What is Basis Point Value?

In the financial market many investors prefer for investments in bond portfolio which can provide them the decent yields with a lower level of volatility than equities.  Further, the bonds issued by corporates   offer with a higher income than the money market funds or bank instruments. However, the volatility in interest rate in the financial…

What is a Foreign Currency Convertible Bond?

A foreign currency convertible bond (FCCB) is a special kind of convertible bond issued in a currency different than the issuer’s domestic currency. Multinational companies and governments routinely issue bonds denominated in various currencies to benefit from lower borrowing costs, and also match their currency inflows and outflows. FCCB gives investors an opportunity to convert…

What is corporate governance?

Corporate governance is the system of rules, practices and processes by which a company is directed and controlled. Corporate governance essentially involves balancing the interests between companies and their stakeholders, such as shareholders, management, customers, suppliers, financiers, government and the society. Corporate governance specifies the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different participants in the…