To carry on the business of an investment company and to buy, sell, hold, underwrite, invest in finance, acquire whether by way of direct subscription, market purchase or otherwise, trade in and deal in odd lot shares, debenture, debenture stock, bonds, gold bonds, unit, whether for own business or for commission, brokerage or otherwise for any other person firm or body corporate, paid, unpaid, partly paid shares, stocks, bonds, debentures, debenture stocks, obligations and securities of all kinds issued or guaranteed by any public or private company, body corporate, government, state, dominion, sovereign, ruler, commissioners, public body or authority supreme, municipal, local or
otherwise firm or person whether in India or elsewhere.