Investment Banking

Derivatives – Basics – 2 categories that cover all in the world

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Definition: Derivative is a financial instrument that derives its performance from the performance of the underlying asset. Types of Derivatives: Forward Commitments – spot market transaction in future date Forward Contract Futures Contract Swap Contract Contingent Claims – on conditional event Options Credit Derivatives Asset-backed securities In forward commitments, you usually do not pay anything […]

Technology

Blockchain: The technology of the decade

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In 1970s mainframes created sensation by automation, 1980s personal computers elevated our interaction experience with machines, 1990s the internet created history by connecting us worldwide, 2000s was the era of mobile and apps, and now in this decade Blockchain is the transformer. Blockchain is an innovation in cryptography. So far if I was to share […]

Technology

Job opportunities: Where to expect?

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In Investment Banking sector, there is big pressure for all participants in financial markets to move from OTC (Over-the-counter) to Exchange. However, over 90% of trades still happen in OTC. There is little infrastructure to support all OTC trades into Exchange. Hence, there is big opportunity of jobs creation to build up infrastructure. “Automation” is […]

Life

When I will grow up!

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Every one of us have heard this question at early age – “What will you become when you grow up?” We were asked this question to predict our future 10 years from then. At times, we knew confidently and at times we are perplexed. Then we invest a decade at least in education and land […]