What Are Unit Linked Insurance Plans [ULIPs]

Unit Linked Insurance Plans are Hybrid Insurance Products offered by Life Insurance Companies that attempts to cater to both the 'Protection' as well as...

How To Make Money By Trading In Futures Contracts?

In an earlier post I had covered in some detail the concept of futures. In this post I will discuss how you can make...

What Are Futures Contracts?

Future Contracts or futures, are exchange-traded contracts between two parties to buy and sell a standardized quantity of a particular asset (the underlying), on...

Forward Contracts – Concept And Example

Forwards are the simplest form of a derivative contract. We can define a forward contract as an agreement between two parties to exchange...

Regulatory Agencies In India And Their Functions

The following is a list of regulatory agencies operational in India and their functions:Security Market: Regulator: Securities and Exchange Board of IndiaTo protect the interests of...

The Concept of Share Volume and Share Turnover [With Example]

Share volume and share turnover are important measures of liquidity in the stock markets. Let us attempt to understand the meaning of the two...

What Are Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) are securities that track the performance of a commodity (e.g Gold ETF) or an Index (broad-market like the NIFTY or...

What Is The Nifty Midcap 50 Index?

The Nifty Midcap 50 in a Stock Market Index designed to capture the movement of the top 50 most liquid 'Midcap' stocks listed in...

What Is Open Interest and How To Use It To Find...

Open Interest is the term which defines the number of outstanding contracts in the Futures & Options (F&O) segment as at the end of...

What are Open Market Operations of the RBI in India

Open Market Operations are one of the quantitative instruments at the disposal of the Reserve Bank of India to control the amount of liquidity...