Market Edge

  • Ambuja-Holcim-ACC restructuring may not be so bad after all  

    A merger of ACC with Ambuja Cements would have caused a 78 percent dilution in Ambuja’s equity base, without adding much to the combined entity’s earnings per share.

    26 Jul 2013, 12.10 pm  |  Source:

  • LIC's investment in Gitanjali Gems under FinMin scrutiny  

    Shares of the branded jewellery firm Gitanjali Gems, which boasts of A-list Bollywood stars as its ambassadors, have been on a downward spiral since June 21 with only sellers. From a peak of Rs 637 on April 22, the stock is now do...

    26 Jul 2013, 11.03 am  |  Source:

  • PERSPECTIVE: Holcim at war with Ambuja shareholders...again  

    In a complex restructuring deal, Ambuja Cements will pay Rs 3500 crore (90 percent of 2012 cash on balance sheet), and issue shares to Holcim India—parent Holcim's 100 percent subsidiary—to merge the company with itself.

    25 Jul 2013, 11.16 am  |  Source:

  • RBI in prisoner's dilemma in FX/rupee; NRI bonds way out?  

    To restore a level playing field for the rupee relative to other currencies, the RBI will have to raise some lumpy capital inflows, says Sen Gupta.

    24 Jul 2013, 11.40 am  |  Source:

  • Report card: How cos fared post buybacks in Q1FY13  

    Report card: How cos fared post buybacks in Q1FY13

    24 Jul 2013, 11.01 am  |  Source:

  • 15 companies FIIs, MFs shunned in Q1FY14  

    According to data provided by Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), FIIs bought Rs 7681 crore worth equities while DIIs or MFs ended the quarter in the negative range, selling Rs 6623 crore worth investments.

    22 Jul 2013, 12.48 pm  |  Source:

  • Wed Wonders: 15 stocks that hit 52-wk high in dull session  

    On a day when the Sensex most of its time trying to keep its head above water, a few select stocks led by the FMCG pack, lit up the screen.

    17 Jul 2013, 5.16 pm  |  Source:

  • Evening capsule: A look at day`s top trending from the biz world  

    Evening capsule: A look at day`s top trending from the biz world

    16 Jul 2013, 6.27 pm  |  Source:

  • Infosys Q1: Will bears maintain their dominance on Friday?  

    The volatility in stock options of Infosys has hit a five-year high as bulls and bears are making a beeline to lap up options anticipating big moves for the stock on either way.

    11 Jul 2013, 9.05 am  |  Source:

  • Ace value investor Sampat sees coming of economic storm  

    Sampat belongs to the camp of economists and market participants who believe that easy money policies of central banks and unbridled consumerism has set the stage for increased social and financial turmoil in the days ahead.

    08 Jul 2013, 11.20 am  |  Source:

  • Buzzers: 7 stocks that market will watch out next week  

    The last week's rally was led by government initiatives of hiking gas prices. This week, benchmarks as well as broader markets shut the shop with around 0.5 percent gains. So, which stocks are likely to be in focus next week?

    06 Jul 2013, 4.48 pm  |  Source:

  • July starts with a bang: Controversies, populist measures and much more  

    July starts with a bang: Controversies, populist measures and much more

    05 Jul 2013, 5.09 pm  |  Source:

  • Rupee slide to hurt cos' Q1 earnings, rate cuts key: BofA   

    Merrill expects FY14 Sensex EPS growth to be downgraded to 8 percent and sees market being range-bound. Rate cuts by the RBI rather than results will be the key trigger for markets, says the Merrill note.

    04 Jul 2013, 11.48 am  |  Source:

  • Warning bell! Deutsche downgrades 34 cos earnings estimates  

    The March quarter earnings were broadly on expected lines, but the outperformance was mostly at the net profit level. Sales growth disappointed, reflecting the demand weakness in the economy.

    02 Jul 2013, 11.15 am  |  Source:

  • Rupee at 60: Are all pharma cos really gaining?  

    A Citi report points out there are only 5 companies that have not hedged or is partially hedged which stand to benefit from rupee's downfall to 60. Three others would benefit with a lag.

    01 Jul 2013, 2.55 pm  |  Source:

  • Edgy sellers seek exit as Gitanjali Gems' Nakshatra fades  

    Buyers' reluctance to touch the Gitanjali Gems stock despite the 60 percent drop in share price,could indicate that they are not convinced about the company's numbers.

    01 Jul 2013, 11.50 am  |  Source:

  • Will these 17 power stocks gain muscle hereon?  

    India's electricity generation is dominated by state-run NTPC and stock was one of the few to have survived the carnage that its peers in the private sector have seen.

    25 Jun 2013, 12.48 pm  |  Source:

  • 7 deadly investing sins you should avoid for rest of 2013  

    Asset classes across the board have been falling like nine pins lately. The sharp fall is seen as a knee-jerk reaction to the Fed's announcement of an earlier-than-expected QE tapering.

    24 Jun 2013, 12.18 pm  |  Source:

  • Massacre: One in six stocks traded on BSE hit 52-week low  

    Last week, many stocks from BSE A and B group were hammered by the traders. Stocks that have large debt on books, especially the foreign currency denominated loans were singled out by the bears for selling.

    24 Jun 2013, 11.04 am  |  Source:

  • FIIs sold Rs 2136cr worth stocks on Jun 20; highest in 2yrs  

    FIIs sold equities worth Rs 2136 crore on Thursday on the back of Fed chairma Ben Bernanke's speech on tapering of the quantitative easing by the end of next year.

    22 Jun 2013, 4.35 pm  |  Source:

  • RBI notifies underwriting auction for 1.44% Inflation bonds  

    The Government of India on Friday announced the sale (second tranche) of "1.44 % Inflation Indexed Government Stock - 2023" for a notified amount of Rs1,000 crore through auctions to be held on June 25, 2013.

    21 Jun 2013, 4.55 pm  |  Source:

  • Spotlight now on companies where FIIs raised stake recently  

    Stocks have been beaten down to a point where it may not make much sense for the long term players among FIIs to sell at these levels. However, short term players like hedge funds and exchange traded funds are another class of inv...

    21 Jun 2013, 3.22 pm  |  Source:

  • Rupee rout: Govt has no choice but to have a long term plan  

    What policy makers will now have to focus on are concrete measures to bring down the import bill and a long term strategy to boost exports, which will help address the current account deficit problem.

    21 Jun 2013, 12.46 pm  |  Source:

  • Bargain hunting: 24 stocks you can pick up post mkt carnage  

    Book value is the net asset value of the company. Technically speaking, it is the sum of the company’s equity capital and reserves divided by number of shares in issue.

    21 Jun 2013, 11.45 am  |  Source:

  • Here's why bond market trading was suspended for 45 min  

    Indian government bonds on Thursday hit the lower circuit on the back of excessive selling by foreign institutional investors (FII), who were lured by lower US Treasury bond prices. Trading was frozen on Thursday for about 45 minu...

    20 Jun 2013, 9.36 pm  |  Source:

  • Carnage on Dalal St: Over 70 stocks hit all-time low  

    Back home, the local currency has also crumbled to record low of 59.93 on unwinding by the FIIs in the debt market. The carnage continues on the Dalal Street in largecaps as well as midcaps.

    20 Jun 2013, 2.37 pm  |  Source:

  • How will India be affected by US Fed move to scale down QE?  

    RBI will be forced to prevent outflows through currency interventions, implying tighter domestic liquidity. Fuel and fertilizer subsidy will rise sharply due to currency depreciation.

    20 Jun 2013, 12.47 pm  |  Source:

  • Motilal checks rupee impact on HCL Tech, Maruti, Bharti  

    HCL Tech has the maximum EPS sensitivity to movements in currency. This is partly due to the higher operating leverage, resulting in 11 percent change in EPS

    20 Jun 2013, 12.19 pm  |  Source:

  • Chart: FIIs sold bonds worth Rs 27000 cr since May 22  

    The profitable trade for foreign funds to invest in domestic debt instruments is withering away as yield differentials are narrowing fast between the US and Indian government bonds, owing to a steep fall in the rupee and squeezing...

    20 Jun 2013, 10.53 am  |  Source:

  • How will Asia react to Bernanke cutting QE? Nomura's take  

    Nomura strategist Rob Subbaraman believes Asia's fundamentals are much better than what they were just before the Asian currency crisis in the late 90s. He says the recent meltdown in Asia triggered by fears of the Fed cutting bac...

    19 Jun 2013, 1.48 pm  |  Source:

Follow us on
Available On