What Is Repo and Reverse Repo?

Repurchase Options or Repos are a mechanism through which the Reserve Bank Of India infuses liquidity into the banking system by lending money to...

Difference Between Open and Close Ended Mutual Fund Schemes

A Mutual Fund is a professionally managed investment fund that pools money from various investors and invests them in a portfolio of securities in...

What Are Deep Discount Bonds?

Deep Discount Bonds are similar to Zero Coupon Bonds. They do not carry any coupon rate i.e investors of Deep Discount Bonds do not...

Concept of Arbitrage

Arbitrage is the practice of taking advantage of the 'price-difference' for a homogeneous commodity or a security in two or more markets by buying...

History & Development Of Insurance In India – A Journey Down...

In this article we look at the history and the different phases of development of Insurance Industry in India.Insurance Industry in India has come...

Why Do Bond Prices Move Up or Down?

Ever wondered why the market price of a bond fluctuates from time to time?  Bonds are generally issued with a fixed interest rate known as...

What Are Put Option Contracts And How To Trade In Them?

A put option is a derivative contract that gives you the right but not the obligation to sell (i.e short sell) a specified quantity...

What Are Option Contracts?

Option contracts or simply 'options' are derivative contracts that give you the option (a right but not an obligation) to buy/sell a particular security...

What Is Dematerialisation Of Shares?

Dematerialisation is the process by which physical shares are converted and maintained in an electronic format. A 'depository participant' plays a key role in the...

American And European Options

An American Option is an option contract that can be exercised 'anytime' i.e on before the expiry date. On the contrary, European Options can...