Abbreviations - 5

SEBI - Securities Exchange Board of India
AMFI - Associated Mutual Funds in India
NSDL - National Securities Depository Limited
CDSL - Central Depository Services Limited
CBOE - Chicago Board options Exchange
CFTC - Commodity Futures Trading Commission
MCX - Multi Commodity Exchange
NCDEX - National Commodity Exchange
NASDAQ - National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
CME - Chicago Mercantile Exchange
CBOT - Chicago Board of Trade
LSE - London Stock Exchange
LME - London Metal Exchange
BSE - Bombay Stock Exchange
NSE - National Stock Exchange
JIT - Just In Time (Japanese concept)
IPO - Initial Public Offering
FPO - Follow on Public Offering
EPS - Earning Per Share
ESOP - Employee Stock Option
SEC - Securities and Exchange Commission
PMS - Portfolio Management Service

Abbreviations - 4

CEO - Chief Executive Officer
CIO - Chief Investment Officer
CFO - Chief Financial Officer
COO - Chief Operating Officer
SSN - Social Security Number
FD - Fixed Deposit
RD - Recurring Deposit
OTC - Over the Counter
NCD - Non-Convertible Debentures
CP - Commercial Papers
CD - Certificate of Deposit
CRR - Cash Reserve Ratio
SLR - Statutory Liquidity Ratio
REPO - Repurchase
IRR - Internal Rate of Return
ROI - Return on Investment
L/C - Letter of Credit
ROE - Return on Equity
RTGS - Real Time Gross Settlement
EPF - Employee Provident Fund
VAT - Value Added Tax
FIFO - First In First Out
LIFO - Last in First Out
ATM - Automated Teller Machine
ROCE - Return on Capital Employed
EBITDA - Earning Before Interest,Tax, Depreciation and Amortisation
T Bills - Treasury Bills
GAAP - Generally Accepted Accounting Principles