Stock market

How Sensex and Nifty are Calculated? Free-Float Methodology

Sensex and Nifty two major stock indices of Indian share markets are trading in its all time time as of June 2017.  BSE SENSEX – 31,273.27 – 2 Jun, 11:26 AM IST and NIFTY 50 – 9,648.50 – 11:27 AM IST. Understanding Sensex and Nifty Both Sensex and Nifty are Calculated using Free-float methodology. Free float methodology – Explained Free-float …

Capital market: Primary Market and Secondary Market

A capital market is a financial market in which long-term debt or equity-backed securities are bought and sold. Capital market is segmented in to two market Primary Market and Secondary Market. Primary Market Primary market provides an opportunity to Government and corporations, to raise funds through issue of securities. The securities may be issued in the domestic or international markets, …

what is T+2 or T+3 days settlement in share trading?

Indian and European capital markets follows T+2 Rolling Settlement whereas countries like South Africa and United States follows T+3 settlement. T is the transaction date ‘+2’ or ‘+3’ denotes the number of days for settlement Thus, trades done on Monday are settled 2 working days later viz. Wednesday and In case of T+3 days, settlement is made after 3 working …

Hedge funds–Simple and Easy explanation

Hedge funds are generally created by a limited number of wealthy investors who agree to pool their funds and hire experienced professionals (fund managers) to manage their portfolio. These funds are private agreements and generally have little or no regulations governing them. This gives a lot of freedom to the fund managers. For example, hedge funds can go short (borrow) …