Dematerialization

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Dematerialization

The process by which stocks and other securities cease to be represented by a physical certificate and become electronically recorded. Dematerialization has gradually become more common as computers have become more sophisticated and exchanges increasingly decide to close their trading floors.
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But to invest in equity shares, the demat account is considered to be the necessary tool as elimination of physical certificates for these assets was closed from the year 2000.
The firm said that it would offer demat insurance for about nine million customers.
It's a fund where no Demat is required, no storage required, there's no wealth tax and the purity guaranteed.
Ltd, with Rs1,300 crore in assets, said the demat process will help exchange platforms.
However, the problems arise not so much due to the demat process per se, which is quite simple.
The finance minister has, in the budget, proposed a single operating demat account, uniform know-your customer (KYC) norms and inter-usability of KYC records across financial instruments.
Eligibility criteria: Tax benefit under the RGESS is only for firsttime equity investors-- those who did not hold equities or derivatives in demat form before 23 November 2012.
Among the benefits it claims to offer are discounts on lockers, demat account and investment fees.
Experts say the most hassle-free option is to open a demat account with the National Spot Exchange (www.
The 'E-series' products were launched by NSEL in 2010 and are available in demat form, in small denominations to enable investment in the form of SIPs (Systematic Investment Planning) for retail investors and portfolio diversification for HNIs.
Cincinnati, OH) and DEMAT GmbH (Frankfurt am Main) have announced an agreement in principle to hold the first-ever Product Development-Experience (PD-x) with amerimold, to be held in Cincinnati, OH, May 11 to 13, 2010, at the Cincinnati Convention Center.
Tax benefit under the RGESS is only for firsttime equity investors-those who did not hold equities or derivatives in demat form before 23 November 2012.