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The curious case of ITC

3 MIN READ Understanding the factors that are dragging ITC's performance.

Equity markets continued on its road to recovery – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview Equity markets continued on its road to recovery for yet another week as early signs of growth bottoming out led to strong buying interest from investors. The ECB approved yet another stimulus package to revive the ailing Eurozone economy. Encouraging economic data from advanced economies and liquidity...

Easing restrictions fueled rally – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview Equity markets globally had a healthy run this week as governments across the globe eased lockdown restrictions. Further, the hopes of coronavirus vaccine kept the mood buoyant. However, the markets chose to ignore rising tensions between the US-China after China’s parliament approved Hong Kong national...

Selling pressure to aggravate? – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview It was an eventful week for the markets wherein both domestic, as well as global developments, dictated the trend. Firstly, the stimulus package announcement completed on Sunday and the markets were clearly disappointed by it as it focused mainly on providing liquidity and credit support...

Tough road ahead for the bulls – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview The global sentiments took a hit this week as negative comments from US Fed and Donald Trump statements on China led to a selloff in global markets. Further, new COVID-19 cases in China and South Korea raised fears of a possible second wave of infections....

Development on these factors to decide the trend – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview The equity markets globally continued to maintain their bullish mood which was led by easing of lockdown conditions in certain parts of the world. Further, the US approval of drug “Remdesivir” and Israel’s claim of having found the treatment for COVID-19 lifted the sentiments worldwide....

Will bears make a comeback? – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview In a holiday-shortened and monthly derivative expiry week, the markets registered sharp gains of 7.7%. This was led by rising hopes of stimulus package from the government and resumption of operations for certain companies. However, the biggest factor that led to the gains was the...

Looking to invest in gold? Here are some of the best alternatives!

3 MIN READ Gold has truly been a star performer over the last 12-15 months thanks to falling yields globally followed by the Coronavirus pandemic. Remember how our so-called advisors had written off gold as an investment due to its non-performance, but here we are with Gold yielding nearly 48%...

Will the markets witness yet another round of sell-off? – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market overview Equity indices worldwide witnessed consolidation this week after a sharp rebound from recent lows. Indian markets consolidated as well despite a weak performance from banks. This was largely on account of Reliance which stood out this week as the company announced that Facebook would invest...

What has government planned to revive economic growth?

3 MIN READ We read an interesting quote the other day that goes by, “India seems to have sacrificed its economy to save lives. The US seems to have sacrificed lives to save the economy. That’s strange because we have been told that human life is cheap in India and...

10 key terms that every mutual fund investor should know before investing!

4 MIN READ Mutual Funds were invented to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn’t have to be burdened with picking individual stocks. Scott D. Cook We have all at some point in time have heard about “Mutual Funds” thanks to the increase in investor awareness efforts taken by Asset Management...

Are we sitting on yet another economic bubble?

2 MIN READ Past instances in the financial markets have taught us that every crisis situation is usually preceded by a bubble. Remember, the tech bubble in 2001 or the financial or real estate bubble in 2008. “An economic bubble or asset bubble is a situation in which asset prices...

Frequently Asked Question from Investors – Answered

6 MIN READ Also, for questions that did not make it to the list, don’t worry, we will answer them personally to you shortly. Here you go! Is it a good time to invest in high dividend yield stocks like SJVN, Vedanta, IOCL etc? Given the sharp correction in stock...

What can investors do at this point in time?

4 MIN READ Firstly, if anyone says they had predicted this market fall, well they are probably lying to you. Most of us knew that the valuations were expensive, didn’t we? but the hope of earnings revival year after year kept the mood buoyant for investors. Further, the global market...

Tough road ahead for the bulls – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview The Indian markets witnessed heightened selling pressure in an extended week. Firstly, the outbreak of coronavirus has jolted the global markets as the virus has led to shutdown of economic activity in certain parts of China. This has raised concerns of a slowdown in the...

Promoter Pledge Holding Update – Must Read

2 MIN READ Promoter Pledge Holding Update The promoter pledged shareholding has taken centre stage in the recent past owing to carnage witnessed in some of the frontline stocks having high pledged holding. The slowdown witnessed across sectors coupled with fall in stock prices has led certain promoters to increase...

All Eyes on Budget 2020 – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview After a strong run in the recent past, the Indian markets witnessed some profit-taking at higher levels during the week. The sell-off was largely triggered by disappointing earnings for select Nifty majors. Further, the global markets also witnessed sell-off as the outbreak of coronavirus led...

FII Holding Update – Must Read

< 1 MIN READ The FIIs were back with a bang in 2019 as they pumped in nearly Rs. 90,000 cr into the Indian equity markets. This money has been allocated across sectors and market caps. There are nearly 51 companies in the BSE 500 index in which the FIIs...

Will it be a Big-Bang Budget?

2 MIN READ Will it be a big bang budget?  The expectations are always huge around this time of the year as all sections of society await some good news in budget. This time is no different as the expectations are sky-high from the government as growth continues to falter...

Earnings momentum to dictate trend – Weekly Market Newsletter

2 MIN READ Market Overview As expected, the positive momentum continued for Indian markets led by positive developments on the global as well as domestic front. Globally, US and China finally signed phase 1 of trade deal which improves the economic outlook for two of the largest economies in the...

2020 – A Year of Resurgence

3 MIN READ Review of 2019 The year 2019 was anything but predictable due to a number of reasons on both domestic as well as global front. Firstly, on the global front, in the backdrop of 2018 where US Fed hiked interest rates and trade tensions escalated between US-China, the year...

What to expect from Q3FY20 Earnings?

3 MIN READ Post a weak Q2FY20 due to overall slowdown in the economy, we expect the Q3FY20 earnings season to be no different. However, certain sectors that had witnessed weakness (Auto, FMCG and Capital Goods) are likely to report some improvement as demand picks up marginally (but still growth...

5 Lessons that market taught us in 2019

3 MIN READ The year 2019 has been anything but predictable as number events took centre stage both on the domestic as well global front. The US-China trade war, uncertainty over Brexit, general elections in India all had a bearing on the Indian markets. Therefore, in this article, we look at...

This Nifty 50 stock is available at dirt-cheap valuation. Should you Buy?

2 MIN READ In our previous article Is it the right time to shift to value stocks? – Must Read, we had mentioned how we believe that value stocks would outperform going forward led by economic revival and valuation comfort. Therefore, here is our first value pick and that too...

Is it the right time to shift to value stocks? – Must Read

3 MIN READ Our articles are now available on Whatsapp. Sign up now and get Two Multibagger stock ideas absolutely FREE! Click here now. Growth and Value style of investing are two of the most popular approaches to invest in stocks. On one hand growth investors look for companies that offer strong growth...

Stock Market v/s Economy – Why such a distorted relationship?

3 MIN READ Stock Market v/s Economy – Why such a distorted relationship? We have always learnt that the stock market is the barometer of the economy. However, over the past several quarters, this has not been the case due to their distorted relationship. The Indian economy has been in a...

Samvat 2076 – A year of resurgence

2 MIN READ Wishing all our readers a Happy Diwali and a Prosperous New Year!!! Samvat 2075 Review Samvat 2075 has been a volatile year owing to a number of domestic and global events. The global economic slowdown, US-China trade war and geopolitical tensions capped the upside for equity markets globally....

Why is fiscal discipline important for any government?

3 MIN READ It has always been argued amongst economists and policymakers on whether fiscal deficit is good or bad for the economy. Firstly, we all know that the government plays a crucial role in the functioning of the economy as based on the economic cycle they can increase/decrease taxes...

If stock picking is an art, here is a way to master it

2 MIN READ The Indian stock market has nearly 2,800 stocks listed (NSE and BSE) across sectors providing a plethora of opportunities for investors to choose from. However, identifying stocks is a tall task as it requires in-depth research and due diligence. Further, analysing and forecasting are two key parameters...

Why is crude oil an important factor in India’s growth story?

2 MIN READ Oil is one of the most important commodities essential for any economy due to its wide usage. In a growing economy like India, the demand for oil is also expected to increase at a healthy pace. However, India depends majorly on imports to fulfil its oil demand. In...

Why does P/E ratio differ across sectors?

2 MIN READ The P/E ratio is a function of how much an investor will pay for every rupee earned by the company. For example, if a company’s CMP is Rs. 200, and it earns Rs. 100 cr in net profit with 10 cr shares outstanding. Then the EPS would...

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