Tata McGraw - Hill Education
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The Securities Markets Series has been designed to cater to professionals who do not have time to read and assimilate a treatise on Financial Management or Corporate Finance. It provides a reasonably in-depth exposition on the topics in a concise and lucid manner, embellished with a lot of pertinent examples. It offers Just in Time learning on securities markets, with a focus on global conventions and practices.
This book starts off by discussing the fundamentals of two key financial securities equity shares and preferred shares. It covers the key features of these instruments and analyses the impact of stock splits, stock dividends, and rights issues. It further describes:
Principles of time value of money to value shares
Gordon's Growth model, the two-stage, the three stage and the H model
Margin trading and short selling
The book concludes with a chapter on stock indices and the methods of computation of price weighted, value weighted and equally weighted indices are elaborated upon.
Equity Shares, Preferred Shares and Stock Market Indices is a source of knowledge for IT professionals, students of finance and those appearing for competitive examinations like CFA, etc.