A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN CAPITAL MARKET & COMMODITY MARKET AS AN INVESTMENT AVENUE

K V Ramanathan, Dr. K S MeenakshiSundaram

Abstract


Abstract

In today’s economic and competitive environment, different investment avenues are available to the investors. All investments have advantages & disadvantages. An investor tries to balance these benefits and shortcomings of different investment products before investing in them. Though there are different investments avenues available for an Indian investor, majority of them invest in stock market and commodity market. Investment made on capital market and commodity market is observed as an avenue for investor to generate income of their investment.Equity investment is a risky investment for which numerous factors have to be considered by the investors before investing in it.But nowadays more number of investors is shifting the investment from stock market to commodity market. The researcher analyse the stock market and commodity market with specific indices such Nifty and Commodity for the period of three financial years between March 2012 and March 2015. A comparative study is carried out based on the secondary datawhich examines two inter connected issues in commodity index and stock index with the help of statistical tools, the researcher has given the findings and conclusion along with the suggestions and recommendations.

 

Key wordsCapital Market, Commodity Market, Investor, Investment, Nifty, Sectorial Indices, Commodity Index


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ISSN : 2251-1555