Leading exchange BSE has revised the circuit limit for the shares of FMCG firm J L Morison (India) and five other companies to curb excessive volatility in their prices.
The Dow Industrial Average on Thursday became the last of the benchmark indexes to regain record territory, boosted by gains in industrial companies on continued relief that fresh U.S. and China tariffs were less damaging than feared.
The Sebi move asking large firms to manage a fourth of their long-term funds from the bond market will result in incremental issuances of up to Rs 50,000 crore in five years, a report said.
UK shares lagged their European peers on a trade war relief rally on Thursday, after better-than-expected UK retail data boosted the pound which acts as an accounting drag on their foreign revenues.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher opening on Thursday, extending a bounce since the latest blows in the U.S.-China trade spat this week on the back of a recovery for technology stocks.
Markets regulator Sebi has imposed a penalty of Rs 4 lakh on Rajkot-based Sampati Financial Services for disclosure lapses regarding the acquisition of Excel Castronics's shares.
Markets watchdog Sebi will levy a nominal regulatory fee of Rs 1 lakh per exchange on turnover arising from agricultural commodity derivatives, instead of levying charges based on turnover slab rates, a move that is expected to benefit farmers.
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will conduct mock trading in commodity derivatives segments Saturday in order to familiarise brokers with the trading systems.
European shares extended their rally as U.S.-China trade war fears were set aside and investors focused on bullish macroeconomic and corporate news.