Capital markets regulator Sebi has rejected a proposal by the Nationwide Inventory Change (NSE) to increase the buying and selling hours within the fairness derivatives phase citing a scarcity of suggestions from the inventory brokers neighborhood.

“At present, there isn’t a plan to increase the timings as Sebi has returned our utility because the inventory brokers haven’t given the suggestions that Sebi needed. So, as of now, the prolonged time-frame (plan) is shelved,” NSE MD and CEO Ashishkumar Chauhan stated in a post-earnings analysts name.

This got here after the NSE had urged Sebi to increase buying and selling hours within the fairness derivatives phase in a phased method. This was aimed toward doubtlessly curbing the in a single day danger arising from international info movement.

Sriram Krishnan, Chief Enterprise Growth Officer of NSE, had instructed PTI in September that the bourse was planning a session from 6 pm to 9 pm after a break from the closure of the common session from 9.15 am to three.30 pm. Based mostly on the response, a gradual extension of the market timing until 11.55 pm was proposed on the strains of commodity derivatives.


To start with, solely index derivatives in part 1 had been proposed to be accessible adopted by single inventory choices and others.

In 2018, the Securities and Change Board of India (Sebi) allowed inventory exchanges to set their buying and selling hours within the fairness derivatives phase between 9 am and 11.50 pm. This was much like the buying and selling hours for the commodity derivatives phase, that are presently fastened between 10 am and 11.55 pm.

The transfer was a part of Sebi’s efforts to allow the mixing of shares and commodities buying and selling on a single trade.

With regard to NSE’s IPO, Chauhan stated that “conditions stay as in”. Final month, he stated that NSE is awaiting approval from Sebi to kickstart the preliminary public providing course of. The NSE’s itemizing plans have been on the backburner amid a Sebi probe towards the trade and a few of its high officers.

Throughout the fourth quarter ended March 2024, NSE reported a 20 per cent year-on-year enhance in consolidated web revenue at Rs 2,488 crore. Additional, the consolidated working revenues stood at Rs 4,625 crore for the January-March quarter of the monetary 12 months 2023-24, marking a surge of 34 per cent year-on-year.

Other than buying and selling, the whole income was additionally supported by different income strains, together with itemizing, index providers, information providers and co-location facility.

(Solely the headline and film of this report might have been reworked by the Enterprise Customary employees; the remainder of the content material is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Printed: Might 07 2024 | 4:46 PM IST

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