Healthy corporate earnings, coupled with the return of foreign institutional investors, aided the positive sentiment.
The 30-share BSE benchmark climbed 545.25 points or 0.95 per cent to finish at 58,115.50 on August 1. The benchmark ended above the 58,000-level for the first time since April 13 this year.
The combined holdings in equities by domestic investors (mutual funds and households) have increased by 720 basis points (bps) to 25.6 per cent in June 2022, while those owned by Foreign Portfolio Investors’ (FPIs) declined by 230 bps to 24.8 per cent.
The 20 percent equity exposure of EPFO will mean at least Rs 36,000 crore of PF money going to the equity market per annum, which will cheer the stock market.
On July 18, the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex jumped 760.37 points or 1.41 per cent to settle at 54,521.15.
As per voting results submitted to the stock exchanges on Friday evening, 99.94 per cent of Vodafone Idea (VIL) shareholders approved allocation of the equity to Vodafone Group firm Euro Pacific Securities.
Suresh Soni, chief executive officer of one of India’s mid-sized fund houses, Baroda BNP Paribas Asset Management Co Ltd, doesn’t get scared by volatility. He has been buying equities throughout the past year as equity markets have corrected.
World stocks have shed more than $20 trillion in value since hitting record highs in January.
Indian benchmark indices such as the BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 went on the back foot and now are trading at the same level seen a year earlier. Against this backdrop, here we analyse how the various active equity mutual fund categories fared during this period and which of those stocks helped to deliver returns or contain the loss well.
The imposition of hefty export duties on steel will lead to a decline in realisations for steel companies that have resorted to exports in the past few years, experts say
Some Mumbai-based banks saw a dollar crunch last week, as outflows from Indian assets add to the pressure, according to Mizuho Bank Ltd. and IFA Global. The rupee dropped to a record low against the greenback on Wednesday.
The company in a late night filing on June 22, said that the DoT on June 15, has raised adjusted gross revenue (AGR) demand for additional two financial years beyond 2016-17, which were not covered under the Supreme court order on the statutory dues.
Over the last two to three years, corporates have been lauded for their ability to sustain profitability through trying times. But the true test lies ahead
The upside is from the fair value of the stock, measured by the average of price targets for the counter
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 490.54 points, or 1.55%, to 32,220.84, the S&P 500 gained 90.03 points, or 2.29%, to 4,020.11 and the Nasdaq Composite added 389.27 points, or 3.42%, to 11,760.23.
Equities may give higher returns than debt over the long term. Financial advisors recommend investing in equity for wealth creation. But that doesn’t mean that fixed income investments have zero role to play in your moneybox
Kinara Capital is a mid-sized NBFC focussing on credit to micro, small and medium enterprises.
In the last three weeks, shares of AC manufacturer Blue Star gained about 16 percent. Stocks of peers Symphony and Voltas have surged 14 and 21 percent, respectively, since the start of March.
Jinesh Gopani, who oversees over Rs 1.3 lakh crore of equity investments as head-equities of Axis Mutual Fund, says economic recovery has been strong, but earnings growth will take markets to next level.
Select sub-sectors turn attractive for fund managers taking fresh positions or increased exposure in the stocks within those sectors
Risk-taking investors follow extreme strategies of shifting asset classes, entirely. For an Indian investor, exposure to gold makes a lot of sense when there is an expectation of sticky inflation and a weak rupee. But don’t just jump in to buy gold.
Long-term investors should have a staggered approach to invest in this market (preferably the index or large cap/blue chip) — in three or four tranches with the tacit historical assurance that the market always finds a bottom at the parity point