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Why stock market rewards wealth creators with robust corporate governance

The inherent nature of the market is architected on the philosophy of allocating resources to greater wealth creators.

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L&T-Mindtree battle: Three times engineering giant successfully staved off hostile takeover attempts

With the recent developments around Larsen & Toubro’s attempts at taking over Mindtree Consulting, it is topical to go back in time three decades and revisit three occasions when L&T thwarted takeov

L&T offers Rs 3,269 crore to buy 20.32% stake in Mindtree

Markets to remain volatile ahead of election results, here’s what UTI AMC fund manager says

The fixed income products may see volatility on account of the ongoing general elections, says Ritesh Nambiar of UTI AMC.

Our car got scratched, but we saved it from total wreck: Lakshmi Iyer EXCLUSIVE on Kotak-Essel FMP payout

Lakshmi Iyer, head of fixed income products at Kotak AMC, tells Shaleen Agrawal where Kotak mutual fund investors stand now after part FMP payments were held back, and what the fund has done to mitiga

Here’s why foreign investors are pumping money into emerging markets

ETFs have a new acronym.'Emerging Traded Flows'. That probably captures their new found lust for emerging markets.

Elections and stock market: Why midcap stocks rallied after previous polls; what to buy now

We are of view that impending elections is bound to bring bout of volatility, but this should be taken as an opportunity by astute investor to invest in quality businesses.

Why RBI has to ensure rate cut gets effectively transmitted to economy

The RBI MPC policy was in line with expectations with the 25 bps repo rate cut and unchanged neutral stance.

Nifty at record high: Don’t get carried away; real opportunity lies in these stocks

While Nifty is at lifetime high, the average fall across 3,000 traded stocks is still 40-50% from their 2018 highs. Smaller the market capitalization bigger has been the bashing its stock has taken.

Sensex at record high; what’s driving rally, will it sustain?

Towards the end of March 2019, Indian equities reversed the divergence from global equities and its emerging market peers.

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RBI meet: Opportune time for dovish monetary policy; expect 25 basis point cut in repo rate

A favorable environment of political stability and low cost of capital with adequate liquidity can help kick-start the much needed investment boost to the economy.

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RBI’s dollar-rupee swap: Why it’s crucial for India’s forex reserves

On March 26, the RBI conducted its first tranche of dollar swap auctions. Against the targeted amount of $5 billion, the RBI received bids to the tune of nearly $16.3 billion.

Dollar's advance stalls as US yields bounce slows

TCS could have listed during 2001 IT boom but Ratan Tata said ‘no’; a must-read for all shareholders

While IT giant TCS has now grown to be India's second valuable firm by market-capitalisation after Reliance Industries, the firm wasn't listed during 2001, despite the dot-com boom. We take a closer l

Mindtree hostile takeover: L&T needs to follow friendly approach with IT firm, says veteran investor

Amid ongoing volatility in the stock markets, Mindtree-L&T battle has left the investors sceptical on how to go ahead.

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Stock market and data analytics: How machine learning helps to reduce trading costs

Machine Learning and Data Analytics are making trading much more efficient. Together, they complement each other and act as catalysts towards improved ability to identify opportunities and reduce trad

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RBI’s $5 billion currency swap will work, but here’s what more is needed for faster interest rate cut

In this scenario, RBI’s decision to swap currencies will increase liquidity and control appreciation, Murthy Nagarajan says to Financial Express Online.

Rupee’s rally against US dollar: Where is currency headed?

The past several days has seen the currencies of emerging markets sharply appreciating against the US Dollar.

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Rupee rally may continue till it hits 65-66 levels vs USD

What drives currency movements is one of the most misunderstood concepts in the financial markets.

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SEBI’s move to allow mutual funds, PMS in commodity trading a masterstroke; here’s why

Globally, total commodity asset under management has crossed USD 300 billion and India’s contribution to this is anything but negligible.

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Lok Sabha polls and stock market: Do elections really matter for rally in Sensex, Nifty?

While the outcome of election does impact various aspects of our economy in different ways, the skepticism associated with stock markets leading up to the elections is palpable.

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It’s time to buy in share market ahead of election, not wait and watch; PMS manager shares top stock buys

With the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, stock market seems to be in a cautious mood since the start of the year, with Sensex and Nifty falling nearly 1% each in the last two months.

Midcaps outperform broader markets historically in election years, says WGC Wealth’s Rajesh Cheruvu

As the general elections near, investors are concerned about how to move forward on account of existing volatility in the stock markets.

Consider these two things before investing in fixed income mutual funds, says Tata MF’s Murthy Nagarajan

Amid heightened volatility in the stock market, even as investors may be looking for safer options, Tata Mutual Fund’s Murthy Nagarajan says that nearer the future obligations, higher should be the

How to invest in a volatile stock market amid liquidity fears, political uncertainty

Liquidity fears and political uncertainties have prevented the Indian stock market from participating in the global rally, says Aruna Giri N, Founder of TrustLine Holdings.

Midcap strategy for investors: Investment mantra from IIFL’s Venkataraman to get good returns amid carnage

Both small and midcap indices have underperformed benchmark indices for the most part of the previous two weeks.

Nifty Q3 earnings robust overall, auto disappoints; check top stock bets

Among Nifty companies; 40% of the companies have been in line while moreover, the same percentage of the companies of the Index has seen Q3FY19 earnings within expectations.

New investor strategy: Start with largecap funds, then midcap, says Mirae Asset fund manager

Even as we continue to witness heightened volatility in the stock market on the back of a confluence of domestic and global factors, eventually value accretive earnings growth by the corporations will

Why credit rating agencies are real threat to financial markets

In recent weeks, many large-scale disasters in the financial market like ILFS, DHFL, and now Zee Group is due to the lack of prudent rating by rating agencies.

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