• Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Reform Bill

    Posted on January 25, 2016 by Admin in Capital Market, Derivatives.

    After the 2008 subprime crisis and near-collapse of the U.S. economy due to improper use of complex derivatives and subprime loans in the housing market, US Congress has passed the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Reform Bill on 30th June 2010 which was named after Senator Christopher J. Dodd and U.S. Representative Barney Frank. The Senate approved […]

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  • Currency Pegging

    Posted on January 23, 2016 by Admin in Economics, Finance Article.

    Foreign Exchange rate is the price/value of a foreign currency expressed in another base currency. Exchange rates may either be fixed or flexible depending on the strategy taken by the respective governments. An exchange rate is flexible or free to move when two countries agree to let the external and other market forces establish the rate […]

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  • Index Funds

    Posted on January 23, 2016 by Admin in Capital Market, Different Types of Funds.

    It is a type of fund that is designed to replicate the benchmark indexes which are S&P, DowJones, Sensex, Nifty etc. Most popular index fund is Standard & Poor 500 index which tracks 500 US listed companies from various industries. It can be done by selecting the same member securities which constitute the benchmark index […]

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  • Unified Managed Accounts

    Posted on January 20, 2016 by Admin in Banking.

    Unified Managed Accounts came from Multiple Strategy Accounts terms which came from the term Separately Managed Accounts. To be precise, “Unified Managed Accounts” can have one account, multiple products with multiple strategies while “Separately Managed Accounts” can have one account, one product and one strategy and “Multiple Strategy Accounts” can have one account, one product […]

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  • Asset Liability Management

    Posted on January 20, 2016 by Admin in Banking, Finance Article.

    Asset Liability management (ALM) is a tool to manage assets and investments based on liabilities of a firm including bank, insurance companies and other firms by managing interest rate risk and liquidity risk faced by them. This is done by managing risks which arises from mismatches between the assets and liabilities of the firm. The […]

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