Stock and Commodity Markets

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-402-5

Student Price : Rs.180

Student Dollar Price : 7$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 230

Book Weight :0

About The Book

This book has been specially written for students of Bangalore University who are doing their Bachelors in Business Management (BBM). This book helps the students to understand the basic concepts of stocks and commodities. While stocks have gained some familiarity in India commodities market is still a new concept and it is considered to be highly riskly.

This book has explained the functions of primary and secondary markets showing the investment environment in India. It has also introduced the commodities market and has also distinguished it from stock market.

The book is concerned with the background, functions and objectives of commodity exchanges. There are many types of brokers that deal with the different aspects of trade in a commodities market. With this in view their role has been discussed. It is a simple student friendly book. Since stock in commodity markets has now been developed as a course in many universities this module has been written to suit the requirement of the students and teachers. This book provides an understanding of developments in stock and commodity markets in India.

The following are some of its important features:
- It explains the terms of the stock market and provides insights to the market environment in India.
- It gives the complementary role of the Primary and Secondary markets.
- It has provided an introduction, history and importance of commodities markets in India and in other countries in the world.
- It has provided information on SEBI which is the market regulator.
- It has devoted a special chapter for discussing the process of trading in a stock market.
- It explains in detail the different types of trading and settlement of trades in commodities markets.
- It has given the basic explanation of derivatives like futures and options.

 

Contents -

UNIT I : AN OVERVIEW OF CAPITAL AND COMMODITIES MARKETS
1. Primary Market and Secondary Stock Market
2. Issue Mechanism in Primary Securities Market
3. Commodities Market
UNIT II : STOCK MARKET
4. Role of Securities and Exchange Board of India
5. Stock Market
6. Derivatives
UNIT III : TRADING IN STOCK MARKET
7. Trading in Stock Market
UNIT IV : COMMODITIES MARKET
8. Commodities Market: Role and Organization
UNIT V : TRADING IN COMMODITIES MARKETS
9. Trading in Commodities Market
Skill Development

About The Author

Dr. Preeti Singh, Associate Professor in Jesus & Mary College, University of Delhi has teaching and research experience in many post graduate and under graduate institutes. She has taught Financial Management in Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi. She also taught security analysis and portfolio management in the Faculty of Management Studies (Delhi University). She has been Professor in Finance & Accounting in Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, (Delhi), visiting Professor in Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Birla Institute of Management, Delhi, Department of Management Studies, Shimla. She is associated with the Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi where she has delivered special lectures. She has a major contribution in teaching security analysis and portfolio management in the M.Com Program in Delhi University. She was on deputation with the Institute of Life Long Learning, Delhi University and has prepared online resource material for the university.

Her Ph.D. is on Life Insurance Corporation and the Capital Market in India in the area of Finance. She has worked on issues relating to financial aspects like the Indian capital market, financial institutions, banking and industrial development. Her other interests are on issues relating to `human resources management` and `culture and economic development.` She has also been a research supervisor to M. Phil and Ph.D. students.

She has participated in National and International conferences as organizer, paper presenter, and discussant and chair person.

She has many published research papers, articles and book reviews in management journals. Her other well known books in the area of finance are Fundamentals of Financial Management, Investment Management, Portfolio Management, Financial Management: Principles and Practice and Dynamics of Indian Financial System.

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