Bharadwaj Sharma

Articles By Bharadwaj Sharma

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Nomura: India to soon enter third and final wave of a bear market

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

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Private equity exits through IPOs decline 70 per cent in 2018

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.

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Disconnect between India’s EPS growth and PE multiples at all-time high

The Indian equity market has been recording a dispersion of valuations (disconnect between EPS growth differential and PE differential) among the MSCI India stocks.

Disconnect between India’s EPS growth and PE multiples at all-time high

Auto stocks tank on weak December sales

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.

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Fund-raising via equity market routes plunges 60% in 2018

Fund-raising via initial public offerings (IPOs), offers for sale (OFSs) and qualified institutional placements (QIPs) dropped 53.89%, 40.98% and 72.72%, respectively, compared with CY17.

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Investment banks need to be cautious of IPO pricing, say Kotak analysts

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

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Alternate investment funds: AIF investments in India set to hit record high

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

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Capital markets performed well despite global volatility, says Sebi chairman Ajay Tyagi

Ajay Tyagi said the performance of Indian capital market compares favourably with other major global markets on parameters such as indices’ returns, volatility and currency.

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Domestic ETF assets grew 28% over 11 years: Limaye

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

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FPIs shun private banks, two-wheelers, FMCG in Q2

The Sensex experienced a roller-coaster ride in the July-September quarter, making gains of up to 10% followed by a loss of 7% during the period.

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India stock market lacked cheer in Samvat 2074; Nifty gain moderate: Here are top gainers and losers

Nifty had posted a return of 17.6% and 10.2% in the previous two Samvat years and therefore the returns need to be seen in that light.

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India second-most expensive emerging market; among least affected in Asia

Indian bourses continue to be one of the most expensive in terms of the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio in spite of a sharp sell-off in emerging markets this year.

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Mid and small cap: Tech, pharma, consumer stocks top performers while majority of stocks trade in red

While 90% of Nifty small-cap and 77% of Nifty mid-cap stocks have been trading in the red since the beginning of the year, some stocks from export-driven and consumer sector have given returns up to 89.26% in the small and mi

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Increasing wages in China may benefit Indian toy industry: DIPP report

According to a report by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, only 20% of the Indian market is served by Indian toy manufacturers while the rest is served by imported toys from different countries, mainly from C

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Rate-sensitive stocks end lower after RBI decision

Shares of interest rate-sensitive stocks ended lower on Friday after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept the benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6.50% during its fourth bi-monthly monetary policy review.

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FY19 yields better returns for newly-listed PSUs than FY18

Even as the central government achieved its disinvestment target in financial year 2017-18, several public sector stocks which got listed in that year are currently trading below their issue prices.

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Domestic Institutional Investors back Indian equities, pour $10 bn so far this year; FPI flows likely to go up

Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) have continued to invest aggressively in Indian equities, pouring a staggering $10 billion so far this year. Total buying by DIIs in equity till August-end stood at $10.25 billion.

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Stocks with exposure to Kerala among worst hit

With Kerala battling its worst floods in nearly 100 years, banks and tyre manufacturers having exposure to the state have been among the worst hit. Share prices of Kerala-based lenders, rubber manufacturers and other companie

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LIC trims stake in IDBI Bank and Allahabad Bank in first quarter

In the first quarter of the current financial year, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), the largest investor in state-owned lenders, has pared its exposure in IDBI bank and Allahabad Bank.

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Midcaps witness steep fall despite record markets run

It has been a largely negative year so far for many small- and mid-cap stocks, leaving investors with fairly large losses.

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Lodha Group to use IPO proceeds to reduce its Rs 18,000-crore debt

Real estate developer Lodha Group is planning to use proceeds from its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) to repay around Rs 4,500 crore debt, out of the total outstanding debt of around Rs 18,000 crore.

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Rural rush: Auto, consumer stocks reap the benefits of hiked MSPs

With rural demand picking up, sales of auto products had started picking up and the trend is only expected to strengthen.

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Bank stocks slip after RBI report

Bank stocks on Wednesday witnessed heavy selling, falling up to 6% on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), a day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) indicated worsening of NPA situation.

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Tata Motors stock falls 6% amid concerns over free cash flow, Donald Trump’s threat

The market cap of Tata Motors stood at Rs 92,143.3 crore on Monday, against Rs 98,177.45 crore on Friday.

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Auditor exits, rumours causing disruption to Manapasand, Atlanta and Vakrangee stocks

Auditors resignations and rumours around their resignations are disrupting the stocks of Atlanta, Manapasand Beverages and Vakrangee.

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BSE IT index emerges best performer in CY18

S&P BSE IT has given 20.14% returns since the beginning of the year, followed by BSE FMCG and BSE Finance that gave 4.94% and 1.25% returns respectively. On the other hand, rest other indices have taken a beating in CY18.

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Oil and gas stocks slip on windfall tax concerns

There were also fears that the government will ask the oil producers to share the country’s fuel-subsidy burden.

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