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  • Money spinners: How to trade & which stocks to buy in 2017?

    Money spinners: How to trade & which stocks to buy in 2017?  

    The market ended 2016 on a positive note as the Nifty and the Sensex gained 1 percent higher. Annually, the Nifty metal saw an uptick of 45 percent. For the week, FMCG stocks outperformed with 6 percent gains.

    30 Dec 2016, 5.04 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • COMMENT: 3 facts that Modi should note before commenting on markets

    COMMENT: 3 facts that Modi should note before commenting on markets  

    Any route the government takes to increase taxes on the market will be counter-productive. But the incident reflects government's insensitive attitude

    26 Dec 2016, 2.55 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • COMMENT: Sectors that are cursing demonetisation the most

    COMMENT: Sectors that are cursing demonetisation the most  

    With Modi’s 50-day grace period running out fast, It’s worth a quick trawl of the various sectors to figure out which have been hit the worst.

    23 Dec 2016, 4.48 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • COMMENT: Half of emerging market withdrawals by FIIs are from India

    COMMENT: Half of emerging market withdrawals by FIIs are from India  

    Indian markets have had a double whammy impact with the outcome of US elections coinciding with the demonetisation leading to heavy withdrawals. Despite this, Indian markets are not the weakest among BRICS nations.

    22 Dec 2016, 5.46 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Will Nifty hold 8200 in week ahead? Key factors to watch out

    Will Nifty hold 8200 in week ahead? Key factors to watch out  

    Experts feel the market will consolidate, especially ahead of two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting that will start on December 13. The Fed chair Janet Yellen's commentary will be key to watch out for.

    10 Dec 2016, 3.35 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Foreign investors have pulled out of India at record pace

    Foreign investors have pulled out of India at record pace  

    In November, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) net sold equities worth Rs 18,909 crore, the highest ever monthly outflow, triggering a streak that saw net sales for 18 consecutive days from November 9 through to December 5.

    07 Dec 2016, 1.35 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Here are 5 stocks that have returned 20% since Nov 8 cash ban

    Here are 5 stocks that have returned 20% since Nov 8 cash ban  

    After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation announcement on November 8, it was clear that markets were going to take a beating. But some companies bucked the trend and posted handsome gains since then. We look at five su...

    05 Dec 2016, 12.48 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Jhunjhunwala cool to demonetisation even as top pick loses sheen

    Jhunjhunwala cool to demonetisation even as top pick loses sheen   

    In a conference call with management, Jhunjhunwala said that demonetisation is positive for Tanishq (Titan’s retail jewellery brand) in the longer run and hence expects consumer behaviour to return to normal soon.

    02 Dec 2016, 1.05 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Surprise, surprise! Pharma stocks beat peers and here`s how

    Surprise, surprise! Pharma stocks beat peers and here's how  

    On a positive note, however, Credit Suisse feels that generic approvals will double over the next two years and annual approval rate for Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDAs) to almost double to over 1200 over next two years fr...

    01 Dec 2016, 8.42 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • 5 stocks where insiders cut stakes after Modi`s demonetisation

    5 stocks where insiders cut stakes after Modi's demonetisation  

    Here are 5 stocks where insiders sold post-November 8, when PM Narendra Modi made his surprise demonetisation announcement.

    28 Nov 2016, 1.43 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Infosys, TCS make a killing on weak rupee but should you worry?

    Infosys, TCS make a killing on weak rupee but should you worry?  

    Rupee fell to a record low of 68.85 per dollar as foreign institutional investors withdrew from emerging markets. And that's what brought much needed relief to the technology companies as depreciating rupee drives more revenue for...

    27 Nov 2016, 3.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Analysts revise Sensex, Nifty target as demonetisation hits biz

    Analysts revise Sensex, Nifty target as demonetisation hits biz  

    Ambit has scrapped its March 2017 Sensex target of 29500 and has set March 2018 Sensex target of 29000 stating that demonetisation will paralyse economic activity in the short term.

    24 Nov 2016, 5.05 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • US polls sparked EMs sell-off,allocation to equities at 5-yr low

    US polls sparked EMs sell-off,allocation to equities at 5-yr low  

    The survey, conducted between 9-14 November after the US election results, also says that the US election result accelerated rotation into banks, out of high dividend yield and bond proxies and catalyzed buying of US equities. Th...

    17 Nov 2016, 4.20 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Market crash: Drop in dabba, cash trades add to liquidity woes

    Market crash: Drop in dabba, cash trades add to liquidity woes  

    Brokers say that activity in the illegal dabba market—the equivalent of a black economy in the stock market—has come to a standstill. Also, many high networth traders who settle their trades in cash—in violation of SEBI regu...

    15 Nov 2016, 6.20 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Currency woes, higher US yields may drag Nifty lower near term

    Currency woes, higher US yields may drag Nifty lower near term  

    Brokers expect a steep sell off in many small and midcap companies which could see pressure on cash flows in the short term because of the government’s move to demonetize Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes

    14 Nov 2016, 6.46 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Trump, black money sink Nifty, Sensex: Here`s what you should do

    Trump, black money sink Nifty, Sensex: Here's what you should do  

    Donald Trump is likely to win the US elections and an Indian government decision to demonetize Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes have served as a double whammy for investors. But in the long term, buyers of shares have nothing to ...

    09 Nov 2016, 11.38 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • US election, quarterly earnings to keep investors busy next week

    US election, quarterly earnings to keep investors busy next week  

    The ambiguity or volatility is expected to remain till the outcome of US election, feel experts. According to them, if Donald Trump wins the election, then there can be further sell-off that would be a big opportunity for investor...

    05 Nov 2016, 3.09 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • SAMVAT 2073: Five risks that could hit stock market before next Diwali

    SAMVAT 2073: Five risks that could hit stock market before next Diwali  

    As Muhurat trading kickstarts Samvat 2073 on Sunday, the stage looks set for another robust performance for equities next year. But be mindful of these risks that could hit markets before next Diwali.

    29 Oct 2016, 5.49 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • BOOK EXCERPT: History of BSE and how share trading began in India

    BOOK EXCERPT: History of BSE and how share trading began in India  

    Share trading in India may have been formally recognized in 1875 with the formation of the Native Share and Stock Brokers’ Association of Bombay (now the Bombay Stock Exchange). But dealing in shares was prevalent as early as 18...

    29 Oct 2016, 3.45 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Samvat 2072: How stocks and sector performed

    Samvat 2072: How stocks and sector performed  

    Among the BSE 500 list, ten stocks doubled their investors' returns. The best, Manappuram Finance and GNFC, soared 347 percent and 276 percent respectively.

    29 Oct 2016, 3.42 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Top 5 IT cos: Who is the best dividend payer among them?

    Top 5 IT cos: Who is the best dividend payer among them?  

    A healthy outsourcing climate, and huge client spending have been putting more money into the coffers of IT companies from the late 1990s. It is no wonder that tech and software companies have also been known to give generous divi...

    24 Oct 2016, 4.32 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Think pharma is in a rut? These 10 stocks have doubled in 1 year

    Think pharma is in a rut? These 10 stocks have doubled in 1 year  

    In what would be a classic example of the importance of bottoms-up stock picking, 10 pharma stocks have posted more than 100 percent returns even as the pharma index has been the worst-hit.

    19 Oct 2016, 9.12 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Nifty Metal index up 40% in 2016 so far, 5 stocks rise over 50%

    Nifty Metal index up 40% in 2016 so far, 5 stocks rise over 50%  

    In the year to date so far Nifty Metal index has outperformed all other sectoral indices. The sector surged over 40 percent while Nifty 50 gained only 9 percent in the same period.

    15 Oct 2016, 11.09 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • 50x in 30 years: Why most missed 500-to-28K BSE Sensex journey

    50x in 30 years: Why most missed 500-to-28K BSE Sensex journey   

    Over 30 years, Rs 10,000 invested in the Sensex would have turned into Rs 5 lakh. But most investors haven't made the most of the market's returns.

    14 Oct 2016, 7.09 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Five reasons why Sensex tanked over 400 pts on Thurs

    Five reasons why Sensex tanked over 400 pts on Thurs   

    Many analysts say the fall was coming. They point to several reasons that have likely led to the correction.

    13 Oct 2016, 4.29 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Think high-beta stocks give high returns? Think again

    Think high-beta stocks give high returns? Think again  

    The general perception amongst investors is they should seek exposure to high-beta stocks in a bull market and low-beta stocks when markets are expected to correct. We decided to test that assumption.

    03 Oct 2016, 1.31 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Here are 5 most expensive stocks on BSE

    Here are 5 most expensive stocks on BSE  

    MRF the largest manufacturer of tyres in India has touched a 52-week high of Rs 51,486.90 in today's trade, which is the most highest stock price on Bombay Stock Exchange.

    29 Sep 2016, 4.28 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Sectoral indices tumble over 2% on India`s surgical hit

    Sectoral indices tumble over 2% on India's surgical hit  

    Benchmark indices fell more than 1 percent after DGMO said the Indian Army conducted surgical strike on Pakistan last night. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 342.26 points or 1.21 percent at 27950.55 and the 50-share NSE Nifty dro...

    29 Sep 2016, 1.15 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Do promoters put much stock in their own companies?

    Do promoters put much stock in their own companies?  

    Moneycontrol undertook a study to find out the number of companies in which the promoters held maximum stake. As a filter, we shortlisted companies from a total of 279 companies whose market capitalisation was over Rs 10,000 crore...

    28 Sep 2016, 4.18 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Week ahead: F&O expiry to keep market volatile; banks, autos key

    Week ahead: F&O expiry to keep market volatile; banks, autos key  

    Banking and financial stocks will be in focus towards the end of next week, especially ahead of RBI's fourth bi-monthly policy statement that scheduled to be announced on October 4.

    24 Sep 2016, 2.35 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

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