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Mar
06
2019
Ranjan Singh
Lending to promoters has been on the rise in India. The estimated value of pledged shares by promoters to various lenders in the current fiscal year is Rs. 1.2 lakh crore, an increase of around 60% over the last year. Read more
Mar
06
2019
Vinod Jayakumar
The author is a research analyst at Karvy Comtrade Limited.
While China and US are in the final stages of signing a trade deal, US President Donald Trump’s rendezvous with Chinese vice-premier Liu He on February 22 has boosted demand growth from the top metal consumers. This in turn has lent support to commodity prices. Read more
Mar
06
2019
Rajiv Singh
The author is CEO of Karvy Stock Broking
If a stock investor took a #10YearChallenge that has recently become a rage on social media, he would see his Rs 10,000 invested in Wipro IPO in 1980 multiply to Rs 703 crore now or Rs 10,000 in Infosys IPO in 1993 turn to Rs 7.5 crore. That is how an investor reaps benefits through multi bagger stocks. Read more
Mar
06
2019
D Jayant Kumar
The author is head – third party products, KSBL
When the going gets tough, the tough gets going” is the saying that best suits an SIP investor at times of volatile market. Investors who believe and understand that the markets are cyclical, have the courage to see the value of their investments getting eroded and also have the patience to see their investments gain tremendously when the markets are up. Read more
Feb
06
2019
Vinod Jayakumar
The author is a research analyst at Karvy Comtrade Limited.
Nickel prices started the year on a weaker note weighed by the concerns of global economic growth. If world’s largest nickel producer Brazilian miner Vale prioritises supply to steel mills who signed long-term contracts with them, the amount put in spot market would be less. Would pressure on nickel prices continue? Read more
Jan
30
2019
Arpit Chandna
The political crisis in oil-rich Venezuela has turned the heads of various countries around the globe with fears of US-sanctions on the Latin American country rising, which would result in tighter oil supplies. Will the political fiasco affect India? Read more
Jan
30
2019
Rajiv Singh
In the recent past, many companies including government-owned PSUs have chosen to buy back shares held by public and other institutions, instead of paying dividends. At the current juncture, close to 20 buyback offers from various companies are in the pipeline. What makes buybacks attractive to investors and companies? Read more
Jan
16
2019
Anup B P
With the northeast monsoon falling 44% below LPA, Rabi crop production is likely to be hit badly. This decline in foodgrain production may push prices and inflation higher. What are the factors affecting Rabi crops? Read more
Jan
16
2019
Rajiv Singh
In the past four general elections, the markets have gained 3 out of 4 times for investments made three months prior to the polling date and retained till six months after the polling is completed. The Nifty gave the highest return of 68% in 2009 when the UPA government was re-elected. If history repeats itself, then should the investors buy now and reap benefits later? Read more
Jan
09
2019
Ravi Shankar Pandey
The Indian government has taken a number of steps in the recent years to reduce import dependency on edible oil. However, more downward revisions of import duties on soft edible oil may hurt the industry. The government could instead formulate policies to encourage production of oil seeds in India as a measure. Read more
Dec
26
2018
Rajiv Singh
Here’s an article written by Mr. Rajiv Singh discussing the turmoil looming over the globaleconomy and its likely impact on equities. Click link to read the complete article: http://bit.ly/2rT6PI0
Dec
13
2018
Rajiv Singh
Mr Rajiv Singh sums up how the ripple effect of the IL&FS crisis has caused some turbulence in the Housing and Finance Sector and further discusses the steps taken by RBI to help the sector back on its feet. Read more http://bit.ly/2zXWPSb
June
02
2015