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Introduction To Derivatives

The emergence of the Market for Derivative products, most notably forwards, futures and options can be traced back to the willingness of risk-averse economic agents to guard themselves against uncertainties arising out of fluctuations in asset prices. By their very nature the financial markets are marked by a very high degree of volatility. Through the use of derivative products it is possible to partially

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Tips investors MUMBAI: While stock markets have tanked over the past month, the growth trajectory of corporate India seems to be on track. Leading companies in sectors like engineering, automobiles, petroleum and software are expected to bring out numbers that display strong profitability in the coming year. The earnings for the 30 stocks which comprise the sensex are expected to increase by 16-18per cent

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What care should one take while investing?

Before making any investment, one must ensure to: 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 appropriate for your specific goals 8.compare these details with

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How Trading is differ than Investing ?

The biggest difference between them is the length of time you hold onto the assets. An investor is more interested in the long-term appreciation of his assets, counting on that historical rise in market equity. He’s not generally concerned about short-term fluctuations in prices, because he’ll ride them out over the long haul. An investor relies mostly on Fundamental Analysis, which is the analytical

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What is the work of a Stock Broker ?

A stock broker is a person or a firm that trades on its clients behalf, you tell them what you want to invest in and they will issue the buy or sell order. Some stock brokers also give out financial advice that you a charged for. It wasn’t too long ago and investing was very expensive because you had to go through a full

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What are the kinds of Market ?

Here are the kinds of Market. PRIMARY MARKET Market for new issues of securities, as distinguished from the Secondary Market, where previously issued securities are bought and sold. A market is primary if the proceeds of sales go to the issuer of the securities sold. This is part of the financial market where enterprises issue their new shares and bonds. It is characterised by

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What is the use of Demat Account ?

Demat refers to a dematerialised account. Though the company is under obligation to offer the securities in both physical and demat mode, you have the choice to receive the securities in either mode. If you wish to have securities in demat mode, you need to indicate the name of the depository and also of the depository participant with whom you have depository account in

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Choosing a broker: Do’s and Don’ts

For most Indian retail investors, equity markets have remained an enigma (read: confusion) for a long time now. Successive scams and misdeeds over the last decade have left investors in the lurch. Not surprisingly, the percentage of household savings invested in equity and related instruments has declined sharply in the last decade. Among various market participants, brokers play a very vital role as a

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Why should one invest?

One needs to invest to: earn return on your idle resources generate a specified sum of money for a specific goal in life make a provision for an uncertain future  


What care should one take while investing?

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

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