Investment Management (Bangalore Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-156-9

Student Price : Rs.275

Student Dollar Price : 11$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 408

About The Book

Investment Management is a subject of great importance. People earn money and they do not utilize it to get the best results. This subject teaches individuals to spread their investments in such a manner that it minimizes risk and maximizes return. An average investor is risk averse but at the same time he enjoys receiving the return on his money. This book is for such an average investor whi is keen to understand the process of investment to avoid making losses. An important lesson is to diversify into various investments. This book is written with a student in mind whose forthcoming interest is to learn how to invest whenhe begins to work. An entrepreneur would also like his money to be safe and to bring a return in additional to his normal income. Portfolio Managers would like to understand the subject in order to manage the funds of the people. Mutual funds, banks, insurance companies and all those agencies dealing with individual investors have to learn the art of managing funds. Many universities have introduced Investment Management as a subject to provide an understanding of various channels and sources and options in the investment world. The indian market is dynamic and changes take place in investment opportunities. There are many options available but the investor has to take wise decisions to gain money. This is the first edition of the book. It has explained the risk and return on securities and how single and combination of securities provide returns. This book has been written to provide information to students and teachers in India on various kinds of securities that are available. It also explains theories and practical aspects of investing in different countries. The book has been written in a very simple style to reach out to students. It explains the concepts with the illustrations and examples.

The following are some of its salient features :

-- The distinction between investment, speculation and gambling is explained.
-- It provides details on the trading mechanism in the Indian stock market.
-- It explains the risks and returns faced by investors.
-- It illustrates valuation of equity shares and bonds.
-- It has given the basic explanation of derivatives with examples of futures and options.
-- The theories of Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis and Efficient Market are discussed.
-- The portfolio management techniques, selection and diversification through Markowitz, Sharpe's Model, CAPM and Arbitrage Pricing Theory are given.
-- The difference between Capital Market Line and Security Market Line are explained.
-- International diversification and the risks, return and limitations faced by Indian investors is discussed in detail.


Contents -

Unit I - Introduction to Investment Management
1. Investment Management - An Introduction
2. Risk and Return
3. Fixed Income Securities Analysis and Valuation
Unit II - Securities Analysis
4. Fundamental Analysis
5. Equity Evaluation
6. Financial Derivatives
7. Technical Analysis
8. Efficient Market Theory
9. Trading of Securities
Unit III - Portfolio Management
10. Portfolio Management : Meaning and Selection
11. Theories of Portfolio Management
Unit IV - Portfolio Management Strategies
12. Portfolio Management Strategies
Unit V - Mutual Funds
13. Mutual Funds
14. Personal Investment
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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