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The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is again set to tweak the rules regarding the ‘face value’ of equity shares - mainly to correct a special favour shown to the issue of Purvankara and to help promoters such as Reliance Power and maybe even the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The rules currently state that an unlisted company planning an initial public offering (IPO) can have a...
The drama over curbing Participatory Notes (PNs), the knee-jerk market reactions, the panic-stricken clarifications by the regulator and the finance ministry are all over and the Sensex has been comfortably nudging 20K as we move towards the close of the Samvat year. Has any of it led to greater transparency about foreign investment or shareholding? Not a bit. In the 18 months when PNs are...
SUTI or Specified Undertaking-UTI was born out of the split of Unit Trust of India (UTI) after its second debacle in 2001 and was part of a government bailout and restructuring programme. The idea was that SUTI would be wound up after a few years and in any case before 2009. But the unprecedented bull run over the past five years has made SUTI’s holdings of property and stocks extremely...