Weekly Roundup – July 23


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.

Latest research rules out instability of World economy; growth rates look slow and steady, thanks to measures taken by Central banks.


USA: EIA forecast points at gasoline demand peaking to a record high.


RBI ordains banks to step up security measures to prevent cybercrimes, asks to institute well-defined security policies to deter possible threats.


RBI might head for a rate-cut if rains manage to bring down pulses prices; CPI inflation is expected to fall in consequence.


In a move to support the Central Government’s recapitalization plans, SEBI may exempt PSU banks from open offers, provided the entities raise more than 5% of holding in a single financial year.


SEBI directs all registered intermediaries to upload KYC data to CKYCR, for all individual accounts opened on or after August 1, 2016. The Central registry is to be managed by CERSAI.

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Transaction costs and service taxes on brokerage for Mutual fund schemes not to exceed Total Expense Ratio limits, says SEBI; Excess costs, if any, to be borne by AMC, trustees or sponsors.


In the wake of appropriate actions being taken against tax evasion to meet with FATCA requirements, Swiss National Bank reveals that money held by Indians in Swiss banks has dropped by nearly one-third.



SIPs move from ECS mandates to the newly implemented NACH mandates. The centralized, web-based clearing service designed to consolidate regional ECS systems into one national payment system appear to be in want of relief from technical hitches.


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