Government hikes interest rate on Small Savings schemes by 30 to 40 basis points

(PPF & NSC to give 8%, Senior citizen to get 8.7%) The Ministry of Finance Government of India has announced the Rates of Interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the Third Quarter of the Current Financial Year 2018-19 starting 1st October, 2018, and ending on 31st December, 2018.  The Small Savings Schemes includes  include…

Convertible bonds, floating rate bonds and negative bonds

Convertible Bonds: Convertible bonds are exceptional securities that have features of both bonds and equity options. The holders of convertible bonds have the opportunity to convert bonds held by them into specified number of company’s equity shares during validity period for options mentioned in the bonds. The bond holder also receives the coupon payment till…