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Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was first established in the year 1988 as a non-statutory body for regulating the securities market. It became an autonomous body in 1992 and more powers were given through an ordinance. Since then it regulates the market through its independent powers.

Objectives of SEBI:

As an important entity in the market it works with following objectives:

1. It tries to develop the securities market.
2. Promotes Investors Interest.
3. Makes rules and regulations for the securities market.

Functions Of SEBI:

Find below SEBI's important functions:

1. Regulates Capital Market
2. Checks Trading of securities.
3. Checks the malpractices in securities market.
4. It enhances investor's knowledge on market by providing education.
5. It regulates the stockbrokers and sub-brokers.
6. To promote Research and Investigation

SEBI In India's Capital Market

SEBI from time to time have adopted many rules and regulations for enhancing the Indian capital market. The recent initiatives undertaken are as follows:

Sole Control on Brokers:
Under this rule every brokers and sub brokers have to get registration with SEBI and any stock exchange
in India.


On April 12, 1992, the Securities and Exchange Board Of India was constituted. It was constituted in accordance with the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board Of India Act 1992.

“…..to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto”.

Functions Of The Board
    • The Board is responsible for the securing the interests of investors in securities and to facilitate the growth of and to monitor the securities market in an appropriate manner.
    • To monitor and control the performance of stock exchange and derivative markets.
    • Listing and monitoring...


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