8 Strategies to Overcome Market Volatility

by Niraj • February 18, 2019

How was the year 2018? 2018 turned out to be a year with lot of surprises, there were various ups and downs, which resulted in a volatile market, yet, BSE Sensex ended at 36,068 – up by 5.9% from the start of the year. Crude oil prices, global trade-war tensions, rupee volatility, liquidity concerns, policy […]

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A Recession Might Hit in 2019: Will it Affect India?

by Vishnu Nair • February 12, 2019

When one thinks of the word recession: the first thing that comes to mind is the global financial crisis of 2008. Subject to much media coverage and analysis, the recession of 2008 led to the loss of over 8.7 million jobs worldwide, in addition to the collapse of the housing market in America and the […]

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What happened in 2008? Market crash explained

by Richa Sharma • February 9, 2019

We all are aware of the financial crisis or the recession which took place in the year 2008. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008, is considered to be the worst financial disaster since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It all began in the year 2007 with a breakdown of US subprime mortgage. And it grew into a full-blown international banking crisis with […]

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What is volatility in the stock market? How to deal with volatility?

by Richa Sharma • February 6, 2019

Volatility in the stock market is arguably one of the most misunderstood concepts in investing world. It can drive the new and novice investors to question their own investment strategies due to short-term fear. So, from an investor’s point of view volatility in the stock market is an important concept. What is volatility in the stock […]

Will India Face a Financial Recession in 2019?

by Niraj • February 4, 2019

Predicting the growth of an economy is as difficult as predicting the price movement in a stock. While economists perform exceptionally well when it comes to explaining the rationale behind the events that have already happened, it is equally difficult to predict what lies ahead. Plenty of people have been asking about the chance of […]

Budget 2019: Boon for middle income group?

Budget 2019: Boon for the Middle Income Group?

by Subham Sharma • February 3, 2019

This year, the government has gone all out to provide relief to all the major social segments of the society. It was expected to bring in policies and reforms for the farmers. The other classes who hoped for similar sops was the middle class. The Interim Finance Minister, Mr. Piyush Goyal left no stone unturned […]

Budget 2019: A budget like never before

Budget 2019 – A Budget Like Never Before?

by Niraj • February 2, 2019

The year 2019 remains a crucial year for the global economy and particularly the Indian economy which is marching towards becoming on the top three economies of the world over time. The year 2019 witnessed its first crucial event, i.e., the interim budget with the second being general elections due in May 2019. In this […]

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10 things you need to know: budget 2019

by Shikhar Singh • February 1, 2019

The budget for 2019 was presented by Piyush Goyal, the Finance Minister of India. The ex-Finance Minister of India, Arun Jaitley is in the USA for medical treatment. One of the bigger questions floating the media was if this budget will be a populist one or not. Especially in light of the upcoming general elections. Today, […]

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Three Main Reasons Why the Global Economy Is Slowing Down

by Mridul Agrawal • February 1, 2019

A big news doing the round is the slowdown of the global economy. A natural question that may come to your mind when you hear of this statement is: Why is the global economy slowing down? There are a number of inter-related and inter-connected factors at play, which together, influence the growth of the global […]

The Chinese Economy Is Slowing Down. Will it Affect India?

by Niraj • January 29, 2019

After nearly three decades of double-digit growth, China is slowing down as it is rebalancing its economy from a risk-prone export economy to a less volatile domestic consumption-driven economy. The impact of China slowdown on India has been a topic of discussion since a couple of years now. The Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley articulated […]

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Will India’s GDP Increase to 7.3% in Fiscal Year’20?

by Subham Sharma • January 28, 2019

Oil prices touched $86 per barrel. IL&FS crisis played out,leading to markets slowdown. Four fed rate hikes occured. Rupee depreciated to an all-time low. Trade war between two superpowers played out. Yes, India witnessed all of this in a single year. Yet, it is the fastest growing economy in the world today. But wait, has […]

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32 stock market terms that you must know before investing

by Richa Sharma • January 26, 2019

Want to invest in stock market? But you are afraid of various terms and jargons used by investors and financial advisors in the stock market, right?  One of the toughest parts for beginning your journey as an investor in the stock market is encountering the terms that you don’t understand. It can seem immense in the […]

15 must read books on investing, stock markets, & trading

by Riddhi Shah • January 24, 2019

Books revolutionized humanity. They allowed people to borrow other’s knowledge. In a field like investing where past knowledge is disproportionately valuable, books prove to be a godsend. In that light, here is a list of some of the most essential books on investing and the stock markets. Best investing books 1. One Up On Wall Street […]

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What is futures and options (F&O)?

by Richa Sharma • January 23, 2019

When most people think of investment, they think of buying stocks on the stock market and making huge returns very quickly. They are probably completely unaware of terms like futures and options trading. But the only way to make huge returns in a very short term is by using futures and options (F&O). There are […]

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India’s Road to Become 5th Largest Economy Full of Hurdles?

by Subham Sharma • January 21, 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected the growth rate for the world economy at 3.7% for financial year 2019. This rate is a drawdown from the growth rate it had projected in the World Economic Outlook report on April 2018, which was at 3.9%. Indeed, the world has been witnessing a trade spat between […]

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What is the difference between BSE and NSE?

by Richa Sharma • January 17, 2019

The stock exchange is a marketplace where securities can be traded between investors/traders with the help of brokers. The BSE and NSE are the leading stock exchanges of the Indian market. BSE stands for ‘Bombay Stock Exchange’ and NSE stands for ‘National Stock Exchange’. Although everybody knows that both BSE and NSE is something related to financial instrument […]

Will the economy grow faster in 2019 than 2018?

Will the Indian Economy Grow Faster in 2019 than 2018?

by Niraj • January 17, 2019

The Indian market has remained volatile in 2018. The S&P BSE Sensex ended the volatile year at 36,068 up 5.9% from the start of the year. Crude oil prices, global trade-war tensions, rupee volatility, liquidity concerns and policy action by central banks kept markets on tenterhooks in 2018. Sectorally, majority of the counters barring Information […]

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What is the difference between trading and investing?

by Richa Sharma • January 15, 2019

Trading and investing are the two methods of wealth creation from the stock market. They are very different approaches to wealth creation and earning returns in the stock market. Here are 7 key differences between trading and investing. Trading vs investing: what is the difference? Definition Trading Trading in the stock markets involves buying or selling […]

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How does stock market work (in India)?

by Richa Sharma • January 14, 2019

Everybody would have heard how investors invest in the stock market. But how does the stock market really work? Who controls it? In this article, we will try to explain to you how all of this really works! In India, there are two primary stock exchanges: The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) – Sensex is its […]

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Stock market timings in India

by Richa Sharma • January 11, 2019

The stock market timings are the same for the two major stock exchanges in India.  In India, we have two major stock exchanges. First, the Bombay stock exchange (BSE) with the index Sensex. Second, National stock exchange (NSE) with the index Nifty. Indian Stock Market Timings There are many parts to this. It can actually […]