Category Archives: Stock Gyaan

40K on the Sensex! Is it time to consider midcaps now?

BSE Midcap is still down 19% from its all-time high made in January 2018. But surprisingly, as many as 32 of the 103 index constituents are trading above their January 2018 highs. Are these companies going to take a leadership position in the rally?

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How should investors track corporate results?

Q2 FY20 results

Markets are driven by sentiments in the short run, but in the long run, factors such as governance, revenue growth and profitability drive stock prices. One size doesn’t fit all. You can’t simply go by the top line and bottom line growth in percentage term. Different industries grow at different paces. Besides, there are industry specific factors to watch out for.

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Trade based on how you expect the stock market to move

futures market

The good thing about trading in the futures market is that you do not have to block the entire value of your trade; you have to put up only the margin amount, which is a percentage of the trade stipulated by the exchange. The exchange changes this percentage on a daily basis, based on algorithms that take into account various variables including variation in price, etc.

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How should you approach markets this result season?

result season

Like the oceans push out all dirt to the shores during the high tides, news-driven market rallies send even the fundamentally weakest stocks through the roof. But once the excitement in the news is absorbed, markets come to terms with reality.

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Physical Settlement in Stock Derivatives from October 2019 expires

If a trader does not square-off positions in stocks in the futures and options segment before the close of trading hours on the expiry day, he or she will either have to take delivery or give delivery of the underlying stock as per the contract.

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Stocks and Sectors that benefit from the Corporate Tax rate cut

Corporate Tax Cut

Now that India how has the most competitive taxation rates for new companies, amongst the Asian tigers, we can expect big investments over the next 3 years. We could also look forward to a major fillip in the manufacturing sector.

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