How to understand and interpret a market report?


To understand and interpret a market report one is definitely put to inconvenience if he is not familiar with the technical terms used and composition of the market. It can be approachable with the help of

certain points in view.    
1. Type of the Report. 2. Tone of the Report.
3. Tendency. 4. Nature of Business.
5. Volume of Business. 6. Market Quotations.


1. Type of the Report:


The reader should try to determine the type of the report, i.e., classification. The report may be daily or weekly or monthly. The commodity dealt in may be produce or capital or money.


2. Tone of the Report:


The tone of the report measures the health of the exchange, i.e., weak, film, cheerful, depressed, dull or bright.


3. Tendency:


Tendency is the movement of price i.e., rising or falling upward or down ward optimistic or pessimistic.


4. Nature of Business;


Nature of Business refers to transactions entered into and the mode of delivery, i.e., ready or forward, spot or future.


5. Volume of Business:


Volume of Business is the amount of transaction done on a particular point of time, i.e., 1,000 bales of Cotton or 2,000 Shares purchased or sold in a day.


6. Market Quotations:


Market Quotations indicate different prices of difficult varieties of commodities or shares dealt in with reference to a particular period.

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