|Glossary of terms used on this site|
Any person not being a member of a stock exchange who acts on behalf of a stock-broker as an agent or otherwise for assisting the investors in buying, selling or dealing in securities through such stock-brokers.
An agent designated by the company to carry out the function of transfer of shares.
An agreement with or without conditions to subscribe to the securities of a body corporate when the existing shareholders of such body corporate or the public do not subscribe to the securities offered to them.
|Value at Risk (VAR)||
VAR is the maximum loss over a target horizon such that there is a low, pre-specified probability that the actual loss will be larger.
A straight fixed rate issue which has terms and conditions usually accepted as being conventional to a particular securities market.
|Volume of Trading||
The total number of shares which changes hands in a particular company’s securities. This information is useful in explaining and interpreting fluctuation in share prices.
Delisting of securities of a body corporate voluntarily by a promoter or an acquirer or any other person other than the stock exchange
The entitlement of a shareholder to exercise vote in the general meeting of a company.