Financial Glossary

What are Pnotes and why are they important?

Participatory Notes also known as P-Notes or PNs are derivative instruments(derives values from Stock like Infosys) and are issued by an existing & SEBI-registered foreign portfolio investor to other overseas investors(who do not wish to register with SEBI).

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What would be your 4 Lakh FD “worth” in 5 years?

As Indian, most of us believe in savings. Once saved, over 90% of Indians turn to options like Bank Fixed Deposits or Post Office Schemes for investments. The reason for selecting Fixed Deposit for investment is simple, we need a good & safe return on investment for our hard earned money.

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Foreign Investments – FPI vs FDI – Which is better and why?

Developing nations (like India) needs access to capital(money) investments to accelerate growth in core areas like infrastructure, defense, airlines, healthcare, etc. Investments in these sectors require substantial capital & expertise.

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Understanding CPI and WPI Inflation.

Inflation is the rate at which level of prices for goods and services is rising in a country. Hence, inflation means the rate at which the purchasing power of a currency is falling.

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What is CIBIL Score and why is it important?

A CIBIL credit score is a three-digit number between 300 and 900. The CIBIL credit score is assigned to an individual(unique PAN Card Number) based on credit history.

Cibil Score Range

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What is my SBI’s bank account CIF Code?

CIF or Customer Identification File is a virtual file with the bank which contains all the important banking details of the account holder in a digital format.

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How to start investing in Stock Market? 

Share Market is the financial market where investors buy and sell financial securities like stocks, debt and much more. In India, most trading happens in two stock exchanges:

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What is market capitalization and GDP?

Market Capitalization of a company is the amount of money using which an investor can buy the whole company from the stock market. Hence the market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the total number of outstanding shares with per share price.

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What are debt mutual funds and how do they operate?

Debt funds are a type of mutual fund which lends money by purchasing Government bonds (or other approved fixed deposits etc) and earns interest on invested amount.

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What is the difference between Primary and Secondary markets?

The capital market is a financial market in which debt & equity (shares) are bought and sold by investors. The capital market is further subdivided into two markets:

  • Primary Market
  • Secondary Market

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What is Demat Account?

Demat Account Structure India
Demat Account Structure India

In this article, we will explain what is Demat account (often misspelled as dmat account, demate account or d mat account), how to open a Demat account and best demat accounts available in India. 

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