Stocks and Shares
 What rate of interest is obtained from investing in 9^{1}/_{2}% percent at par ?

 9^{1}/_{2}%
 8^{1}/_{2}%
 18^{2}/_{3}%
 None of these

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Actual rate percent = [9^{1}/_{2} / (100 + 0 + 0)] x 100
Correct Option: A
Actual rate percent = [9^{1}/_{2} / (100 + 0 + 0)] x 100
= 9^{1}/_{2}%
 What rate of interest is obtained from investing in 9^{1}/_{2} percent stock. When the quoted price is 14 percent above par ?

 8^{1}/_{3}%
 8^{2}/_{3}%
 9^{1}/_{3}%
 Data inadequate

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Actual rate percent = [9^{1}/_{2} / (100 + 14 + 0)] x 100
Correct Option: A
Actual rate percent = [9^{1}/_{2} / (100 + 14 + 0)] x 100
= 25/3
= 8^{1}/_{3}%
 What is the annual income derived from Rs. 1800, 5% stock at 100 ?

 Rs. 90
 Rs. 100
 Rs. 110
 Rs. 95

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100 = (1800 x 5) / (Ans  0)
or Ans = (1800 x 5) / 100 = 90Correct Option: A
100 = (1800 x 5) / (Ans  0)
or Ans = (1800 x 5) / 100 = 90
∴ Required answer = Rs. 90
 What is the annual income by investing Rs. 3000 in 6% stock at 120 ?

 Rs. 150
 Rs. 100
 Rs. 200
 Rs. 250

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120 = (3000 x 6) / (Ans  0)
∴ Ans = (3000 x 6) / 120Correct Option: A
120 = (3000 x 6) / (Ans  0)
∴ Ans = (3000 x 6) / 120 = Rs. 150
 Find the annual income derived by investing Rs. 770 in 4^{1}/_{2}% stock at 96 ? (Brokerage 1 / 4%)

 Rs. 56
 Rs. 46
 Rs. 39
 Rs. 36

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96 = (770 x 9/2) / (Ans  1/4)
or Ans = (770 x 9/2) / (96 + 1/4)Correct Option: D
96 = (770 x 9/2) / (Ans  1/4)
or Ans = (770 x 9/2) / (96 + 1/4)
Ans = Rs. 36