Good News! Markets are down!

Sounds quite weird right! The same news is music to your ears when you hear that there is a discount of 50% on Amazon or Flipkart. But the moment it is on the Exchange, there is a panic. The Nifty 50 is currently trading at 10,585 as on 9th November, 2018. It has fallen from…

Many Green Shoots visible in Q2FY2019 Results

An analysis of the second quarter results for FY2019 has been very encouraging. We restricted our sample to the universe of companies constituting the NSE100 index. As of today, 81 out of 100 companies have declared their results. There has been a clear increase in sales across the board. At a consolidated level, the aggregate…

Watch price and volume data for prospective stock opportunity

In stocks that have been relatively dormant for a while, a sudden surge in volumes and/or prices could indicate emerging opportunities to track smart money trades. Usually, volumes are trend setters, indicating that there is some interest in the counter. Then, typically, price action is likely to follow, due to the pick-up in demand that drives…

View On Market Trajectory For Samvat 2075

Season’s Greetings! We are at an interesting phase of the market trajectory. The long term policy measures implemented by the current Government, like demonetisation, GST, etc., despite initial hiccups, have slowly but surely started to yield positive returns in terms of economic growth. Demonetisation has led to an incessant flow of money into mutual funds…

What’s your excuse to discontinue SIP?

Do you know why many investors miss their goals so miserably? There are mainly three reasons: Lack of discipline Lack of awareness about financial matters and investment products Lack of patience Wealth accumulation happens only when you invest regularly, choose right investment avenues and have patience until your investments bear fruits. Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs)…

Who are you – An investor or a quasi-investor?

“The equity markets are in a free fall. Stock valuations are dropping limitlessly. I can wait no more. Let me exit before it falls any further.” Do these thoughts resonate with you? Is your faith in your investments shaking? Do you really feel that it’s now or never? If your answer is ‘Yes!’, hold on!…

Fixed cost is better than variable cost brokerage

Is Fixed cost brokerage (discount brokerage) more cost effective than variable cost brokerage? It’s a myth! Let’s say Dhanibhai charges you 0.01%* on purchase and 0%* on sale, in an intra-day transaction. Then there’s Moneybhai, the discount broker, who charges you Rs 20* on each leg of an intra-day transaction – buy and sell, irrespective…

Why Panic Gripped Indian Markets On Friday

Volatility gripped India’s equity benchmarks today as shares of Yes Bank Ltd. and mortgage lenders Dewan Housing Finance Ltd. and Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd. tumbled. It began with a 35 percent slide in Yes Bank in morning trading after its co-founder Rana Kapoor was granted only four months extra as its chief executive officer. The Sensex and Nifty, however,…