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Five capital market changes since the last economic survey

Governance norms made more stringent and there has been a greater parity between private and listed public companies

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building is pictured next to a police van in Mumbai

The Economic Survey has pointed out key policy initiatives for the capital market since the last survey. The top five are given below: * The government moved the Securities Laws (Amendment) Act 2014 to strengthen the stock market regulator. Read our full coverage on Union Budget “Vide the Act passed in August 2014 enhanced powers were conferred upon SEBI, including explicit power to disgorge ill-gotten gains, power to conduct search and seizure, explicit powers for settlement, attachment and recovery, increase in penalties, and constitution of special courts,” it said. * ...