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
The last of the rate hikes but rates will come off only next fiscal The RBI, after the repo rate hike of 25bps in the October 2011 policy review, suggested that it will not have toRead More
Infrastructure sector is a bubble burst. The question is will there be a revival in the fortunes of the infrastructure sector? Can infrastructure stocks outperform the Nifty going Read More
Inflation, rate hikes, weak equity markets, confounding housing prices, political chaos, falling currency, expensive gold and global economic turmoil are together hitting the averaRead More
The Sensex and Nifty will go into this week with two big events. The first on the 25th of October is the RBI monetary policy review and the second on the 26th of October is the outRead More