Weekly Roundup – July 16


CAMS brings you a weekly glimpse at the key happenings in the BFSI sector, in India and abroad. Regulatory updates or important news, here are some which might have had an impact on the sector.

Mutual Funds

Net outflow from Mutual funds cross 21 Crores in June 2016, bringing down asset base of Fund houses in India by 878 Crores.


Issue prices fixed by RBI for gold bonds to be issued in August. RBI also finalizes the Minimum investment limit allowed per person for a given financial year, under the Sovereign Gold Bond scheme.

Lenders in India to be badly affected if Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is considering a raise in capital requirements on sovereign bonds. RBI looks at ways to tackle the situation.


Top 500 listed businesses in the country to have a defined “dividend distribution policy” as mandated by SEBI. The policy will specify all parameters that are factored into pronouncing the dividend.

PSU disinvestment

Centre approves divesting of stake in PSU with market capitalization worth Rs.14,274 crore. A minimum of 15% divestment is required for the company to be listed in public, in compliance with SEBI regulations.

Large companies announce buybacks

Share repurchases reaches all-time high, with several large organizations pronouncing buybacks, including three state-owned companies. Indian companies are beginning to consider buybacks as a way of returning cash to shareholders.

Foreign Investment in Indian Roadways from China

One of the world’s largest companies rooted in China proposes contract for constructing highways in India. This could be the largest foreign investment in the Indian Roadway Sector

Brexit impact on Eastern Europe

Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary and Poland to be worst hit by Brexit, weighed down by affected migrant populaces, settlements, trade relations and economics, that were tied up to the UK.

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