Josephine John

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NBFC multi-bagger stocks: Bajaj Finance, GRUH, others give 500% return

Most non-banking financial institutions (NBFCs) returned investors a handsome amount in five years, data from Capitaline shows.

Indian rupee vs US dollar News

Indian stock market’s performance not up-to-mark; here’s why

In Foreign investors buy stocks worth $2.7 bn in 2016 so far as against $6.7 bn in H1 of 2015. Among India’s peers, Taiwan attracted the most foreign fund inflows as FPIs have bought $5.5 bn worth of equities. Indonesia saw

FPI Inflows, foreign investors, fpi inflows, foreign funds News

Why a difficult 2016 is likely to get worse for public sector firms

Public sector firms have had a difficult 2015-16 with net profits of 80 companies (PSUs) dropping by more than 40% to R80,711.75 crore from R1,35,808 crore in 2014-15. Worryingly, the plunge comes on the back of declines seen

funds News

What drove Bank Nifty to highest closing in 2016? Check this out

Stocks of State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank zoomed more than 5.4% and 4.3%, respectively, on Tuesday, driving up the Sensex by 232 points.

What drove Bank Nifty to highest closing in 2016? Check this out

Firms pay out dividends of Rs 1.7 lakh cr

Despite earning a smaller profits in FY16 of Rs 3.6 lakh crore, India’s top corporates paid out dividends of Rs 1.7 lakh crore.

Firms pay out dividends of Rs 1.7 lakh cr

Promoters offer Rs 2,220 cr buybacks in 2016

While the Sensex now trades at a price to earnings (P/E) multiple of 16.5 times one-year estimated forward earnings — higher than the long-term average of 15 times — several stocks are trading at more reasonable valuation

Promoters offer Rs 2,220 cr buybacks in 2016

DIIs buy Rs 22,000-cr equities in 6 months

Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were bigger buyers in the Indian stock markets over the last six months or so having invested close to Rs 22,000 crore.

DIIs buy Rs 22,000-cr equities in 6 months

Ujjivan IPO gets oversubscribed 40.7 times

The issue of shares, which closed on Monday, was made to comply with the Reserve Bank of India’s directive to bring down the foreign shareholding to below 49%.

Ujjivan Financial Services shares News

ICICI Bank’s market cap fell below Kotak Mahindra ‘s in intra – day trade. Here’s what happened

Following a weak set of numbers for the three months to March, ICICI Bank’s market value fell below that of Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) in intra-day trade on Monday, reports Josephine John in Mumbai.

ICICI Bank Q1 results News

India second-most expensive market among Asian peers

The BSE Sensex, at 24,606.99 points, is currently trading near its 10-year average of one-year forward estimated price to earnings (PE) multiple at 15.1 times, Bloomberg data shows

India second-most expensive market among Asian peers

Post correction, Nifty companies see big change in ranking

While the recent correction in the markets has brought the benchmark indices back to levels seen before the 2014 general elections, the table of the top Nifty companies has undergone significant changes.

Post correction, Nifty companies see big change in ranking

FPIs exit equities at $100 m per day so far this year

As the market correction has intensified, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold nearly $100 million worth equities per day in the past 14 trading sessions.

FPIs exit equities at $100 m per day so far this year