Sensex snaps winning streak on political uncertainty; autos, L&T hit

The BSE Sensex snapped a four-day winning streak on Wednesday to post its biggest fall in two weeks as auto shares were hit by weak March sales while recent out-performers, such as Larsen & Toubro, retreated. Continued political uncertainty and worries about early elections also weighed on market sentiment, dealers said. The Sensex ended the…

Equity diversified funds post worst month since Nov 2011.

India’s diversified equity mutual funds posted their worst performance in more than a year in February, dragged down by poor returns in financials and mid- and small-caps, according to data from fund tracker Lipper. Such funds fell 6.7 percent on average last month, under-performing the 5.2 percent fall in the BSE Sensex, and marking their worst…

Select mid-cap stocks witness carnage.

Core Education shares dropped as much as 65 per cent to Rs. 103.60 before making some recovery. It is India’s largest global education company and provides transformational and innovative solutions in the education space. Core Education had reported a consolidated sales turnover of Rs. 485 crore and a net profit of Rs. 68 crore for the October to December quarter. Shares…

Bob Farrell’s 10 Rules.

Introduction Bob Farrell is a Wall Street veteran who draws on some 50 years of experience in crafting his investing rules. After finishing a masters program at Columbia Business School, Bob Farrell started as a technical analyst at Merrill Lynch in 1957. Even though Farrell studied fundamental analysis under Gramm and Dodd, he turned to…

Five Stocks That Can Make You Rich In A Choppy Market.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch hosted an investor conference recently and the undertone suggested that a re-rating in markets is a thing of the past and that returns would mirror earnings growth going ahead. There could be disappointment on both the gross domestic product and earnings front, the investment bank said. Given the choppy conditions,…

How To Outperform The Markets.

For an insight into what active trading is, how active traders view the market, their tools and investment vehicles and finally, the risks associated with their style, here’s an interesting article. All investors must re-evaluate and refine their investing styles and strategies from time to time. As we gain investing experience and knowledge, our view of…