In the last week, the S&P BSE Largecap rose 0.83 percent, S&P BSE Midcap index jumped 1.64 percent and Smallcap Index gained 2 percent.
We advise investors to invest in quality names like HDFC Bank, Infosys, Titan and Ultratech Cement where downside appears to be limited, says Reliance Securities' Rajeev Srivastava.
Promoters of 116 companies pledged their holdings in December quarter in the BSE-500 index compared to 114 in September 2018 quarter
Equity investment is a high-risk instrument but the risk can be lowered if an investor invests in low volatility stocks
Nifty50 index witnessed two-consecutive days on which it had a touch-and-go-moment with 10,800
To play revival in the capex cycle, CLSA recommends investors to buy stocks that are early-cycle plays such as L&T, Sadbhav, NCC and IRB Infrastructure and urban infra play such as J Kumar Infraprojects
In terms of price performance, nine out of 10 stocks have given negative returns up to 50 percent in last 1 year
"We suggest continuing with stock specific trading approach and maintaining positions on both sides," said Jayant Manglik, President - Retail Distribution, Religare Broking.
India VIX fell down by 6.78 percent at 15.89 levels. Now, VIX needs to hold below 16.50-16 zones to get short term stability in the market.
Major banks along with technology and consumer companies showed good earnings growth, but autos, cement and telecom sectors disappointed with their quarterly performance
Under a share buyback issue, a company repurchases its shares from shareholders at a higher price than current market price
Given the current market scenario, the earnings reported by companies suggest a gradual recovery setting in, Centrum Wealth Research said
Sahaj Agrawal of Kotak Securities said investors can gradually accumulate select stocks for an expected breakout on the higher side.
Mazhar advised traders to remain positively biased and should create fresh long positions with a stop below 10,600 on closing basis and look for initial targets placed around 10,890 kind of levels.
In growth and valuation matrix, usually high growth with high peer valuations proves to be a better investing avenue, suggest experts.
Citigroup also remains underweight on consumer staple, along with IT and Materials including cement. It remains cautious in the near term, and reduced its underweight stance on IT Services as a defensive move.
The report further highlighted that various govt schemes for the rural poor have worked well, but the fact that all these schemes aren’t free, it might limit their popularity
Shabbir Kayyumi of Narnolia Financial Advisors said Nifty trading below crucial support (10,602) will push prices towards 50 percent Fibonacci retracement levels placed around 10,561
Mazhar Mohammad of Chartviewindia.in said in next session if market closes in a positive zone then it shall act as a trend reversal sign in favour of bulls which shall get further strengthened if Nifty manages a close above 10,722 levels.
Kotak expects net profit of Nifty50 companies to grow 13 percent in FY19 led by banks and Coal India
Morgan Stanley feels large banks are relatively less exposed to IL&FS, telecoms, NBFCs,and real estate.
Most of the stocks that are showing signs of a turnaround were down up to 60 percent in the last one year, but before investors start re-rating the stocks, investors should watch out for consistency
"A close above 5-day EMA (10,742) will change the current bearish sentiment," said Shabbir Kayyumi of Narnolia Financial Advisors.
Mazhar Mohammad of Chartviewindia.in advised traders at this juncture to take a neutral stance and should refrain from creating fresh short positions.
Jayant Manglik, President at Religare Broking, feels traders have no option but to follow the prevailing bias and prefer hedged positions instead of naked trades.