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Indian Financial System

Indian Financial System

  • Bharati V. Pathak
  • Author: Bharati V. Pathak
    • ISBN:9789352864867
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9352864867
    • Price:Rs. 749.00
    • Pages:920
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    The Indian Financial System: Markets, Institutions and Services, 5/e is a comprehensive text that encompasses new developments in the financial system and discusses various components such as financial markets and institutions, instruments, agencies and regulations in an analytical and critical manner.

    The book is divided into four sections, each constituting the various topics under the umbrella of financial systems. It details the relationship between financial system and economic growth, historical perspective of the Indian financial system, objectives of financial sector reforms, elements of financial markets, new financial instruments such as floating rate bonds, zero coupon bonds, securitized paper, etc., management of non-performing assets by banks, factoring and forfaiting, housing finance and leasing and hire purchase to name a few.


    Table of Content

    Part I 1 Financial System
    1 The Financial System: An Introduction
    2 The Financial System and the Economy
    3 R eforms in the Financial System
    Part II Financial Markets
    4 The Money Market
    5 The Capital Market
    6 The Primary Market
    7 Disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings
    8 The Secondary Market
    9 The Derivatives Market
    10 The Debt Market
    11 N ew Financial Instruments
    Part III Financial Institutions
    12 Development Financial Institutions
    13 Banking and Non-Banking Institutions
    14 Management of Non-Performing Assets by Banks
    15 Mutual Funds
    16 Insurance
    Part IV Financial Services
    17 Investment Banking
    18 Depositories and Custodians
    19 Credit Rating
    20 Factoring and Forfaiting
    21 Housing Finance
    22 L easing and Hire Purchase
    23 Financial Inclusion and Microfinance
    Part V Financial Regulation
    24 Financial Regulation

    Salient Features

    All amendments and changes up to June 2017 have been incorporated in this edition. The new guidelines relating to new monetary policy framework, new base rate calculation, money market instruments such as commercial paper, certificate of deposits, repos and tri-repos etc., have been discussed.
    New guidelines relating to capital financing by start-ups, de-listing, external commercial borrowings, foreign portfolio investors, list of securities have been covered.
    Various initiatives taken by the RBI and the government to curb the menace of non-performing assets of the banks have been included. The recent Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) by the government has been simplified for the students.
    Fluidity of the language makes it an easy read wherein the text has been made more student friendly by simplifying the context of the topics.