An Introduction to the Financial Markets

What are the financial markets? That’s a good question, because financial markets go by many terms, including capital markets, Wall Street, even simply “the markets”. Whatever you call them, financial markets are where traders buy and sell stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange and commodities. These markets are where businesses go to raise cash to grow,…

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What is American Depositary Receipt (ADR)?

A brief introduction Before we hit the topic I would like to introduce you to a couple of terms which is so popular yet so vague – negotiable security. A negotiable security can be defined as one that may be freely bought, sold or transferred. Coupons, treasury bonds, stocks are all examples of negotiable security.…

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How Can NRIs Invest in Indian Stock Market?

Going by the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) 1999, Non-Resident Indian (NRI) is a person who is residing outside India but is either a citizen of India or is a Person of Indian Origin (PIO). Indians putting up in overseas find tremendous scope for investment in India as the country is rapidly growing. They have…

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Easy Ways to Buy or Sell a Mortgaged Property in India

Buying a property from the builder vs. buying a resale property: These are the two options available to a home buyer in today’s market – buying a mortgage free property or a property with balance loan. There are advantages and disadvantages in both cases. Buying directly from the builder will ensure that you get a…

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