Ex-date is the date on which a company start executing a particular corporate action and it could result the change in the share price.
Record date is the Date on which company make the list of their shareholders to give benefit of the announced action. In india it takes 2 days to settle the shares in the account. So an invester must have to buy the shares 2 days earlier of the ex-date to get benefit of the announced action.
What is Rights Issue?
A stock rights issue is a type of public offering in which the company offers additional shares to existing shareholders. This is done by the company issuing new shares and then selling them to shareholders at a predetermined price. In general, stock rights issues are used when the company wants to raise money for a specific project or to pay off debts.
A stock rights issue is a type of capital raising where the company issues new shares to existing shareholders at discounted price.