Financial Markets in India

Meaning and Types of Share Capital

Availability of capital can be one of the major constraints in setting up or expanding a business because of limited pool of resources of the promoters of a company. To overcome this constraint, a promoter can raise money from public by issuing shares of the company. The funds raised in lieu of the shares is […]

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Bancassurance

Bancassurance or Bank Insurance Model refers to the distribution of the insurance and related financial products by the Banks whose main business is NOT insurance. So, simply Bancassurance, i.e., banc + assurance, refers to banks selling the insurance products In India, ever since espousing of financial reforms following the recommendations of First Narasimham Committee, the […]

Commercial Papers

Commercial Paper (CP) is yet another money market instrument in India, which was first introduced in 1990 to enable the highly rated corporates to diversify their resources for short term fund requirements. They are issued either in the form of a promissory note or in a dematerialised form through any of the depositories approved by […]

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