Margin Loan

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Margin Loan

Money that an investor has borrowed from a broker in order to buy securities. An investor who buys on margin can realize huge gains if the price of the security moves in a favorable direction; however, he/she also takes on a great deal of risk because it may not move in such a direction. See also: Minimum maintenance, Margin call.
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Under the Higher Education Credit Guarantee Scheme, students would be provided loans without any collateral or third party guarantee or margin money.
Extra improved features are linking of the Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) to the Savings account instead of the debit card, enhancement of the PAI amounts, enhancement of the exemption percentage of margin money for house and car loans and waiving off of the processing charges on the loans.
The company recently launched the 5 benefits education loan package with benefits like no margin money, interest rate starting at 12.
The SPSA, however, is not seen in the nature of margin money and is, therefore, not required to cover for the entire quantum of sale from solar energy.
Then, too, the initial margin money or deposit required by the Comex to trade silver futures swelled from $4,250 per contract a year ago to $16,200 per contract in early May.
In the US, the margin money requirement for equity is 50 per cent whereas for bonds it is 25 per cent.
The decrease in margin was primarily due to the product shift towards money transfer from the higher margin money order product.
It was alleged that the margin money of clients of Kassa may have been used to directly or indirectly fund companies namely Sinia Global ( registered in Singapore), Mystic Cures Limited ( a spa in Mehrauli) and Midas Global Fund ( mutual fund registered in Singapore) where a related party was a director.
Additional improved features are linking of the Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) to the Savings account instead of the debit card, enhancement of the PAI amounts, enhancement of the exemption percentage of margin money for house and car loans and waiving off of the processing charges on the loans.
Since investors generally use margin money to increase their purchasing power to acquire more stocks without fully paying for it, the market volume improves tremendously.
You need to pay margin money to enter into a futures contract.
The scheme has broad components, such as technology upgradation, product diversification, raw material banks, common facility centre, resource centre, market development, forward and backward linkages, and human resource in skill development, social security, physical infrastructure, export and marketing, margin money for working capital.