This work provides clear concepts and a plethora of Indian examples and is aimed at simplifying the subject for students. Salient Features Student- Friendly with Indian examples to enhance the understanding of the subject. Detailed exposition on the Indian Stock Market. IPO- Highlights real world investing situations, experiences and decisions. The strong point of the book is guidelines for investment decisions and investment story which have been included for class discussion and investment consultations. This book covers the requirements for discussion to help practitioners like portfolio managers, investment advisors, first time investors (interested in managing investments in a rational manner), lay investors to reason out investment issues for themselves and thus be better prepared when making real-world investment decisions.