Sebi reports 13% income growth at Rs 963 cr in 2018-19 over rise in fees

by mehekkaoberoi
  • Capital markets regulator Sebi has posted a 13 per cent increase in its total income to over Rs 963 crore in 2018-19, mainly due to rise in earnings from fees and subscription income.
  • As per the annual accounts of Sebi, the total expenditure of the regulator also rose to Rs 492.34 crore for the year ended March 31, 2019, from Rs 414.46 crore in the previous fiscal.
  • The other administrative expenses increased from Rs 121 crore to Rs 131 crore, the establishment expenses climbed from Rs 244 crore to Rs 293 crore.
  • The regulator’s fee income surged to Rs 750 crore from Rs 624 crore and other income rose to 17 crore from nearly Rs 10 crore. Earning from investments, however, dropped to Rs 180 crore from Rs 207 crore.
  • Overall, the market watchdog’s total income increased to Rs 963.59 crore in 2018-19 from Rs 854.78 crore in the preceding fiscal, indicating a growth of 13 per cent.
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