The recent price structure of descending lows and peaks indicates immediate hurdles near the 9600-9700 zone.
When rate cuts fail to bring down the entire yield curve the policy decision needs to front-load ammunition to achieve the desired goals. Monetary policy has to shift to principles of inclusion and not selectivity.
Socially responsible investing is a chance of investing the money in a company or fund that is focused on both financial and qualitative returns in terms of social and environmental good.
We may see the range shift higher from 75.20-75.90 to 75.90-76.90 in the medium-term. In the absence of a steep USD up move globally, the central bank may continue to step in from time to time to keep volatility in check.
The easing of the lockdown should not be construed as a return to absolute normalcy. 2020 and subsequent years, will be a period of recovery.
Fixed-income mutual funds have a plethora of options for investors to suit varying risk appetite as also varying tenors.
The social decisions taken by the company today are not going to go unnoticed. These decisions play an enormous role in shaping the future decisions of all their stakeholders.
By investing in more than one asset category, you'll reduce the risk of losing money and your portfolio's overall investment returns will have a smoother ride.
'Bear Put spread' is a moderately bearish strategy built by buying a Put close to the current market price of the underlying and selling the same expiry Put, but of a strike lower than the Put bought.
Countries need not bother about any ‘ism’ as long as it brings in economic prosperity and increases the standards of livings of its people.
As COVID-19 pandemic turns the entire market more headline-driven than driven by solid economic data. The moves upward or downward become vulnerable to reversals and respite.
Current market cap to GDP ratio stood at 54%, last seen only in the 2008 crisis. Usually, through the cycles it oscillates between 50% to 150%.
Investors could see a sentiment shift once clarity and confidence emerge, of things getting under control, as markets are already offering lucrative valuations
On the sentimental front, the implied volatility reached a record high this expiry overshooting the 2008 levels also. The event at this juncture the implied volatility remains high with India VIX at unprecedented level of 70.
Nifty requires a minimum correction of 7 quarters post-September 2018 as a preceding leg of upswing consumed 7 quarters from the lows of 7893 (Dec 2016) to have a high of 11760 (Sep 2018).
Impact on retail investors of the 4 Ps which stands for Paisa, Pain, Pandemic, and Pledges amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
In a falling interest rate and demand scenario, any dividend-paying company in sectors like power and gas utilities become attractive as interest rates go down, but the regulated returns protect the downside.
Empirically such periods have ended in prolonged calmer times. Till such signs come into trade analytics with a drop in Implied Volatility, it would be wise to await an opportunity instead of venturing into a trade.
The best possible solution is to have a synthetic call in place where one goes long on futures and buys a Put of a strike slightly lower than the current market price.
We expect the broad 70.70-72.50 range to hold. We expect the RBI to smoothen volatility intraday. A panic move is likely only on a break as well as a close above Rs 72.50 per USD.
After a stock sees a volume dry-up at the peak, be ready to sell at least some shares when it drops very hard through the 50-day moving average on high volume.
Change is the only constant and players need to change their mindset to shape a new and strong future for the financial distribution system.
Below 12,045, the next big support for Nifty50 is seen at 11,930 levels
The market may not like a balanced budget as the economy needs a strong push, which is possible only by way of higher government spending as private CAPEX is yet to pick up.
Investors can bring down expectations of returns, stick to quality and be clear on stocks where you would want to buy and hold. In all other stocks, investors can keep taking small profits.