Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Indian market regulator, has permitted Portfolio Management Services and Mutual Funds (MFs) to deal in commodity derivates on Friday.
In the released statement, SEBI mentioned The Board approved participation by mutual funds and portfolio managers in exchange-traded commodity derivatives. Category III Alternative Investment Funds which are already permitted to participate in Commodity derivatives, have now been permitted to deal with goods received in delivery against the physical settlement of such contracts, if any. as reported by the Indian daily news, The Economic Times.
Further, SEBI has agreed to revisions of policies for REITs and Infrastructure Investment Trust (InVITs). In todays SEBI meet, the Indian regulator has incremented leverage perimeter for InVITs to 70 per cent from, earlier limit 49 per cent, as reported by the Indian daily news, The Economic Times.
The Indian market regular has spared an open offer for procurement or plan of arrangement as instructed by Court or tribunal. The revisions in fee structures for certain participants have also been done by the regulator, such as the fee for brokers has been reduced to INR 10 for every INR 1 crore transaction from the earlier amount, INR 15, as per the reports of the Indian daily news, The Economic Times.