Depositories 1 Article

Depositaries are institutions that hold securities on behalf of investors. They provide safekeeping of securities and facilitate transactions. Depositaries can also manage dividend payments, corporate actions, and other services related to securities.

Index 17 Articles

An index is a benchmark that tracks the performance of a group of securities. It is used to measure the performance of a specific market or sector. An index provides a snapshot of the market and can be used as a reference point for investors to gauge how their investments are performing relative to the market.

Market Regulators 3 Articles

Market regulators are government entities that oversee and regulate financial markets to ensure fair and transparent trading.They enforce rules and regulations to protect investors and maintain market integrity. Market regulators play a crucial role in maintaining the stability and fairness of financial markets.

Stock Brokers 5 Articles

Stock brokers are professionals who facilitate buying and selling of securities on behalf of investors. They provide investment advice, execute trades, and manage portfolios. Brokers may charge commissions or fees for their services, depending on the type of brokerage account. Investors can choose between full-service brokers who provide a range of services or discount brokers who offer lower fees but fewer services. Brokers play an important role in helping investors navigate financial markets and make informed investment decisions.

Stock Exchanges 8 Articles

Stock exchanges are marketplaces where publicly traded companies' stocks are bought and sold. They provide a platform for investors to trade securities and provide liquidity for companies. Exchanges ensure transparent trading and enforce listing requirements. Stock exchanges play a crucial role in the global economy by facilitating the flow of capital and investment.

Stocks 27 Articles

Stocks are bought and sold on stock exchanges, where their prices fluctuate based on supply and demand. Investing in stocks can provide potential long-term returns, but it also carries risks, such as market volatility and company-specific risks. It is essential for investors to conduct research and analyze a company's financials and other factors before investing in its stock.