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Sebi unveils measures to tackle market volatility, curbs short selling

Market players said the move was to discourage traders from aggressively building short positions.

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Sebi | Market volatility | Coronavirus

Samie Modak & Jash Kriplani  |  Mumbai 

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The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday announced measures to control volatility in stocks. Curbs on short selling, a steep increase in margins, a 10-fold increase in penalties, and reducing the outstanding positions available for derivatives trading are some key changes the regulator announced.

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First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 23:33 IST
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