The equity rally of over 7% last week has a bit more steam left. Equity markets closed on a bullish note last week, closing at highs for the week. The Nifty and Sensex gained arounRead More
Fixed income dominates your lives but is actually given the least amount of time by you. The reasons are not far to seek. Fixed income is seen as requiring high level of knowledge Read More
Going against extreme pessimism will prove beneficial Can India do better in calendar year 2012 in terms of market performance? The positives for India going into 2012 are prospectRead More
Equity markets cheered the move by five central banks led by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) to lower borrowing costs in US Dollars (USD) for European banks. Equity indices rallied byRead More
The auto sector weight in the Nifty index is around 8.25%. There are five auto stocks in the index, two of them in the two wheeler category. The two wheeler auto stocks have the stRead More
Action Invest after gaining full knowledge of the product in which you are investing. Do your homework first and then invest, it can save you a lot of money. Financial services firRead More
What should the markets look for in December 2011? There could be Christmas cheer for Indian markets if global and domestic factors play out positively. Markets go into the end of Read More
AMC’s should disclose full commission paid to distributors It is a well known fact that AMC’s (Asset Management Companies) are willing to take a hit on their books for increasing aRead More
Go to a big store in any mall and you will find that the person in front of you with hundreds of items is a so called “Kirana Shop” owner. The local retailer buys in bulk at big maRead More
RBI communicates Dollar / Rupee shift T.B.Kapali Globally, central banks place a lot of emphasis on communicating with the financial markets and with other economic agents. These cRead More
The sharp fall in large cap indices coupled with the sharp rise in Nifty put option implied volatility suggest active short selling in the market. The fact that mid cap indices didRead More
The RBI will have to announce a bond purchase program if it wants to improve system liquidity as well calm nervous markets. Liquidity, which is tight at present, is expected to getRead More
FDI in retail is a good start and will help markets down the line The opening up of the Indian retail sector to the world players by allowing 100% FDI in single brand retail and 51Read More
OMO is not the right tool to address liquidity  RBI buying government bonds through OMO (Open Market Operations) looks more like deficit financing than liquidity easing. The centraRead More
Investors will have to suffer downsides if they want to see returns Investing in bear markets requires three traits. The first trait in order of rank is to bear downside risk. The Read More