Simply put, the yield of a bond is the rate of return that it earns. But in bonds, the rate of return is not fixed – it changes with the price of the bond. To understand that one must first understand how bonds are structured.
The latest thrust of PM Narendra Modi’s Independence speech suggests that he wants India’s businesses to lead the way and he has promised to back them in terms of clarity and stability in policymaking.
Since mid-May, and especially over the past few weeks, oil prices have seen renewed fluctuations. The fluctuations reflect the ups and downs in the factors determining crude oil prices. Here are three key factors likely to affect the movement of crude oil prices.
The current controversy relates to India’s sovereign bonds that will be floated in foreign countries and will be denominated in foreign currencies. Both the initial loan amount and the final payment will be in either US dollars or some other comparable currency.
DHFL crisis explained: On July 14, the housing finance company reported a net loss of Rs 2,223 crore for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018-19. The result was in stark contrast to Rs 134 crore of net profit that DHFL reported in the same quarter of the previous fiscal year (2017-18).
At the end of trading sessions on July 16, 10-year government bonds yields were trading at a 30-month low. The question is: Should an average consumer be enthused by this news. The answer is yes. Here’s why
Merchant Discount Rate (alternatively referred to as the Transaction Discount Rate or TDR) is the sum total of all the charges and taxes that a digital payment entails. If customers don’t pay and merchants don’t pay, some entity has to pay for the MDR costs.
A two-member Bench of NCLAT approved the resolution plan suggested by ArcelorMittal but also introduced a key change that is likely to have significant ramifications for the resolution process under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
Tsipras, who came to power in 2015, half expected electoral losses after the setback in the European Parliament elections in May, and advanced the national elections due in October in a bid to minimise damage
How has the first-time finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, scored on her debut? Has the first Budget of PM Narendra Modi’s second term laid the foundation for achieving the goal of making India a $5-trillion economy by 2025? Will the Budget address the pressing concerns of the Indian economy? The Indian Express cuts through the clutter.
Budget 2019: Given the recent deceleration in Indian economic growth rate as well as the raised expectations especially on the welfare front, it was a tough task to balance the competing demands. Here's a look at Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget.