Share Markets in India

Difference between share and debenture

May 5, 2015

The key difference between a share and a debenture is that while share represents part of ownership of a company,  debenture acknowledges loan or debt to the company. Thus, a shareholder is a participant in the profits as well as losses of the company but a debenture...

What are the factors that influence the price of a stock ?

May 5, 2015

Factors that influence the price of a stock can be stock specific or market specific. The stock-specific factor is related to people’s expectations about the company, its future earnings capacity, financial health and management, level of technology and marketing skills. The market specific factor is influenced by...

Difference between Preference Shares and Equity shares

May 4, 2015

Key difference is that while Preference shareholders enjoy the benefit of receiving their dividend distribution first; the equity shareholders enjoy voting rights in major company decisions, including mergers or acquisitions.  A Company can issue two types of shares viz. Equity Shares and Preference Shares. Equity shares are...

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