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FDI flow in India gets hit by Governance, inflation

The two key risks those are gradually drying up the FDI flow to India are governance and inflation. These aforementioned factors are taking a toll on investor confidence and foreign direct investment flows which decreased during the last quarter of 2010. The probability of FDIs coming back to India is pretty bleak if more sectors are not opened up and policies are not streamlined to help foreign investors’ causes.

Consumer Protection in Mobile Banking

For financial regulators one of the biggest concerns traditionally has been protection of consumer’s rights. Mobile banking being a platform which caters to a large number of first time customers and also with its growth, the number of first time users is only going to increase, it adds to the vulnerability and thus the concern of financial regulatory authorities.

Audi in Indian Market

German luxury carmaker, Audi, which is part of Volkswagen group, launched its new A8 Sedan in India. The car which belongs to premium category is priced at Rs 90 lakh approximately. Despite the high price tag that is attached to the car, the company expects full-year sales to top over 4,500 units, showing a 50% growth with this newly launched vehicle.

Advantages of Investing in Mutual Funds

Professional Management: The most important advantage in investing in a mutual fund is, these are managed by professional who are well qualified in these dealings. Investors generally purchase funds since they lack the time and knowledge which one needs to possess for successfully manage the funds. Diversification: Since the purchase of an unit of a mutual fund gives the investor a portfolio made up of several companies stocks or bonds, the investors risk is diversified and minimized by a great deal. The reason why diversification is needed by the customers is the minimization of a loss which is ensured by the diversified profile of the company. Economies of Scale: Mutual fund buy and sell large amounts of securities at a time, thus help to reducing transaction costs, and help to bring down the average cost of the unit for their investors. Simplicity: It is said that investment in mutual funds is easier than the investing in other financial products which are currently available in the market. The fact that minimum investment is small also caters to a wide range of customers.

Organisational Change and Business Improvement

Assesment : The module is assessed wholly by a 3-hour examination based on seen case study and unseen questions. The case study will be given out in advance, for the students to study in depth. The exam will consist of a number of unseen questions, related to the case study (for which a clean copy will be provided in the exam room), to be answered under normal exam conditions in the 3-hour session.

Risk Assets

Imagine there are only two efficient portfolios of risky assets, EP1 and EP2.  EP1 offers 10% return and 4% risk.  EP2 offers 16% return and 20% risk.  An investor has $100 to invest and may borrow or lend at the same risk free rate of 4%.  Explain which efficient portfolio of risk assets is preffered by the investor ?

Environment Impact Assessment

An environmental impact assessment (EIA) is an assessment of the possible positive or negative impact that a proposed project may have on the environment, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a systematic process to identify, predict and evaluate the environmental effects of proposed actions in order to aid decision making regarding the significant environmental consequences of projects, developments and programmes. Environmental impact assessment1 (EIA) is recognized as a key support tool for sustainable development. An EIA is an assessment of the possible impact–positive or negative–that a proposed project may have on the natural environment (Bailey 1997). The purpose of the assessment is to ensure that decision makers consider the ensuing environmental impacts to decide whether to proceed with the project. In general EIA is used to identify the environmental impacts of projects of larger magnitude all over the world owing to their social impacts. The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) defines an environmental impact assessment as "the process of identifying, predicting, evaluating and mitigating the biophysical, social, and other relevant effects of development proposals prior to major decisions being taken and commitments made." Environmental impact assessments are sometimes controversial too.EIA helps the stakeholders with the identification of the environmental, social and economic impacts of a proposed development before a decision is taking on whether or not to proceed. Biology Assignment Help, Project Management Assignment Help

What’s the difference between permutations and combinations?

One math topic that students find most confusing is Permutations and Combinations, and the biggest problem students face is not realizing the difference between a situation which involves permutations and one which involves combinations. Although for many people it takes time to understand this distinction, here’s an article that explains on a simple level the difference between the two concepts and which you can use as a starting point in learning this distinction.