The European nations who have been playing while the world was working are struggling to come to terms with the issues facing them. The normal way of life with state support, low nRead More
Action Quacks abound when it comes to money and you should learn to spot the quacks and give them a wide berth. Unfortunately, everyone claims to be an investment expert Ravi had aRead More
A weak Rupee (INR) has its positives and you can profit from it. The INR touched a record low of Rs 53.82 against the US Dollar (USD) on the 9th of May 2012 before climbing higher Read More
Identifying the Indian Apple-Part 6 Three stocks stand out in the current analysis for “Identifying the Indian Apple”. The stocks will not deliver “Apple” like returns but have theRead More
Doomsayers are having a field day in the current market conditions. Calls are ranging from the collapse of the Eurozone to the fall in China’s economy. India is receiving its fair Read More
In the near term bonds and the Rupee will react positively to the OMO announcement as bond markets will not fret on absorbing weekly supply of Rs 15,000 crores while the currency mRead More
Government bonds are fixed income securities issued by the Government of India (GOI).  Government bonds have the following characteristics: Face Value, maturity date, coupon, coupoRead More
Market capitalization (market cap) is the total value of a company and is calculated by multiplying the number of equity shares outstanding with the market price of the equity sharRead More
Bond market players do not know which way to look. On one side there is a steady stream of government bond supply and on another side there is a weakening currency that impacts liqRead More
Global markets exhibited classical signs of risk aversion with risk asset prices falling and safe haven asset prices moving higher. Equities and commodities fell while US treasury Read More
Direct intervention in currency markets does not work  Traders looking to go long the INR on hopes of RBI intervention will be disappointed and will be stopped out as the INR weakeRead More
Manisha answered the following six questions on her portfolio and found that her portfolio was haphazardly constructed and required restructuring. Question 1: What differentiates oRead More
The economy will adjust to the new Rupee levels over a period of time. The differentials with the US economy are wide enough for the Rupee to stem its seemingly free fall. India isRead More
The prices of gold hit a three-year peak at around USD 1,360 per ounce on 6th July 2016 on the back of Brexit worries on global financial markets. Chart 1 Earlier the highest priceRead More
Corporate performance is better than the economy’s performance Corporate performance in fiscal 2011-12 in India has been better than the performance of the economy and this tRead More