Stock Exchanges, Investments and Derivatives - Straight Answers to 250 nagging Questions

Stock Exchanges, Investments and Derivatives - Straight Answers to 250 nagging Questions (English, Paperback, Raghunathan V.)

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Stock Exchanges, Investments and Derivatives - Straight Answers to 250 nagging Questions  (English, Paperback, Raghunathan V.)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education India
    • Genre: Business & Economics
    • ISBN: 9780070621114, 9780070621114
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    Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions aims to impart to readers the basics of the stock exchange, its functions, and operations.

    Summary Of The Book

    Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions is a one-stop resource guide about the stock exchange, its derivatives, and investments. As the authors maintain, this book is not a get-rich-quick scheme, nor will it turn readers into “expert” traders. In fact, the authors claim that readers are just as likely to lose money as they are able to earn it. After reading this text, readers will become increasingly familiar with functions of the stock exchanges in India. Readers who have a sound knowledge of the basic arithmetic, will be able to build and maintain his or her investment portfolio. The text is presented in a simple yet direct, question and answer format. This third edition was built on the previous two editions, and is based on feedback sent in by readers. As a result, this newer edition contains more questions and answers on topics such as GDRs, ADRs, and mutual funds.

    Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions is presented in three sections and twenty four chapters. In the first section titled Stock Exchanges, the authors have included topics such as Equity Investments, Stock Index, IPOs, Public Issues, Bonds, Debentures, Trading, Speculation, Mutual Funds, Dematerialization, ADRs, GDRs, Share Splits, Share Prices, Portfolio Perspective, and CAPM. In the second section titled Investments, readers will find topics such as the Risks and Returns of Debentures and Bonds, Equities, Fantastic Returns, and Value Tables. In the third unit titled Financial Derivatives, topics such as Pricing Forward, Pricing Options Contract, and Options are addressed. Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions was published in 2007.

    About The Authors

    Prabina Rajib is an author and professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, in Kharagpur. Rajib completed her Ph.D. from IIT. She assumed a Professorship at the Vinod Gupta School of Management in IIT Kharagpur, in the year 2000. Her research interests include corporate finance, derivatives, and the Indian capital market. She has written numerous publications for various journals.

    V. Raghunathan is an author, professor, columnist, and a banker. He has authored numerous titles such as Games Indians Play: Why We Are The Way We Are, Locks, Mahabharata Mathematics: An Exploration Of Unexpected Parallels, and The Corruption Conundrum And Other Paradoxes And Dilemmas. 

    Raghunathan is currently the Head of GMR Varalakshmi Foundation. Prior to this, he taught at IIM in Ahmedabad for over two decades. Raghunathan teaches behavioural economics at the University of Bocconi, located in Milan, Italy. He is also a public speaker and sits on various boards. Raghunathan is an avid collector of ancient locks.

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    • V Raghunathan, is currently Managing Director of GMR Industries Ltd and CEO of GMR Varalakshmi Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the infrastructure major, the GMR Group. He was the President of ING Vysya Bank from 2001 to 2004.
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    • 58 mm
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    • 584 mm
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    • 388 mm
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    • 263 gr
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    A Q&A format of educating the readers about financial markets in India.

    This book is about making readers understand the basic functioning of the stock markets and also it’s theoretical aspects. The author has taken an extra effort to simplify the subject so that many readers can relate to it easily. There is also a minimal show of math and calculations as it seeks to focus more on the theoretic concepts. It is really helpful for starters and those who have minimal knowledge on the markets. It explains everything in a Q&A format to keep the mood interactive and c...
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    Good Book

    I read through the book. Its nice and detailed. Any one who wants to gain knowledge in Capital market and its back ground, its highly recommended. Though its in question answer format but it answers almost everything. Must say great delivery of Flipkart :)
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    Gargi Mukherjee

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    Great book for beginners!!

    I read this book first in my MBA days. Its perfect for anyone who wants to get an introduction to Financial Services and allied areas. Its in a Question and Answer format, so, the reader knows what the paragraphs intend to answer.
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    Mangesh Gulgule

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    Excellent

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    Brilliant

    good book for any person who wants to learn about stock market.
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    SANJAY SAHA

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    Aug, 2018

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    A nice book on the subject

    A very useful book on the subject. It covers almost technical terms and gives description on the same. Beisdes providing knowledge on terms and procedures, the book also emphasizes successful and long lasting investment strategies.
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    Muhammed Riyas M

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    Good Book for Beginners in Stock Investments

    Good Book...If you are thinking to invest in stock market & you are a non finance person...this book can be your guide to understand basics in very simple language....Go for it !!!
    Thanks Flipkart for the cute book mark...
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    Madhuri

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    Really nice book...

    In this book basic concepts and explanation is also given with suitable examples...It is given in simple words which we can understand..Thanks to the author's of this book...If the reader is getting bored he/she can read this book and will find this book very interesting to read..
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    Q:Is it for a Beginner? --- I am an absolute newbie and dont know where to start----But I like question answer format and thus considering this book
    A:yes, the question answer format will explain things in a better way. Also, the language of the book is very easy to understand.
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