Meaning & Definition



What do you mean by the underwriter? An underwriter is a party or a risk expert who evaluates the risk or creditworthiness of another party. He also assumes or guarantees the creditworthiness of the other party in exchange for a...

undervalued stocks

Undervalued Stocks

The term 'undervalue' signifies that something has a price lower than its real worth. When this term is used for stocks, it gives an idea that the stock is trading at a lower price than it should be. Thus, they are...

treasury bills

Treasury Bills – Meaning, Types and Calculation

The Government of India needs money to meet its financial obligations. They approach the general public to raise funds. The funds can be raised by offering different financial instruments. Treasury bill is one such money market instrument that the government...

trading platform

Trading Platform

What is the difference between a broker and a trading platform? The broker is a person who facilitates the deal between the buyer and the seller in order to confirm the trade against commission, on the other hand the trading...

sweat equity shares

Sweat Equity Shares

The term "sweat equity shares" refers to shares that a firm issues to its directors or workers in exchange for contributing intellectual property rights, know-how, or any other kind of value addition in exchange for non-cash consideration or at a...

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Swaps in Derivatives

What are Swaps in Derivatives? Swaps in derivatives is a contract or agreement between two parties where they can exchange liabilities or cash flows from two different financial instruments. Most swaps involve cash flows based on a notional principal amount...

stock return

Stock Return

What is a good return on a stock? The main factor to be considered in order to determine a good return is the risk level, for example investing in penny stocks is a high risk of loosing the investment but...

stock exchanges in india

Stock Exchanges – BSE, NSE, CSE, MSE, India INX

What is Stock Exchange? A stock market is a place where the shares of publicly listed companies are traded. It originated in India at the end of the 18th century when a lot of negotiable instruments were introduced in the...