The World Trade Organization has a provision under which member countries need to cut their trade tariff to zero in a phased-manner for which the 'Swiss formula' is applied. Select the incorrect statement/statements related to using the code given below:
In the Swiss formula, tariff cuts are proportionally higher for the countries, which have higher initial rates.
This is a linear method of tariff cuts.
What is correct about 'sovereign wealth funds'?
Select the correct one/ones from the given list of statements:
'Mergers' of companies are an outcome of mutual agreement while takeovers are hostile moves.
Conglomerate takeovers involve the companies operating in the same area.
What is correct about a 'Horizontal takeover'?
Select the statement/statements, which is/ are correct about the process of issuing shares by 'private placement':
This is one among three ways in which a company raises capital in the 'primary market' through issuing shares.
Company directly negotiates to the investors, which may be financial institutions as well as individuals.
This is completely opposite to the 'public issue', in its process.
Select the situation, which arises once an economy is following a'progressive system of taxation':
It discourages higher productions and incomes.
It is pro-poor but without being anti-rich.
This system breeds tax evasions, that is why least followed by the economies in the world.
Select the correct statement/statements using the code given below:
Raising capital by 'public issue' is the most broad-based method, though it is the most time-consuming one.
The method of 'private placement' to raise capital, though this is the least timeconsuming, it is the riskiest too, for thecompany.
Select the correct statement about 'vulture funds':
A takeover of firm in which the firms involved have a supplier-customer relationship is known as:
The dangers of over-exploitation of resources due to lack of property rights over them' refers to
What is correct about the concept 'transfer earnings'?
Consider the statements given below:
1. WTO makes it obligatory for the member countries to rationalise their agriculture subsidies.
2. Some economies of Europe and America provide as high as 220 Per cent subsidies to their agriculture in the 'green box' while its level is just below l0 percent in case of most of the developing economies, that too including 'blue box'.
To rationalize such kind of subsidies which 'method' of 'subsidy cut' looks suitable?
What is correct about the term 'transfer payments'?
Select the correct one/ones about 'Venture Capital Fund' out of the following statements using the code given below:
A dedicated corpus of capital to promote innovative entrepreneurship.
It may be public-owned or privately owned.
MF was India's first such fund set up in 1998 under the private ownership.
Select the correct one/ones about 'current price' using the code given below:
It is maximum retail price of something (MRP).
Inflation is adjusted in its calculation.
Per capita income of India-on current prices always remains higher to that of the constant prices.
Select the incorrect one/ones from the following statements using the code given below:
One debt being exchanged by another for a fresh term of repayment schedule at the same or lower interest rate is known as 'debt swap'.
Exchanging one loan of a particular interest rate for another at lower interest rate is known as 'interest swap'.
Select the correct code from the given list ofstatements:
Trade creation has taken place via theprovisions of the WTO.
Growth stories of the industrialised economieswere the outcome of follow-up to 'creativedestruction'.
'Trade creation 'may be led by 'creative destructions'.
Select the correct code from the given list of statements:
1. 'Till money' of commercial banks is part of their CRR.
2. Banks with no 'till money' are not allowed to operate by the RBI.
3. The cash part of the SLR of the banks is known as 'till money'.
Consider the following statements and select the incorrect one/ones related to foreign trade using the code given below:
1. In non-linear method of 'tariff cut', tariffs are reduced by the same percentage irrespective of how high the initial tariff is.
2. In linear formula of 'tariff cut', tariffs are cut directly or are inversely proportional to the initial rate of tariff.
A tactic used by the firm being bid for takeover with some sther firm in order to make itself less attractive to the prospective bidder is known as
Select the incorrect pair out of the following list:
Consider the following statements and select the incorrect one/ones using the code given below: 1. Short-selling allows to sell those shares, which will be owned in future. 2. Short-selling is done by borrowing shares speculating that the price of the share will fall down in future. 3. Short-sellers post losses if prices uptrend for the short-sold shares.
What is correct about the term 'total product'?
'An economy whose income is increasingly generated from intellectual capital rather than physical materials' is known as a
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