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Notes on Money Market: Meaning, Functions and Benefits

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Money Market 2. Functions of Money Market 3. Need 4. Benefits. Meaning of Money Market: When we talk about any market it comes to our mind that a market consists of many shops, outlets, stalls, hawkers and now newly developed markets known as malls. […]

11 Popular Instruments of Money Market

This article throws light upon the eleven popular instruments of money market. The instruments are: 1. Call Money/Notice Money/Term Money 2. Treasury Bills 3. Repo and Reverse Repo 4. Commercial Paper 5. Certificate of Deposits 6. Banker’s Acceptance 7. Inter Corporate Deposits 8. CBLO (Collateralised Borrowing And Lending Obligation) 9. Inter-Bank Participation and Others. Instrument […]

Notes on Secondary Market: Definition, Instruments and Features

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Definition of Secondary Market 2. Instruments 3. Features. Definition of Secondary Market: Secondary market refers to a market where securities are traded after being initially offered to public in the primary market and/or listed on the stock Exchange. Majority of the trading is done in the […]

6 Important Financial Markets that Operate in India

This article throws light upon the six important financial markets that operate in India. The financial markets are: 1. Capital Market 2. Stock or Equity Market 3. Commodity Market 4. Derivatives Market 5. Foreign Exchange Market 6. Debt Market. 1. Capital Market: The Capital Market is an integral part of financial system of any country. […]

Asset Liability Management (ALM): Meaning, Tools and Factors

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Asset Liability Management (ALM) 2. Tools of ALM 3. Factors. Meaning of Asset Liability Management (ALM): Asset Liability Management in practical terms amounts to management of total balance sheet items, its size and quality. It involves conscious decisions with regard to asset liability structure […]

Liquidity Management by Banks: Steps and Principles

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Introduction to Liquidity Management 2. Management of Liquidity and Cash by Banks 3. Steps 4. Principles. Introduction to Liquidity Management: Liquidity means an immediate capacity to meet one’s financial commitments. The degree of liquidity depends upon the relationship between a company’s cash assets plus those assets […]

Notes on Portfolio Management by Banks

After reading this article you will learn about the portfolio management by banks. Mr. F.E. Perry in his dictionary has explained the portfolio and also the portfolio management. As per him: Portfolio means the securities held by or on behalf of, an investor, the list of such securities; the holding of bills of exchange by […]