Shishir Asthana

Principal Analyst, Research

Moneycontrol

If insider trading charges stick, Franklin Templeton officials must get exemplary punishment

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If insider trading charges stick, Franklin Templeton officials must get exemplary punishment

This is also the right time to look at put options and their utility in lending

GuruSpeak | Rahul Lovi – how to wrestle with every trade

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GuruSpeak | Rahul Lovi – how to wrestle with every trade

Using aggressive options trade management, Rahul Lovi has been a consistently profitable trader shifting between non-directional and directional strategies seamlessly

Is banning cryptocurrencies the right step?

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Is banning cryptocurrencies the right step?

Cryptocurrencies are a more liquid store of wealth than art, real estate, or precious stones. 

Technical glitch or blunder, it’s high time to make NSE answerable

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Technical glitch or blunder, it’s high time to make NSE answerable

While the market was shut on account of the technical glitch, the finance minister made market-sensitive announcements, as a result of which no sooner did the market open did we see panic short covering, especially on the Bank Nifty

Commodity market rally can disturb the equity market party

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Commodity market rally can disturb the equity market party

High commodity prices may not be passed on, having a severe effect on the bottomlines of many companies

Want to de-risk your portfolio through global investment? This is how to do it

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Want to de-risk your portfolio through global investment? This is how to do it

There are a few opportunities in India to participate in the cutting-edge technology companies, or those in pharmaceutical research, electric vehicles, airplanes manufacturers, global e-commerce companies or global brands  

PM's assurance on natural gas inclusion under GST spells new investment opportunities

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PM's assurance on natural gas inclusion under GST spells new investment opportunities

When natural gas is brought under the ambit of GST, the government should ensure that it also includes distribution of gas and regasification of LNG

NFO rush is a sign of market frenzy, time to be cautious

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NFO rush is a sign of market frenzy, time to be cautious

Major market tops in recent times have seen the mutual fund industry launching a series of NFO only to see investor trust being destroyed.

Severe winter exposes energy vulnerability across the globe

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Severe winter exposes energy vulnerability across the globe

A scramble for gas has led to LNG prices and charter rates shooting up

What Vedanta Resources’ $10 Billion divestment kitty can achieve

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What Vedanta Resources’ $10 Billion divestment kitty can achieve

The Anil Agarwal-promoted holding company is raising money to bid in the government’s PSU privatisation drive

GuruSpeak | Bijay Kumar Sharma — a chartered accountant-turned-trader on his stock-picking strategy, favourite indices and more

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GuruSpeak | Bijay Kumar Sharma — a chartered accountant-turned-trader on his stock-picking strategy, favourite indices and more

Overcoming adversity at a young age, this trader has carved out a strategy in derivatives’ trading by deploying multiple strategies after learning from his early mistakes.

Compensating investors for technical glitches is a good start but difficult to implement

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Compensating investors for technical glitches is a good start but difficult to implement

The regulator will have to clearly define what qualifies as a glitch for the retail client who may not understand the technicalities involved

The current semiconductor shortage can be a blessing in disguise for India

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The current semiconductor shortage can be a blessing in disguise for India

Currently nearly 70 percent of the semiconductor chips imported in the country originate from China.

PMO action on Dholera solar bid cancellation will decide the sector’s fate

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PMO action on Dholera solar bid cancellation will decide the sector’s fate

Cancellation of power purchase agreements will dent investors’ appetite for solar energy projects

GuruSpeak | Meet Sonam Srivastava who uses machine learning and quants to trade effectively

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GuruSpeak | Meet Sonam Srivastava who uses machine learning and quants to trade effectively

Sonam tries to predict the market regime for the next month using artificial intelligence models

Upstox should be made to pay for its system failure

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Upstox should be made to pay for its system failure

SEBI should have a redressal mechanism in place that penalises brokers, and takes strict action against them for losses caused to retail traders

Government’s non-strategic sector privatisation can offer good opportunity for investors

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Government’s non-strategic sector privatisation can offer good opportunity for investors

Most of these companies have a decent market share in their respective products and can benefit from aggressive and focused management.

GIFT City one step closer to becoming a global finance hub

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GIFT City one step closer to becoming a global finance hub

The exchange will come into the limelight if it handles a few high-profile IPOs

No negative is a big positive for the market

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No negative is a big positive for the market

Beyond the euphoria, implementation of the budget measures and near-term issues will guide stock sentiment

How the market is poised ahead of the Budget

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How the market is poised ahead of the Budget

The rollover data of traders’ positions shows that few were willing to carry forward their position ahead of the Budget

The GameStop episode will be a game-changer for social media forums

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The GameStop episode will be a game-changer for social media forums

The social media forums have demonstrated their collective power, which can increase volatility in illiquid stocks

Balmer Lawrie divestment will be a tough nut to crack

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Balmer Lawrie divestment will be a tough nut to crack

A number of small businesses in diverse areas make this an unwieldy company to buy

Maharashtra shows how to achieve housing growth

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Maharashtra shows how to achieve housing growth

Whether builders pass on the benefits will depend on the rising prices of steel and cement

SEBI’s plan for new bourses overlooks ground realities

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SEBI’s plan for new bourses overlooks ground realities

The advantage of bringing in a foreign player in the exchange business is more than allowing a domestic player to start an exchange

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