Prateek Agrawal , Executive Director - Business and Investment Strategy at Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company said While inflation does seem to have peaked in 2022, central banks world over are not letting their guard down. Covid fears resurfaced on case spike in China.
Gig work, while good for technology and skilled workers, becomes a low paying engagement at the lower end of the skills chain.
2022 will tell us if central banks can pull off the miracle of a soft landing. Markets are understandably nervous.
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Technically, Bank Nifty is consolidating above the 36000 mark where 36500 is an immediate hurdle. Above this, we can expect a move towards the 37200/37700 levels.
India VIX, the fear gauge, rose nearly 7 percent from 12.09 to 12.96 over the week gone by. India VIX is trading near the lowest level of the pre-COVID crash. Considering the consolidation in Nifty and in India VIX, this week can be approached with a low-risk strategy
The premium for commodities that can be delivered now versus later into the future is the highest since 2007, signalling just how strong is the demand for raw materials and how tight supplies are.
Looking at the product landscape in India, currently, there are close to two lakh PMS accounts in India where the minimum investment is Rs 50 lakh. As of recent data, the total investment in PMS is above Rs 3 lakh crore.
The idea of ESG is to add investments to companies that perform well on environmental, social and governance fronts and remove investments from those that don’t demonstrate competence in ESG reporting or management.
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Just as periodic health checks ensure our physical wellbeing, a review with your investment advisor at periodic intervals (say, every 3-6 months) can keep your portfolio robust and in line with your financial goals.
If your stock is soaring higher, you may get a little greedy and want to grab every last nickel—not recognising certain sell signals that tell you it could be heading for a fall.
Before it hits the market, an initial public offering goes through a rigorous process of checks and balances, which can take months, if not more. We look at various stages that go into the making of an IPO.
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We visibly avoid very low priced stocks for the excessive speculative nature these may attract. Not all brokerages have fractional shares. This does rally up low priced penny stocks during speculative behaviour, says Nigam.
While FAANG and Tesla are favourites and frequently traded, people are seriously investing beyond regular stocks, highlighting the rising consistency in the tracking of US market.
While everyone is celebrating retail traders winning over a large hedge fund, it rarely ever plays out this way. Mostly, retail ends up losing money when there is excessive speculation, says Kamath.
For those in India, the risk is even higher. Per the RBI’s guidelines on LRS, buying options is not on the list of permitted capital account transactions.
Regulators in India should take note of the GameStop saga and keep a strict vigil on social media to avoid something like this happening in Indian markets.
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Investors could keep 2-5 lakhs in FD as emergency money that you can liquidate for a medical emergency and move all the other FDs into government bond mutual funds.
The housing sector is facing problems like unsold inventory of residential units and incomplete projects due to which many homebuyers are still waiting to get possession of the property.
Equities in emerging markets, particularly in Asia, may thrive if Biden's presidency brings stable foreign and international trade policy. This would create a better business environment for companies that thrive on certainty.
The right dose of equity coupled with gold and debt products can turn things around in the next year and even in the future, thus helping you navigate choppy waters with ease.
A bumper crop is awaited by the initial public offer market with over 30 IPOs worth more than Rs 30,000 crore lined up for the new year. The primary market has been good so far and the street is abuzz with more issues being lined up.