 Apr 2017

'Genuine' share transfer gets relief; CBDT lists three scenarios where tax would be levied

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