August-October 2012Volume 3 / Issue 20NISM launches a new programmeCERTIFICATE IN SECURITIES LAW Learn the Law and be Secure A Six-month, Week-end, in-class programme for Working Executives
FOREWORDIt gives me great pleasure to announce that School for Securities Education(SSE) of NISM is going to launch a new certificate course called Certificate inSecurities Law (CSL). This course is aimed at providing the securitiesmarkets and the corporate world with a cadre of specialised securities lawprofessionals.School for Certificate of Intermediaries (SCI) of NISM is launching the NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination in October, 2012.Some more such certification examinations would be introduced in the nearfuture.NISM intends to announce many more locations for periodic conduct ofcertificate examinations to make it convenient for the candidates. At present,such tests are conducted in 104 cities.NISM, for the benefit of market participants, is also working on a project toconduct Continuous Professional Education (CPE) through eLearning i.e.CPE would be conducted through the computerised mode.With a view to scale up its activities in the area of financial literacy, certainmodifications are being carried out in the Financial Education ResourcePersons (FERP) programme to cover many more cities and increase thenumber of resource persons who work for financial literacy in the country.NISM has plans to carry out studies on various subjects in securities marketson a regular basis. One such study on trends in the performance of corporatesector has been carried out; a brief of the study is given in this issue.I shall keep you informed of the progress made in the above activities in thecoming issues of this newsletter.P K NagpalDirector
REGULATORY CHANGES INITIATED BY SEBIGENERAL ORDER - SEBI (FRAMEWORK FOR REJECTION OF DRAFT OFFER DOCUMENTS) ORDER, 2012(CIR/CFD/DIL/15/2012 dated 15-10-2012)SEBI has laid down the following general criteria subject to which draft offer documents filed for issue of securities with theBoard, may be rejected.▪ Where Capital Structure involves existence of circular transactions for building up the capital / net worth of the issuer.▪ Where Object of the Issue is vague for which a major portion of the issue proceeds are proposed to be utilized.▪ Where business model of an issuer is exaggerated, complex or misleading and the investors may not be able to assess the risks associated with such business models.▪ Where scrutiny of Financial Statements shows sudden spurt in the business just before filing the draft offer document and reply to clarifications sought is not satisfactory.PUBLIC ISSUES IN ELECTRONIC FORM AND USE OF NATIONWIDE BROKER NETWORK OF STOCKEXCHANGES FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION FORMS (CIR/CFD/14/2012 dated 04-10-2012)SEBI has decided to introduce an additional mechanism for investors to submit application forms in public issues using thestock broker (“broker”) network of Stock Exchanges, who may not be syndicate members in an issue.▪ This mechanism can be used to submit ASBA as well as non-ASBA applications by investors.▪ Stock Exchanges shall provide for download of application forms on their websites/broker terminals.▪ Merchant Bankers shall ensure that appropriate disclosures in this regard are made in the offer document.REVIEW OF MARGINING WITH RESPECT TO EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS (ETFS) (CIR/MRD/DP/ 26 /2012dated 26-09-2012)The following additional provisions are hereby incorporated in the Risk Management framework for Cash Market specified bySEBI vide circular no. MRD/DoP/SE/Cir-07/2005 dated February 23, 2005 and modification thereto.▪ Use of VaR Methodology with respect to Exchange Traded Funds▪ Introduction of Cross-Margining facility in respect of offsetting positions in ETFs based on equity indices and constituent stocks.PROCESSING OF INVESTOR COMPLAINTS AGAINST KRA [KYC (KNOW YOUR CLIENT) REGISTRATIONAGENCY] IN SEBI COMPLAINTS REDRESS SYSTEM (SCORES) (CIR/MIRSD/12/2012 dated 21-09-2012)SEBI has commenced processing of investor complaints in a centralized web based complaints redress system, “SCORES”.The salient features of this system are:▪ Centralised database of all complaints,▪ Online movement of complaints to the concerned KRA,▪ Online upload of Action Taker Report (ATRs) by the concerned KRA, and▪ Online viewing by investors of actions taken on the complaint and its current status.Accordingly, all complaints pertaining to KRAs will be electronically sent through SCORES at http://scores.gov.in/Admin andsubmission of physical ATR will not be accepted for complaints lodged in SCORES.STEPS TO RE-ENERGISE MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY (CIR/IMD/DF/21/2012 dated 13-09-2012)In order to increase penetration of mutual fund products and to energise the distribution network, SEBI has decided to implementthe following:▪ Additional Total Expense Ratio (TER) can be charged up to 30 basis points on daily net assets of the scheme▪ Mutual funds /AMCs may charge service tax on investment and advisory fees to the scheme in addition to the maximum limit of TER▪ Mutual funds/AMCs shall launch schemes under a single plan and ensure that all new investors are subject to single expense structure▪ Mutual funds/AMCs shall provide a separate plan for direct investments
APPLICATION SUPPORTED BY BLOCKED AMOUNT (ASBA) FACILITY IN PUBLIC/ RIGHTS ISSUE(CIR/CFD/DIL/12/2012 dated 13-09-2012)▪ For applications made by any investor using ASBA facility, the Self Certified Syndicate Banks (SCSB) shall block the application amount only against/ in a funded deposit account and ensure that clear demarcated funds are available for ASBA applications▪ For making applications on own account using ASBA facility, SCSBs should have a separate account in own name with any of the SEBI registered SCSBs INITIATED BY RBITHE SCHEME OF 1% INTEREST SUBVENTION ON HOUSING LOANS UP TO RS. 15.00 LAKH (RBI/2012- 2013/214 dated 18-09-2012)▪ The interest subvention scheme has been liberalized with effect from FY 2011-12 by extending it to housing loans up to Rs.15 lakh where the cost of the house does not exceed Rs.25 lakh. The Scheme has since been extended by Government of India and will remain in force up to March 31, 2013.MAINTENANCE OF CASH RESERVE RATIO (CRR) (RBI/2012-2013/209 & 212 dated 17-09-2012)▪ RBI has decided to reduce the CRR of Scheduled Commercial Banks and Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks by 25 basis points from 4.75 per cent to 4.50 per cent of their Net Demand and Time Liabilities (NDTL) with effect from the fortnight beginning September 22, 2012.COMPREHENSIVE GUIDELINES ON OVER THE COUNTER (OTC) FOREIGN EXCHANGE DERIVATIVES - COSTREDUCTION STRUCTURES (RBI/2012-2013/204 dated 12-09-2012)▪ Use of cost reduction structures, i.e., cross currency option cost reduction structures and foreign currency -INR option cost reduction structures have been permitted to hedge exchange rate risk arising out of trade transactions and the External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs).▪ It has been decided to permit the use of cost reduction structures for hedging the exchange rate risk arising out of foreign currency loans availed of domestically against FCNR (B) deposits. INITIATED BY IRDAPENALTIES ON INDIAN INSURANCE/ REINSURANCE COMPANIES (IRDA/F&I/MISC/CIR/175/08/2012 dated 02-08-2012)▪ Penalties levied by IRDA on different insurance companies for various acts of omission and commission, shall only be debited to the shareholders account and not to its policy holders account. INITIATED BY PFRDAREVISION OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FEE (IMF) FOR PENSION FUND MANAGERS (PFMS) FORPRIVATE SECTOR NPS (PFRDA/CIR/1/PFM/1 dated 31-08-2012)▪ FRDA has fixed the upper ceiling of the Investment Management Fees at 0.25% p.a. of the AUM (Asset Under Management) with effect from 1st November 2012.▪ The Investment Management Fee for the NPS Lite/ Swavalamban shall be at par with the Investment Management Fee applicable to NPS Schemes for Government Employees which is currently at 0.0102% p.a.▪ The Investment Management Fee applicable to the NPS schemes for Government Employees would continue at 0.0102% p.a. which was revised with effect from 18/04/2012.The PFMs will be permitted to revise the Investment Management Fee, once in a year.
ACTIVITIES AT NISM SCHOOL FOR INVESTOR EDUCATION AND FINANCIAL LITERACY (SIEFL)FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS - POCKET MONEY PROGRAMThe School for Investor Education & Financial Literacy has organized three Pocket Money programs at Atul (Gujarat),Pimpri (Maharashtra) and Silguri (West Bengal) during the immediate past.At Atul the program was held on 23rd June 2012 at the premises of Atul Vidyalaya, Atul, Valsad. Fifty one teachersfrom Atul Vidyalaya and associated schools attended the program. Lt Col. A. Sekhar, Principal of Atul Vidyalayaintroduced the topic to the students. Mr. K. Sukumaran, Dean, spoke about the objectives of the program and themethodology of implementing financial literacy in schools. Teachers of Atul Vidyalaya trained by NISM on Financial LiteracyIn Pimpri, the programme was organised on 26th June 2012.This programme was conducted with the active supportof Mr. Zuberi of Urdu Concil from Pimpri Chinchwad. Forty seven teachers from 18 Municipal Schools under PimpriChinchwad Municipal Corporation and three Urdu medium schools were trained in the Teachers Training Programme.It is expected to benefit around 3700 school students from 8th and 9th standard.In Silguri, the programme was organised on 28th July, 2012. This Teachers Training Programme was organised atSalesian College, Siliguri. It covered 30 teachers from 10 schools in Siliguri.The school authorities assured to penetrate the financial literacy learning to the student community in the comingmonths.The concept of money and smart goals were discussed in a participatory style with the participants. Budgeting wasexplained focussing on the concepts income, expenditure, assets and liabilities. Basics of Banking was handled,starting from opening an account with the bank, the procedures to be followed and discussing on the various featuresof the payment mechanism. Loans and interest rates are explained. Investment market was discussed providingvarious avenues for investment. Risks and Rewards were highlighted. Investment in share market, its pros and cons,investment in mutual fund schemes, investment in post office schemes, provident fund schemes etc. werediscussed. The concept of retirement planning was discussed.The school authorities assured to penetrate the financial literacy learning to the student community in the comingmonths.
SEBI FINANCIAL EDUCATION RESOURCE PERSONS PROGRAM - WESTERN AND NORTHERN REGIONSThe SEBI Financial Education Resource Persons The empanelment and workshop for northern region wasProgram - empanelment of new resource persons and conducted during July 21-28, 2012 at New Delhi. Theworkshop for western region were held during July 7-14, state wise list of the newly empanelled resource persons2012 at NISM premises, Navi Mumbai. The state wise list are as follows:of the newly empanelled resource persons are asfollows: State No. of Resource Persons State No. of Resource Persons Maharashtra 21 Uttar Pradesh 25 Gujarat 15 Delhi 12 Rajasthan 10 Haryana 11 Madhya Pradesh 7 Punjab 5 Chhattisgarh 3 Uttarakhand 3 Total 56 Western Region (Madhya Pradesh+Rajastan) 2 Total 58 Mr. P K. Nagpal, Director, NISM distributing the certificate to SEBI Financial Education . Resource Person during the workshop conducted at Mumbai during July 8-14, 2012. Mr. G.P Garg, Registrar, NISM addressing the participants of the workshop organised . for the Western Region Financial Education Resource Persons.Of the 58 new resource persons empanelled in Northern Region, 56 resource persons belonged to northern regionand two Resource Persons belong to western region.
Thus, a total of 114 Resource Persons were empanelled in June and July 2012 from western region and northernregion. Mr. Gyan Bhushan, Chief General Manager, SEBI distributing the certificate to SEBI Financial Education Resource Person at New Delhi during 22-28 July 2012The empanelled candidates were given seven days workshops wherein all topics under financial education were dealtin detail. These include role of regulators, capital market - primary and secondary market, Time Value of Money,Mutual Funds, Fixed Income securities, banking and loan products, insurance, tax planning, retirement planning,financial planning, SEBI Grievance redressal scheme, inter personal skills etc. The six SEBI Modules on FinancialEducation were disseminated to the participants of the workshop. One full day was allotted wherein the participantsconducted workshops on selected topics, under guidance from NISM officials. Examination was conducted, basedon the topics handled in the workshop. All the participants successfully completed the examination. On final day of theworkshop SEBI team interacted with the participants explaining the process of conducting the SEBI FinancialEducation. Certificates were distributed to all the participants.INVESTOR EDUCATION PROGRAMUnder Investment Education Program, the School conducted two programmes, one in Mumbai and theother in Silguri.In Mumbai, the programme was conducted for RCF employees on Retirement Planning on 20th July 2012.The objective of the program was to inculcate the awareness among the prospective retirees the need forsound investment practices so as to make a corpus for happy retired life. Participants of the SEBI Financial Education Resource Persons Workshop (Western Region)
Participants of the SEBI Financial Education Resource Persons Workshop (Northern Region) An Investor Education Programme for college students was held in Silguri on 27th July. One hundred thirty sixGraduate level students of Commerce and Management stream from Salesian College attended the programme. Theprogramme gave emphasis on the Goal setting for young students, planning for Financial Goals, Educational Goals,appropriate spending habits and five important investment mantras. SCHOOL FOR CERTIFICATE OF INTERMEDIARIES (SCI) Examination UpdateLaunch of NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification ExaminationNISM is launching the NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination on October 8, 2012. Theexamination seeks to create a common minimum knowledge benchmark for associated persons functioning asapproved users and sales personnel of the trading member of an equity derivatives exchange or equity derivativesegment of a recognized stock exchange.This examination will be made available through all NISM, NSE, BSE and MCX-SX Test Centers. For further details ofthe revised examination, please visit www.nism.ac.in.Revision of Certified Personal Financial Advisor Examination (CPFA)NISM has launched the revised Certified Personal Financial Advisor Examination (CPFA) on July 16, 2012 as part ofperiodic review. The revised examination is available through all NISM, NSE and MCX-SX Test Centers. For furtherdetails, please visit www.nism.ac.in. CPE UpdateCPE Requirements for Depository Operations Certification ExaminationNISM launched the two day CPE programs for the NISM-Series-VI: Depository Operations Certification Examination.NISM specified the CPE requirements for associated persons engaged or employed by a registered depositoryparticipant for performing any of the activities as given below (specified in SEBI Notification No. LAD-NRO/GN/2010-11/26/10252 dated March 29, 2011):(a) Dealing or interacting with clients;(b) Dealing with securities of clients;(c) Handling redressal of investor grievances;(d) Internal control or risk management;(e) Activities having a bearing on operational risk, or(f) Maintenance of books and records pertaining to the above activities.The CPE requirements for Depository Operations are effective from July 13, 2012.
CONSOLIDATED STATUS REPORTPERIOD: AS ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2012NISM Certification Examination Total Cumulative Total Cumulative Total Cumulative Cumulative Sr of Candidates of Candidates of Candidates Pass Rate No. NISM Examination Enrolled Enrolled Passed 01 Currency Derivatives 46802 43272 17754 41.03% (Launched on 15/05/2009) 02 RTA - Corporate 2001 1799 1303 72.43% (Launched on 03/08/2009) 03 RTA - Mutual Funds 5117 4746 2907 61.25% (Launched on 03/08/2009) 04 Interest Rate Derivatives 563 406 75 18.47% (Launched on 17/05/2010) 05 Mutual Fund Distributors 103194 95463 36685 38.43% (Launched on 01/06/2010) 06 Mutual Fund Distributors - Gujarati 499 403 70 17.37% (Launched on 01/06/2010) 07 Mutual Fund Distributors - Hindi 677 547 92 16.82% (Launched on 01/06/2010) 08 Depositories Operation 13973 12776 5494 43.00% (Launched on 21/02/2011) 09 Securities Operations and Risk Management 6708 6185 4765 77.04% (Launched on 22/11/2010) Total 179534 165597 69145 41.75%NISM Continuing Professional Education Sr Cumulative of Candidates NISM Continuing Professional Education Appeared through No. NISM & CPE Providers 01 NISM Mutual Fund Distributors CPE ( 1 Day Programme) 16039 (Launched on 01/06/2010 and upto 31/05/2012) 02 NISM Mutual Fund Distributors CPE (Day 1) 2283 (Launched on 01/06/2012) 03 NISM Mutual Fund Distributors CPE (Day 2) 2278 (Launched on 01/06/2012) 04 NISM RTA Corporate CPE (Day 1) 65 (Launched on 02/05/2012) 05 NISM RTA Corporate CPE (Day 2) 65 (Launched on 02/05/2012) 06 NISM Currency Derivatives CPE (Day 1) 996 (Launched on 05/05/2012) 07 NISM Currency Derivatives CPE (Day 2) 996 (Launched on 05/05/2012)
SCHOOL FOR SECURITIES EDUCATION (SSE)CERTIFICATE IN SECURITIES LAW (CSL)Why CSL? Key TakeawaysThe CSL is a classroom-based executive programme, of 6 months duration, across 26 Saturdays. This programmehas been designed for working professionals who wish to hone their skills in functions such as preparation ofcompliance, due diligence review (DDR) of documents, legal obligations and contracts, and to understand and applyknowledge of securities laws and regulations in the securities markets. The philosophy for launching this programmeis: “Know the Law and Be Secure”. It is in line with NISMs vision, which is: "To be a hub of knowledge initiatives forplaying a strategic role in quality enhancement and capacity building, for transforming the securities markets inIndia and the Asia-Pacific Region."Trends in Securities Market RegulationSecurities market laws can be demarcated as a distinct field of specialization with a unique body of knowledge. Thisbody of knowledge is under-going continuous expansion and consolidation. New laws are being written while oldlaws are being repealed. From an Indian perspective, some of the seminal studies conducted are by Raghuram Rajan,Percy Mistry, Deepak Parekh, Bimal Jalan, R H Patil and Parhasarathy Shome. From the international academicperspective, studies by Richard Posner, Cass Sunstein and Frank Partnoy are highly insightful in the field of Law &Economics.Another force that influences change is internationalism. Bodies such as International Organization of SecuritiesCommissions (IOSCO), Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Financial Action Task Force (FATF), InternationalAccounting Standards Board (IASB) etc., have corresponding Indian bodies as their members, resulting in a gradualpercolation of international practices into the Indian legal and regulatory system. At the same time, several countriesin the SAARC region, Indian and Pacific Ocean rims and Africa look to India for guidance in framing of regulations andtheir implementation.For Whom? Target AudienceThe CSL programme has three types of audiences. The first consists of practitioners in finance, who need the legalbackground. The second consists of legal practitioners who need the financial background. The third consists ofstudents of post graduate-level programmes such as M.Com, MBA, Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy,Company Secretaries, and LLB etc.Organizations that are likely to benefit from CSL inputs are intermediaries regulated by SEBI, such as MerchantBankers, Underwriters, Stockbrokers, Stock Exchanges, Depositories, Depository Participants, Custodians, Bankersto Issues, Registrars & Share Transfer Agents, Portfolio Managers, Mutual Funds, FIIs, PE Funds, etc. Largecompanies and industrial groups that access the securities markets and engage in corporate actions such asrestructuring, share buy-back offers, ESOP delisting, IPO, FPO, OFS, IIP etc will also benefit. Consultants engaged in ,advising on matters such as corporate finance, restructuring, fund-raising plans, collaborations, FDI, privateplacements etc will also find this programme beneficial.CSL - Design, Content and DeliveryThe CSL programme is a fine blend of practice and theory, with workshops, guest lectures, field visits, cases,assignments, projects and exercises. The programme will specifically cover Securities Market Regulations,Securities Market Laws, Corporate Laws, Taxation of Securities Transactions and contemporary as well as emergingaspects in Securities Markets.
The faculty team shall be drawn from a vastly experienced pool. It would consist of officers from SEBI, experts fromindustry, legal practitioners and experts and academicians from NISM and other institutions.Admission ProcessThe CSL programme offering is being brought to the public from the School for Securities Education (SSE) at NISM.Graduates in any discipline from a recognized Indian University or equivalent, are eligible to apply. The last date forsubmission of completed applications is November 21, 2012. The selection process shall consist of an interview andan essay on Saturday, November 24, 2012. The programme is expected to commence from Saturday, December 8,2012.The admission process for the batch is open. Enquiries may be directed to Mr. Rajshekhar Torgal, Dy. Manager-Programme Office, on Phone 022-66735125 or email: email@example.com. The detailed programme prospectus andapplication form can be downloaded from www.nism.ac.in.MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2012 Participants at Morningstar Investment Conference, 2012Morningstar hosted its two-day conference on November 1 and 2 at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The conference waswell-attended with visitors flying in from various parts of the country.As many as 40 renowned speakers, from both within Morningstar and the industry, took part in 17 presentations andpanel discussions that outlined investing insights and investment ideas.Active or passivePassive investment products such as index funds are not a force to reckon with yet in India, but a panel discussing thetopic was of the view that even as most investors expect active mutual funds to outperform, there may be a case toopt for index funds or ETFs at least as a tactical portion of the portfolio.Stick with stocksSome of Indias top fund managers said investors waning appetite for equities were a worrying sign and said thatrather than overweighting recent information and performance of equities, they should remember stocks outperformmost other asset classes over the long term.Retirement planningPanelists on the retirement planning panel rued the lack of a retirement-planning culture. According to them the onlyfinancial goals that investors have is childrens education or marriage, and almost always, Indians depend on theirchildren for support in retirement.The final panel comprising veteran stock market investors was unanimous in its view that Indian stocks are poised toclock impressive growth over the long term despite the short-term challenges the country faces.
ARTICLES RESEARCH AT NISMTRENDS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CORPORATE SECTORQuarterly Corporate Results are one of the indicators of economic activity in the country. A study on QuarterlyEarnings of 100 companies (Nifty 50 companies and Nifty Junior 50 companies) is carried out with a view to obtainbroad trends in the performance of companies and various sectors for Quarter April-June 2012 as compared to AprilJune 2011.Based on 100 companies, it is found that Sales have grown 15% over the corresponding Quarter, but OperatingExpenses have grown 21%. As a result, Operating Profit (before Depreciation, Other Income, Finance Cost andExceptional Items) declined by 22% and PAT declined by 13%.These 100 companies are classified into 14 sectors. In terms of PAT (Profit After Tax), 7 sectors have reported anincrease, with 1 sector unchanged. PAT increased mainly in FMCG (+42%) and Banking (+42%). 6 sectors reporteda decline, mainly Oil & Gas (-215%), Healthcare (-56%), PSU (-39%) and Metals (-28%).NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY Title Global markets exposure and price efficiency: An empirical analysis of order flow dynamics of NYSE-listed Indian firms Authors Kiran Kumar, NISM; Varsha Mamidi, Monash University, Australia; Vijaya Marisetty, RMIT University, Australia Published in Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Dec 2011, pp686-706The paper examines whether exposure of local stock markets to order flow competition from a global stock marketwill improve overall market efficiency. The paper uses Indian stocks that are cross-listed in two local markets namely,NSE and BSE, and also in a global market- NYSE. The paper addresses the following three important issues relating tothe order imbalance and relative market efficiency in a setting where markets compete for order flows:▪ Does local market efficiency improve when markets are fragmented and are open to global competition?▪ Does global order imbalance affect local prices?▪ Does global competition improves local market quality by reduction of spreads?The paper finds the following evidence: (1) Order imbalance can predict stock returns in both order driven (BSE andNSE) and quote driven (NYSE) trading mechanisms. There is no noticeable difference in the magnitude of the orderimbalance influence in different trading mechanisms. (2) There has been overall efficiency for the cross-listed Indianstocks post-ADRs listing. This confirms that order flow competition and corresponding market fragmentation leadsto market efficiency. The results are stronger in the case of BSE market. BSE listed stocks had a dramaticimprovement in their market efficiency post-ADRs listing. (3) We find that global effect in the form of NYSE listing isfelt in the local market (NSE), however, vice versa does not hold. (4) The paper also reports evidence of improvementin the local market quality through reduction of spreads. In summary, the paper provides comprehensive evidencethat competition among markets leads to fragmentized and specialized markets with no single dominant player andcompetition improves overall efficiency.
INDIAN ECONOMIC INDICATORS Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at Constant Prices 2012 2011 %Change (Base: 2004-05=100, Unit: ` Billion, Period: Q1= April - June) Total 13063 12387 5.5 Agriculture 1724 1675 2.9 Industry 3558 3433 3.6 Services 7781 7579 6.9 Index of Industrial Production (IIP) 2012 2011 %Change (Base: 2004-05=100, Unit: ` Billion, Period: July) General 167.3 167.2 0.1 Mining 123.2 124.1 -0.7 Manufacturing 177.1 177.4 -0.2 Electricity 156.3 152.1 2.8 Indias Trade 2012 2011 %Change (Unit: ` Billion, Period: July) Total Exports 1245 1170 6.5 Total Imports 2105 1824 15.4 Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2012 2011 %Change (Base: 2010=100) July 121.4 110.5 9.9 Combined August 122.9 111.7 10.0 July 122.6 111.7 9.8 Rural Areas August 124.3 113.1 9.9 July 119.9 108.9 10.1 Urban Areas August 121.1 109.9 10.2 Wholesale Price Index 2012 2011 %Change (Base: 2004-05=100) July 164.8 154.2 6.9 August 166.6 154.9 7.6 Foreign Exchange Reserves ` Billion (As on 14th Sept. 2012) Foreign Currency Assets 14312 Gold 1462 SDR 245 Reserve Position in IMF 123
Analytical accounts of the RBI ` Billion (As on 21st Sept. 2012) Reserve Money 14496 Net RBI Credit to General Government 5362 RBI Credit to Commercial Sector 202 RBIs Claims on Banks 166 Net Foreign Exchange Assets of RBI 15575 Analytical accounts of the RBI ` Billion (As on 21st Sept. 2012) Broad Money (M3) 78183 Domestic Credit to General Government 26217 Other Domestic Credit 51001 Net Foreign Exchange Assets of the Banking Sector 16612 FII Net Investments US $ Million (Upto 26th Sept. 2012) Total for September 3302 Total for 2012 20279 FDI Net Investments US $ Million (As per RBIs monthly bulletin dated 12/09/2012) Total for July 1492 Total for FY 2012 5826 Policy Rates (As on 27th Sept. 2012) Percentage Bank Rate 9.0 Repo Rate 8.0 Reverse Repo Rate 7.0 Lending/ Deposit Rates Percentage (As on 27th Sept. 2012) Base Rate 10.00 - 10.50 Deposit Rate 8.00 - 9.25SOURCES| www.sebi.gov.in | www.rbi.org.in | www.irda.gov.in | www.pfrda.org.in | www.finmin.nic.in || www.mospi.gov.in | www.eaindustry.nic.in | www.dipp.nic.in |
About NISMNational Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a public trust, established by the Securitiesand Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator for securities markets in India. It is locatedin Navi Mumbai, India.NISM seeks to add to market quality through educational initiatives. It is an autonomous bodygoverned by its Board of Governors. An international Advisory Council provides strategicguidance to NISM.NISM consists of six different schools as follows: · School for Investor Education and Financial Literacy (SIEFL) · School for Certification of Intermediaries (SCI) · School for Securities Information and Research (SSIR) · School for Regulatory Studies and Supervision (SRSS) · School for Corporate Governance (SCG) · School for Securities Education (SSE)VisionTo lead, catalyze and deliver educational initiatives to enhance the quality of securities markets.MissionTo engage in capacity building among the stakeholders in the securities markets throughfinancial literacy, professional education, enhancing governance standards and fostering policyresearch. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SECURITIES MARKETS NISM Bhavan, Plot No. 82, Sector 17, Vashi, Navi Mumbai - 400 703 Phone: 022 66735100-05 | Fax: 022 66735110 www.nism.ac.in