The government has agreed to release Rs 45,000 crores of subsidy payments to oil companies for the subsidy bill of 2012-13. The funds paid to oil companies will improve system liquRead More
Friday Podcast 17th May 2013 Transcript of the Podcast Hi this is your editor Arjun Parthasarathy speaking. This Podcast topic is on “Fed Easing Stimulus and its Impact on Markets”Read More
Equity markets were on sustained uptrend for almost four months and Ramesh was long on Nifty Index Futures. Ramesh was long 200 contracts of Nifty Futures with a notional value of Read More
The Sensex and Nifty are just off by a couple of percentage points from all time highs, while the ten year bond yield is at a three and half year low. The Indian Rupee (INR) is traRead More
The number of stocks traded on the Indian stock exchange is over 8000. How do you construct a portfolio of stocks from such a wide universe? The task of studying each and every stoRead More
India benchmark equity indices, the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty are just off a couple of percentage points off record high closes seen in November 2010. The Sensex and the Nifty hRead More
The cut-off on the new ten year benchmark government bond was aggressive at 7.16%. The market in its euphoria on rate cuts post a highly bond market positive inflation number droveRead More
Friday Podcast 17th May 2013 Transcript of the Podcast Hi this is your editor Arjun Parthasarathy speaking. This Podcast topic is on “Introducing India’s Only Dedicated Fixed IncomRead More
The US Dollar (USD) is seeing renewed strength and this strength is giving asset classes across the globe a new direction. Equities have rallied and oil prices have fallen over theRead More
Indian Economy WPI at lowest level in three and half years to help bond yields trend down India’s WPI (Wholesale Price Inflation) for the month of April 2013 came in at 4.89%, the Read More
Bonds markets had one of its best weeks in a long while with sharp fall in bond yields across the curve amidst record high volumes. The government bond yield curve in the ten over Read More
Bond market volumes touched all time highs of Rs 123,725 crores on electronic screen on the 9th of May 2013. Ten year benchmark government bond yields dropped to levels last seen iRead More
CDS is a derivative transaction where a bondholder can hedge credit risk by buying credit protection. The protection buyer pays the seller of credit protection a certain sum of monRead More
The model portfolio for the future is a 19 stock portfolio that aims to capture the broad macro and micro trends we see in the current and future market environment.  The benchmarkRead More
The bond market is anxiously waiting for the government to announce an issue of a new ten year bond. The current ten year benchmark bond, the 8.15% 2022 bond is no longer a ten yeaRead More