Today, with the impact of globalization and liberalization on the world economy, new ideas and new thinking dominate the world. The financial services sector is no exception to this. Being an integral part of the financial system of a modern industrial economy, the financial sector has witnessed a proliferation of its functions. This well-organized, easy-to-read text covers the entire gamut of development that is taking place in the Indian financial services sector. Besides providing an extensive coverage of the dynamics of bond market, insurance, banking services, plastic cards, bancassurance, derivatives and emerging trends of real estate industries, the book also offers an in-depth knowledge of venture capital, lease financing, securitization as effective financial instruments. In addition, the text also gives a detailed account of the principles, operational policies and practices of the financial services sector. KEY FEATURES : Pedagogically rich to help students comprehend and apply chapter concepts. Comprehensive coverage of Indian financial regulatory bodies and practices. Detailed discussions on the working of SEBI and Stock Exchanges—both NSE and BSE. Highlights latest trends in financial services sector with figures and tables. The text is intended for the students of management as well as professionals in the field of financial management. Students pursuing professional courses such as ICWA, CFA and CA will also find the book useful.
Technological innovations and advancements have spread into every sphere of life and banking is no exception. With competition being tough and fierce, business, especially banking, has to adopt new methods and techniques. Modern banking essentially implies use of modern technology and communication tools, for example, computer and the Internet, for bringing about more efficiency and speed in banking operations and making them more and more customer friendly and customer focused. This accessible and well-written text examines the latest developments in the Indian Financial System and the significant roles the Indian Banking Sector has played in the development of the economy. Thoroughly practical and comprehensive, the book discusses the modern trends in Indian banking, especially its prospects with the use of technology, and other core areas of banking. It covers a wide range of topics such as financial markets and institutions; the role of central banks in different countries, including the role of RBI which is the central bank of India; basic lending principles; methods of remittance; services approach; and micro-credit. Besides, it dwells in details on venture capital, credit rating, modern e-payment systems, core banking, and hi-tech banking. Now in the Second Edition, the book has been thoroughly revised and updated. This edition includes several new topics, such as local area banks, EXIM Bank (Amendment) Act, 2011, stock invest, Factoring Regulation Act, 2011, prepaid payment instruments, GIRO payment, white label ATMs, tablet banking, recent development in priority sector lending, financial inclusion plan, Micro-finance Institutions (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2012, technology in the banking sector, Basel Committee, global economic trends, KYC, rural infrastructure development fund, licensing of new banks in private sector, gold loans, and shadow banking system. Intended primarily as a text for the students of Commerce, this student-friendly text should prove to be extremely useful also for the postgraduate students of Management, Finance, and Economics. It should prove equally useful to students of Chartered Accountancy and those appearing in competitive examinations. The book can also be profitably used by practising managers, bankers, researchers, and all those who would like to acquaint themselves with modern Indian banking, especially the role of banks in the new millennium. Key Features • Coverage is quite comprehensive, with latest data • Lays special emphasis on IT-enabled and technology-based banking practices
This book is aimed at providing the students with a sound knowledge of banking system in India. The text keeps abreast of all the theoretical concepts and practices of banking in simplified, explicit and elegant way, so that the beginners are able to comprehend the subject with ease. Accentuating a systematic presentation of the contents, the book explores the details of money and banking, monetary policy, financial system in India, and evolution of banking including modern banking system and structure. The book also deals with present day commercial banking, development banking, co-operative and rural banking, central banking/Reserve Bank of India and Banking Regulation Act. In the latter part of the book, the text provides with an in-depth coverage of sources and uses of funds, emerging trends in banking, project financing, factoring services, merchant banking, venture capital, e-banking/internet banking/online banking and banking ombudsman scheme.
Covering a broad range of topics, the purpose of this book is to present a concise, but complete text on the subject.
Primarily designed for BBA and B.Com students, the book fulfills the syllabus requirement of a core course on ‘Banking’. It will also be useful for the aspirants of CAIIB Examination, appearing for Part I of the Associate Exam, for the paper on ‘Practice and Law of Banking’. The students of MBA and PGDM will also find this book equally valuable.
How can you build wealth with the most elusive combination – COMMON SENSE and KNOWLEDGE? Mutual Funds: The Money Multiplier answers this question and takes you on a journey into the world of mutual funds. In a language that is both eloquent and understandable, this book cracks the code on building wealth the mutual fund way. A matrix (3×3) approach has been adopted, with the book having been divided into nine sections. All the topics have been analysed threadbare against the backdrop of investment planning, so as to offer a holistic view of wealth creation for you. With Mutual Funds: The Money Multiplier as your guide, you will discover how to make investing a winner’s game. With in-depth insights and practical advice, this book provides a timeless blueprint for effective and low-stress investing for the layman. This book can be a resource for generations to come.
Want to be a stock market investor? Want to learn more about capital markets? Want to get an exposure to the practical aspects of capital market concepts? If yes, then this book serves as a perfect vehicle to introduce you to the fundamentals of Indian Capital Markets. An effort is made to simplify the concepts and present through simple scenarios making it an easy read to the beginner. In modern times, financial literacy is just as important as any other discipline. Every individual needs to understand the fundamentals of finance and economics and how it helps in the development process of an economy.
Gautam H. Parikh combines law, economics and finance in a rich, fact-driven analysis of Indian securities. Written with clarity, and an integrated and holistic approach, this book is essential reading for business professionals in finance, investments and emerging markets. It also provides an insight into how Indian securities are unique, especially in the context of India's legal framework. Handbook of Indian Securities is a highly readable, useful and practical guide for portfolio managers, investment researchers, corporate CFOs, treasury managers, security analysts, chartered accountants, management consultants and investment bankers. It is also ideal for MBA and CFA students as well as students of financial and securities law.
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