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A bear market refers to a continuous phase of declining share prices. Bear markets are
characterised by overall pessimism as market participants expect prices to decline in the
The highest price at which someone is willing to buy a security.
The term 'Blue-chip' refers to stock of well-known companies with stable businesses. These
shares are actively traded, as the company's growth prospects are considered good.
They are loan instruments. A bond holder is the creditor of the company. Bonds are
normally issued for a minimum period of three-years for a specific interest rate.
Bonus shares are the shares given to share holders free of cost.
The process of securing the optimum price for a company's share. The issuing company
decides the price of the security by asking investors how many shares and at what price
they would be interested in.
Institution that arranges and manages the book building process for the new public issue.
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2012 for the course ECON 203 taught by Professor Girishdev during the Spring '12 term at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
- Spring '12