Equity Archive

How to Take Loan Against Mutual Fund Unit?

There is no doubt that mutual funds are the current big thing when it comes to investments. From young earners to the pensioners, this interesting and well diversified product serves a purpose to all. Wealth has not only been created, but is also protected from the vicious income tax sections. It wouldn’t be too much to say that it is one product that can make everyone …

Exploring Passive Investing?

Are you into investing recently? Getting some new terms for which you need some information, and you recently got to know about Passive Investing from someone? Today we are going to talk about the same, and give you all the basic information of what is passive investing, why we use it, how to use it and much more. Starting with the definition of passive Investing: …

What is Market Capitalization?

The stock market is one of the most complicated Market as compared to other market industries and so are its terms. Such a term which we’ll see is Market Capitalization, also known as Market Cap. Market capitalization is termed as the overall market value of any company or firm or enterprise. In the stock market, the companies are valued in five groups which are Large …

What is Dividend?

A performance of a stock and the company issuing it are judged on multiple technical factors, out of which dividend has a major role. An investment pleasure for equity holders, dividends are rewards of loyalty that a company grants to its stakeholders. If a stock regularly provides dividend to its customers, it is regarded far better than its competition. It is a very tangible return on …

What is Interest Rate Risk?

Interest rate risk is one of types of risk that are not specific to the company that affect the return on investments made in stocks and bonds. Interest rate risk is the unforeseen change in the interest rates that will badly affects the value of investment. For example, a bond’s price falls as interest rates rises. Interest rate risk more affects the value of bonds …

What is Initial Public Offering

An initial public offering (IPO) is a process where first time the stock of private company is offered to the public in open market. A company can raise money or equity capital by issuing debt or equity. IPOs are often issued by new, smaller or younger companies seeking capital to expand, but this is done by large privately owned companies looking to become publicly traded. …

ASBA: Application Supported by Blocked Amount

ASBA stands for Application Supported by Blocked Amount. ASBA is an application comprising an authorization to block the application money in the bank account, for subscribing to an issue. If an investor is applying through ASBA, the application money shall be debited from the account only if the application is nominated for allotment after the basis of allotment is decided, or the issue is withdrawn/failed. …

Investment v/s Inflation

A widely debated concept, Inflation is an economy-wide continuous tendency of increasing prices from one year to the next year. The rate of inflation is very important to understand as the real value of any investment gets eroded due to the inflation rate and the loss in spending power over time. To maintain Standard of living, inflation also tells investors exactly how much of a …