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Holding Company

Definition of Holding Company

A holding company is a parent organization that holds a controlling interest in one or more subsidiary companies. The goal of a holding company is not to create products or services but to hold financial securities, typically in the form of equity, in other companies that create products or services. For example, Raise Financial Services is a holding company while Dhan is its subsidiary.

Related Terms

Government Bonds

Government bonds are debt instruments that allow the central banks to raise capital to finance operations. The types of government bonds are:

  • Treasury Bills
  • Fixed Rate Bonds
  • Floating Rate Bonds
  • State Development Loans
  • Sovereign Gold Bonds
  • Zero Coupon Bonds

Every government bond has a credit rating that’s based on the financial health of the country. The government is the apex institution of any country, which is why their credit rating is the high.

In India, you’ll notice government bonds with the credit rating SOV. This is known as a sovereign rating.

Futexagri

Futexagri refers to the commodity index of futures on NCDEX that’s equal-weighted, meaning all components have equally proportional weights assigned to them, comprised of the futures contracts of the most recent month.

Differential Pricing

Differential pricing is a strategy that involves setting different prices for the same product or service based on the type of customer or tming.

For example, a zoo ticket may cost Rs. 10 for domestic visitors and Rs. 100 for international visitors. Or, when buying a product gets costlier as and when the last date for the sale approaches.

That’s why differential pricing is also known as discriminatory pricing and variable pricing.

Arbitrage

Arbitrage is a strategy where a security is bought in one market and sold in another market to generate profits due to the difference in price. This difference is known to be minor.

Say for example a share trades at Rs. 1000 on NSE and Rs. 1002 on BSE. The share can be arbitraged by buying it on BSE and selling it on BSE for a profit of Rs. 2.

Accrued Expenses

An accrued expense is the cost that is incurred in the current accounting period but is due to be paid in the future.

More simply, an accrued expense is an unpaid bill due in the future for goods or services that have already been received by a company.

Accrued expenses show up as liabilities on a company’s books.

Bottom Up Investing

Bottom-up investing is a stock picking strategy that uses analysis of individual companies and shares for decision-making instead of focusing on the broader economy, market, or industry.



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SEBI Stock Broker Registration No: INZ000006031 | Depository Participant (CDSL) ID: IN-DP-289-2016
Exchange Membership No. : NSE: 90133 | BSE: 6593 | MCX: 56320
Registered Office: Office No. 14D, 4th Floor, Shri Krishna Chambers, 78, Bentick Street, Kolkata - 700001, West Bengal, India.
Corporate Office: A-302, The Western Edge I, Off Western Express Highway, Borivali East, Mumbai - 400066, Maharashtra, India. Land Line: 022-43116666.


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