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Bond markets are going into New Year 2014 on a nervous note with yield curves shifting higher across segments. Markets are worried about rising US treasury yields, higher bond suppRead More
The Sensex and the Nifty rose 0.54% and 0.64% respectively in the last week on account of positive global cues. Optimism cheered the markets in the Christmas week as most of the deRead More
Podcast 27th December 2013  Transcript of Podcast The year 2014 will see strong FII flows in INR bonds. The reason is that on an absolute as well as relative basis, INR bonds offerRead More
Steel prices have crashed from USD 600/tonne to USD 200/tonne over the last couple of years and recovery looks uncertain given falling growth in demand in China, weak economy in thRead More
SKF India Ltd. (SIL) is a subsidiary company of Aktiebolaget Svenska Kullagerfabriken (AB SKF) from Sweden. AB SKF started operations in the year 1907 with Ball Bearings as the proRead More
Vega is defined as the measure of the sensitivity of the value of the option to the changes in the volatility of the underlying asset. The change in the option premium or the valueRead More
Optimism Characterizes Markets in 2014 Investors are optimistic on equities and bonds in 2014 and are neutral on gold and oil. Investors believe that GDP growth will be higher in 2Read More
There is heavy congestion in yields in the 9.20% to 9.60% band. On the government bond yield curve, bonds of maturities of 2025 and above are all trading at yields of 9.20% to 9.30Read More
The Sensex and the Nifty rose 1.76% and 1.72% last week on account of monetary policy decisions by the RBI and the Federal Reserve (Fed). The RBI in its mid-quarter monetary policyRead More
CPI (Consumer Price Index) inflation linked bonds are being issued by the government for retail investors. The first issue is open for investors on 23rd December 2013 and closes onRead More
Podcast 20th December 2013 Transcript of Podcast The year 2013 is ending on a high note for equity markets. The Sensex and Nifty could close the year at record highs or just off reRead More
The US Federal Reserve in its last FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meet for calendar year 2013, clearly laid out a road map for taper of asset purchases. The Fed also lowered Read More

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