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Will Sensex, Nifty surge again or is heavy correction on cards? 5 things to know before opening bell

S&P BSE Sensex is at 44,149 points while the 50-stock Nifty is at 12,968. Technical analysts expect the Nifty 50 to move range bound in the coming sessions.

Market LIVE: Sensex, Nifty likely to open flat; RBI may keep interest rates unchanged for 3rd straight time

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: A host of factors such as macroeconomic data, auto sales numbers and the RBI policy are among key factors this week

‘Investors should expect moderate risk premium of 3-5% per annum over fixed income returns’

In an interview with Urvashi Valecha, he also explains why mid and small-cap stocks should do well going forward.

Maintain ‘buy’ on HDFC Life with price target of Rs 800

Indian insurers better placed to manage hedges on guarantee risks: Management reiterated that its guaranteed return book was hedged for interest rate and cashflow risks.

Value AU Small Finance Bank stock at Rs 1,100, maintain ‘buy’

Collection efficiency for the bank has been holding well, although the moratorium pool, which is yet to make any payments, is hovering ~3%. The management believes this pool is vulnerable and expects the upper range of slippages to be ~3%.

Indian Bank EGM approves using share premium to set off Rs 18,975-cr accumulated losses

Indian Bank had reported a net profit of Rs 412 crore for the second quarter of FY21 compared to net loss of Rs 1,755 crore in the corresponding quarter of the last fiscal year, mainly on account of increase of non-interest income by 29%.

Gujarat Gas Rating: Buy; volumes at an all-time high in November

Long term margin guidance up to Rs 5/SCM; growth prospects are bright; ‘Buy’ retained with TP of Rs 373

Siemens India Rating: Neutral; strong operational showing in quarter

Results indicate demand recovery is faster than expected; FY21/22 EPS up 10/3%; TP raised to Rs 1,420; ‘Neutral’ maintained

High Court asking DBS to create reserve fund gives hope to LVB shareholders

The court also noted that the entire exercise of amalgamation had taken place in a fast manner, in a week between November 17 and November 25, leaving LVB shareholders high and dry.

Now, Paytm Money facilitates investments in IPOs

During March-November 2020, the country’s stock exchanges (NSE and BSE combined) witnessed 12 IPOs and raised proceeds worth Rs 249.73 billion (or Rs 24,973 crore) in total.

Investors weigh prospects for US corporate earnings as stocks set records

Still, a lot depends on the timing of the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine, analysts said, since that will determine how fast normal business activity can resume.

Paytm Money to facilitate investments in IPO, aims for 8-10% applications market share

The company has made the process of IPO application completely digital and simple for retail investors to apply for public offers, and will continue to add new tech-savvy features for enhanced user experience, it added.

Bitcoin is winning the Covid-19 monetary revolution

In “Shuggie Bain,” Douglas Stuart’s award-winning and harrowing depiction of alcoholism, sectarianism and deprivation in post-industrial Scotland, money is always scarce and often dirty.

RBI policy, global trends to drive stock markets in holiday-shortened week, say analysts

Macroeconomic data, auto sales numbers and the RBI policy to be released this week would be among the driving factors for stock markets in the holiday-shortened week, say analysts.

Asian shares mixed despite record high S&P 500

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was up less than 0.1% at 26,657.18. Other markets quickly lost early gains, with South Korea's Kospi down 0.3% at 2,624.86.

General Insurance Corp Rating: Buy; recovery is slower than expected

Fire segment still a worry; estimates lowered to factor in Q2 showing; TP down to Rs 188; ‘Buy’ maintained

Astral Poly Technik Rating: Add; Deal with SPPL can be very rewarding

FY22e PAT up 1.5%; given recent spurt, downgraded to ‘Add’ with TP up to Rs 1,530

IndusInd Bank Rating: buy; Sustenance of book quality augurs well

Provisions expected to be high in H2FY21; FY22-23e EPS up 3-5%; valuations are attractive; Buy retained with TP rising to Rs 1,030

Wall Street Week Ahead: COVID-19 vaccine adoption rates are “wildcard” for U.S. stock rally

Overall, 58% of Americans said in a Gallup poll here that ended Nov. 1 that they would get vaccinated, up from 50% who were willing in a September poll. Forty-two percent said they would be unwilling to get a vaccine, citing reasons such as the rushed development timeline and concerns about safety.

Reliance leads 10 most valued firms to lose Rs 91,699 cr in m-cap

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HDFC Bank, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Bajaj Finance were the gainers.