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Capital Markets in India

Capital Markets in India

First Edition
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October 2010 | 420 pages | SAGE Response

This book provides a comprehensive picture of the recent trends and developments in the Indian finance scenario. It provides the reader with:

  • A comprehensive description and assessment of the Indian capital markets
  • An analytical approach together with a description of major recent developments and the current status of the finance sector

The collection deals with issues like brokerage, security analysis, and underwriting, as well as the legal infrastructure of the markets. It focuses primarily on the Indian stock markets, corporate bond markets and derivatives markets. It also looks at the importance of asset management companies such as those involved with mutual funds, pension funds and venture capital funds to gain a better understanding of the asset management industry in India.

This volume has a distinctive and eclectic author list that includes academicians, a prominent corporate lawyer from India, top executives from the leading stock exchange in India, and the head of a key private investment research company, all of whom represent the best in their respective fields.


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Rajesh Chakrabarti and Sankar De
Equity Markets

Chitra Ramkrishna and Madhu Sudhan Sahoo
Bond Markets

Rajesh Chakrabarti
Derivatives Markets

Susan Thomas and Jayanth Rama Varma
The Asset Management Industry In India

Rajesh Chakrabarti
The Securities Industry

Bandi Ram Prasad
Securities Regulation

Zia Mody


This book is the result of the collaborative efforts of the Indian School of Business and Nomura Institute of Capital Market Research… The volume is a snapshot of the state of evolution of markets, their strengths and weaknesses. It is an exemplary assessment of all the facets of capital markets in our country…The book had a large number of tables, figures and appendices, which provide a wealth of data. It is an excellent contribution to the study of capital market and is useful for students of finance, professionals, regulators and all interested in capital market.

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Rajesh Chakrabarti

Rajesh Chakrabarti is a member of the faculty of finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India. He is also a columnist for the leading national business daily, The Financial Express. He has previously taught at the College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and the University of Alberta, Canada, and has held various visiting positions, including those at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.Professor Chakrabarti’s research interests include the areas of Indian financial markets, international fi nance, microfi nance, and political economy. He has published... More About Author

Sankar De

Sankar De is the Executive Director, Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF), Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India. Until recently, he taught graduate programs at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA. He also completed his Ph.D. in finance from Berkeley.Professor De’s teaching and research interests include all major fields of corporate finance, including corporate valuation, corporate diversification and planning, and corporate mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs. His pioneering research work on the merger and consolidation of financial institutions received a US national research award in 1988. Since... More About Author

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ISBN: 9788132105008