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ICEX gets Sebi nod to go live by August-end

Prior to the launch, ICEX will be stepping up enrolment and training of members

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ICEX gets Sebi nod to go live by August-end

(ICEX), the Reliance Capital-anchored national online derivatives bourse for commodities, has received approval from the (Sebi) to recommence live trading. 

stated that it had successfully complied with all Sebi-mandated norms prescribed for commodity exchanges. “With all requisite approvals, is poised to go live by end-August,” Sanjit Prasad, managing director and chief executive officer, said. 

Last week, had announced the merger of Ahmedabad-based National Multi Commodity Exchange with itself. The exchange has already received approval from to launch diamond futures contracts — the first in the world. Sources said diamond will remain the flagship contract for the exchange and it has been working on many other commodities. "Our focus would be on those commodities where India has significant play”, it said.

The exchange has all necessary infrastructure to handle deposits, grading and sealing, vaulting and deliveries of diamonds as part of its preparation to launch the diamond contracts.

Prior to the launch, will be stepping up enrolment and training of members and conducting mock trials, etc.

First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 01:07 IST
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