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Santosh Nair is Editor, CNBCTV18.com. He has been writing on the financial markets for over two decades, having previously worked with Business Standard, myiris.com, Crisil Market Wire and The Economic Times. He is also the author of the popular book on Indian markets, Bulls, Bears and Other Beasts.

RBI Policy: 20 must-know points from the committee statement

ECONOMY

RBI Policy: 20 must-know points from the committee statement

Following are the key takeaways from the Monetary Policy document

Introducing: The Moneycontrol Classroom

BUSINESS

Introducing: The Moneycontrol Classroom

Starting today, we will be publishing a daily article as part of a Classroom series that seeks to answer commonly asked questions about markets and investing.

With politics out of the way, it is now back to basics for the stock market

BUSINESS

With politics out of the way, it is now back to basics for the stock market

Market reactions on the day of big events should be taken with a pinch of salt; after all it is prone to overreact on either sides. And yet there is something about today’s market move that cannot be ignored.

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi talks about emotions weighing in on your investment decisions

BUSINESS

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi talks about emotions weighing in on your investment decisions

Professor Sanjay Bakshi is one of India's foremost experts on behavioural finance and deals with emotional biases that creep into humans' financial decision making.

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi: Why you should love your investments but worry about FOMO

BUSINESS

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi: Why you should love your investments but worry about FOMO

For the uninitiated, FOMO is fear of missing out. In investing, it can hurt you when you jump into companies without doing full research or having conviction

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi: Genetics may be responsible if you are a bad investor

BUSINESS

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi: Genetics may be responsible if you are a bad investor

Professor Sanjay Bakshi is one of India's foremost experts on behavioural finance, the field that deals with emotional biases that creep into humans' financial decision making.

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi on discovering Buffett, and how investors can profit from inefficient markets

BUSINESS

Podcast | Sanjay Bakshi on discovering Buffett, and how investors can profit from inefficient markets

In part one of this interview, Professor Sanjay Bakshi traces his foray into investing.

Quick Take | Quality at any cost no longer an argument for consumption stocks

BUSINESS

Quick Take | Quality at any cost no longer an argument for consumption stocks

Devotees of the consumption story argued that there were no alternatives to most of the well-established players in the sector

100-Word Take | For physical settlement in options to work, stock lending needs to be fixed

BUSINESS

100-Word Take | For physical settlement in options to work, stock lending needs to be fixed

Outsized trading volumes in options contracts is no reflection of a vibrant capital market. But imposing mandatory physical settlement without supporting infrastructure is no solution either.

Udayan@Moneycontrol: NBFCs not 'attractive' despite steep fall, market has priced a 25 bps rate hike

BUSINESS

Udayan@Moneycontrol: NBFCs not 'attractive' despite steep fall, market has priced a 25 bps rate hike

FIIs are selling out, but SIP inflows are supporting the market so far. If SIPs start diminishing, the market will take a significantly hit.

Friday’s carnage in NBFCs, midcaps underscores vulnerability of F&O positions

BUSINESS

Friday’s carnage in NBFCs, midcaps underscores vulnerability of F&O positions

When operators, who have open positions in multiple stocks and futures, lose heavily in a stock future, they try to make up for it by offloading other positions. This causes a domino effect and other stocks also start tumbling

Exemplary punishment, not more rules, will improve corporate governance: M Damodaran

BUSINESS

Exemplary punishment, not more rules, will improve corporate governance: M Damodaran

You cannot go after 100 percent of the offenders, but you can hand out severe punishments so that people think ten times before they try to game the system, Damodaran said

Not a good time yet to short the market; upside in Coal India capped: Udayan

BUSINESS

Not a good time yet to short the market; upside in Coal India capped: Udayan

Mukherjee said the currency space needs to be monitored closely because the first sign of trouble usually manifests in the currency market than in the stock market.

Stick to index, debt; don’t get adventurous about midcaps, says Udayan

BUSINESS

Stick to index, debt; don’t get adventurous about midcaps, says Udayan

Mukherjee says the early trends of the first quarter earnings season seems to indicate that the Nifty may struggle to log a 25 percent earnings growth for this financial year. That is because there are hardly any sectors capable of delivering huge earnings surprises

Expect a sharp global correction by Diwali; worst over for pharma: Udayan Mukherjee

BUSINESS

Expect a sharp global correction by Diwali; worst over for pharma: Udayan Mukherjee

I would be very surprised if pharma companies went back and made new lows or broke their lows from which the rally started, says Udayan, adding the could be over for the sector.

No big surprise if RBI hikes rates in this policy; stick to defensives for 2018: Udayan Mukherjee

BUSINESS

No big surprise if RBI hikes rates in this policy; stick to defensives for 2018: Udayan Mukherjee

The RBI will likely hold benchmark rates for now but warn the market of an impending hike at the next policy meet in August, says Udayan Mukherjee, consulting editor, CNBC-TV18.

Markets@Moneycontrol: Markets lose steam after three straight days of rallying

BUSINESS

Markets@Moneycontrol: Markets lose steam after three straight days of rallying

Spike in bond prices led to a sharp fall in public and private banks as the Bank Nifty shed over 270 points, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, and Federal Bank, among others ended in the red.

Too much pessimism over IT; pharma still not cheap: UTI MF’s Subramaniam

BUSINESS

Too much pessimism over IT; pharma still not cheap: UTI MF’s Subramaniam

The IT industry is not in dire straits as the market is making it out to be, says Vetri Subramaniam, Group President and Head of Equity, UTI Asset Management

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