• January 20, 2022

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NSE to launch derivatives on mid-cap stocks index from Jan 24 Mumbai, Jan 10 (PTI) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday said it has received the Sebi approval to launch derivatives on the Nifty mid-cap select index and that the same will be launched from January 24.

Nifty midcap select index aims to track the performance of focused portfolio of 25 stocks within the Nifty Midcap 150 index and all the index constituents are individually available in derivatives.

Exchange will offer futures and options with trading cycle of 7 weekly expiration contracts (excluding the monthly expiration contract) and 3 serial monthly expiration contracts. Index options will be European style with strike interval of 50 and strike scheme of 30–1–30.

* * * Crisil launches new index on states’ debt * Crisil has launched a new target maturity index, the ‘IBX 70:30 CPSE Plus SDL Index–April 2025, which will track the performance of AAA-rates CPSE and SDL securities maturing between November 1, 2024 and April 30, 2025.

The index will mature on April 30, 2025.

This is the third such index launched by the largest credit rating agency on target maturity funds. The earlier two track the gilt market in 2027 and 2028 maturities, said Jiju Vidyadharan, a senior director, funds and fixed income research at Crisil.

Asset managers can now create passive products tracking the index and Aixs AMC has also launched one on the same.

* * * RBI Bank-Google collaboration * RBL Bank, which is running through a regulatory glare has entered into a collaboration with Google to accelerate its digital transformation and deepen customer engagement.

The bank expects the collaboration to enable it offer better customer data management, and analytics, enabling effective cross-selling within the bank’s customer four million base and subsequently reducing the cost of customer acquisition, the bank said. PTI BEN HRS hrs

source: PTI News

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