Business Studies

_____ is/are the disadvantage(s) of Global Depository Receipts.


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All of the above


SOLUTION
GDR is a foreign currency denominated derivative instrument in the form of depository receipt created outside India and issued to non-resident investors. GDR stands for Global Depository Receipt. It is a bank certificate issued in more than one country for shares in a foreign company. Disadvantages of GDR are:
a) Dividends are paid in domestic countrys currency which is subject to volatility in the forex market.
b) It is mostly beneficial to High Net-Worth Individual (HNI) investors.
c) GDR is one of the expensive sources of finance.
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