Sebi board meetings get meatier as agendas balloon in under new chief

Market participants say there is a visible change in the momentum of reforms. Some even say they are finding it difficult to keep pace with the changes

Madhabi Puri Buch

Madhabi Puri Buch, chairperson, Sebi

Khushboo TiwariSamie Modak Mumbai

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India’s $3.5-trillion equity markets are witnessing reforms at a faster clip under Madhabi Puri Buch, who took charge as chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in March 2022.

Sample this: The average number of agenda items during the five board meetings conducted under Buch increased to 11 compared to about eight each during her three predecessors, for which data is available.

Sebi’s board meeting scheduled for next week is likely to be equally action packed, given the number of discussion papers floated by the regulator in recent weeks, said market players.

First Published: Jun 20 2023 | 7:18 PM IST

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