Stock market

What is a Contract Note in Share trading?

Contract Note is a confirmation of trades done on a particular day on behalf of the client by a trading member. It imposes a legally enforceable relationship between the client and the trading member with respect to purchase/sale and settlement of trades. It also helps to settle disputes/claims between the investor and the trading member. It is a prerequisite for …

Why do companies need to issue shares to the public?

Stock Markets are an important financial hub in the modern world. Thousands of companies are established through stock exchanges. But why companies issue shares and use the stock market to raise money. Most companies are usually started privately by their promoter(s). However, the promoters’ capital and the borrowings from banks and financial institutions may not be sufficient for setting up …

What is Beta in finance? Formula for Beta

Statistically Beta shows the sensitivity of a security. The Beta is a measure of the systematic risk of a security. Systematic risk refers to the risk that cannot be avoided through diversification. Hence, Beta measures non-diversifiable risk. It is a relative measure of risk. Beta is a statistical measurement indicating the volatility of a stock’s price relative to the price …

List of Market Participants in India

Below list provides details on Market participants in India.Market ParticipantsInvestors     Individual Investors     Corporate Investors     Foreign Venture Capital Investors     FIIsDepositoriesStock Exchanges     With Equities Trading     With Debt Market Trading     With Derivative Trading     With Currency DerivativesBrokersCorporate BrokersSub-brokersPortfolio ManagersCustodiansRegistrars to an issue & Share Transfer AgentsPrimary DealersMerchant BankersBankers to an IssueDebenture TrusteesUnderwritersVenture Capital FundsMutual FundsCollective Investment Schemes …

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Who are the participants in Stock market?

Anyone who transacts i.e. Trade or Invests in the stock market is called a Market Participant. The stock market attracts individuals and institutions from diverse backgrounds.  The market participant can be classified into various categories. Some of the categories of market participants are as follows: Domestic Retail Participants – These are people like you and me Buying and Selling, Trading …