Share Market Terminology: Part 2

…io means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with lower P/E ratio. The P/E ratio has units of years, which can be interpreted as “number of years of earnings to pay back purchase price”, ignoring the time value of money. In other words, P/E ratio shows current investor demand for a company share. 6.     Spread The difference between the price paid for a bond (the b…

Share Market Terminology: Part 1

…e” date or “Record Date”. It is the date after which the company will not handle any transfer of shares requests until the benefits are transferred. Only shareholders marked in the company’s register at the Book Closure Date or the Record Date would be entitled to receive these benefits. In other words, shareholders that are on the company’s records as on that date are eligible for these benefits. Bonds A bond is…

Is Sonia Gandhi Eligible To Become The Prime Minister?

…such a post, that we have to look at a foreigner to lead the country? It must be pointed out that two words are used interchangeably here, the word foreigner and the word person of foreign origin. Talking of Sonia Gandhi, she has been the main target of such snipers. Initially it was also said that the work of conversion being carried on is also drawing support from her. Her connections with Italy…