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  • Merits and Demerits of Net Present Value (NPV)
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    Merits and Demerits of Net Present Value (NPV)

    Net Present Value is the difference between the total present value of future cash inflows and the total present value of future cash outflows. NPV is calculated using the Time-gap and the Required rate of return. It is one of the methods for evaluating the project proposals. More

  • Merits and Demerits of Profitability Index
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    Merits and Demerits of Profitability Index

    Profitability Index is also called as Benefit Cost Ratio or Present Value Index. It is calculated by dividing the Present value of cash flows by present value of cash outflows. Situations may arise where a project with low P.I in combination with another project may give the least result than a project with high Profitability Index (PI). More

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Payback Period
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    Advantages and Disadvantages of Payback Period

    Payback Period is the time required to recover the initial investment in a project. it refers to the length of the duration required to recover the initial cost of the project. In other words, it is defined as the number of years required to recover the initial investment from the accumulated cash flows. More

  • Merits and Demerits of Accounting Rate of Return
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    Merits and Demerits of Accounting Rate of Return

    This method takes into account the earnings expected from the investment over their whole life. It is also known as Rate of return method. The project with the higher rate of return is selected as compared to the one with a lower rate of return. More

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of internal rate of return
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    Advantages and Disadvantages of IRR

    An internal rate of return of a project is the discount rate which makes its NPV=0 or it is the discount rate which equates the present value of future cash flows with the initial investment. In this method, the rate of return is calculated by trial and error method. This technique is also called as “Marginal Rate of return” or “Time Adjusted Rate of Return” or “Yield on Investment”. More

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    Primary Dealers

    Primary dealers (PDs) are important intermediaries in the government securities markets. They act as underwriters in the primary market, and as market makers in the secondary market. PDs underwrite a portion of the issue of government security that is floated for a predetermined amount. The underwriting commitment of each PD is broadly decided on the basis of its size in terms of.. More

  • STOCK TRADING APPROACHES
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    Stock Trading Approaches

    The active approach is mostly applied by the investment managers who manage mutual funds, pension funds and separately managed individual accounts. passive approach is opted for by investors who prefer low-risk, high-yielding stocks and invest money in them mainly for their retirement accounts. This approach assumes the efficiency of markets in the longer term. More

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    Mutual Funds and Types of Mutual Fund Schemes

    Mutual funds are investment companies that use the funds from investors to invest in other companies or investment alternatives. They have the advantage of professional management, diversification, convenience, and special services such as cheque writing and telephone account service. More

  • commodity market
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    Commodity Market

    A Commodity market is a physical or virtual market-place for buying, selling and trading raw or primary products and there are currently about 50 major commodity markets worldwide that facilitate investment trade in approximately 100 primary commodities. More

  • participants of capital market
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    Participants of Capital Market

    There are different participants which are there in the capital market and every one of them is very important for a well-functioning capital market and some of the participants of capital market as follows, Fund Raisers are companies that raise funds from domestic and foreign sources, both public and private. The following sources help companies raise funds More

  • ministry of finance
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    Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance is an important ministry with the Government of India. It is concerned with the economy of India serving as the Indian Treasury Department. In particular, it concerns itself with taxation, capital markets, financial institutions, financial legislation, center and state finances and the union budget, etc. More

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    Depository Participants

    A Depository Participant (DP) is described as an agent of the depository. They are the intermediaries between the depository and the investors. The relationship between the DPs and the depository is governed by an agreement made between the two under the Depositories Act, 1996. More

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