GKToday Archives: April, 2011

Quiz 524: GK Questions For Civil Services Examination

1. “the members agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America would be considered an attack against all of them”The above provision which makes the heart of the NATO is enshrined in ..

Quiz 523: GK Questions For UPSC Civil Services Examination (Mock Test Series)

1. Consider the following parts of the Constitution of India: Fundamental Rights Fundamental Duties Directive principles of State Policy Which among the above parts of the constitution were amended to pave the way for Rights of Children to Free and ..

Quiz 522: GK Questions for UPSC Exams

1. Consider the following statements in context with the Infrastructure Finance Companies:  The Infrastructure Finance Companies are able to finance the infrastructure projects more than 75% of their total assets so thus can do more business. The Infrastructure Finance Companies ..

Exchange Traded Derivatives

Unlike the OTC instruments, these are traded over an exchange. So in these contracts Exchange play an intermediately to all transactions. There is a third party in ETD and that is Exchange. The exchange provides a platform, where the buyers ..

Interest Rate Swaps

Interest Rate Swap is basically a contractual arrangement between two parties which are called “Counterparties”. Commonly the counterparties are a Financial Institution and an issuer. These counterparties agree to exchange the payments which are actually based upon a Principal amount. ..

Interest Rate Derivatives

Derivative is a product whose value is derived from the value of one or more basic variables. The basic variables are underlying assets, index or may be a reference rate and are known as Bases. The asset can be an ..