Interview Question – “Why was there a gap in your employment?”

Interview Question - "Why was there a gap in your employment?"

If you've ever been asked the question "Why was there a gap in your employment?" in an interview, you know how difficult it can be to come up with a response on the spot. The most common reasons for employment gaps There are a number of reasons why someone may have an employment gap on their resume. The most common reasons are: 1. Taking time off to raise a family: This is especially common for women who take a few years off to raise young children. (more…)
Trade vs Transaction Reporting 2

Trade vs Transaction Reporting

Trade vs Transaction Reporting

In the previous blog, we have highlighted the overview of Transaction Reporting. The reporting requirements of financial firms have changed in a significant manner with an increased focus on the transparency of data to the public. One of the reasons for this requirement is the updated framework of Markets in Financial Instrument Directive ll (MiFID II). MiFID II is designed with the objective of European financial markets more transparent and boosting investors’ confidence. It is important to understand trade reporting and transaction reporting and how they both are different. (more…)
Why do you want this job

Interview Question – “Why do you want this job?”

Interview Question - "Why do you want this job?"

You've landed an interview for your dream job. Congratulations! Now comes the hard part - preparing for the interview. One of the questions you're sure to be asked is "Why do you want this job?" Here's how to answer it so that you make a great impression on the hiring manager. (more…)
trade confirmation

Trade Confirmation

Trade Confirmation

As mentioned in previous blogs, the trade lifecycle involves a number of steps from the trade initiation to trade settlement and further. Once the trade order is placed, captured, validated, and enriched, the next step is confirmation of the trade.  It is an extremely critical step for the settlement of the trade. Confirmation of trade involves reporting of completion of financial transactions. This article aims to provide an overview of the order confirmation stage. (more…)
Walk me through your CV

Interview Question – “Walk me through your resume”?

How would you respond to the question, "Walk me through your resume"?

Your resume is a document that outlines your professional history and accomplishments. Most employers require you to submit a resume when applying for a job, and it is also common to submit one when applying to graduate schools or internships. Because your resume is such an important part of the application process, it's important to know how to effectively respond to the question, "Walk me through your resume." In this article, we'll provide tips on how to do just that! (more…)
When to take the CFA Level III exam?

When to take the CFA Level III exam?

When is a good time to take the CFA Level III exam (the hardest one)

There's no easy answer when it comes to deciding when to take the CFA Level III exam - it entirely depends on your individual circumstances and how prepared you feel. However, in this article we'll explore some of the factors you should consider before making your decision, to help you decide when the right time for you might be.

The CFA Level III Exam

The CFA Level III exam is the hardest of the three CFA exams, and it is important to make sure you are prepared before taking it. The best time to take the CFA Level III exam is when you have completed all of the required coursework and have a solid understanding of the material. You should also make sure you have enough time to study for the exam, as it is a very challenging test. (more…)

At the Money Options

At the Money Options

What is meant by at the money? There are three words that are used to characterize the connection between the options strike price and the price of the underlying asset. One of these expressions is "at the money." There are three possible outcomes for options: at the money, in the money, or out of the money. When referring to options, "at the money" refers to a situation in which the strike price of the option and the price of the underlying securities are equal. In a nutshell, an option is said to be "at the money" when the current price of the underlying stock is the same as the striking price. (more…)
5 Tips to answer Interview Question "Why Were You Fired?"

5 Tips to answer Interview Question “Why Were You Fired?”

5 Tips to answer Interview Question "Why Were You Fired?"

You have been on the job market for a while without success. A prospective employer asks you, "Why were you fired?" Get ready to answer this question with the best possible reply. The best answer for the Interview Question "Why Were You Fired?" "Why were you fired?" is to be honest and upfront about the reasons. However, there are some things you should avoid saying in order to maintain a positive image. Here are a few tips on what to say (and not say) when asked about being fired: (more…)
How can you start career in Finance

How Can You Start Career In Finance?

How Can You Start Career In Finance?

A job in the financial business is not only profitable but also fascinating and satisfying in its own right. Young individuals with lofty goals are drawn to it. Beginning a career in finance is not easy because of the high level of competition and difficulty. However, one of the intriguing facts about a profession in the financial business is that anybody, regardless of their academic background, may start a career in finance. This is one of the interesting facts about a career in the financial sector. It is necessary to have familiarity with and an interest in economics and finance, in addition to a commitment to put out regular work. (more…)
Small-Cap Stocks

Small-Cap Stocks

Small-Cap Stocks

Stocks are categorized on the basis of their market capitalization. The market capitalization of a company is a product of its share price and the outstanding number of shares. Small-Cap is a term used to refer to companies that have a relatively smaller market capitalization. Small-cap are those set of companies whose market capitalization is less than 5000 Cr. They are small-sized emerging companies that may like to grow into mid-cap or large-cap. Stock issued by these companies are known as small-cap stocks and they hold a rank above 251. (more…)