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Santosh Nair

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CNBCTV18.com

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.

The Week on Dalal Street | Weekly wrap of market trends, stock moves & what to look out for!

PODCAST

The Week on Dalal Street | Weekly wrap of market trends, stock moves & what to look out for!

In this edition of The Week on Dalal Street, Santosh Nair and Anuj Singhal discuss if the much-vaunted decoupling theory holds anymore after the bruising sell off witnessed in the market on Friday

'He had a tremendous appetite for risk, but was equally aware of the role of luck in our lives': Friend remembers Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

BUSINESS

'He had a tremendous appetite for risk, but was equally aware of the role of luck in our lives': Friend remembers Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Former money market star Ajay Kayan reminisces about friend Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Radhakishan Damani to be at the helm of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Trust

BUSINESS

Radhakishan Damani to be at the helm of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Trust

Legendary trader turned entrepreneur, Jhunjhunwala often hailed RK Damani as his ‘guru’

Dalal Street titan Rakesh Jhunjhunwala calls time on earth

TRENDS

Dalal Street titan Rakesh Jhunjhunwala calls time on earth

The outspoken billionaire investor, trader, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and raconteur (with a penchant for risqué one-liners) died in Mumbai of cardiac arrest. A long-time diabetic, Jhunjhunwala’s health took a sudden turn for the worse over the last couple of months.

Long story short: More pain ahead in midcaps, smallcaps, says veteran trader Sharad Shah

BUSINESS

Long story short: More pain ahead in midcaps, smallcaps, says veteran trader Sharad Shah

Celebrated short-seller and permabear Sharad Shah says there is still plenty of room for downside

NSE colocation scam: Some foreign shareholders dumped NSE shares just before SEBI order on Chitra Ramakrishna

BUSINESS

NSE colocation scam: Some foreign shareholders dumped NSE shares just before SEBI order on Chitra Ramakrishna

NSE co-location scam: The widely touted reason for foreign investors cutting exposure to the NSE shares is the delay in the stock exchange’s plan to go public. But some observers say the flurry of selling in January could have to do with more than just the delay in NSE’s listing plan. The timing of the sales—just a few weeks before the SEBI order—and the price, have raised eyebrows.

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.

Explainer: All you need to know about the NSE colocation case

BUSINESS

Explainer: All you need to know about the NSE colocation case

What is the NSE colocation controversy all about, who were the players and what was the modus operandi? Here are the answers.

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.

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