Financial Markets and Services (Bangalore Uni)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-123-1

Student Price : Rs.220

Student Dollar Price : 8$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 228

About The Book

Ever since the New Economic Policy of 1991 was implemented, financial sectors of the country have undergone a sea change. The financial services, which includes banking and non-banking services, are growing at a very fast rate. The second decade of 21st century is experiencing boom in stock market. Sensex in May 2014 has touched the all time high of 24800 points. The capital and money market operations today are led by banking sector and supported by various types of financial services.

The economic reforms of the country are an ongoing process. Development of infrastructure has become the prime factor in the agenda of economic development of the country. The development of every sector of the economy needs huge finance. Financial markets (both capital and money markets) have to play a critical role at this juncture. Various types of financial services are rendered by banking and non-banking financial intermediaries to meet the financial needs of the economy. But it is insufficient.

This book focuses on how financial markets, particularly capital market, (both primary and secondary) provides a strong base for mobilizing the finance required for economic growth. The role of Mutual funds and non-banking financial intermediaries are also explained to give a clear picture of financial services offered by these institutions.

The role of SEBI and other regulatory bodies are explained to understand the control measures adapted by those in financial operations and practices of the country. Recent trends in personalized banking, customization of investment portfolio are also discussed to exhibit the types of financial services offered to the society and people. This title is written in a simple style to understand the intricacies of financial services and markets by students and readers alike.


Contents -

1. Financial Markets
2. Non-banking Financial Intermediaries
3. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
4. Mutual Funds
5. Recent Trends in Financial Services
Skill Development

About The Author

Dr. Mukund Sharma is presently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Management Studies, BNM Institute of Technology, Bangalore. Dr. Sharma has a Master’s Degree in Management and a Ph.D. in International Finance from University of Mysore, He is an active researcher and a teacher with an experience of ever a decade. He has published research articles in National and International journals apart from presenting research papers at conferences in India and abroad. He has co-authored sis text book s in the area of Finance and Accounting.

Prof. H.R. Appannaiah is an erudite scholar and a prolific writer. He has promoted educational institutions and has a teaching experience of over 50 years, serving in the capacity of professor, principal and the director of postgraduate center. He has widely travelled abroad and has presented many research papers in national and international conferences. He has authored over 90 titles on Commerce and Management subjects, catering to the needs of graduate and postgraduate studies in Commerce and Management. He is a member of Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Karnataka and has served as Chairman of Business Education Committee, besides being the member of International Trade Committee, IT Committee and Tourism Committee. He has founded Federation of Teachers` Councils of Commerce and Management in Karnataka to revamp business education. As a Founder President, he has contributed to give a new turn to business education in Karnataka. At the instance of the Federation, Government of Karnataka appointed a high-powered committee to restructure business education in Karnataka for which he was appointed as a member. He has won many laurels for his contribution to business education.

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