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Developing The Indian Debt Capital Markets: Small Investor Perspectives


  • Pronab Sen


  • Nikhil Bahel
  • Shikhar Ranjan


This paper argues that with the recent economic reforms, an efficient and active debt market, particularly in long-term private debt instruments, is essential for the country to realize the full benefits of the reform process and to achieve its potential.

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  • Pronab Sen & Nikhil Bahel & Shikhar Ranjan, 2009. "Developing The Indian Debt Capital Markets: Small Investor Perspectives," Working Papers id:2173, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2173
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    economic reforms; debt; debt market; insurance; Credit Default Swaps CDS; India; Indian equity capital markets; equity markets; capital markets; investor; small investor; household sector;

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