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Quick settlement

T+1 will increase liquidity

Photo: Bloomberg

Photo: Bloomberg

Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai
On Friday, the Indian stock market completed the shift to a “T+1” settlement system, where every transaction will be completed within one working day post-trade. That is, if a stock is traded on Monday, the cash will be credited into the seller’s account by Tuesday and the stock will also be transferred to the buyer’s account by then. This move from the earlier T+2 settlement system was initiated in a phased manner from February 2022 onwards with batches of stocks and the associated derivatives being transferred to T+1. Stocks were collected into batches on the basis of market capitalisation and

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First Published: Jan 29 2023 | 10:00 PM IST

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