Investments: Art or Science

Sunil B. Kapadia

ISBN: 9789389583076

556 pages

INR 745


It is a comprehensive volume covering almost the entire gamut of investments – right from the fundamental concepts of investments to the complexities of derivatives and the commodities markets. It covers a variety of investment options with simplified tables thus, providing a useful guide for making good investment decisions. The fundamental considerations for any investor are: safety, liquidity and returns. For the conservative investor, guidance is provided on debt market and, for an adventuresome there is guidance on stock and commodity markets.

  • What Investment is all about?    
  • Environmental and Regulatory aspects related to Investments   
  • Structure of Markets in India  
  • Approaches to Investment decision making
  • Spectrum (Various Choices) of Investment Avenues for Investors
  • Concept of Value and Return (Measuring Investment Returns)
  • Risk and Return (Trade-off)- Measuring Total Risk
  • Fundamental Analysis – (Macroeconomic view analysis)
  • Industry Analysis
  • Company Analysis
  • Technical Analysis
  • Efficient Market Theory
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Analysis of Fixed Income Avenues
  • An overview of Indian Securities Market
  • Valuation of Equity Shares (Capital Market Theory)
  • Commodity Market
  • Real Estate Market
  • Foreign Exchange Market
  • Financial Derivatives Market
  • Portfolio Management
  • Mutual Fund
  • Insurance Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Estate Planning (Succession through Registered Will)
  • Tax Aspects relating to Investment
  • FEMA guidelines relating to Investment in India
  • Common Errors in Investment Management
  • Guidelines for Investments
  • Presentation of the Investment financial Plan
  • Research in Investments
  • Six Sigma approach for different Investments Models



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