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Ch 5: Stock Exchange in India

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Refresh your memory about the stock exchange in India by looking through this chapter. Our chapters are divided into short, manageable lessons, allowing you to study individual commerce topics, and we always give you the option to send questions directly to our experts.

Stock Exchange in India - Chapter Summary

Make sure you understand how the stock exchange in India operates by opening up this chapter. Use the chapter menu to look at the available lesson topics, then select any of the individual lessons to learn about such concepts as the locations of financial capitals worldwide, investments, bear markets, futures contracts, spot delivery, and more. When you come to the end of the chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the process of trading securities on the stock exchange
  • Explain investment bankers and securities markets
  • Define the meaning of a bull market
  • Compare the roles of brokers and dealers in the stock market
  • Point out examples of delivery and contracts
  • Differentiate dividend payments from cash dividends
  • Offer examples of major stock exchanges in India
  • Establish the function of the Securities and Exchange Board in India

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7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Stock Exchange in India
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Trading Securities on the Stock Exchange

1. Trading Securities on the Stock Exchange

Stocks are traded all over the world seven days a week, 24 hours a day on stock exchanges located in the world's financial capitals, such as New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong. In this lesson, you'll learn how stocks are traded.

Securities Markets and Investment Bankers

2. Securities Markets and Investment Bankers

Securities markets and investment banks provide opportunities for companies to obtain capital and people to make investments to increase their wealth. In this lesson, you'll learn about securities markets and the players involved.

What is a Bull Market? - Definition & Meaning

3. What is a Bull Market? - Definition & Meaning

Did you know that a bull market is named as such because bulls attack their opponents by swinging their horns upward? Learn more about a bull market, its characteristics, and how it differs from a bear market. Then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Dealers & Brokers in the Stock Market

4. Dealers & Brokers in the Stock Market

The New York Stock Exchange serves as a marketplace for dealers and brokers to buy and sell stocks. In this lesson we will examine the distinction between dealers and brokers.

Cash Dividends & Dividend Payment

5. Cash Dividends & Dividend Payment

When a company decides to pay a dividend to shareholders, they first have to decide what type of dividend to pay. In this lesson, we'll examine the most common types of dividends and look at the timeline for cash dividend payments.

Major Stock Exchanges in India

6. Major Stock Exchanges in India

India is home to several stock exchanges. This lesson will describe the major stock exchanges in India, as well as highlight several other stock markets.

Securities & Exchange Board of India: Definition & Function

7. Securities & Exchange Board of India: Definition & Function

In this lesson, we'll discuss the functions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India. We'll also outline what the Securities and Exchange Board of India is responsible for.

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