Stocks and Shares
 A man invests in a 4^{1}/_{2}% stock at 96. The interest obtained by him is ?

 4%
 4.5%
 4.69%
 1/2%

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By investing Rs 96, income derived = Rs. 9/2
By investing Rs. 100, income derived = Rs. (9 x 100) / (2 x 96) = Rs.4.69Correct Option: C
By investing Rs 96, income derived = Rs. 9/2
By investing Rs. 100, income derived = Rs. (9 x 100) / (2 x 96) = Rs.4.69
Interest obtained =4.69%
 By investing Rs. 1100 in a 5^{1}/_{2}% stock one earns Rs. 77. The stock is then quoted at ?

 Rs. 93
 Rs. 107
 Rs. 78^{4}/_{7}
 Rs. 97^{3}/_{4}

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To earn Rs. 77, investment = Rs. 1100
To earn Rs. 11/2, investment = (1100 / 77) x (11/2)Correct Option: C
To earn Rs. 77, investment = Rs. 1100
To earn Rs. 11/2, investment = (1100 / 77) x (11/2) = Rs. 78^{4}/_{7}
 To produce an annual income of Rs. 500 in a 4% stock at 90, the amount of stock needed is ?

 Rs. 11250
 Rs. 12500
 Rs. 18000
 Rs. 20000

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For an income of Rs. 4, stock needed = Rs. 100
For an income of Rs. 500, stock needed = Rs. (100 / 4) x 500Correct Option: B
For an income of Rs. 4, stock needed = Rs. 100
For an income of Rs. 500, stock needed = Rs. (100 / 4) x 500 = Rs. 12500
 A 4% stock yield 5%. The market value of the stock is ?

 Rs. 125
 Rs. 80
 Rs. 99
 Rs. 109

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For an income of Rs. 5, investment = Rs. 100
For an income of Rs. 4, investment = Rs. (100/5) x 4Correct Option: B
For an income of Rs. 5, investment = Rs. 100
For an income of Rs. 4, investment = Rs. (100/5) x 4 = Rs. 80
 By investing a 6% stock at 96 an income of Rs. 100 is obtained by making and investment of ?

 Rs. 1600
 Rs. 1504
 Rs. 1666.66
 Rs. 5760

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For an income of Rs. 6, investment = Rs. 96.
For an income of Rs. 100, investment = Rs. (96 / 6) x 100Correct Option: A
For an income of Rs. 6, investment = Rs. 96.
For an income of Rs. 100, investment = Rs. (96 / 6) x 100 = Rs. 1600