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.
Apr 03, 2019
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
Mar 28, 2019
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.
Mar 26, 2019
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
Mar 25, 2019
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.
Mar 22, 2019
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.
Mar 20, 2019
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.
Mar 19, 2019
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.
Mar 13, 2019
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.
Mar 12, 2019
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.
Mar 01, 2019
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.
Feb 28, 2019
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
Feb 27, 2019
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.
Feb 25, 2019
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.
Feb 22, 2019
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.
Feb 21, 2019
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
Feb 19, 2019
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.
Feb 18, 2019
Stock market may remain volatile ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha Polls; here’s where to invest
Going ahead, Indian stock market will continue to remain volatile ahead of the upcoming general elections.
Feb 14, 2019
NPS annuity is not going away anytime soon: PFRDA Chairman EXCLUSIVE
In a recent interview with Financial Express Online, Hemant Contractor spoke about various issues ailing the smooth growth of the NPS. He also answers why the annuity component in the withdrawal of NP
Feb 13, 2019
Sensex may near 39,000-mark, corporate earnings bigger trigger than elections: Mayuresh Joshi, Angel Broking
The markets are closely watching how banks, FMCG and select upstream oil and gas firms perform on the earnings front going ahead, Mayuresh Joshi said.
Jan 17, 2019
Investing in stock market? Ten rules to keep in mind at all times
Bob Farrell is a market veteran of over five decades and did study fundamental analysis under Gramm and Dodd, Warren Buffett’s teachers, but eventually became a trader.
Jan 17, 2019
Stock markets: Here’s the approach investors can look at to enter markets in 2019
Markets tend to get ahead of themselves ever so often, in the noise surrounding a plethora of analysts who always seem to fit retrospectively their opinions to what has happened in the markets.
Jan 12, 2019
2019 stock market strategy: Here’s where retail investors can look to invest
With the year gone by with tremendous downturn more in specific stocks than in broad-based indexes, one can only be left with fear rather than greed at the end of the year along the story of greed and
Jan 08, 2019
Securities transaction tax needs to be scrapped; 2019 may offer positive returns, says Nithin Kamath, Zerodha
As stock markets remained volatile in the previous year, the investors currently are a bit sceptical on how 2019 would fare especially considering the upcoming union budget and general elections.
Jan 07, 2019
Earnings, global liquidity crucial for stock market in 2019; Reliance Securities CEO shares top bets | EXCLUSIVE
The two most critical factors for 2019 for the Indian market will be earnings and global liquidity, says B Gopkumar of Reliance Securities. Banks are expected to see a bounce-back in earnings growth
Jan 04, 2019
What’s needed for growth of capital markets in 2019
In 2018, a multitude of regulatory changes was proposed by the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) that will reshape our markets in the coming year.
Jan 03, 2019
Investing in mutual funds in 2019? Here’s what you should know about active vs passive investing
Even as we move into New Year 2019, an eternal debate regarding whether to invest actively to passively has grappled investors.
Jan 01, 2019
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