Financial Services

The book is on the functioning and performance of the vibrant financial services sector in India. The services sector contributes to the economic development of a country on a greater scale. This book deals with each of those services in a well-structured format.

March 10, 2014 11:24 IST | India Infoline News Service

Title: Financial Services
Author: Dr R. Shanmugham
Pages: 304
Price: INR329.00 (This price is valid for India)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Financial Services contains chapters devoted to credit rating, factoring, venture capital, securitisation and depositories. The dynamic growth of the capital market in India has opened up the need for various services like merchant banking, stock broking and issue management. This book throws light on such financial services with a focus on the basic concepts, regulatory issues and the contemporary developments in the industry. The book is written in a style that touches upon the essentials and avoids unnecessary frills and overloading of information. Unlike the other comparative books on the subject, Financial Services avoids the clutter of too many legal lingo relating to the Regulations. The book presents a review of the international scenario in specific financial services in addition to the discussion on the domestic set up.

Salient Features:

  • Learning goals, summary and key words to quickly review the concepts.
  • Simple style of writing with review questions.
  • Appropriate diagrams and statistical tables in the text for a complete understanding of theory.
  • Recent data from various authentic sources presented in each chapter.
  • The text with industry reviews, simplified regulations, real-life case studies and international practices.
  • Explanation of concepts and emphasis on practical understanding of theory using number of examples.

Table of Contents:

  • Financial Services
  • Capital Market
  • Money Market
  • Merchant Banking
  • Factoring
  • Credit Rating
  • Venture Capital
  • Leasing
  • Mutual Funds
  • Insurance
  • Non-Banking Financial Companies
  • Other Financial Services

About the Author :

Dr R. Shanmugham
is a faculty member of the Bharathiar School of Management and Entrepreneur Development (BSMED) of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu. His teaching experience spans more than three decades in the field of Financial and Management Accounting, Financial Management, Security Analysis and Financial Services. He has done his doctoral research in the area of capital markets, especially on investors’ decision-making process. The author has published research papers in Finance area in reputed journals in India. His research works are included in the edited books of leading publishers in India. The author’s book on Financial Management (Tamil) has been published by the Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, Chennai. The other books of the author include Investment Management (Tamil) intended for higher education students in undergraduate and post-graduate courses.

The author has served as Director of MBA programme at National University of Rwanda (2002–2004), and as Director of Research and Consultancy at the School of Finance and Banking, Rwanda (2006–2007). Currently, he is working as Associate Professor of Management in Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, and teaches courses in Finance and Investments.

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