RBI should not let go of its medium term inflation target of below 5% Inflation targeting should be the first and primary objective of the RBI. The other objectives should be seconRead More
The uncertainty on what bonds to trade and what bonds not to trade is going out of the bond market. The RBI introduced a new ten year benchmark bond in last week’s government bond Read More
The events of last week will have its impact on the markets this week. The call for a referendum on the EU (European Union) bailout package and on remaining in the Euro by the GreeRead More
One thing is certain, debt will be difficult to raise Debt and lack of availability of debt is the biggest threat to many Indian companies going forward and investors should avoid Read More
It is short term negative but look to buy the Index in market falls The surprise call for a referendum on accepting EU (European Union) terms for a Greek bailout has sent the markeRead More
click here to download tutorial presentation The corporate bond market is the only market that is not electronically traded. It is a telephonic market where buyers and sellers concRead More
The general public should start behaving like capitalists. The idea of investing is to make money, the other stuff like doing good for the nation etc. can come later. An FII investRead More
Different types of equity The two main types of equity shares are a) Common shares and b) Preference shares. Common shares are shares that are not preference shares while preferencRead More
Indian markets have some catching up to do Indian equity, currency and bonds have been one of the worst performing asset classes on a year on year basis. Table 1 shows the performaRead More
The question on the market’s lips is where will this rally end. The Sensex and Nifty closed at its highest levels since the beginning of August 2011 post the RBI policy review and Read More
The bond market is facing six weeks of continuous weekly government bond auctions of Rs 13,000 crores each, starting this week. The markets are in mode to trade from auction to aucRead More
This rally will last for a while Sentiment has changed and along with sentiments markets have changed. The sharp rally in equities, oil and the Euro in just under a month are due tRead More
Action Looking at past performance for future gains is not the ideal way to invest. Look at future potential for investment returns. The past can be the worst indicator of the futuRead More
It is the right time to buy equities, bonds and commodities?  Investors should look ahead into the first quarter of fiscal 2012-13 for better things to come and buy into equities, Read More
RBI has given guidance but will inflation oblige? RBI is saying rate hikes are over for the present but inflationary pressure still exists. The central bank maintained its forecastRead More