Blogs

  • Ahead of Market: 12 things that will decide stock action on Monday
    MUMBAI: Nifty50 formed a bearish candle on the daily chart on Friday as the sell-off in the market saw the benchmark index slip below critical support levels such as the 100-day moving average and the 20-week moving average. Here’s how analysts read the market pulse: Ruchit Jain, Trading Strategist, 5paisa.com said that the 16,800 level […]
  • Silver ETFs to help investors in portfolio diversification: Experts
    New Delhi: With the introduction of norms for silver exchange traded funds (ETFs), investors will be able to invest in silver in a more liquid manner and can help in diversification of the portfolio, experts said on Sunday. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) came out with operating norms for silver ETF, whereby […]
  • Macrotech Developers looking to enter Bengaluru; aims annual sales bookings of Rs 20,000 cr by FY26
    Realty firm Macrotech Developers, which has projects in Mumbai and Pune regions, is looking to enter the Bengaluru market to tap huge property demand in the IT city and will invest Rs 3,000 crore equity capital for growth as it aims to increase its annual sales bookings by almost three times to Rs 20,000 crore […]
  • Bond traders focus on the Fed’s inflation fight even amid Omicron fear
    Bond investors ended a tumultuous Thanksgiving week with a reminder that Covid, not just the degree of Federal Reserve hawkishness, is still able to stir up markets around the globe. But after the dust kicked up by the latest worrying coronavirus variant news settles down, Treasuries look most likely to be driven by this: the […]
  • Covid news, GDP nos & two IPOs among key factors to drive market this week
    NEW DELHI: Two IPOs, auto sales numbers, PMI readings, quarterly GDP data, core sector data, the kick start of the winter session of parliament, and above all, the unfolding of developments relating to the new Covid variant would set the tone for the domestic market in the coming week. Global economic indicators such as Chinese […]
  • Most of the bull market heroes do not last when bear markets come: Jim Rogers
    “Copper and anything that goes into electric vehicles, whether we like it or not and there are many people who do not want electric vehicles but it does not matter. They are coming,” say Jim Rogers, Author, Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets Will it be silver and gold for you […]
  • With Nifty@17,000, should you be a buyer? Gurmeet Chadha answers
    “Go for some private sector banks and some of the API and CRAMs names and selectively look at some of the technology names in the case of some correction because of the transformation to digital, cloud migration, data analytics etc. These are long term themes and even markets are differentiating,” says Gurmeet Chadha, Co-founder, Complete […]
  • Fear, uncertainty, doubt: The FUD reality of crypto users
    Gopal Somani, a 26-year-old Delhi-based garments exporter and part-time crypto trader, spent Tuesday night desperately trying to sell a part of his cryptocurrency portfolio, but the trades wouldn’t go through. He couldn’t even buy some more coins because the wallet wouldn’t add money. The panic sell-off was triggered after a government bulletin announced that a […]
  • Two trading ideas for next week by Kunal Bothra
    One could play the pharma sector for a short-term rally, specifically Biocon, Glenmark Pharma and Natco Pharma as they are looking far more attractive than the usual large-cap pharma names, says independent market expert Kunal Bothra. How does one read through what happened this week and what is the outlook? It was a tough week […]
  • D-Street Week Ahead: Market to remain jittery; defensive sectors may shine
    The Indian equity markets were just consolidating and trying to find a base for themselves in the first four of the last five trading sessions. However, the final session on Friday did much of the undoing for them. While there were no cues from the US following a Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, the Asian markets […]
  • Wall Street Week Ahead: COVID-19 fears reappear as a threat to market
    NEW YORK: COVID-19 has resurfaced as a worry for investors and a potential driver of big market moves after a new variant triggered alarm, long after the threat had receded in Wall Street‘s eyes. Worries about a new strain of the virus, named Omicron and classified by the World Health Organisation as a variant of […]
  • Five aspects to consider before buying a ULIP
    In these unpredictable times of a global pandemic, it is important to have a financial plan that can not only secure you financially but also protect your family in the unfortunate event of your absence. The latter can be resolved by purchasing a life insurance policy, while the former can be achieved by focussing on […]
  • Covid resurgence will force RBI to keep the monetary tap open, bond market shows
    NEW DELHI: Central banks around the world sure have their work cut out. Just when monetary authorities were preparing the ground for a reversal of ultra-loose policies adopted in response to the coronavirus crisis, the virus, it seems, has taken new and potentially more dangerous avatars. From bracing for interest rates in major economies to […]
  • Julian Robertson’s tips to attain extraordinary success in the stock market
    Legendary investor Julian Robertson says if investors want to make money in the stock market, they have to keep their losses to a minimum. Robertson, called by some as the “Father of Hedge Funds”, launched his firm Tiger Management in 1980 with $8 million and turned it into over $22 billion in the late 1990s. […]
  • The get-rich-quick crypto wave can lead to more meaningful crypto products
    The crypto mania generated a kind of lure of easy money few other things could match. Overnight rises of 64,000% per cent are almost inconceivable and defy any logic of investment and growth. This, coupled with the ever-extending advisements from crypto exchanges started luring everyone to this crypto maze. Then came NFT cryptos. Everyone thought […]
  • Bitcoin retreats 20% from record, joining risk-asset sell-off
    By Joanna Ossinger and Emily Graffeo Bitcoin tumbled 20 per cent from the record high it notched earlier this month as a potentially worrisome new variant of the coronavirus spurred traders to dump risk assets across the globe. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 9 per cent to $53,552 on Friday. Ether, the […]
  • EPFO should stick to established PSU InvITs, REITs to maximise return: Analysts
    NEW DELHI: It is well known that real interest rates in India are currently deep in the negative territory, which is a key reason why investors looking for optimal returns rush to the equity markets. The quest for higher returns now has a new entity in its ranks — the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). […]
  • Don’t let the falling market spook you, says Manish Singh
    “If we look at the five-year story of growth, it is going to come from emerging markets and we have seen some very good things happening in the Indian markets both on policy and the start-up side. I feel very positive am not concerned by what we are seeing now,” says Manish Singh, CIO, Crossbridge […]
  • Why cybersecurity stocks should be part of your investment portfolio
    As organisations worldwide navigate the new normal of maintaining business continuity during a pandemic, their data is increasingly becoming vulnerable to cyberattacks. India Inc, in the pursuit of rapid digital transformation, is also facing an elevated threat environment. New operating models have created multiple endpoints in data chains, providing attackers access to core business data. […]
  • Sebi mulls overhauling preferential allotment rules
    New Delhi: Sebi on Friday proposed relaxing pricing norms and lock-in requirements to make it easier for companies to raise funds through preferential allotment of shares. In addition, the regulator has proposed allowing pledging of shares allotted to promoter or promoter group under preferential issue during the lock-in period. The pricing formula for allotment of […]
  • Market’s correcting, are you positioned right?
    “We are fortunate to be in a situation where some cyclically positive elements coming through can drive economic growth. New cycles are emerging and can drive economic growth for the next three-five years. We need to be positioned in those areas in our portfolios, especially if there is a correction,” says Gautam Sinha Roy, SVP […]
  • I have not sold anything this year & certainly not sold anything short: Jim Rogers
    “What happens when things get bad and the markets go down? The central banks will panic and they will print more money and then we will have a big rally and that will probably be the last rally, says Jim Rogers, Author, Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets. This has been […]
  • Rs 6,55,000 crore investor wealth lost. Should you press sell button?
    NEW DELHI: Stocks eroded over Rs 6.5 lakh crore in investor wealth, as concerns over a new little-known South African variant of Covid with several mutations sent shivers down Dalal Street. The domestic market was already seeing sharp foreign outflows amid rising inflation globally and a hawkish US Federal Reserve stance. The fresh Covid fears […]
  • More than new Covid strain, market falling under own weight: Sandip Sabharwal
    “I believe that over the next few weeks we will get the markets coming down to reasonable levels,” says Sandip Sabharwal, analyst, asksandipsabharwal.com. For a market which is already shaky, in the last five days we have had FII selling of about Rs 20,000 crore. Even the whiff of a new Covid-19 variant is not […]
  • Crypto exchanges rush to soothe investor concerns amid regulatory uncertainty
    Mumbai: Private equity firms and strategic investors who have pumped in millions of dollars in Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are getting jittery after the government decided to introduce the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021, in the upcoming Winter session of Parliament. The wording of the Lok Sabha bulletin released late on Tuesday […]
  • Expect minimum 10% correction in Sensex & Nifty; be cautious for next few months: Dipan Mehta
    “Companies like Maruti have been huge underperformers over the past several years and one may see that reverting back to long term averages over the next few months,” says Dipan Mehta, Director, Elixir Equities. Do you now have confidence in investing in the PSU pack ex banks?One has to a bit selective in the PSU […]
  • Crypto-focused funds rejig strategy amid talk of trading ban
    Mumbai: A few blockchain and crypto-focused funds are rethinking their investment strategy amid speculation that trading in virtual currencies would be banned. They are planning for contingencies to ensure they do not face a situation like in 2018 when the Reserve Bank of India cut banking access for the crypto and blockchain community. Though the […]
  • Ahead of Market: 12 things that will decide stock action on Friday
    MUMBAI: Nifty50 formed a small bullish candle on the daily chart on Thursday as it closed above the psychologically important level of 17,500 points. Here’s how analysts read the market pulse: Sachin Gupta of Choice Broking said that Nifty50 has pulled up with the support of the Lower Bollinger Band formation and that the Stochastic […]
  • India firing on most cylinders; double digit real GDP growth possible: Ashutosh Bishnoi
    “Our SIP books have been multiplying. Our own book has more than doubled in the last one year and that is saying something which is counting the pandemic. Clearly that is a force that is here for a long time to come and we are seeing that as a very sustainable force across the country,” […]
  • REITs are making a powerful comeback in post-lockdown India
    As of this Diwali, investors have enjoyed a long spell of benevolence in the markets, with the Nifty and Sensex scaling new heights all through 2021 and the rallies remaining widespread. However, as always, the ups will be followed by the downs. With the current inflationary trends and a possible rise in interest rates, investors […]