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What Are Hedge Funds

A Hedge Fund is an Alternative Investment Fund that pools funds from a limited number of private investors and employs aggressive investment strategies; including...

Factoring – Concept and Types

Factoring is an arrangement under which a business house outsources the collection of its book debts to an external entity (a factor) against the...

The Concept Of Stock Alpha and Beta

To have an understanding of Alpha, an understanding of the concept of Stock Beta is important.The Beta of a stock is the measure of...

Reverse Stock Split – Concept and Rationale

A Reverse Stock Split, as the name indicates, is the opposite of a stock-split. It is the act of consolidating of two or more...

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...

What Are Zero Coupon Bonds?

Zero Coupon Bonds (ZCBs) are bonds that carry a 'zero' coupon rate. Therefore Zero Coupon Bonds do not pay interest to the investors.ZCBs are...

Stock Split – Concept And Example

A stock split is a term used to denote a situation where a company increases the number of its shares outstanding by reducing the...

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...

What Are Free Float Shares

Shares of a company which are readily available for trading in the stock markets are termed as 'Free Float' Shares.To compute the Free-float shares...

What Is A Bonus Share Issue?

Bonus shares are additional shares that are issued to existing shareholders of a company at no additional cost. The existing shareholders are simply allocated...