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Sub broker

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.

Trading member

A member of the derivatives exchange or derivatives segment of a stock exchange who settles the trade in the clearing corporation or clearing house through a clearing member.

Transfer Agents

An agent designated by the company to carry out the function of transfer of shares.

Underwriting

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.

Vanilla Issue

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.

Voluntary delisting

Delisting of securities of a body corporate voluntarily by a promoter or an acquirer or any other person other than the stock exchange

Voting Rights

The entitlement of a shareholder to exercise vote in the general meeting of a company.

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