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Gap

Gold Accumulation Plans in India

I should consider myself as very fortunate – I had the rare privilege to get associated...

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Gold – Weights & Measures Pricing

The traditional unit of weight for Gold is the Troy Ounce of the Anglo Saxon system...

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About Gold – An Introduction

Currencies have failed, Countries have failed. Why even civilizations have failed....

DDT

Disputed derivative transactions – Santander and Pourtuguese Rail Operator

I happened to read today a news item on disputed derivatives transactions. It is...

derivative-categories

Interest Rate Derivatives and their wrong sales to gullible customers

Banks are more in the news these days – for a variety of reasons with negative...

Transactions

FX Forward Contracts

Forward Contract is a mechanism through which the rate is fixed in advance for purchase...

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OTC Derivatives Products – An overview

The expression ‘over the counter – OTC’ can be used to mean financial instruments...

corporate-actions

Best Practices Framework for Derivatives Business

 “The world of banking has changed radically as a consequence of the recent crises...

Equity Index

Equity index and Designing an Index

Equity indexes are weighted baskets of individual stocks. The Equity Index is a value...

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Current Trends in Equity Derivatives Market Place

Equity Derivatives fall into following four categories Flow derivatives – vanilla,...

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Stock Markets and Status of Economy

 “It is usually agreed that casinos should, in the public interest, be inaccessible...

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Order Types in Market Place

For effective dealing in markets, resort to order placement is very important. For...

stock-market-chall

Key challenges in equity markets

Last week, one of my connections raised a question – what are the key challenges...

Forex Market

Global FX Scandal

The thought for this post was triggered by the Foreign Exchange Committee sponsored...

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Foreign Exchange Exposures

Foreign Exchange exposure is a measure of the potential for a firm’s profitability,...

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Foreign Exchange Risk Management

The peculiarities of foreign exchange markets are –          An Over...

Transactions

FX Forward Contracts

Forward Contract is a mechanism through which the rate is fixed in advance for purchase...

Image

Foreign Exchange Dealing Operations

If you buy a Binny Silk Saree for your wife (or girl friend!) at T.Nagar Chennai...

Finnovation

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Complexity Reduction through waste management

Yes. Complexity Reduction can be achieved in banking industry through adoption of Financial Technology. Normally...
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I would love ‘slim’ wallets

Here goes my Idea Number 1 for Innovation My wallet ordinarily contains wad of currency notes (not more...
counterparty

Rules for FINOVATION

Setting:  Then: 21st Jan 2008 – Steve Jobs of Apple unveils ‘the world’s thinnest laptop computer”...

Regulations

Forex Market

Global FX Scandal

The thought for this post was triggered by the Foreign Exchange Committee sponsored by the Federal Reserve...
Packaged Transactions

Packaged trades – The renewed focus

Packaged trades are very much in news these days. One of our readers wanted to know what these trades...
EMIR

Trade Repositories under European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Trade Repositories under European Markets Infrastructure Regulation will shortly become a reality once...