‘Alarming’ study finds tampons may contain toxic metals

Women’s health experts are sounding the alarm and demanding “stricter regulations” in the sanitary products sector following a shocking study that detected metals such as lead and arsenic in tampons. A startling investigation has revealed the presence of up to 16 different metals or metalloids, including hazardous substances like lead and arsenic, in various tampon … Read more

Sebi: Sebi approves stricter norms for inclusion of individual stocks for derivative trading

Mumbai: The board of Sebi on Thursday approved a proposal to tighten rules on the inclusion of stocks in the futures and options(F&O) segment and approved introduction of fixed price for taking a company private. The revision will lead to addition and deletion of about two dozen stocks. “In order to ensure that there is … Read more

Sebi: Sebi proposes relaxation in valuations of AIFs’ investment portfolio

Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed relaxation of rules on valuation of investment portfolio of alternative investment funds (AIFs). These easing of norms relate to change in valuation methodology on material change, computing valuation of investment portfolio of AIFs, eligibility criteria of independent valuers to be appointed by AIFs and … Read more

gold loan business: IIFL Finance will comply with RBI suggestions in gold loan biz by March 31: Chairman

AK Purwar, Chairman & Independent Director, IIFL Finance, says RBI pointed out certain gaps in our systems. Let me put it that the gold loan business which we are having, the practices, systems, processes is all as per present industry standards and present industry norms. RBI suggested certain changes which we have in a way … Read more