What was a major drawback of the paper-based settlement system in India's capital market? Option: Slow and unreliable transfer of securities, Limited investment options, Lack of regulatory oversight, High transaction fees

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What was a major drawback of the paper-based settlement system in India's capital market?

Slow and unreliable transfer of securities

Limited investment options

Lack of regulatory oversight

High transaction fees

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Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using the NSDL depository system?

Simplified transmission of shares

Reduced risk of theft or damage to securities

Increased stamp duty charges

Faster settlement of trades

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Which of the following best describes the function of depositories like NSDL and CDSL?

Regulate market participants and intermediaries

Hold shares digitally on behalf of investors

Facilitate buying and selling of shares

Raise capital for companies through IPOs

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Which of the following is a security measure implemented by NSDL to protect investors?

Guaranteed minimum returns on investments

Unlimited insurance coverage for all transactions

Public disclosure of all investor account details

Periodic audits of depository participants

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What is the primary function of the National Assets Depository Limited (NSDL)?

To regulate stock prices

To hold securities in dematerialized form

To underwrite new stock offerings

To provide financial advice to investors

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Which organizations function as depositories for Demat accounts in India?

Asset management companies (AMCs) and Investor Protection Fund (IPF)

Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI)