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Shishir Asthana

Principal Analyst, Research

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Market data suggests budget reaction will be subdued 

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Market data suggests budget reaction will be subdued 

The biggest resistance for the Nifty is at 18000 levels where 94 lakh call options are written. On the lower side, 17500 offers some support though only around 40 lakh puts are standing to protect that level. With the market at 17662, any adverse news in the budget can take this level away. 

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Equity traders get the rough end of the stick

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Equity traders get the rough end of the stick

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Should investors worry about turnover ratio, can banks pull up Nifty, problems posed by ‘time theft’ and ‘quiet quitting’, school learning outcome disappoints, and more

GuruSpeak | How a banker used his skills to design intraday strategies

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GuruSpeak | How a banker used his skills to design intraday strategies

Option Buying requires utmost discipline and a lot of skill to stay profitable, contrary to what social media portrays that it is the easiest form to make money

Why Eurozone avoiding a recession is no reason to celebrate  

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Why Eurozone avoiding a recession is no reason to celebrate  

I If the Eurozone avoids a recession, it will be by the skin of its teeth and the re-opening of the Chinese economy does not mean its real estate problem will go away 

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | The far-reaching consequences of ChatGPT

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | The far-reaching consequences of ChatGPT

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: India-Russia bonhomie, sacking spree in tech sector, time for PLI version 2.0, textile sectors' Budget expectations, and more

Ending money transfers to brokers will increase transaction costs

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Ending money transfers to brokers will increase transaction costs

Sebi’s proposal seeks to reduce misuse of funds and broker defaults but will make difficult for discount brokers

GuruSpeak | How this part-time options trader makes the most of data analytics

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GuruSpeak | How this part-time options trader makes the most of data analytics

Nayak says, ‘The basis of my trading is data and technical analysis, which I have termed as Dechnical analysis ……The method I follow for daily analysis has the acronym CHIDYA’

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Google repeating the Big Pharma playbook

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Google repeating the Big Pharma playbook

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Investment themes for challenging economy, agriculture sector needs reforms, investors bet on domestic India, pent-up consumption eating savings, and more

Why investors are rushing to mid and small-cap funds 

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Why investors are rushing to mid and small-cap funds 

Since smaller companies are more focused on the Indian market, investors are betting on the domestic India story by investing in small and midcap funds 

Can China revive the oil market? 

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Can China revive the oil market? 

There is a wide range in which oil prices can move in 2023, and a lot of it has to do with what happens in China 

GuruSpeak: A 23-year IITian who broke the market code

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GuruSpeak: A 23-year IITian who broke the market code

After bootstrapping an education startup, this student deployed surplus capital in trading and adopts a dynamic strategy to be in sync with a changing market

The shipping industry is sending SOS signals 

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The shipping industry is sending SOS signals 

A falling BDI indicates lower demand for ships to transport goods, mainly dry bulk such as coal, iron ore, cement, fertilisers. These are mainly raw materials for finished goods indicating a slowing growth for the global economy

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | OYO IPO — a test case for new-age companies

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | OYO IPO — a test case for new-age companies

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Emerging markets gain ground, stronger PMI leaves no room for stimulus, GST buoyancy a challenge, EVs will reach critical mass in 2023, and more

The Green Pivot: EVs will reach critical mass this year 

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The Green Pivot: EVs will reach critical mass this year 

From a total cost of ownership (TCO) perspective, EVs are already competitive, even at today’s pricing levels 

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Real estate in 2023: Sky is the limit

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Real estate in 2023: Sky is the limit

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: India needs an economic security policy, investors show interest in green energy, tapering inflation gives hope of demand growth, India falls short of divestment targets, and more

The government is running out of companies to meet its divestment targets

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The government is running out of companies to meet its divestment targets

The government does not have an endless supply of quality PSUs that it can sell to raise money. But, it may resort to another avenue to raise money

GuruSpeak | This trader graduated from working in exchanges to trading on them

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GuruSpeak | This trader graduated from working in exchanges to trading on them

Aditya Chopra’s insights into how masses behave has helped him devise rule-based price action strategies that has led to a successful trading journey, applying life’s concepts to trading in options

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Gas shortage puts fertiliser industry in a tight spot

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Gas shortage puts fertiliser industry in a tight spot

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: India’s housing sector well poised, improving ties with Iran crucial for India, ITC facing some rough weather, plan to optimise economic and social progress, and more

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | SEBI shines light on PMS returns

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | SEBI shines light on PMS returns

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Centre to widen the GST tax base, tender buybacks made more efficient, extended trading hours to benefit investors, interest rates to be higher for longer, and more

Extended trading hours for stock exchanges is an idea whose time has come

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Extended trading hours for stock exchanges is an idea whose time has come

Investors and traders in India can react faster to global developments with extended hours, but it’s not clear if brokers will benefit

How the energy crisis in Europe is affecting coal

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How the energy crisis in Europe is affecting coal

The turning off of Russian gas taps has sent Europe into the arms of coal. Since Europe’s energy shortage looks likely to extend into 2024, higher demand for coal could see prices soar

GuruSpeak | Joy Mukherjee -- A call centre employee's journey to trading success

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GuruSpeak | Joy Mukherjee -- A call centre employee's journey to trading success

Every single trader incurs losses but losing like a professional is an art. If we can lose less, the reward ratio goes higher, always, says the ace trader

Is the market on a weak footing despite touching new highs?

BUSINESS

Is the market on a weak footing despite touching new highs?

The advance-decline data show that more stocks are falling while the benchmark index Nifty50 continues to rise

Kirit Parikh committee recommendations are too idealistic to be implemented

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Kirit Parikh committee recommendations are too idealistic to be implemented

Fuel prices and politics do not mix well together. Free and market-determined pricing sounds good but is difficult to implement.