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Now's The Time For SEBI To Embark On A Course Correction

SEBI's eighth chairman U K Sinha, considered a safe pair of hands across the political spectrum, has been granted another extension. The path ahead for the incumbent is challenging - there is much that needs sustained and long-term attention, even though he has just a year or so. There is need for course correction on some fronts, a sustained review of initiatives taken in the past five years, and the need for some fresh thinking.
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5 Ways In Which SEBI Can Get India To Power Up Its Commodities Game

India's commodity markets have been illiquid, ill-equipped and ill-connected ever since their inception in 2003 due to a combination of outdated laws and ill-informed policymakers. Now, 12 years later, this is set to change. SEBI has taken over as the new regulator and guardian of the commodity market, which will now be governed by the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956, applicable to stock exchanges. India's commodity markets have a fighting chance to emerge from the shadows. Here are five steps SEBI can take to make it happen.