Financial Markets

Masala Bonds

December 25, 2015

Masala bonds are rupee denominated overseas bonds. Here are key notable points about Masala Bonds. Such bonds are Rupee denominated. When an Indian company issues Rupee denominated Bond, it is obviously shielded against the risk of currency exchange rate aberrations. The foreign exchange risk is on foreign...

Key facts about Treasury Bills in India

March 17, 2015

The bill market is a sub-market of the money market in India. There are two types of bills viz. Treasury Bills and commercial bills. While Treasury Bills or T-Bills are issued by the Central Government; Commercial Bills are issued by financial institutions. Types of Treasury Bills Treasury...

Call Money / Notice Money Market

March 17, 2015

Call Money, Notice Money and Term Money markets are sub-markets of the Indian Money Market. These refer to the markets for very short term funds. Call Money refers to the borrowing or lending of funds for 1 day. Notice Money refers to the borrowing and lending of...

Gold Monetization and Budget 2015

March 13, 2015

Privately owned Gold is an asset or burden to economy? Explain it with the help of recently introduced monetization schemes to bring gold in the formal financial market.

Participatory Notes

March 7, 2015

Stock markets in India are regulated by SEBI and all Foreign Institutional Investors, who invest in Indian stocks have to get registered with SEBI.  The two broad categories of foreign Investments viz. FDI and FII are highly regulated and need several approvals from SEBI. On the other...

What are Stabilization Funds?

March 7, 2015

Countries which are endowed with natural resources like oil, gas, minerals etc. have huge revenue inflows which give them as many options to use them for development and growth. These countries have a windfall of funds which are used to attain a sustainable economic growth and invest...

Factor Investing 

March 7, 2015

Factor Investing is one of the latest buzzwords in the investment sector, which is still to make a considerable presence on Indian soils. Investments have been traditionally done generally based on various Asset-Classes. This traditional knowledge took a setback when the global financial crisis grouped many unrelated...

Alternative Investment Funds

March 7, 2015

Alternative Investment Funds are the investments which do not happen via the traditional modes of investment such as stocks, bonds, cash, property etc. The other avenues have been put into the Alternative Investments, though there is no proper definition of AI. Some of the alternative investments include the...

RBI’s Monetary Policy

March 1, 2015

RBI works as the monetary authority of India and there by operates the monetary policy. Reserve Bank of India announces Monetary Policy every year in the Month of April. This is followed by three quarterly Reviews in July, October and January. But, RBI at its discretion can...

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