|Glossary of terms used on this site|
An order that is placed for execution if possible, during only one trading session. If the order cannot be executed that day it is automatically cancelled.
A firm that enters into transactions as a counterparty on both sides of the market in one or more products.
|Delisting of securities||
Permanent removal of securities of a listed company from a stock exchange. As a consequence of delisting, the securities of that company would no longer be traded at that stock exchange.
Presentation of securities with transfer deeds in fulfillment of a transaction.
The process of transforming securities holdings in physical form to those in electronic form through a Depository Participant.
A system of organization, which keeps records of securities, deposited by its depositors. The records may be physical or simply electronic records.
|Depository participant (DP)||
An agent of the depository through which it interfaces with the investor. A DP can offer depository services only after it gets proper registration from SEBI.
A fall in value of a security or security index or a currency in terms of others or its purchasing power.
|Depth of Market|
The date on or after which the buyer of a security is not entitled to the dividend already declared.
The date on which the official quotation for a share is marked XR i.e. ex rights, in the daily official list.
|Exchange traded funds (ETF)||
A security that tracks an index but has the flexibility of trading like a stock.
A derivative which is listed and traded at an organized market-place. Derivatives exchanges generally provide standardized contracts and central clearing facilities for participants.
The value that appears on the face of the scrip, same as nominal or par value of share/debentures.
Allotment on a firm basis in public issues by an issuing company made to Indian and multilateral development financial institutions ,Indian mutual funds , foreign institutional investors including non-resident Indians and overseas corporate bodies and permanent/regular employees of the issuer company.