Tag Archives: HDFC Bank

Will Indian banks pass the COVID-stress test?

Banks will soon start announcing Q1FY21 results. While you analyze their performance this time, you need to pay attention to their growth preferences and fund raising plans, besides COVID-related provisioning.

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Banking stocks to bank on during and after coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Pandemic

While you invest in any banking stock, don’t just look at Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio to gauge attractiveness of valuations. Instead, use a combination these factors.

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5 unique stocks mutual funds are buying

stock picking

Mutual funds invest in unique stocks with the hope that they will become multi-baggers someday. If you choose to buy unique stocks that have seen incremental buying by mutual funds, you should also pay attention to their weightages in the respective schemes.

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Protective Puts – A term insurance with benefits in a falling market

Protective put

A Protective Put Strategy is basically an insurance strategy, as it protects against a fall in the stock price. However, in a falling market, the difference between the price (premium) you pay to buy the put and its price at settlement could deliver a gain.

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