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Why SLB?

Investors who are holding certain stocks in their Demat account and are not looking to sell them in near future can take an advantage of SLB segment and lend the stocks for a certain fee and a stipulated duration (determined on the basis of the contract entered into), whereas,

Traders who are looking for short term opportunities can borrow the shares and possibly gain from the price movement in the stock.

What are the Features of Securities lending and borrowing scheme

Automated screen-based trading platform with the online matching of trades based on price-time priority

Tenure of lending and borrowing available up to a period of 12 months

A facility for placing early recall request for the securities lent is provided to the lender

A facility for the borrower to make an early repayment of securities and further re-lend them

The transactions are based on fixed monthly tenures with specified reverse leg settlement dates and the tenure ranges from 1 month up to 12 months.

The specified reverse leg settlement date is the first Thursday of the corresponding month.

Each reverse leg settlement date is assigned a specific series number. Majorly securities traded in the F&O segment are eligible for lending & borrowing under the scheme.

Market timing 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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