Financial Markets (Mumbai Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5273-362-0

Student Price : Rs.150

Student Dollar Price : 6$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 188

About The Book

It gives us immense pleasure to introduce this new book on "Financial Markets" to the teachers and students of Second Year B.Com (Banking & Insurance), Semester III. The book fully covers the syllabi, as prescribed by the University of Mumbai.

Financial Market has undergone a radical transformation today. The book covers various practical aspects of trading in stock markets and is fully equipped with questions at the end of each chapter for self-test and practice.

India today is undergoing the demolition of its rigid structures, cumbersome rules and procedural aspects, and building a higher degree of integration with the rest of the world. This integration, unequivocally, brings in new opportunities by extending trade beyond the geographical boundaries of the nation. At the same time, it presents risks. This management demands new set of products and competencies.

The economic rationale behind the introduction of derivatives in any economy is risk management and efficient price discovery. Fundamentally, derivatives are risk management products. Worldwide, this markets are reflecting unprecedented growth in volumes. In fact, in many countries, volumes in the underlying cash markets.


Contents -

1. Introduction to Indian Financial System
2. Financial Markets
3. Capital Markets
4. Equity Market Instruments
5. Equity Market - Primary Market
6. Role of Merchant Bankers
7. Market Participants in the Securities Market
8. Basics of Trading in Equity Market and Indices
9. Stock Exchanges in India
10. Commodities Market in India
11. Participants in Indian Commodities Market
12. An Introduction to the Derivatives
13. Types of Derivatives

About The Author

Dr. P.G. Gopalakrishnan holds to his credit Masters in Law (Gold Medalist from Mumbai University), Masters in Commerce (Second in University merit), M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Commerce (Banking and Finance) from Mumbai University. He is a Research guide to M. Phil. and Ph.D. students and claims to be senior student forever in life. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Member of Indian Management Association. He has three decades of teaching and has varied experience of profession and industry. He is currently the Principal of SIWS College in Mumbai and this involved various Charitable, Cultural and Social Activities.

Prof. (Mrs) Nandini Jagannarayan holds to her credit M.Phil Master of Applied Finance (MAF) from University of Western Sydney, Australia and Masters in Economics with a distinction of Second in University from Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. Currently working as lecturer with B.Com Banking and Insurance (BBI) faculty of R J College Ghatkopar, Mumbai has extensive training and experience in Banking, Finance and Investments from India and abroad.

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