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13 Apr 2009

Fire insurance

Thesis - 27 pages - Finance

What insurance companies do is to bear risk in return for a fee called premium. Thus, insurance companies are risk bearers. They accept or underwrite the risk in return for an insurance premium. Accordingly, the term insurance may be defined as a co-operative mechanism to spread the loss caused...

13 Apr 2009

Financial markets of India

Dissertation - 33 pages - Finance

Financial institutions, financial market and financial instruments are considered main components that are closely linked with each other, because financial institutions deals in financial instruments in the financial market. Financial transactions takes place in financial markets. Each and every...

13 Apr 2009

Auditing a bank

Case study - 37 pages - Finance

Various people such as owners, shareholders, investors, creditors, lenders, government etc. uses the final account of a business concern for different purposes. All these users need to be sure that the final accounts prepared by the management are reliable. An auditor is an independent expert who...

08 Apr 2009

Cash management services

Thesis - 19 pages - Finance

With the growing pressure on interest spread, banks are focusing their attention on the 'fee based' Services. The exponential growth in IT and Communications has helped banks in developing and delivering customer friendly products in the areas of Collections and Payments. As we...

07 Apr 2009

Cash reserve ratio

Case study - 34 pages - Finance

This is the amount of money that the banks have to necessarily park with the Reserve Bank of India. The base of this is the total of the deposits that a bank has. The Reserve Bank of India pays the bank interest on the amount parked with it. Among the tools available to the RBI to influence and...

07 Apr 2009

Bancassurance: An overview

Thesis - 28 pages - Finance

The purpose of distribution channel is to make the right quantity of the right product available at the right place and at the right time. Distribution is supposed to create time, place, and possession utility. A distribution channel is expected to perform the selling function of moving through...

07 Apr 2009

Marine insurance

Dissertation - 33 pages - Finance

The beginning of the insurance business is traced to the city of London. It started with the marine business. Marine traders, who used to gather at Lloyd's coffee house in London, agreed to share losses to goods during transportation by ship. The first insurance policy was issued in England in...

07 Apr 2009

All you wanted to know about insurance

Dissertation - 39 pages - Finance

Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of potential financial loss. Insurance is defined as the equitable transfer of the risk of a potential loss, from one entity to another, in exchange for a premium and duty of care. The rate of...

07 Apr 2009

Motor vehicle insurance in India

Dissertation - 42 pages - Finance

There has been a sudden rise in the population of motor vehicles and motor accidents in the last few years. Much of these are attributable to increase in the number of vehicles. Every vehicle before being driven on roads has to be compulsorily insured. The motor insurance policy represents a...

07 Apr 2009

Pricing futures

Case study - 61 pages - Finance

Stock index futures began trading on NSE on the 12th June 2000. Stock futures were launched on 9th November 2001. The volumes and open interest on this market has been steadily growing. Looking at the futures prices on NSE's market, have you ever felt the need to know whether the quoted prices...

06 Apr 2009

Equity valuation

Thesis - 29 pages - Finance

Equity shares can be described more easily than fixed income securities. However, they are more difficult to analyze. Fixed income securities typically have a limited life and a well-defined cash flow stream. Equity shares have neither. While the basic principles of valuation are the same...

06 Apr 2009

A detailed report on Bajaj Allianz Life insurance and its competitors

Case study - 41 pages - Finance

Every individual's ultimate goal is to seek financial security for himself and his family members. In today's world of rising prices and uncertain markets, the resources available to fulfill needs and aspirations are limited. A planned approach helps to realize almost all dreams, needs and...

06 Apr 2009

The stock exchange and the big industries of India

Dissertation - 39 pages - Finance

Stock market is a broad term, which involves a number of markets in which securities are brought and sold. Stock markets often rise and fall. Before knowing why the stock markets are so volatile, let us understand about stock market and the investment options available to a potential investor....

06 Apr 2009

Portfolio management and investment decision

Case study - 42 pages - Finance

A portfolio is a collection of securities since it is really desirable to invest the entire funds of an individual or an institution or a single security, it is essential that every security be viewed in a portfolio context. Thus it seems logical that the expected return of the portfolio....

06 Apr 2009

A study on the role of derivatives and investors perceptions on it

Case study - 55 pages - Finance

A derivative is a generic term for specific types of investments from which payoffs over time are derived from the performance of assets (such as commodities, shares or bonds), interest rates, exchange rates, or indices (such as a stock market index, etc). This performance can determine both the...

06 Apr 2009

Compliance requirements for stock brokers: The Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd

Dissertation - 42 pages - Finance

One of the most dynamic fields of business is the Capital Market. It is considered one of the most promising markets in the world. This is because of the sea change that the market has undergone from the early 90's. The market is now automated, transparent and self-driven. The Indian Financial...

03 Apr 2009

A look at American Depository Reports

Thesis - 15 pages - Finance

Since 1980, the value of U.S.investment in non- U.S.equities has grown approximately 100-fold to $1.9 trillion .The first ADRs were introduced in the United States in 1927 when JPMorgan issued receipts for the British retailer Selfridges. Prior to the 1980s,ADRs primarily were used by foreign...

03 Apr 2009

Knowing more about electronic banking

Thesis - 27 pages - Finance

Electronic banking, also known as electronic funds transfer (EFT), is simply the use of electronic means to transfer funds directly from one account to another, rather than by cheque or cash. Internet banking system is a method by which a personal computer is connected by a network...

03 Apr 2009

The impact of FIIs on Indian National stock exchange and how effective the Government is in Liberalizing and controlling the National Stock exchange?

Dissertation - 40 pages - Finance

The intention of this research was to examine the impact of Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) on the Indian National Stock Exchange (NSE). To achieve the aims, the following objectives have been determined to study how FII plays an important role in National stock exchange; to study the...

02 Apr 2009

Examining e - banking

Thesis - 33 pages - Finance

The acceleration in technology has produced an extraordinary effect upon our economy and, in general, has had a particularly profound impact on expanding the scope and utility of financial products over the last ten years. Information technology has made possible the creation, valuation, and...

01 Apr 2009

Standard Chartered mutual funds

Thesis - 24 pages - Finance

Mutual funds are a topic, which is of interest to both investors and academicians all over the world. Mutual Funds as a medium-to-long term investment option are preferred as a suitable investment option by investors. However, with so many market entrants and a plethora of schemes available to...

01 Apr 2009

Systems audit: Bombay Stock Exchange

Case study - 36 pages - Finance

Indian capital markets have witnessed radical transformation during the short period of a decade. There is hardly any country in the world which has witnessed such massive changes in its capital market during such a short period. During the early part of the 1990s, ranking of the Indian capital...

01 Apr 2009

Banking and insurance: The money market

Case study - 26 pages - Finance

The money market is a market for financial assets that are close substitutes for money. It is a market for overnight to short-term funds and instruments having a maturity period of one or less than one year. It is not a place (like the Stock Market), but an activity conducted by telephone. The...

01 Apr 2009

Market analysis of IPO business in India

Market study - 27 pages - Finance

Like several other goods, which require a market place for buyers & sellers to come together, shares, too need a market where they can be sold & bought. The markets where shares are sold bought are either primary market or secondary market. The primary stock market is the place...

01 Apr 2009

Mutual funds and other investment opportunities: Franklin Templeton Investments

Case study - 38 pages - Finance

Savings form an important part of the economy of any nation. With the savings invested in various options available to the people, money acts as the driver for growth of the country. Indian financial scene too presents a plethora of avenues to the investors. Though certainly not the best or...

01 Apr 2009

An in-depth project on Barclay's Finance

Thesis - 14 pages - Finance

A financial system is the most important institutional and functional vehicle for the economic transformation of any country. Banking sector is reckoned as a hub and barometer of the financial system. As a pillar of the economy, this sector plays a predominant role in the economic development of...

01 Apr 2009

A study on the futures trading at Kotak Securities Ltd

Case study - 47 pages - Finance

Kotak Securities Ltd. is India's leading stock broking house with a market share of around 8%. Kotak Securities Ltd. has been the largest in IPO distribution. The accolades that Kotak Securities has been graced with include Finance Asia Award (2004)- India's best Equity House Prime...

01 Apr 2009

A study of behavioral finance in the Indian stock exchange

Case study - 32 pages - Finance

Much of economic and financial theory is based on the notion that individuals act rationally and consider all available information in the decision-making process. However, researchers have uncovered a surprisingly large amount of evidence that this is frequently not the case. Peter L. Bernstein...

31 Mar 2009

Analysis of the banking sector with respect to six banks: Public sector & private sector

Case study - 19 pages - Finance

In this project six banks are taken on the basis of highest profits after tax. Three Banks are from the Public Sector and three from the Private Sector. First comes an analysis of the banking system which tells you about the Basel II norms which are applicable in India in every bank from 31st...

31 Mar 2009

A look at the financial performance of a property developer group

Thesis - 58 pages - Finance

Due to ongoing advancements in technology, new legislation, and other innovation, the field of finance is rapidly changing. Introduction to finance develops the three components of finance in an interactive framework that is consistent with the responsibilities of all- financial professionals,...