Securities And Exchange Board Of India - SEBI

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DEFINITION of 'Securities And Exchange Board Of India - SEBI'

The regulatory body for the investment market in India. The purpose of this board is to maintain stable and efficient markets by creating and enforcing regulations in the marketplace.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Securities And Exchange Board Of India - SEBI'

The Securities and Exchange Board of India is similar to the U.S. SEC. The SEBI is relatively new (1992) but is a vital component in improving the quality of the financial markets in India, both by attracting foreign investors and protecting Indian investors.

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