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Market-linked debentures (MLD) have been around for some time now and their unique structure, where the coupon is not a fixed rate like common debentures but linked to certain events with some marginal uncertainty, helped qualify them as a different class of asset for tax...

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Moneylife Digital Team 28 January 2023
While the number of unique individual traders who traded through a sample of the top-10 brokers in the equity futures and options (F&O) segment jumped five times to 4.52mn (million) in FY21-22, nine out of 10 individual traders incurred losses, says a research note from Securities and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 January 2023
In a significant order and relief to investors, the Bombay High Court (HC) on Friday set aside an order from the administrator of Yes Bank and a letter by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to write off additional tier-1 (AT-1) bonds sold by Yes Bank to ineligible investors. The order was passed...

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Moneylife Digital Team 18 January 2023
Upholding an order passed by state consumer disputes redressal commission in Delhi, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed Karvy Computershare Pvt Ltd and JSW Steel Ltd to jointly pay Rs5 lakh in lump sum to make good the financial loss suffered by the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 January 2023
National Stock Exchange (NSE) has issued a warning about one Bhavika Patel, an unregistered investment advisor, who, the Exchange says, has been trying to cheat investors.    In a release, NSE says Bhavika Patel calls various investors from a mobile number +91-886-656-9092. She is...

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Akshay Naik 14 January 2023
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Sahara India Real Estate Corp Ltd, to file responses to three intervention applications (71960, 71965 and 71987 of 2021) filed by Moneylife Foundation, as well as other interim applications, in the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 December 2022
The Union government has hiked the interest rates of a few small savings schemes by between 20bps (basis points)  and 110bps for the January-March 2023 quarter. The finance ministry announced this via a circular issued on 30 December 2022. The interest rates of schemes like the Senior Citizen...

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IANS 20 December 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday accepted, in the Parliament that the process of recovering money by small depositors from bad debts is very complicated and lengthy, and there is a need to simplify it.   Replying to a question by NCP member Supriya Sule during Question...

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Moneylife Digital Team 14 December 2022
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has warned investors about one person, Jay Prakash, operating through mobile number +91-932-167-7629, collecting funds from the public and providing assured and guaranteed returns on investment. He is also asking investors to share their trading account's...

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IANS 02 December 2022
The enforcement directorate (ED) on Friday said that they have arrested four persons, including three directors of a private firm, in connection with a case connected to cheating the public of Rs108 crore on the pretext of trading.   The accused were identified as R Aravinth, S...

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Since the middle of last week, the spectacular bonfire of FTX, a crypto exchange, has kept us enthralled. FTX, which was valued at US$32bn (billion) a few months ago and funded by the finest names of the global financial markets such as Sequoia, Temasek, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan,...

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IANS 19 November 2022
The Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) has admitted that it was hit by malware in a few of its internal machines.   In a filing with the National Stock Exchange on Friday, the depository said that "as a matter of abundant caution, the company immediately isolated the...

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In early August, I wrote an article titled "An Old, New Bull Market?" which tried to explain the market mood against the backdrop of rising inflation, escalating interest rates and  slow growth which, together, act as a cold, wet blanket. But the stock markets were resilient. The S&P500,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 November 2022
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has issued a warning to the investor against four entities that are collecting funds from the public through assured or guaranteed return schemes.   In two separate releases, NSE says RDQ Tradingswala Technologies Ltd, Swapan Nayak, LFS...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 November 2022
A panel from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed investors with a claim of up to Rs15,000 to check the status of their claim application and rectify deficiencies, if any.   In a public notice, the market regulator has asked PACL investors to log on to

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Last Friday, the shares of Delhivery, a newly listed logistics company, fell 18% on announcing that business volumes have been weak in the September quarter. Delhivery claims to be building “the operating system for commerce,” through a combination of “world-class infrastructure, logistics...

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Moneylife Digital Team 18 October 2022
Setting aside orders passed by the defaulters committee at National Stock Exchange (NSE), the securities appellate tribunal (SAT) asked the Exchange to take a fresh decision on claims submitted by two investors of Anugrah Stock and Broking Pvt Ltd (ASBPL).    In an order passed last...

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Moneylife Digital Team/IANS 17 October 2022
In a big win for small traders, the Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors (In Financial Establishments) Act (MPID) court has directed the competent authority (CA) to make a graded distribution only to about 2,040 individual traders who have outstanding amounts between Rs10 lakh and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 14 October 2022
National Stock Exchange (NSE) has issued a press release to cation investors about some unscrupulous individuals who are trying to swindle investors.   In its statement, NSE said ”It has been brought to the notice of the Exchange that person named “Suraj Mourya” associated with entity...

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Cezary Podkul (ProPublica) 21 September 2022
This story was originally published by ProPublica.   Thousands have lost huge sums after being lured into fraudulent online investment schemes by seemingly attractive strangers who strike up online conversations with them. Here’s a guide to spotting the telltale signs.   If...

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