The gross domestic product (GDP) is one the primary indicators used to gauge the health of a country’s economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period – you can think of it as the size of the economy. Usually, GDP is expressed as a comparison to the previous quarter or year. For example, if
Bombay Stock Exchange The Bombay Stock Exchange or BSE as it is most popularly known is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. In terms of listed companies (4, 800 by August 2007), the Bombay Stock Exchange is the biggest in the world. Being located at the Dalal Street in Mumbai, the stock exchange enjoys the benefits of the financial capital of India. The stock exchange
ABOUT STOCK MARKET – B.S. Rawat (Profile) Most of people think this is a gambling, even today my parent thinks it is a gamble and asks me to stay away from this market. But, I know in this profession if you are able to polish our self properly and manage to know the pulse of market no other business can give you this much
As soon as one starts investing it is better. Early investing allow the investable amount to grow with more time , and the benefit of compounding increases the return, by accumulating the principal and the interest or dividend earned on it, year after year. There are three important rules for all investors: Invest early Invest regularly Invest for long term and not short term
Before making any investment, one should consider the following points: 1. Obtain written documents explaining the investment 2. Read and understand such documents 3. Verify the legitimacy of the investment 4. Find out the costs and benefits associated with the investment 5. Assess the risk-return profile of the investment 6. Know the liquidity and safety aspects of the investment 7. Ascertain if it is
There are two options for investment: Physical assets like real estate, gold / jewellery, commodities etc. and/or Financial assets such as fixed deposits with banks, small saving instruments with post offices, insurance/ provident/pension fund etc. or securities market related instruments like shares, bonds, debentures etc.
Following are some of the investment vehicles considered among the financial instruments: Savings Bank Account is often the first banking product people use, which allows interest varying between 3%-5% p.a. Money Market or Liquid Funds are a specialized form of mutual funds that invest in extremely short-term fixed income instruments and thereby provide easy liquidity. Unlike most mutual funds, money market funds are primarily oriented
In the primary market, securities are offered to public for subscription for the purpose of raising capital or fund. Secondary market is an equity trading venue in which already existing/pre-issued securities are traded among investors. The secondary market comprises of broad segments such as Equity, Debt and Derivatives. Equity shares are the most widely traded form of securities. There are various ways in which
A stock market is a trading place for buys & sale of company stock/ shares, and derivatives, securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately. Market is a place where buyers and sellers can enter into transactions to buy and sell shares, bonds, debentures etc. Now days through Internet and advanced technology buying and selling of shares take place
An investor does not get any protection if he trades outside a stock exchange. Trading at the exchange offers investors the best prices prevailing at the time in the market, lack of any counter-party risk which is assumed by the clearing corporation, access to investor grievance and redressal mechanism of stock exchanges, protection up to a prescribed limit, from the Investor Protection Fund etc.