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Capital Growth

Definition of Capital Growth

Capital growth is the profits an investment generates on the principal amount. Since the capital grows on earning profits, the term capital growth is also used to describe the overall corpus of an individual (principal + profits).

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Discount Brokers

Discount brokers are platforms that offer essential stock trading and investment services rather than a full stack of services that may or may not be useful for everyone.

Discount brokers are discount brokers because their service is priced competitively, meaning the cost of trading and investing may be significantly low than a fullservice broker.

Authorized Capital

Authorized capital or authorized share capital is the maximum amount of capital for which shares can be issued by a company to its shareholders.

Or in other words, authorized capital denotes all the shares across all the categories that a company could issue if it wanted to raise money.

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo is a combination of 5 lines that’s used to understand trends, momentum, support and resistance. The 5 lines include:

  • Tenkan-sen
  • Kijun-sen
  • Senkou span A
  • Senkou span B
  • Chikou span

Debt To Equity Ratio

The debt to equity ratio is a measure of a company’s financial health that’s calculated by dividing liabilities from shareholder equity.

Debt to equity ratio: Total liabilities / Shareholder equity

A high debt to equity ratio means that a company is taking on more debt to run its business. A low debt to equity ratio means that a company is operating at low debt.

That’s why investors calculate the D/E ratio to understand a company’s ability to operate without debt. Generally, D/E is used for comparative analysis within sectors, not across industries because the ideal debt ratio may vary.

Indices

Indices are a collection of financial instruments that measure the performance of those very instruments.

For example, stock market indices like Nifty 50 and Sensex measure the top 50 and 30 stocks by market capitalization.

If indices go up, it generally means that the underlying stocks are performing well. The opposite is true when indices plummet.

By the way, there’s no limit to how many instruments an index can track. The Nifty Smallcap 250 tracks 250 stocks whereas Nifty Bank tracks 12 stocks.

Forward Price

The forward price is the final value at which a forward contract is exercised, that is, delivered to the buyer by the seller. It is different from the spot price of the underlying asset as it includes the cost of carry like interest rates, storage cost, and other carrying charges. The formula to calculate forward price is:

Forward price: Spot Price − Cost of Carry (storage costs, interest rate, etc)



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