Abbreviations: § NSE- National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. § SEBI – Securities Exchange Board of India § NCFM – NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets § NSDL – National Securities Depository Limited § CDSL – Central Depository Services (India) Limited § NCDEX – National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd. § NSCCL – National Securities Clearing Corporation Ltd. § FMC – Forward Markets Commission § NYSE- New York Stock Exchange § AMEX – American Stock Exchange § OTC- Over-the-Counter Market § LM – Lead Manager § IPO- Initial Public Offer § DP – Depository Participant § DRF – Demat Request Form … Continue reading FEW OF THE ABBREVIATIONS ON FINANCIAL SERVICES


fAQs on Investment in Mutual Funds In order to educate the investors to understand the basics of mutual funds and their operations, SEBI has prepared a brochure in question-answer format explaining the fundamental issues pertaining to mutual funds. Given below is copy of FAQ on Investment in Mutual Funds. Introduction Different investment avenues are available to investors. Mutual funds also offer good investment opportunities to the investors. Like all investments, they also carry certain risks. The investors should compare the risks and expected yields after adjustment of tax on various instruments while taking investment decisions. The investors may seek advice … Continue reading FAQS ON MUTUAL FUNDS

everything you need to know about credit rating

1.     What is a credit rating? 2.     How does a credit rating agency differ from a credit bureau? 3.     Is a credit rating a recommendation to invest in a debt instrument? 4.     What is the difference between credit rating and equity research? 5.     How does a credit rating differ from an audit? 6.     How does a rating agency operate when issuers’ disclosure levels are low? 7.     Does a credit rating assure repayment? 8.     Who pays for a credit rating? 9.     If the issuer pays for the rating, how does a credit rating agency maintain its independence? 10.   Who regulates a … Continue reading everything you need to know about credit rating