Although stocks that belong to the crème de la crème may come across as costly investment options, market corrections certainly provide opportunities to buy them at some point.
Elevated volatility scenario (CBOE VIX: 25 and above) may not necessarily be unsuitable for investment. Historically, they have been amongst the best time to invest, particularly when the global growth indicators are robust.
The general consensus among industry bodies is that RBI could have tightened the existing regulations on LoUs rather than imposing a blanket ban on them.
Maharashtra has a lopsided allocation of resources that favors certain crops and orphans others, which further aggravates the issue of farmers' incomes.
The government has already received interest from IndiGo, a low-cost leading domestic airline, and an unidentified foreign airline.
The government is proposing to cut the price of the BT cotton seeds (Bollgard II) from Rs 800 to Rs 740 per packet (450gm packets). While the move would provide some respite to cotton farmers, it stands to eat away margins of seed companies.
We expect Thirumalai Chemicals' near term volume growth to come from increased capacity for food acids, fine chemicals, the improved operations from Malaysian subsidiary, followed by increased capacity for Phthalic Anhydride (+60,000 MT in 2019).
The annual output from most major crops is expected to jump up with a substantial increase in sugarcane production, followed by cotton, pulses, course cereals, and rice and food grains.
Today, there is an increasing realisation that most state-run banks do not have the requisite skills for complex credit underwriting.
The verbal political battle is likely to impact banking sector reform, but does the sector really needs structural changes
Investors may consider Beekay Steel, Grauer & Weil (India), Kesar Petroproducts, Shivalik Rasayan, Soril Infra, and Ucal Fuel for accumulation in the corrective phase of the market.
The real interest rate differential is shifting in favour of the US market, making the latter a relatively-attractive destination for the portfolio flows.
Government’s impetus on developing food processing infrastructure can benefit firms in the long run.
IndiGo performed well on monthly operating parameters and registered 19.6 percent growth in passenger traffic.
A detailed analysis of the third quarter numbers of over 7600 companies showed all-around improvement in financial parameters. Aggregate sales growth of 8% was better than the 6.7% in the previous quarter. EBIDTA (earnings before interest depreciation & tax) margins improved a tad as well.
The issue stands fully priced in which leaves little on the table for the investors, limiting any near term upside.
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Will the RBI be circumspect and await definite signs of growth, or will it prefer to be ahead of the curve by signalling something sooner?
Not reducing corporate tax rate has been termed as a big miss by the finance minister. But data shows not many companies would have benefited from the cut
Investors were waiting for a correction and LTCG has handed them in a platter. But how big a dragon is LTCG?
With the introduction of LTCG tax and NIL tax on selling of equities till March 2018, investors are selling their holding to save 10 percent LTCG tax.
The sharp rally on Indian bourses since the start of the year has prompted experts to call for a correction which they say is long overdue. However, India is nowhere close to top performing markets
Much of the fresh investment into new projects has not taken off, even three years after Modi began wooing investors. Investors make conciliatory noises, but something keeps them away.
Reclassification of marketing expenditure and discounts as capital expenditure will be a body blow for e-commerce companies
The initiative by the finance ministry and Sebi in increasing lot size is flawed on many grounds and exposes their failure in educating the masses whom they seek to protect