Role Stress, Psychological Well Being and Resilience among Working Professional

External demand on biological, social and psychological equilibrium of individuals, called as stress, has adverse impact on health, performance and wellbeing of an individual. One of the principal sectors of life, job and organization, leads to workplace stress. In both developed and developing nations job stress poses significant health risk to employees leading to anxiety, Read More …

Dynamic Interaction Between Nifty 50 and Nifty Sectoral Indices: An Empirical Study on Indian Stock Indices

This study aims to determine the cointegrating and causal relationship between Nifty 50 and Nifty sectoral indices. Historical index data of the select indices were collected from the National Stock Exchange (NSE) database for the period Jan 2014 – Dec 2018. Appropriate Econometric tools – Augmented Dickey-Fuller (ADF) test, Phillips and Perron (PP) test, regression Read More …

Cross-Cultural Dissimilarities in the Perception of Brand Personality of Select Smart phones: Evidence from West Bengal, India and Bangladesh

The study has been conducted in the adjoining regions of West Bengal and Bangladesh (erstwhile East Bengal) among various respondent groups. Both the regions have been archetypally known to share multiple cultural commonalities. Notwithstanding, there exists divergences in the culture, which have been tested using Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Framework.   Further, the study investigates whether Read More …

Cost Efficiency Vis-à-Vis Revenue Efficiency Analysis of Indian Scheduled Commercial Banks in a Dynamic Environment

The paper endeavours to analyze Cost Efficiency vis-à-visRevenue Efficiency of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) as well as across ownership in India. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) has been employed to calculate the efficiency scores of SCBs over five points of time i.e. 2000-01, 2004-05, 2008- 09, 2012-13 and 2016-17. The differences in the efficiency scores are Read More …

Evaluating the mediating effect of Emotional Contagion between perceived stress and in-role performance

Emotional contagion has assumed great importance in interpersonal relationships across organisations (Banerjee & Srivastava, 2019). It is an integral part of any organisational setup and wields great influence over groups and individuals (Fisher, 2019). It is the process of transmitting one individual’s emotions to another either voluntarily or involuntarily (Doherty, Orimoto, Singelis, Hatfield & Hebb, Read More …

Financial Inclusion in India through Banking Activities over the Time Period 1990-2018

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), developed by all the United Nation’s (UN) Member States in 2015, are a collection of 17 goals to address the serious global challenges we face. SDGs do not identify financial inclusion (FI) as an independent objective, but acknowledge that it is central in achieving many goals such as reduction of poverty Read More …

Employability, turnover intentions and well-being of Employees: A Meta-analysis Approach

In the digital era, businesses have numerous opportunities and challenges (Reisman, R., 2019). Today, the labour market is very demanding, and employees face tough competition. In these circumstances, employees are compelled to be skilled enough to face the challenges; this, in turn, increases their well-being. Employability increases the performance of an organization; however, it also Read More …

Study of India VIX options pricing using Black-Scholes model

India VIX is the first volatility index in India based on the order book of NIFTY Options. For this, the best bidask quotes of near and next-month NIFTY options contracts which are traded on the F&O segment of NSE are used. In February 2014, NSE introduced Futures contracts based on India VIX. There are strong Read More …

Liquidity Premium at National Stock Exchange of India

This study endeavours to investigate the existence of liquidity premium at National Stock Exchange of India, with a shample of Nifty 500 stocks for a period ranging from 1st April 2000 to 31st March 2018, by employing four different phroxies of liquidity i.e. Trading volume, Turnover rate, Relative Spread and Amihud Illiquidity Ratio. The empirical Read More …

Stock Returns and the Weather Effect: the case of Ghana

The stock markets are an integral aspect of every economy. Over the last few decades, there has been a significant change in Ghana stock market returns (GSE). Our study examines the statistical and economic significance of investor sentiment, based on weather conditions/changes, on stock market returns. OLS models, assisted by unit root tests, were employed Read More …