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What is the meaning of Categories in financial markets?

Categories in financial markets refer to various asset classes where investors can invest e.g. debt instruments, equity instruments, mixed portfolio etc. They are usually classified as an equity fund, debt fund, hybrid funds etc. Equity funds can be further classified based on size, style of investment, risk etc. In addition to debt and equity, one […]

Types of Debentures

There are several types of debentures on the basis of security, performance, priority, convertibility and Records. On the basis of security Naked Debentures: These Debentures are not secured against any assets of the Company. In case of winding of the company, debentures holders holding unsecured debentures treated as unsecured creditors. Secured Debentures: These Debentures are secured […]

Debenture: Meaning, Types and Salient Features

A debenture is one of the capital market instruments which is used to raise medium or long term funds from public. A debenture is essentially a debt instrument that acknowledges a loan to the company and is executed under the common seal of the company. The debenture document, called Debenture deed contains provisions as to […]