Portfolio Management-Discuss the characteristics of Stock Exchange in India. Q2. Describe the Dow Theory. Q3. Write a short note on Capital Market Line. Q4. Discuss the

Discuss the characteristics of Stock

 Portfolio Management


Multiple Choices:

Q1. _________ is the market for issue of new securities.

a. Secondary Market

b. Consumer Market

c. Primary Market

d. Stock Market

Q2. Inflation is measured in terms of either wholesale price or_______.

a. Face Value

b. Retail Prices

c. MRP Value

d. Tax Value

Q3. _______ is basically a channel through which the savings of investors are made available to corporations for investment.

a. Consumer Market

b. Stock Market

c. Retail Market

d. Whole sale Market

Q4. The share premium reserve is the amount paid by the ______ in excess of the par value of the shares.

a. Shareholders

b. Stakeholders

c. Tax payers

d. Employees

Q5. _______ measures the return on sales and assets of the firm.

a. Liquidity Ratios

b. Turnover Ratios

c. Common Stock Ratios

d. Profitability Ratios

Q6. In which of the following chart, the closing price for each period is plotted as a point?

a. Line Chart

b. Bar Chart

c. Point and Figure Chart

d. R- Chart

Q7. Capital gains or losses arise when the investors sells his securities at a price____.

a. Similar from the Cost

b. Different from the Cost

c. Different from the Profit

d. Similar from the Loss.

Q8. A steep rise in price, followed by wide uniform fluctuations around an average price lead to formulation of a ______.

a. Channel

b. Triangle

c. Flag

d. Wedge

Q9. CML stands for______.

a. Capital Market Life

b. Cost Market Line

c. Capital Market Line

d. Capital Measurement Line.

Q10. The security return on any day is defined as:-

a. Today’s Return = Today’s Price + Yesterday’s Price

Yesterday’s Price

b. Today’s Return = Today’s Cost―yesterday’s Cost

Yesterday’s Price

c. Today’s Return = Today’s Price + Today’s Cost

Yesterday’s Price

d. Today’s Return = Today’s Price ― yesterday’s Price

Yesterday’s Price

Part Two:

Q1. Discuss the characteristics of Stock Exchange in India.

Q2. Describe the Dow Theory.

Q3. Write a short note on Capital Market Line.

Q4. Mr. X has put Rs. 9000 in a five – year fixed deposit account with a bank. If the bank pays interest at the rate of 15% per annum how much money would Mr. X receive on maturity of the deposit?

Q5. Mr. Robert bought 90 shares of ICA Fertilizers Ltd. at Rs. 59 each on 1/1/2008. On 1/6/2008, the company issued bonus shares in the ratio of 1:2. On 1/1/2010 Robert sold 35 of the bonus shares for Rs. 78. What is the capital gain made by him ignoring indexation?

Q6. Analyze the characteristics of companies which have a small asset base and a low ratio of Market to book Value?

Q7. Market capitalization of a company is a product of number of outstanding shares and the current market price. Since the current market price (CMP) of the stock does not remain constant, is investing for a long-term in a company looking at its present market value a good guiding principle? Explain.

Q8. Why is the government reluctant to provide concession or remove tax on dividends declared by dedicated gilt funds?

Q9. How can dedicated gilt funds be used to develop a retail segment for government securities?

Q10. If dedicated gilt funds are exempted from income tax for individuals, what will be the implications of such measures on the retail gilt market?

Q11. Discuss the concept of Portfolio Insurance.

Q12. Discuss the fundamental notions of modern portfolio theory.

Q13. Consider a Rs. 50 crores mutual funds floated on 1-1-2003 with a life of 8 year. The fund estimates that its annual outflow on account of dividend, operating and management costs would amount to Rs.15.5 crores. Suppose that the rate of interest is 16%. What is the target duration for this mutual fund?


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