Indian Money market and Capital Market

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Indian Money and capital market

Money MarketThe money market is the market in which short term funds are borrowed and lent According to RBI Money market is centre for dealings, mainly of a short-term character, in monetary assets, it meets the short term requirements of the borrowers and provides liquidity or cash to lenders. It is the place where short term surplus investible funds at the disposal of the financial and other institutions and individuals are bid by borrowers, again comprising institutions and individuals and also by the govt.

Functions of Money Market

by providing various kinds of credit instruments, money market augments the supply of funds. The efficient working of the money market helps minimize the gluts and stringencies in the money market due to the seasonal variations in the flow of and demand for funds. A money market helps in avoiding seasonal fluctuations in interest rates. It enhances the amount of liquidity available to the economy. By augmenting the supply of funds, a money market helps in making funds available at cheaper rates.

Functions of Money Market

Through the quick transfer of funds from one place to another, helps in avoiding regional gluts and stringencies of funds. By providing profitable investment opportunities for short-term funds, helps in increasing the profit of the financial institutions.

Money market Constituents and InstrumentsMoney market can be classified into two types Inner spheres Outer spheres Inner spheres includes banks, negotiable securities, finance companies. Outer spheres include solicitors, brokers of securities and entire system of trade and credit. The central bank, commercial bank, co-operative banks, discount houses, are the main constituents of well developed money market.

Money market Constituents and Instruments

In developing countries like India, the money market is broadly divided into organized and unorganized sectors. Chambers of commerce, trade associations, etc help the smooth and efficient functioning of the money market by helping the collection and distribution of information to industry, trade and commerce.

Instruments of Money MarketCall/Notice money All categories of banks and financial institutions are allowed to participate in call/notice money. The funds are lent for one day or from Saturday to Monday or for a period of 14 days. Commercial Bills Used to facilitate credit sales. Can be discounted with banks, when people are in need of funds.

Instruments of Money MarketTreasury Bills Promissory notes issued by the Central govt. to raise short term funds to bridge short term mismatch between receipts and expenditure. Commercial Paper Unsecured promissory notes of short-term maturity of highly rated companies, issued tom meet working capital requirements. Certificate of Deposits Introduced by RBI in 1989 Issued by banks at a discount and face value is payable at maturity..

Instruments of Money Market

Issued by banks during periods of tight liquidity. The CDs are short-term deposit instruments for a period ranging from three months to one year.

Indian Money MarketIndian money market id broadly divided in to two parts Unorganized sectors Organized sector unorganized sector of money comprises of unregulated non-bank financial intermediaries, indigenous banks, money lenders etc. The organized sector of the Indian money market comprises the RBI, commercial banks, foreign banks, cooperative banks, finance corporations, mutual funds, discount and finance house of India limited

Capital Market Market for long term funds.

Market for long term loanable funds as distinct from money market which deals in short-term funds.

Nature and Constituents

Consists of a number of individuals and Institutions. Stock exchanges, commercial banks, financial institutions, co-operative banks, insurance companies etc. are important constituents of the capital market.

Indian Capital Market 1. 2.

Consists of Organized Sectors Unorganized sectors

Indian Capital Market Structure

Capital Market Marketable SecuritiesGovt. Securities Corporate securities Bonds Mutual Funds

Non-Marketing SecuritiesBanks deposits Deposits with companies Loans & advances of bank &FI Post office Deposits & certificates

New Issue Market - OriginalPromoters Associates Employees Public

Stock MarketBrokers Jobbers Dealers Badla Financiers

New Issue Market - Players- IssuesMerchant bankers underwriters Ad. Agencies

Indian Capital Market Structure

Development of the capital marketThe Indian capital market has undergone remarkable changes in the post independence period. The important facts that have contributed to the development of the capital market in India are Legislative measures. Establishment of development banks. Growth of underwriting business. Public confidence. Increasing awareness of investment opportunities. Capital Market reform.

Stock Exchange Stock exchange is a market in which securities are brought and sold Stock exchange means any body of individuals whether incorporated or not, constituted for the purpose of assisting, regulating or controlling the business of buying, selling or dealing in securities.

Functions of Stock Exchange

Provides a ready market for buying and selling of securities. Directs flow of capital in the most profitable channels. Facilitates speculation. Promotes industrial growth and economic development. Promotes habit of savings and investment.

How Business is Transacted in a stock ExchangeA typical investment transaction will consist of four stages Placing an order with a broker. Execution of Order Reporting deal to the client Settlement of transactions.

Regulation of Stock Exchange

Securities Contracts (regulation) Act 1956SCRA enacted in 1956, came into force on February 20, 1957. Objectives To prevent undesirable transaction in securities To regulate dealings in securities Regulation of stock exchanges. Regulation of buying and selling of securities out side the limits of stock exchange.

Provisions1. Grant of Recognition The Act provides that only recognized stock exchanges can function in the country. As of today, all the 23 stock exchanges have been recognized by the govt. The grant of recognition of the stock exchange shall be published in the Gazette of India and will come into effect from the date of publication in the gazette.


2. Submission of Returns

Section 6 of the Act lays down that every stock exchange shall furnish to the central govt. such periodical returns as may be prescribed relating to its affairs. The periodical returns shall be filled by the recognized stock exchanges before 31st January each year.

Provisions3. Power to Direct Rules to be Made or to Make Rules Section 8 of the Act empowers the central govt. to direct the stock exchange to frame rules or to amend rules already made in respect of the following Management of stock exchange Duties and powers of office Bearers The procedure for registration

Provisions4. Power to Make or Amend Bye Laws Section 9 of the Act empowers the recognized stock exchange to make bye-laws for the regulation and control of contracts with the approval of the central govt. Section 10 of the act empowers the central govt. to amend the bye-laws as framed under section 9

Provisions5. Power to Supersede Governing Body and Suspend Business. Section 11 and 15 of the act, empower the central govt. to supersede the governing body of a stock exchange and to suspend the business of a recognized stock exchange.

Provisions6. Power to Make Listing of securities Compulsory Section 21 of the Act empowers the central govt. to make listing of securities by public companies compulsory. 7. Power to Impose Penalties Section 23 of the act lays down penalties for offence committed by individuals. Section 24 of the act provides for the same but for offence committed by companies. The penalty may include imprisonment for a period of one year or fine or both.

Securities and Exchange Board of IndiaSEBI was constituted in 1988 by a resolution of govt. of India. It was made a statutory body by the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act 1992. Objectives Regulating the business in stock markets and other securities market. Registering and regulating the working of stock brokers. Registering and regulating the working of investment schemes.

Promoting and regulating the self-regulatory organizations. Prohibiting fraudulent and unfair trade practices relating to securities market. Regulating substantial acquisition of shares and take over of the companies.

Functions of the SEBIRegulating the business in stock exchanges and any other securities market. Registering and regulating the working of collective investment schemes. Promoting and regulating self-regulatory organizations. Registering and regulating the working of stock brokers, sub brokers, share transfer agents, merchant bankers, underwriters, portfolio managers, investment advisors, and such other intermediaries who are associated with securities in any manner.

Functions of the SEBIPromoting of investors education and training of intermediaries in securities market. Prohibiting insider trading in securities. Regulating substantial acquisition of shares and take over of companies. Calling information, undertaking inspection, conducting enquiries and audits of the stock exchanges, intermediaries and self-regulatory organizations.

Functions of the SEBI

Performing such functions and exercising such powers under the provisions of the Capital Issues ACT 1947, Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act 1956, as may be delegated by the


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