Awareness About the Derivative and Its Comparison with Equity

This is MBA project report on “Awareness about the derivative and its comparison with equity” undertaken at Anand Rathi Financial services ltd. and submitted in the partial fulfillment of the requirement of the awards of Master of Business Administration. Anand Rathi is a leading full service investment bank founded in 1994 offering a wide range of financial services and wealth management solutions institutions,
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Empirical Essays in Corporate Finance

Abstract :-
Over the past twenty years, write-offs have grown in popularity. With the increased usage of write-offs, it is becoming more important to understand the mechanisms behind why companies take write-offs and how write-offs affect company performance. In this paper, I examine the cross-sectional determinants of the decision to take write-offs. I use a hand-collected dataset on write-offs that is much more comprehensive than existing write-off datasets. Contrary to much hype and scandals surrounding a few write-offs, I find that quality of governance is positively related to write-off decisions in the cross-section. Continue reading Empirical Essays in Corporate Finance