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What is capital structure? What are the principles of capital structure management?

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Capital structure is a term which is referred to be the mix of sources from which the long term funds are required for business purposes which are raised to improve the capital of the company. To fund an organization plan this capital structure is required which is the combination of debt and equity. The management ensures the capital structure accesses which are needed to fund future growth and enhance financial performance. The principles of capital structure management which are essentially required are as follows:-


 


1) Cost Principle


2) Risk Principle


3) Control Principle


4) Flexibility Principle


5) Timing Principle

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What is money market?

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A segment of the financial market in which financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities are traded. The money market is used by participants as a means for borrowing and lending in the short term, from several days to just under a year. Money market securities consist of negotiable certificates of deposit (CDs), bankers acceptances, U.S. Treasury bills, commercial paper, municipal notes, federal funds and repurchase agreements (repos).

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Explain derivatives in terms of capital markets ?

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The term derivative indicates that it has no independent value that is its value is entirely derived from the values of the underlying assets. The underlying asset can be securities, commodities , bullion, currency, livestock or anything else.

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What is Demat Account? what is the use of it?

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Demat means Dematerialisation of share, in simple it is an account with which a person can trade in security market without which a person cannot buy or sell any share in security market. 

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Why one rupee note is signed by the ministry of finance? is governer has the right to sign this note? is there any interference by the RBI?

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Rupess is the currency of our country and only govt has the authority to issue indian currency it has been signed by ministry of finance, all other notes are bearer notes which are signed by governor.


no interference by RBI.


RBI has the right to print currency notes in the country except coins & 1 Re note which are issued by Govt. Thus, it bears the sign of MoF.

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What is insider trading and why is it illegal?

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Undergraduates may get this question as feelers of their business knowledge. Insider trading describes the illegal activity of buying or selling stock based on information that is not public information. This is to prevent those with privileged information (company execs, I-bankers and lawyers) from using this information to make a tremendous amount of money unfairly.

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What is Treasury Bills?

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A Treasury Bill (known as T-Bill) is an instrument of money market, used to finance short term requirements of Government of a country. A T-Bill is issued at a rate lower than the Face value, and redeemed at Face value on maturity, this difference is the rate of interest on T-Bill. This rate of interest is called Risk free Rate of the country.


 

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Why would a company distribute its earnings through dividends to common stockholders?

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Regular dividend payments are signals that a company is healthy and profitable. Also, issuing dividends can attract investors (shareholders). Finally, a company may distribute earnings to shareholders if it lacks profitable investment opportunities.

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