Arun Jaitley likely to address Sebi and Reserve Bank boards on February 10

Vastavam web: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to address the boards of markets regulator Sebi and Reserve Bank on February 10, a senior official said.Soon after the presentation of Union Budget, it is a customary practice for the finance minister to address the boards of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).Earlier, a leading stock brokers’ group the Association of National Exchanges Members of India (Anmi) had suggested the government should reduce GST on brokerages to 12 per cent as well as scrap taxes on securities transactions and dividends.Post GST, the burden of taxation on the transaction charges has increased, the grouping had said in a representation to the finance ministry.