The principle objective of the book is to provide students and teachers an insight into the Indian Financial Markets and varied as well as diversified financial services
The study consists of THIRTY-TWO chapters and Five appendices grouped into TWO parts.
Part one discuss the concept, coverage, functions and working of varied financial markets.
Part two deals with the varied and diversified financial services. Only the key important financial services are included in the study.
The book provides ample undated material on the innovative and growing Indian Financial Markets and Financial Services in a lucid style. It also provides the insight and analysis which reflects the curiosity of its readers. The writing is smart, challenging, yet always very accessible is stimulating, informative and authoritative.
The title is not intended to be comprehensive, nor could it be at this length, but it concentrates on putting across the basic principles of the subject as briefly and lucidly as possible. It does this with the aid of carefully selected examples, some recent and other classic or the field, and with numerous illustrations. The aim is to enthuse the readers with this active and exciting area of research and to lay a solid foundation on which future study of its various facts may be based.
The book is intelligible to the educated layman, though it deals with some complex ideas. It is an adequate text for all the requirements of students in this area.
Part One - Finanial Markets
2. Financial Market Evolution and Globalization
3. Structure and the Growth of Financial Markets in India
4. Money Market
5. Call Money Market
6. The Bill Market
7. Repo Market
8. The New Issue Market
9. Government Securities Market
10. The Debt Market
11. The Futures Market
12. The Capital Market
13. Recent Trends in the Capital Market
14. Integration of Money and Capital Markets
15. Foreign Exchange Market
16. Stock Exchange Transactions Appendices
Part Two - Financial Services
17. Financial Services
18. Merchant Banking
21. Venture Capital
22. Mutual Funds
23. Money Market Mutual Funds
26. Securitisation of Debt
28. Credit Rating
29. Credit Cards
30. Depository and Custodial Services
31. The Brokerage Services
32. Securities and Exchange Board of India