Volatility Modelling and Forecasting for NIFTY Stock Returns

Abstract In this paper, an attempt has been made to model the volatility of NIFTY index of National Stock Exchange (NSE) and forecast the NIFTY stock returns for short term by using daily data ranging from January-2000 to December-2014, which comprises 3,736 data points for the analysis by using Box-Jenkins or ARIMA model. The volatility Read More …

Measuring Service Quality in the Tourism Industry with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh (India)

Abstract The present work aims to develop a scale for measuring Service Quality in the Tourism Industry with special reference to Uttar Pradesh with an aim to find out the dimensions of service quality. The study is based on primary data using a sample of 250 respondents (out of which 238 responses were fit to Read More …

Volatility patterns of stock returns in India

Abstract This paper analyzes the time variation in volatility in the Indian stock market during 2009 – 2014. Analysis has been done to examine if there has been an increase or a decrease in volatility persistence in the Indian stock market on account of the process of financial slowdown in India after the global crisis. Read More …

Attitude of college students towards advertisements in the indian context: An empirical analysis

Abstract College students represent an important segment of consumers. They have the capability of influencing purchasing decisions of near ones and establishing brand loyalties. The study aims to determine the attitude of students from diverse fields of education towards advertisements. Keeping the study ‘A Factor Analysis of College Student Attitudes toward Advertising’ by Larkin in Read More …

A study on risk factors involved in electrical transmission line projects: A comparative study of ISM (Interpretative Structural Modelling) and AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process) method

Abstract This study assesses the project risk undertaken for completing various projects in the electrical power sector. We have analyzed the various risk factors related to transmission lines’ installation. The technique used is ISM (Interpretative Structural Modelling) which offers a very lucid explanation of factors related to risk and also their interdependence with other factors. Read More …

Faculty Perspectives of Internal Marketing Practices – An Exploratory Study in B-Schools of Punjab

Introduction A tremendous rise in the number of educational institutions has led to the emergence of a highly competitive environment in the field of higher education. Educational institutions are not only competing in terms of acquiring new students but huge efforts are also required in retaining quality faculty. To meet with such challenges, organizations are Read More …

The Franchisee Model in Electricity Distribution – A case study of Torrent Power Ltd. in Bhiwandi Maharashtra

Abstract In India,the electricity industry is dominated by the public sector. Public sector utilities have been facing financial losses. The reforms introduced to make the industry more efficient include unbundling of the vertically integrated utilities and privatization. Focusing on the distribution sector of the electricity industry, the paper outlines the various models which have evolved Read More …