Fundamentals of Investment (Orissa Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5273-589-1

Student Price : Rs.310

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 406

Book Weight :530

About The Book

The story of investments begins with an understanding of the basic fundamental concepts of differences between investment, speculation and gambling. It explains the how, where and why while making investments. The aim of this book is to keep the investment safe. Most young people trade in stocks and say that they have made an investment and lost money. They are not investing as they are not following the process or path of investment. They are speculating only to make profits. This book explains how money should be invested for long term period of time and how it should be safe and protected.

This book has been written for students of Orissa University explaining the investment horizon in India. It gives the investor choices of diferent kinds of investments and it explains the theories of investment such as fundamental analysis, techinical analysis and efficient market theory.

It is a student-friendly book. It provides an understanding of how to operate in the stock market and to make a portfolio with best options. Some of its important features are the following:

- It explains the investment environment in India and how new issue market and stock market are related to each other.
- It has explained the Demat system and how stocks and shares can be traded online
- It explains of valuation of equity shares and bonds.
- The various theories of Fundamental analysis, technical analysis and Efficient Market Theory are discussed so that the investor understands the fundamentals of how stock markets operate.
- To provide good efficient portfolio, different theories like portfolio theory and capital market theory have been discussed.
- The difference between Capital Market Line and Security Market Line are explained.
- It has provided an explanation on mutual funds and other investments.
- It has given the basic explanation of derivatives like futures and options.


Contents -

Unit I : Invesment Environment
1. Introduction to Investment Management
2. The Indian Securities Market
3. Trading of Securities
4. Risk and Return
Unit II : Fixed Income Securities
5. Fixed Income Securities Analysis and Valuation
Unit III : Approaches to Equity Analysis
6. Equity Stock as an Investment
7. Fundamental Analysis
8. Technical Analysis
9. Efficient Market Theory
Unit IV : Portfolio Analysis and financial Derivatives
10. Portfolio Management
11. Mutual Funds and Other Investments
12. Financial Derivatives
Unit V : Investor Protection
13. Securities and Exchange Board of India

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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