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Electronic book mechanism for issuance of securities on private placement basis

Electronic book mechanism for issuance of securities on private placement basis

With a view to further rationalise and ease the process of issuance of securities on 'Electronic Book Provider (EBP)' platform for private placement of securities, it has been decided to provide the following additional facilities on the EBP platform:

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Streamlining the process of public issuance of debt securities

Streamlining the process of public issuance of debt securities

In order to make the existing process of issuance of debt securities (non-convertible preference shares and securitised debt Instruments) easier, simpler and cost effective for both issuers and investors, SEBI has decided to reduce the time taken for listing of such securities to 6 working days from 12 working days. Accordingly, SEBI has specified some aspects related to the process of public issuance of debt securities.

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Change in investment guidelines for NPS schemes w.r.t. investment in equity mutual funds by pension funds

Change in investment guidelines for NPS schemes w.r.t. investment in equity mutual funds by pension funds

PFRDA has changed the investment guidelines for NPS schemes with respect to investment in equity mutual funds by pension funds. This article talks about various changes brought out by PFRDA today.

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16 Major Changes to NISM Mutual Fund Distributors Certification Examination - 2018

The Indian Mutual Funds Industry is undergoing a rapid change with the Capital Market Regulator, SEBI as well as Government of India bringing in major changes to the markets. NISM has also subsequently announced revision of its NISM Series VA - Mutual Fund Distributors Certification Examination with effect from August 14, 2018 factoring all the recent changes in the industry.

Our team at PrepCafe has closely studied these changes and enumerated in detail as part of this blog post. We hope industry participants as well as exam takers will benefit from this article. Please do share your feedback in the comments section below.

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10 Benefits of NISM Certifications

Have you ever wondered what benefits you could have by simply obtaining a NISM Certification? Let me take you through the top 10 benefits of NISM Certifications.

A NISM Certificate is an entry level certification in capital markets. This should not be construed that they are easy-to-clear kind of certifications.Every NISM Examination requires in-depth study of the subject and practice of mock tests to clear the exam in first attempt.

NISM Certificate Uses / Benefits:

Following are few benefits of NISM Certificate that I could gather working in the securities markets:


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Stay invested to compound returns: Sandip Ghose, Director, NISM

Sandip Ghose, Director, NISM

It is time Indian investors started differentiating between savings and investments. Money kept in banks could be safe, secure and liquid; but one needs to invest in markets to earn returns.

According to Sandip Ghose, Director of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), saving has got into the DNA of Indian investors; but it is not an investment at all.

Criticising a section of people who consider putting money into bank fixed deposits (FDs) or other such instruments as 'sound investment', he said, banks were not set up with the purpose of growing money.

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Now renew your AMFI Registration Number (ARN) or EUIN Online

Renew your AMFI ARN or EUIN Online

"The process is completely paperless and
based on Aadhaar ! Of course, you must have a Aadhaar number and your mobile number must be registered / linkedwith your Aadhaar to avail of this online facility."

by AMFI

In order to expedite the ARN registration and renewal process, AMFI has introduced an online ARN registration and renewal facility for distributors, said an email AMFI sent to distributors.

"Pursuant to the Government's vision of Digital India, Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) is happy to announce the launch of Online ARN Registration and Renewal process of AMFI Registration", AMFI said.

"The process is completely paperless and based on Aadhaar ! Of course, you must have a Aadhaar number and your mobile number must be registered / linkedwith your Aadhaar to avail of this online facility."

Distributors need to furnish Aadhaar cards to register and renew their ARN number.

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Aadhar Card now mandatory for NISM Certifications and CPE

Aadhar Card now mandatory for NISM Certifications and CPE

National Institute of Securities Market (NISM) today issued a press release mentioning that Aadhar Card Number as well as Aadhar Card Scanned Image will be mandatory for registering on its Online Certification Portal. So far, Permanent Account Number (PAN Card) was the only mandatory document required for registering for NISM Certification Examinations and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programmes.

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Which Certification Exam is better - NISM or NCFM?

NISM vs NCFM Certifications

The following is my opinion after following NSE, BSE, NISM and Indian Stock Markets since past many years and also after undertaking various NISM, NCFM, BCFM exams. Before coming to any conclusion, let me provide you a short history about both NCFM and NISM.

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Why you should take NISM Mock Test before any NISM Certification Exam?

Why you should take NISM Mock Test before any NISM Certification Exam?

NISM Mock Tests are nothing but practice exams that people take before appearing for the final exam so that they can assess their level of preparation. NISM Mock Exams are usually taken by candidates who are about to appear for an important exam. From NISM Mutual Fund Distributors to NISM Investment Adviser or NISM Equity Derivatives, every NISM Exam has unique mock test of its own. These exams are extremely helpful to any candidate looking to pass these NISM certifications. But what do we stand to gain from such NISM mock tests?

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How to become a Mutual Fund Agent / Mutual Fund Distributor in India?

How to Become a Mutual Fund Agent or Distributor in India

Being a Mutual Fund Agent / Distributor can be a great part-time source of revenue for most people in India. With more than 40 Asset Management Companies having above 11500 schemes, constituting about 16 lakh crores of Assets Under Management (AUM), clearly only a bunch of 15000+ active distributors won’t be sufficient.

So here’s a simple guide to how to become a Mutual Fund Distributor in India:

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What job options are available after passing NISM Series 8 Equity Derivatives Certification?

Job Options after passing NISM Certification Exam

A few months back, one of our users posted a query on our discussion forum regarding various job options available after passing the NISM Series VIII Equity Derivatives Certification. One of our fellow PrepCafe users who works as an equity derivatives trader, responded in a detailed manner. In this blog post, we thought of sharing the response for benefit of our users. Here's what Mr. Bhanu had to say:

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NISM Certification Exams mapping with Job Roles

NISM Certification Exams mapping with Job Roles

Puzzled with the complex structure of NISM Exams? Or confused by SEBI Circulars? PrepCafe makes it simple to understand which exam you should be undertaking:

Disclaimer: The following information is based on interpretation drawn from the respective Circulars issued by SEBI from time to time. For detailed interpretation, candidates are requested to seek appropriate legal advice or clarification from SEBI.

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Strategy to Pass NISM Certification Exams

Strategy to Pass NISM Certification Exams

Hundreds of students approach us for guidance on how to clear or pass NISM Certification Examinations. PrepCafe has been guiding students on regular basis and also assisting them in their exam preparation through mock tests, study material, etc. We thought of sharing these exam tips with all of you to benefit you all. Here are some useful tips:

  • Select the Right Exam and Study Material
  • Read the Workbook cover-to-cover
  • Take PrepCafe Mocks (Practice Exams)
  • Register and Enroll Online on NISM Certifications Portal
  • Pass the Exam

 

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