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What are AT1 bonds?

Department of Financial Services (DFS), under finance ministry, has sent a memorandum to the chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and has asked it to withdraw a rule treating AT1 bonds (perpetuals) which is having 100-year maturity. Highlights The circular was issued by SEBI on March 10, 2021 regarding the AT1 bonds ..

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Govt to launch “Atmanirbhar Niveshak Mitra Portal”

The commerce and industry ministry stated on March 12, 2021 that the central government is working to develop a portal called “Atmanirbhar Niveshak Mitra Portal” for information dissemination, hand-holding, and facilitation of the domestic investors. Highlights The portal Atmanirbhar Niveshak Mitra is currently is in the testing phase. It will be launched by May 1, ..

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Cockroach Theory in Finance

Cockroach Theory in Finance refers to the observation that companies that report unexpected bad news to their investors may report even more negative news in the future. It is generally used to warn investors about the likelihood of bigger problems emanating from companies that are not transparent in their reporting to investors. The theory is ..

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What is a Balance Sheet?

A Balance Sheet is a financial statement of any company or is the summary of its assets and liabilities, equity capital, total debt, etc. at a specific point in time. It reflects the financial health of a firm and gives appropriate knowledge to the investors about what is owned and owed by the firm along ..

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What is Amortization?

Amortization refers to repayment of debt via periodic instalments in stipulated time. Almost all buyers and investors in real estate buy properties on loans which are supposed to be repaid within the given time in form of regular instalments. Latter also includes part of the principal amount and the interest.

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