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Explained | What are freak trades and how you can protect your investment against them

BUSINESS

Explained | What are freak trades and how you can protect your investment against them

Freak trades are where participants report trades being executed far away from the current market price in F&O contracts

More than 50% of the funds raised via IPOs in last 12 months were offer of sale, a sign of caution?

IPO

More than 50% of the funds raised via IPOs in last 12 months were offer of sale, a sign of caution?

This comes at a time when retail participation in IPOs has reached unprecedented levels in an environment of ample liquidity, and low-to-zero interest rates.

'Big Short' Michael Burry raises bet against Tesla; shorts Cathie Wood's Ark Invest

WORLD

'Big Short' Michael Burry raises bet against Tesla; shorts Cathie Wood's Ark Invest

Burry was the first investor to foresee and profit from the subprime mortgage crisis. His life is chronicled in the critically-acclaimed book and movie "The Big Short"

More than 50% PMS schemes beat Nifty in May; small & midcaps lead the charge

MARKETS

More than 50% PMS schemes beat Nifty in May; small & midcaps lead the charge

Seven of the top 10 performing funds in May were from the mid and small-cap space, while three were multi-cap funds

What are meme stocks, what causes stupefying moves in such stocks, how to find the next meme stock and other questions answered

MARKETS

What are meme stocks, what causes stupefying moves in such stocks, how to find the next meme stock and other questions answered

Meme stocks got the name because their explosion in trading volume stems from interest and promotion on social media.

As bitcoin falls from grace, investors turn to 'less energy-intense' ethereum

CRYPTOCURRENCY

As bitcoin falls from grace, investors turn to 'less energy-intense' ethereum

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalisation, continued to post solid inflows of $26.5 million last week, with a total of $910 million so far this year.

85% portfolio management schemes beat Nifty in April, multicap funds outperform

INDIA

85% portfolio management schemes beat Nifty in April, multicap funds outperform

Six of the top 10 funds were from the multicap space, three from mid and small-cap space and one was a sectoral fund.

Another pump-and-dump? Dogecoin slumps nearly 40% in a torrid 3-day fall

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Another pump-and-dump? Dogecoin slumps nearly 40% in a torrid 3-day fall

Since the advent of the parody cryptocurrency in 2013, it has witnessed various bouts of pump-and-dump, a scheme to boost prices of a security based on false, misleading, or greatly exaggerated statements. And this time it seems no different.

50% PMS schemes beat Nifty in March, multicap funds shine

MARKETS

50% PMS schemes beat Nifty in March, multicap funds shine

As many as 60 funds ended March in the red, falling as much as 7.63 percent. Most of the worst performers, too, were from the multicap space.

50% of PMS beat Nifty in February, mid & small-cap funds lead the charge

INDIA

50% of PMS beat Nifty in February, mid & small-cap funds lead the charge

Nine of the top ten funds in February 2021 were from the mid & smallcap space.

Pre-Budget jitters pummel 70% PMSes into the red in January; large, multi-cap funds bleed the most

BUSINESS

Pre-Budget jitters pummel 70% PMSes into the red in January; large, multi-cap funds bleed the most

Basant Maheshwari Wealth Advisers' Equity Fund was the biggest loser in January, dropping 8.09 percent on a month-on-month basis.

Stellar gains! Nearly 70% PMSes outperform Nifty in 2020; 6 funds in the red

INDIA

Stellar gains! Nearly 70% PMSes outperform Nifty in 2020; 6 funds in the red

Equirus Securities' Long Horizon Fund was the top gainer in 2020, rising 61.55 percent year-on-year.

Bitcoin rises 7%; JPMorgan says $40,000 is key resistance

MARKETS

Bitcoin rises 7%; JPMorgan says $40,000 is key resistance

The premier cryptocurrency has surged over 22 percent so far in 2020 but has fallen over 14 percent in the last seven days.

44 PMS schemes outperform Nifty in December; mutli-cap funds lead the show

INDIA

44 PMS schemes outperform Nifty in December; mutli-cap funds lead the show

Negen Capital's Smallcap Emerging fund was the top gainer in December, rising 12.83 percent on a month-on-month basis

Bitcoin nosedives 15% a day after breaching $34,000

MARKETS

Bitcoin nosedives 15% a day after breaching $34,000

The stellar start to the new year is on the back of a landmark year in which bitcoin rose more than 300 percent, with an almost 50 percent gain in December alone.

Market plots V-shaped recovery, 10 events that moved Dalal Street

MARKETS

Market plots V-shaped recovery, 10 events that moved Dalal Street

From forming lifetime highs at the beginning of the year to the flash crash in March and back to record highs at the tail end, 2020 turned out to be the year of highest of highs and lowest of lows.

Gold vs Bank FD: Here's which asset class delivered higher return over long term

MARKETS

Gold vs Bank FD: Here's which asset class delivered higher return over long term

To get a rough idea of where one would stand had they held on to the gold bought or inherited, we have compared yellow metal's prices across different decades to the 40-year average of bank Fixed Deposit Rates (1980-2020).

Around 40% PMSes beat Nifty in November; mid and smallcaps lead the show

INDIA

Around 40% PMSes beat Nifty in November; mid and smallcaps lead the show

Lakewater Advisors' Lakewater PMS was the top gainer, rising 30.12 percent on a month-on-month basis.

Top PMS schemes beat market blues in September to rise up to 14% MoM

BUSINESS

Top PMS schemes beat market blues in September to rise up to 14% MoM

The strong showing by small and midcap counters helped 63 percent of Portfolio Management Schemes (PMSes) generated positive returns in September.

About 80% PMS schemes outperformed Nifty in August, rise up to 25% MoM

INDIA

About 80% PMS schemes outperformed Nifty in August, rise up to 25% MoM

Negen Capital's Small Cap Emerging topped the list with a whopping 25.13 percent return during August

With only 3 listings in 2020, why have IPOs dried up on D-Street?

INDIA

With only 3 listings in 2020, why have IPOs dried up on D-Street?

Businesses are in desperate need of funds after COVID-19 roiled consumer demand, putting many companies into an existential crisis. But at the same time, there is ample liquidity due to stimulus packages from central banks, a record number of retail investors and strong FII inflows. So why are companies not coming out with IPOs to raise the required funds?

Rights issue becomes the new favourite; what's the rush for?

BUSINESS

Rights issue becomes the new favourite; what's the rush for?

Ample liquidity and relatively cheap valuations in the aftermath of COVID-19-led crash could have been the fillip companies needed to opt for rights issue as the preferred means of raising funds, say experts

Top 10 PMSes delivered double-digit returns in June, mid & smallcap schemes flavour of the month

BUSINESS

Top 10 PMSes delivered double-digit returns in June, mid & smallcap schemes flavour of the month

The leader of the pack was Karma Capital Adviser Indian Public Equity, which rose an impressive 21.55 percent during the month.

H1 2020 Review: Union Budget, Franklin Templeton crisis among key events so far

INDIA

H1 2020 Review: Union Budget, Franklin Templeton crisis among key events so far

In a span of just six months, we have witnessed a pandemic, a stock market crash, border skirmishes, and civil unrest, among a slew of other mishaps

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