The stock market refers to public demands for issuing, buying, and selling stocks traded on a stock exchange or over the counter. Stocks, also known as equities, represent fractional ownership in a company, and a stock market is a place where investors can buy and sell ownership of such investible assets.
At the end of this course, you will be able to understand the following:-
- Equity Shares.
- Preference Shares.
- Need of Issue of Shares.
- Reasons to invest in Shares.
- Primary and Secondary Market.
- Stock Price and Factors affecting it.
- Share Trading.
- Stock Market Returns.
What is a Share?
Shares are precisely what the name implies; they are the shares in the ownership of the business. A shareholder is a part-owner of the company and can expect to share its profits but should also be prepared to share its losses.