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Record Date

What is a Record Date? Whenever the company declares dividends, it sets particular dates. The record date is the date on which the company determines which shareholders are eligible to receive the company’s dividends. This is also known as the...


Free Float Market Capitalization

What is Market Capitalization? Market capitalization is also known as market cap. It is a method or a term to describe the current share price and the total number of outstanding shares against its market worth. It is one of...


Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)

What is the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)? The Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) enables residents of India to transmit up to USD 2,50,000 or its equivalent overseas every Financial Year (April-March). LRS allows you to spend money abroad on things such...


What is India VIX?

The India VIX is a volatility index. It is based on the NIFTY index option prices. The best bid and ask quotes of the out-of-the-money near- and mid-month NIFTY option contracts are used to calculate the India VIX. It shows...


Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)

What is Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)? Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) involves investing in securities and financial assets in another country than a home country. The securities include stocks or American Depository Receipts (ADR) of companies in an overseas country. Also,...

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InvITs –  Infrastructure Investment Trusts

What are InvITs? InvITs or infrastructure investment trusts are collective investment vehicles similar to mutual funds. They pool money from individual and institutional investors and invest in infrastructure projects or assets such as roads, power plants, and pipelines. The investors...


Funds From Operations

What is Funds From Operations (FFO)? As the name suggests, Funds From Operations (FFO) is the fund or cash generated from the operating activities of the business. The operating activities mean the core business activities. These cash flows exclude activities...


Trading Vs Investing

What is Trading? Trading is a short-term process that involves buying and selling stocks, commodities, currencies, derivatives or other financial instruments. The primary objective is to make profits from the short-term movement in prices of these securities. Hence, traders take...