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…)

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…)
Over-the-counter (OTC) Market

Over-The-Counter Market

Over-The-Counter Market

In contrast to exchange, Over-the-counter (OTC) Market i.e. off-market trading happens electronically. Over-the-counter markets structured in a way as a fundamental component of worldwide money, OTC derivatives have uncommon significance. The more prominent adaptability gave to advertise market participants to modify derivative contracts to all as per the suitability to their risk exposure. (more…)
DEBT SECURITIES VS EQUITY SECURITIES

Debt Securities vs Equity Securities

Debt Securities vs Equity Securities

Debt securities are financial assets that define the terms of a loan between an issuer (the borrower) and an investor (the lender). Equity securities are financial assets that appear to be the shares of a corporation. (more…)
Foreign Exchange Risk

Foreign Exchange Risk – Full Details

What is Foreign Exchange Risk?

Foreign exchange risk refers to the risk that an investment value will change due to change in two different currencies. It is also known as currency risk or exchange rate risk. Exposure to foreign exchange risk is the natural result of the globalization of financial institutions. This risk arises when foreign exchange currency trading and/or foreign asset-liability positions are mismatched in individual currencies. Unexpected volatility could result in significant losses for the firm, which could threaten profitability or even solvency. (more…)
Swift System

Swift System – How does Messaging System work?

Swift System - How does Messaging System work?

SWIFT, or the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, is the world’s largest electronic payment messaging system. Though it gets lumped in with electronic funds transfer systems, it doesn’t do any of the funds transfers itself. In fact, it doesn’t even touch money. At its core, SWIFT is basically just a bank-to-bank messaging system. It supplies a standardized language that institutions use to communicate payment instructions and other info to each other. (more…)