SEBI Chairman's Message
As the famous quote goes, “Believing in yourself is the first secret of success. This is also applicable to investment in Securities market. For harnessing this belief one has to continuously evolve in realms of ever changing market, with the help of continuous education and awareness.
Economic function of the securities market is to ensure that savings get channelized into the productive investments proposal, which leads to capital formation and economic growth. One of the main objectives of SEBI is to protect the interest of investors in securities. Investors Education and Awareness is key to investor protection.
Complexities of the securities market have grown manifold during last three decades with so many development relating to market structure, newer product to name a few. These developments represent the supply side of the market. On the demand side too, newer participants have entered the market. Also, the trends in participation of retail investors are encouraging in terms of growth in number of demat accounts as also number of portfolio of mutual funds. There is a need for new investors to make informed invest » read more