This book on Financial Markets and Institutions provides a comprehensive coverage of the relevant areas which are part of the syllabus for paper on Financial Markets and Institutions for Semester III of B. Com. (Hons.) of University of Delhi. The book attempts to provide an in-depth analysis and theoretical exposure of the key areas to fill critical gaps in the learning needs of the present Undergraduate Commerce student, by bringing together a theoretical perspective with the recent and contemporary developments in the Indian Financial System. The book addresses many of the recent conceptual additions as introduced in the Undergraduate Curriculum Framework (UGCF)-2022 based on NEP-2020 for B. Com. (Hons.) and B. Com. The book primarily serves as a textbook but may also be used as reference book for the postgraduate courses as well as for courses such as B.A. (Finance), BMS, BME, MBA, and other professional courses taught at different institutions and universities.
- The book explores various conceptual additions introduced in the current syllabus on 'Financial Markets and Institutions' based on the current UGCF course (NEP) syllabus.
- Provides an in-depth theoretical knowledge and analysis of the financial markets and institutions from the perspective of contemporary developments.
- The book is written in a lucid, simple and engaging manner to provide a wide perspective of the concept of financial system to the students.
- Each chapter ends with a comprehensive summary of the chapter which helps the student to glance through the contents of the chapter.
- It incorporates the theoretical questions as well as the questions that have appeared in the recent question papers of Delhi University.
- An outline of the chapter is listed at the beginning of each chapter so as to convey the learning outcome of each chapter.
- The different chapters have been written keeping in view the current course requirement of the students for B. Com. Hons. and accordingly, the chapters follow the sequence given in the syllabus.
- Focuses on keeping the contents of the book current and relevant. Discusses the recent and developments, particularly in Indian perspective
Unit 1: Introduction
Unit 2: Financial Markets I: Money Markets
- An Introduction to Financial System
- An Overview of the Indian Financial System
Unit 3: Financial Markets II: Capital Markets
- Financial Markets 1 – Money Market
- Role of Central Bank in Money Market
Unit 4: Financial Institutions
- Financial Markets - II – Capital Market
- Secondary Markets
- Capital Market Instruments
- Debt Market
- Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Unit 5: Financial Stability
- Commercial Banks
- Recent Developments in the Commercial Banking Sector
- Mutual Funds
- Non-Banking Financial Companies
- Financial Stability and Financial Crisis