Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in Asia with a rich heritage, now spanning three centuries in its 133 years of existence. What is now popularly known as BSE was established as “The Native Share & Stock Brokers’ Association” in 1875.
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), now known as ‘BSE Limited’, is the oldest stock exchange in the entire Asia. It is located in the Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers, Dalal Street in Fort and has the largest number of companies of the world listed on it. As of December 2011, the equity market capitalization of the listed companies was estimated at US$1 trillion, which made it the fourteenth largest stock exchange of the world. As per March 2012, there are more than 5,133 Indian companies listed in the stock exchange market. The BSE Sensex, which is otherwise known as ‘BSE 30′, is the most commonly used term while referring to the trading volume in India and Asia.
Master of Business Administration student is a matter of pride because we are in afield, which helps us to develop from a normal human being into a disciplined, and dedicated professional. One has to be a good learner to sharper knowledge in the particular field to achieve and attain the desired goals and heights. Being M.B.A finance student‘s and the interest area towered the financial Market we are taking the topic of An Analytical Study on the Volatility of Securities traded on Bse Sensex for the research purpose. From this research we actually fulfill our purpose of how the individual investee will look towards the Financial Market and how he/she invest money in financial market.
Overview of World Market: During last one-decade capital markets around the globe witnessed a series of developments in terms of its movements, volatility and capitalization. Despite the bearishness in the first half of 2003 due to war on terrorism, epidemic outbreaks,and economic sluggishness, the markets in the advanced economies received substantial benefits in terms of rise in Gross Domestic Product (GDP). For example, in high-Income Countries, the market capitalization as a percentage of GDP was as high as 103.9%, where as in low-income countries it was at 18.3%. A number of initiatives undertaken to attract cross border Investments through liberalized trade policies globalized economic reforms, portfolio investments ranging from 24% to 100% of the paid-up capital with repatriation facility in certain cases were the prime factors of Asia now being in focus in the capital market..
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Introduction: This case study describes the internationalization of Marks & Spencer (M&S), a giant British retailer. In recent years, the company has suffered a series of misfortunes, both at home (Britain) and abroad. Company sales have dropped, stock prices and market capitalization were substantially reduced, and overseas profits have declined.
In January 1999, following a terrible earning announcement, the company announced that it had formed a marketing department, forcing the company to become more proactive and market driven. To head the department, M&S promoted James Benfield, a 17 year veteran of the retailing giant who worked as a former head of menswear, home furnishings, and direct mail… Read more..
Talent Management Lessons From Apple: A Case Study of the World’s Most Valuable Firm
This past August Apple became the most valuable corporation in the world based on market capitalization, surpassing every firm in the technology industry and every other industry! As a consumer products company, its prolonged growth spurt is even more amazing because it has continued through economic times when consumers are reluctant to spend what little they have. Considering that Apple was near bankruptcy in 1997, its story is both extraordinary and noteworthy.
The extraordinary valuation is not a result of 30+ years of stellar performance. Apple has failed at many things. Its success isn’t the result of access to special equipment, manufacturing capability, or a great location, but rather superior leadership, access to great talent, and unusual talent management approaches.
“The most valuable benefit of the Red Hat solution is the total cost of ownership (TCO) for hardware investments, which is half that of our previous proprietary solution.”
- ADIKIN BASIRUN, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND RISK MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR.
The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) is a world class exchange with 440 listed companies and a market capitalization of Rp3.537 billion as of December 2011. With the rapid growth of Indonesian capital market and the demanding development of its online trading system, IDX needed an IT system that could deliver superior performance, capacity, and security.
But the high cost of IT investments may result in a high total cost of ownership (TCO). To solve this problem, IDX needed a partner to provide a less-costly, reliable, stable, secure, and scalable trading system. The company chose Red Hat to run its securities trading system, reducing its hardware costs byhalf.
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Abstract: The energy industry in Australia witnessed a sea change when Origin Energy Ltd., the leading Australian energy company, decided to merge with Contact Energy Ltd., New Zealand’s second largest electricity generator. The cross-border merger created Australia’s largest integrated energy group with a market capitalization of A$7 billion. The merger took place by way of dual-listed company structure and aimed to benefit both the shareholders by creating grater scale and diversity.The case, while providing a broad overview of the two energy companies, offers scope to discuss the synergies of the merger and the probable payoffs. Click here to read more…
The Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F) selected GA to invest just prior to its IPO in November 2007 because of GA’s long-term focus, global relationships and experience investing in the capital markets sector in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
GA’s investment served as an anchor for the IPO and helped to attract international investors to this successful offering. In 2008, BM&F merged with Bovespa to create BM&FBOVESPA, one of the largest exchanges in the world by market capitalization. BM&FBOVESPA is currently focused on enhancing its electronic trading platform to attract new participants to the exchange, including foreign investors. Click here to read more…
Barrick Gold is the world’s leading corporation in the gold industry with a portfolio of 26 operating mines and a pipeline of projects located across five continents. Barrick produced 7.6 million ounces of gold in 2008. With the gold industry’s only “A” rated balance sheet, Barrick boasts the largest production, reserves and market capitalization. Click here to read more…
Alcoa is the world leader in the production and management of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina (aluminum’s principal ingredient, processed from bauxite) combined, through its active and growing participation in all major aspects of the industry: technology, mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling. Alcoa serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Alcoa’s businesses to customers.
In addition to aluminum products and components, including flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, Alcoa also markets Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings, and building systems. With a market capitalization of approximately $33 billion and sales of approximately $31 billion in 2007, Alcoa has 97,000 employees in 34 countries and is ranked #80 on the 2008 Fortune 500. Click here to read more…