As a result, the share of these funds declined to a four-quarter low of 34.78% in March 2019. According to data analysed from Prime Database, the share of these mutual funds had narrowed further from 38.22% in December 2018 a
A research head of a stockbroking firm said that due to markets regulator Sebi’s circular in October 2018 on commission, many distributors were not encouraged to sell mutual funds because of a ban on upfront commission.
Companies with no promoter pledge and where promoter stake has increased include Godrej Agrovet, CEAT, La Opala RG, TV Today Networks, Dollar Indus, Balaji Telefilms, Monte Carlo Fas, Kitex Garments, Waterbase, Sukhjit Starch
The board of directors of Wipro on Tuesday approved the buyback plan of Rs 10,500 crore of up to 32.3 crore shares at Rs 325 per share under the tender route. The buyback would be 5.35% of the total paid-up equity share capit
Banking indices on the BSE and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) hit their respective 52-week highs during Tuesday's intraday trade. This happened amid strong retail loan growth while private banks continue to see improving p
In Q3FY19, Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) sold equities worth Rs 19,100 crore and for the same period in the previous year FPIs bought equities worth Rs 16,900 crore. For the December 2018 quarter, banks, IT services and
The BSE Metal and the Nifty Metal indices hit their respective 52-week lows during Friday’s trading session. The BSE Metal index closed the day 3.42 percent lower at 10,266.29 points while the Nifty Metal index closed 3.36
Shishir Baijal, chairman and managing director at Knight Frank, sees the rate cut as a positive opportunity for the sector. “We hope it will provide a further fillip to the demand side for real estate. We now expect banks t
According to Kotak Securities, in a rising interest rate scenario, promoters often use shares owned by them as collateral for loans. Shares of companies with high pledging of promoter holding tend to witness volatility. Howev
It is possible that, in coming years, some of the larger and historically, more high-inflation prone EM economies – China, India, Indonesia and Brazil – could experience CPI deflation, which could be driven by the digita
In the last few years, initial public offerings (IPOs) have been a favoured route for PE/VC investors to exit. However, as IPOs took a hit in 2018, attraction of public issues as an an exit route has significantly reduced.
Hero MotoCorp chairman Pawan Munjal urged the government to reduce goods and services tax (GST) on bikes and scooters from 28% to 18% as it could provide relief to two-wheeler customers across the country.
Due to a meltdown owing to multiple reasons, IPOs have slowed down in 2018 so far. However, in 2017, more companies had lined up for listing, as a newly-listed company gets good valuation in an expensive market
Notwithstanding the volatility in the markets in calendar year 2018, alternate investment funds (AIFs) flows are set to hit a record high this year with commitments worth over Rs 2 lakh crore, and corporate funds worth Rs 1 l
Limaye said despite ETFs being in existence for a long time, the assets linked to equity, debt and commodity ETFs aggregate to around Rs 94,100 crore, with equity ETFs alone having a share of close to 93% in the domestic ETF