Indian Financial Markets and Services

By Dr. Pradeep P. Prajapati   |   Department of Economics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad,
Learners enrolled: 1224
The objective of this course is to familiarize the students with the concepts and aspects of Indian financial system and develop their analytical skills, conceptual abilities and substantive knowledge in the aforesaid field. It attempts to make the subject of finance comprehensive enough to incorporate history and practices of India so far finances are concerned. This later gives a thorough understanding of the options available to the investors for creating a better portfolio and thus leads to overall economic development. 

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, the students shall be able to: 1) To understand financial markets of India 2) To increase understanding of primary markets and secondary markets 3) To acquaint the students with the appropriate concepts, theories of investment management 4) To understand the latest developments in investment management including growing importance of credit rating and prompt investors to divert their savings to the insurance sector
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Core
Duration : -1 weeks
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 17 Oct 2022
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Sep 2022
Category :
  • Management Studies
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout

Unit– 1:

Lecture 1:Financial markets in India (Part I)

Lecture 2: Financial markets in India (Part II)
Unit – 1 

Lecture 3 : Money Market in India

Lecture -4: Role of RBI in India

Unit – 2

Lecture -5: Debt Market in India

Lecture -6: Various Developments in Banking Sector 

Unit – 2

Lecture- 7 : Housing Finance in Indian Financial System 

Lecture -8 : Insurance 

Lecture – 9 :  Credit Rating 

Unit – 3

Lecture – 10  : Market Efficiency (Part I)

Lecture- 11 : Market Efficiency (Part II)

Unit – 3:

Lecture -12 : Portfolio Theory (Part I)
Lecture -13 : Portfolio Theory (Part II)

Unit - 4

Lecture -14 : Mutual Funds (Part I)

Lecture – 15 : Mutual Funds (Part II)

Unit - 4

Lecture -16 : Bond Management (Part I) 

Lecture -17 : Bond Management (Part II)
Unit - 5

Lecture -18 : Derivatives (Part I) 

Lecture -19 : Derivatives (Part II) 

Unit 5
Lecture -20 : Corporate Securities (Part I) 

Lecture -21 : Corporate Securities (Part II) 

Unit 5
Lecture -22 : Secondary Market in India (Part I)  

Lecture -23 : Secondary Market in India (Part II) 

Instructor bio

Dr. Pradeep P. Prajapati

Department of Economics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad,
Dr. Pradeep P. Prajapati (PI)
Dr.PradeepPrajapati is a Professor of Economics at Department of Economics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, having teaching experience of almost 30 years at UG and PG level including research supervisor in M.Phil and Ph.D.   His specialization is in the subject of Mathematical Economics and Econometric Methods. He is also Dean of Arts Faculty, Member of University Court (Senate) and Member of Academic Council at Gujarat University. He has published almost 40 research papers and articles on the subjects of economics on varieties of themes in various state level, national level and international journals.

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