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Government must show fiscal consolidation if India has to move forward “The solution can not simply be massive debt monetization by the ECB. The solution must include credible, verRead More
Mutual funds are the best vehicle for retail investors looking to access the corporate bond market in India. The last tutorial highlighted the issues that faced investors in accessRead More
Hybrid equity and its effect on common shareholders Hybrid securities carry risk characteristics of fixed income securities as well as of common equity. Companies issue hybrid equiRead More
The bond market will go into the RBI policy review on a bullish note. The markets will expect the RBI to maintain status quo on policy rates and also guide the market on its stanceRead More
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

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