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  • Sebi makes 25% public shareholding rule must for PSUs also

    Sebi makes 25% public shareholding rule must for PSUs also  

    In other decisions, companies with market capitalization below Rs 4,000 crore going for an initial public offering route will have to dilute 25 percent of their equity, or offer shares worth Rs 400 crore to the public, whichever i...

    19 Jun 2014, 3.40 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Not bears, yet bull market spells trouble for these players

    Not bears, yet bull market spells trouble for these players  

    The biggest attraction of the dabba market is that there are no margins to be maintained with the broker and no taxes to be paid

    19 Jun 2014, 1.49 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Inflation data, Iraq issue to set tone for mkts this week

    Inflation data, Iraq issue to set tone for mkts this week  

    Inflation data, outcome of the meeting of US Federal Reserve and updates on crude oil producer Iraq that is witnessing an unrest, would set the trend on the domestic bourses this week, say experts.

    15 Jun 2014, 1.28 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Sensex at new highs: What are market internals suggesting?

    Sensex at new highs: What are market internals suggesting?  

    Indian stocks are trading at all-time high levels in anticipation of GDP growth picking up and that corporate earnings may have bottomed out. Can this rally sustain? Let us look at key indicators if there is still steam left.

    09 Jun 2014, 1.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Chart of the Day: Cash market turnover is steadily rising

    Chart of the Day: Cash market turnover is steadily rising  

    Till mid-2009, cash market turnover would track the rise and fall in benchmark indices. But things changed from 2010 onwards, with cash market turnover falling for extended periods even as benchmark indices were rising.

    27 May 2014, 2.28 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Stock upgrades may be giving SBI top brass seller`s remorse

    Stock upgrades may be giving SBI top brass seller's remorse  

    A grim outlook on public sector banks in general was the main reason for the frosty response to the SBI share offering. And there was no certainty that the elections would throw up a stable government, something crucial to fixing ...

    26 May 2014, 11.14 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Modi Impact: Over 400 stocks on BSE hit fresh 52-week high

    Modi Impact: Over 400 stocks on BSE hit fresh 52-week high  

    Investors shunned defensives like IT, pharma and went for cyclicals like banks, power, realty, capital goods and metals. Star performers in the midcap space were infra, cement, power and banking stocks. PSU stocks hogged the limel...

    19 May 2014, 6.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Karvy`s option strategy to play poll results: Nifty ladder

    Karvy's option strategy to play poll results: Nifty ladder  

    The brokerage has suggested an option strategy to ride the big swings on Tuesday and again on Friday when the election results are announced.

    12 May 2014, 9.13 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • PwC audit of MCX: IPO document had warned investors of risk

    PwC audit of MCX: IPO document had warned investors of risk  

    Reading between the lines, one almost gets the impression that MCX was telling prospective investors to be prepared to get ripped off if they decided to become shareholders.

    30 Apr 2014, 12.56 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Will monsoons disturb market`s Modi dream?

    Will monsoons disturb market's Modi dream?  

    Even as stock markets remain gung-ho about the prospects of a National Democratic Alliance government led by Bhartiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi assuming power at the Centre next month, the increasing chances of a deficient...

    25 Apr 2014, 10.44 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • How insider activity foretells stock movement

    How insider activity foretells stock movement  

    A recent report put out by Ambit Capital traces recent activity of insiders buying and selling shares in their own company, while trying to draw out a possible link to future performance.

    22 Apr 2014, 4.45 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Bernanke says Fed concerned about EMs, but is it?

    Bernanke says Fed concerned about EMs, but is it?  

    Former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke says the Fed takes into account feedback from central bankers globally but the comment contrasts with incumbent chairperson Janet Yellen's February comment where she virtually said the Fed...

    16 Apr 2014, 1.37 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Back to duopoly in equity trading; it is advantage BSE, NSE

    Back to duopoly in equity trading; it is advantage BSE, NSE  

    MCX-SX chairman Thomas Mathew has made it clear that equity is no longer a priority for the bourse, which has been bleeding money for the last many months now.

    11 Apr 2014, 9.58 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Share thefts by front-running: Can, must Sebi intervene?

    Share thefts by front-running: Can, must Sebi intervene?  

    Front running is defined as buying or selling of securities by a person with knowledge of an impending large order, so as to benefit from any price move subsequently. It is similar to insider trading, because in both instances, th...

    09 Apr 2014, 10.04 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Nifty snaps 10-day rise, but bulls in control for now

    Nifty snaps 10-day rise, but bulls in control for now  

    Foreign institutional investors remain the dominant players, but sections of local investors, which include high networth individuals and small-time market operators, are said to have become more active in the last couple of weeks...

    03 Apr 2014, 5.31 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Can Sensex touch 25000 by March 2015?

    Can Sensex touch 25000 by March 2015?  

    How high can it go? This writer sees the index at 25,000 by March 2015 – unless another global crisis erupts. This is despite the cloud enveloping small silver linings here and there.

    18 Mar 2014, 4.30 pm  |  Source: Firstpost.com

  • Traders with insider info on L&T Fin OFS issue make killing

    Traders with insider info on L&T Fin OFS issue make killing  

    The moment potential investors get an indication that an issue will be priced at a discount to market rates, many of them start short selling the futures of the stock even before the price is publicly announced at the end of the d...

    14 Mar 2014, 12.35 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Fund managers keen on big returns, not corporate governance

    Fund managers keen on big returns, not corporate governance  

    For all the posturing when company managements try to shortchange minority shareholders, fund managers are ultimately guided by the returns on their stocks. That is why you find institutions putting money in companies that are not...

    10 Mar 2014, 2.45 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • AstraZeneca delisting: Time for Sebi to amend guidelines?

    AstraZeneca delisting: Time for Sebi to amend guidelines?  

    AstraZeneca Pharma today said that its board would be meeting on Wednesday to consider a proposal to delist the company.

    03 Mar 2014, 2.07 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Week Ahead: Market to eye Feb PMI data, auto sales

    Week Ahead: Market to eye Feb PMI data, auto sales  

    Along with the two crucial PMIs, auto companies will be declaring their monthly volumes for January.

    01 Mar 2014, 2.54 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Week Ahead: A data heavy week, FII flows to be in focus

    Week Ahead: A data heavy week, FII flows to be in focus  

    With F&O expiry on Thursday, growth numbers for eight core sectors for January on Tuesday, fiscal deficit number for January 2014 and GDP growth numbers for Q3 on Friday in India; along with the US announcing its preliminary Q4 GD...

    22 Feb 2014, 12.54 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Week ahead: Vote on Account, fiscal deficit, FII flows key

    Week ahead: Vote on Account, fiscal deficit, FII flows key  

    With Janet Yellen subscribing to the continuance of tapering in the last week’s Senate hearing, FII flows will continue to be on the radar.

    15 Feb 2014, 1.55 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • FIIs pull out Rs 1,700 crore from Indian equities

    FIIs pull out Rs 1,700 crore from Indian equities  

    Market experts attributed the sell-off by FIIs to global events like fears of slowdown in China and further scaling down of the economic stimulus programme for the American economy by the US Federal Reserve.

    09 Feb 2014, 12.57 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Top 6 firms lose Rs 41,307cr in m-cap; TCS, Infy worst hit

    Top 6 firms lose Rs 41,307cr in m-cap; TCS, Infy worst hit  

    M-cap of TCS tanked Rs 18,187 crore to Rs 4,19,823 crore, becoming the top loser among the 10 most valued firms on the BSE.

    09 Feb 2014, 12.43 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Week ahead: Rupee, FIIs flow, quarterly earnings key

    Week ahead: Rupee, FIIs flow, quarterly earnings key  

    FIIs, which have pulled out USD 1 billion from Indian debt markets last week, would also be in focus.

    01 Feb 2014, 4.00 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • How market-cap of CNX IT stocks moved in last three years

    How market-cap of CNX IT stocks moved in last three years  

    IT stocks have been on a roll for several months now on renewed optimism in the developed economies of US and UK that will lead to more outsourcing of software contracts to Indian IT companies coupled with rupee depreciation.

    17 Jan 2014, 4.21 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Here's what triggered short covering in Coal India futures  

    The essence of the situation lies in the special situation rule that exchanges have in treating futures and options contract. Normally the stock is adjusted for dividend in cash market but the same adjustment is not carried out in...

    15 Jan 2014, 1.01 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Does AAP's rise pose a threat to stock market recovery?  

    Looking back to 2013, when politics was in as much of a flux as it could be in 2014, I would say the worries are overblown. Here are my predictions for the year for various asset categories based on AAP's rise.

    13 Jan 2014, 12.00 pm  |  Source: Firstpost.com

  • Cash volumes continue to dip even as indices climb

    Cash volumes continue to dip even as indices climb  

    Traded turnover in the cash market is a good indicator of retail participation in the stock market. And looking at the steady decline in cash market volumes since 2009, it is evident that retail investors are yet to regain their a...

    03 Jan 2014, 11.28 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Chart: Nifty’s intra-year pullbacks over last 13 years  

    The Nifty's 23 percent rebound from the lows of August (and also the lowest point for the year) has taken investors by surprise. But this recovery is still not as strong as some of the comebacks seen over the last few years.

    12 Dec 2013, 3.09 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

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