FINANCIAL MARKETS, INSTITUTIONS, AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Jul 11, 2008 - Business & Economics - 528 pages
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Today, with the financial sector experiencing an unprecedented boom due to a variety of factors such as liberalisation, globalisation and consumer spending, the subject of this book has become more important than ever before. And this book compresses, within the covers of a single volume, the entire gamut of financial markets, institutions and financial services. Divided into three parts— Part I on Financial Markets deals with different Indian and global money markets, and primary and secondary markets. It also covers stock exchanges and their trade mechanism, foreign exchanges, as well as capital markets and their regulations; Part II, Financial Institutions covers diverse banking and non-banking institutions and their legislation; Part III, Financial Services discusses about the financial services which include mutual funds, lease financing, securitisation, and credit and debit cards. KEY FEATURES : A unique attempt to comprehensively analyse, within a single volume, the working of the three pillars of the financial system—financial markets, financial institutions, and financial services. Gives updated and latest financial data and related information on the subject. Provides tables and diagrams to illustrate the concepts, and questions (short answer and long answer/essay type) to test the comprehension skills of the students. Intended primarily as a text for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Commerce, this accessible text will prove to be extremely useful also for the postgraduate students of Management, Economics, as well as for competitive examinations. In addition, it will be a ready reference for Chartered Accountants and all those who would like to acquaint themselves with Indian banking and capital market.

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CLIFFORD GOMEZ has been Professor and Head, Postgraduate Department of Commerce, Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, Kerala. A distinguished teacher, Professor Gomez has more than 40 years of teaching experience. He has authored several books on Commerce. His fields of specialisation are Banking and Finance.

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