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Equity Share Capital

The total amount of equity shares associated with ownership of the company is the equity share capital. The equity share capital is also the difference between the total assets owned by the company minus all the liabilities on the balance sheet.

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Equity Ratio

What is Equity Ratio? The equity ratio is an accounting ratio. It compares the entire equity in the company to the total assets to determine how much of the assets are financed by the owners' capital. The equity ratio emphasizes...

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Equity Derivatives in India

A derivative is an instrument that derives its value from its underlying securities, assets or benchmarks. Hence, the fluctuations in the stock market impact the value of equity derivatives. A derivative contract is between 2 or more parties who agree...

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Equities vs Bonds

A stock is a security in the equity market, while a bond is a security in the bond market. Equities and bonds are the most popular asset classes that investors turn to while making their investment portfolios. Both the asset...

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Emergency Funds

An emergency can knock on your door anytime. It can be a job loss, or a medical emergency, or even a natural disaster leading to loss of shelter and livelihood. In an emergency, only money can be a saviour. Hence,...

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EFT Payment in India

Every transaction starts with someone giving money to another one. In the pre-pandemic times, e-commerce was on the rise. With the COVID-19 outbreak, digital payment adoption has accelerated. It has become the most popular way of transacting today and will...

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Earnings Per Share (EPS)

Various financial ratios help analyze a company fundamentally before investing. One of those financial ratios is Earnings Per Share (EPS). EPS compares the company's profit and the number of outstanding shares. What is Earnings Per Share? Earnings per share refer...

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Draft Red Herring Prospectus

What is Draft Red Herring Prospectus? A Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) is an 'offer document' or 'preliminary registration document' that a company files with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The document introduces a new business or...