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Commercial paper: Commercial paper is a money-market security issues by large corporations to obtain funds to meet short-term obligations and is backed only by an issuing bank or company promise to pay the face amount on the maturity date specified on the note. Is an unsecured, short-term instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the… Continue reading Monetary Instruments: Commercial paper,Certificate of Deposit,Debentures,Systematic Investment Plan
Context Expressing concerns over absence of law on the appointment to the Election Commission of India and the Chief Election Commissioner, the apex court has asked the Centre government to have people neutral to all political parties. Recently, the Supreme Court said that election commissioner(ECs) appointed have been “outstanding people, very fair and politically neutral,”… Continue reading Selection of EC must be Transparent