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Author Singh, Shveta,
Title Equity markets in India : returns, risk and price multiples / Shveta Singh, P.K. Jain, Surendra Singh Yadav.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, [2016]

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Author Singh, Shveta,
Series India studies in business and economics
India studies in business and economics.
Subject Stocks -- India -- Rate of return.
Alt Name Jain, P. K.,
Yadav, Surendra S.,
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 189 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Rates of Return on Equities: Corporates' perspective -- Chapter 3. Expected Rates of Return on Equity -- Chapter 4. Rates of Return on Equities: Investors' Perspective -- Chapter 5. Rates of Returns: Disaggregative Analysis -- Chapter 6. Analysis of Price Multiples -- Chapter 7. Volatility in Stock Returns -- Chapter 8. Level of Market Efficiency Using the 'Rational Bubbles' Approach -- Chapter 9. Concluding Observations.
Summary The book presents a comprehensive view of the Indian equity markets over the past two decades (1994-2014). Equity markets constitute the most important segment of stock exchanges; in fact, the status of equity returns is, by and large, considered as a barometer of the state of a country's economy. Returns earned by the equity investors on their funds invested in equity markets have become a decisive factor in the growth of such markets. In this context, the book discusses all the major aspects of equity returns and also conducts a dis-aggregative analysis based on underlying factors like age, size, ownership structure, industry affiliation/sector, among others, to explain the factors affecting returns and risk. While on the one hand the study ascertains the market rates of return (earned) on equities from the investors' perspective (by including both the capital gains and the dividend income), it also shows how to compute the rates of returns on equities from the corporate perspective (that is, rate of return earned on equity funds). It further assesses the required/expected rate of return and examines the volatility in stock returns, with a focus on its behaviour during the period of the study. It deepens investors' understanding of equity investment, helping them to make more-informed investments. While of interest to the investor community, this book also contributes significantly to the existing literature on market returns and is a valuable reference resource for academics, researchers and market participants, financial institutions and other intermediaries, regulators and policy makers.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 16, 2016).
ISBN 9789811008689 (electronic bk.)
981100868X (electronic bk.)
9789811008672
9811008671
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-10-0868-9
OCLC # 949273913
Additional Format Print version: Singh, Shveta. Equity markets in India : returns, risk and price multiples. Singapore : Springer, 2016 xxvii, 189 pages India studies in business and economics. 2198-0020 9789811008672 (DLC) 2016935967



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