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Sebi slaps Rs 30-lakh fine on 3 entities for fraudulent trade in stock options

Markets regulator Sebi Friday slapped a fine totalling Rs 30 lakh on three entities for executing fraudulent trades, which created artificial volume in the illiquid stock option segment on the BSE. Sebi in April 2018 announced to take action in a phased manner against 14,720 entities for fraudulent trades in the illiquid stock options segment and passed several orders in the past few weeks against such entities. The regulator conducted a probe between April 2014 and September 2015 into the trading activities of certain entities in illiquid stock options on the BSE after observing large-scale reversal of trades. During the investigation, Sebi found that over 81 per cent of all the trades executed in the BSE s stock options segment were non-genuine trades. The entities -- Prompt Commodities, Pragya Commodities and Rajesh Kumar Gagrani -- were among the various entities that were indulged in execution of non-genuine trades in the stock options as they executed reversal of trades with ..

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