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Sebi to investigate possible leak of company earnings on WhatsApp chats

At least 12 cases of prescient messages about major Indian companies have been posted in private WhatsApp groups

Reuters  |  Mumbai 

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Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi. Photo: Reuters

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will investigate possible leaks of in chatrooms, its chief said on Friday.


A Reuters investigation documented at least 12 cases of prescient messages about major Indian companies being posted in private WhatsApp groups.

“We will certainly investigate the issue. It is a work in progress,” Tyagi, chairman of Sebi, India’s market regulator, told Reuters, when asked what action the regulator was considering.


First Published: Fri, November 17 2017. 11:04 IST
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