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Overseas investors' concerns remain as shift to T+1 settlement cycle nears

Issues around on trade confirmation day, forex booking, pre-funding yet to be fully settled

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Samie Modak Mumbai
Overseas investors, as well as other key stakeholders, such as brokers, custodians, and clearing corporations, are yet to iron out critical issues, even as the shift towards a shorter trade settlement cycle approaches new phases.

Several industry players said foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) are still facing impediments over the trade confirmation timelines, foreign exchange (forex) bookings, and pre-funding requirements. This could potentially act as a roadblock when it comes to moving entirely to the new T+1 settlement cycle from next year.

From February onwards, 500 stocks from the bottom in terms of market value are being moved to the shorter

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First Published: May 24 2022 | 12:25 AM IST

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