FPI Exit : India Slips Below $2 Trillion Economy-The Inside Story
Background The Indian market has remained very volatile since the beginning of 2018. In the past 18+ months, the market has behaved differently at different times. The market has shown volatility particularly during the Uri attack, general elections, Union Budget 2019, removal of article 370, and other significant events. While the inflation numbers have been […]
Reliance Industries Limited AGM 2019 : Key Highlights
At 11 am, August 12, Monday, Reliance Industries Limited ( RIL) commenced its 42nd Annual General Meeting. Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of RIL, addressed the stakeholders with some key announcements, regarding RIL Growth plans, that are said to have a high impact on investors and consumers alike. Let us see what the […]
RBI Monetary Policy : August 2019 Key Highlights
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on 5th, 6th, and 7th August 2019 and deliberated over the evolving macroeconomic outlook, against the backdrop of recent developments and incoming data. A series of the announcement was made after the 3rd bi-monthly policy review by the MPC, led by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, […]
Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) Stock Price Hits Historic Low : A Cautionary Message To Investors
Following the news of VG Siddartha, the founder of Coffee Day Enterprises Limited being missing and eventually dead has taken a toll on the share prices of the company. Within two days the share prices slipped from Rs. 193 to Rs. 122.75. Over Rs.1,000 crore was wiped off in market capitalization. Mutual funds with exposure […]
5 Reasons Behind Post Budget Market Crash : Should Investors Worry?
The Indian Stock markets saw a sharp dip post the budget announcements made by Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman. But what could be the reasons behind this ? What does this market movement mean for you as an investor? I aim to cover such questions and more in this article. Read on. The Indian Stock Market Rollercoaster : […]
SEBI Regulations : Stricter Rules To Make Liquid Funds Safer For Investors
SEBI Regulations On Liquid Funds If we take a look at the current market situation, there is high stress and the crisis of liquidity of funds. Even the investment avenues which are considered safer like liquid funds have been affected by the recent credit events in the fixed income market. To refresh your memory, liquid […]
Experts Are Advising Against Exiting From Debt Funds : Know Why
Before I begin, let me take you down the memory lane, when in June 2018, the investor community was left in a state of panic due to the IL&FS crisis. Background The delay in repayment of INR 450 crore by IL & FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) was the first instance of trouble in the IL […]
Budget 2019 : Key Highlights And Their Impact
The much-awaited union budget for FY 2019-20 was presented by Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, the new and first lady Finance Minister of India. This is the maiden budget of the second Narendra Modi government in Lok Sabha on July 5, 2019. Nirmala Sitharaman says that “Our economy was at approx $1.85 trillion in 2014, within 5 years, […]
Budget 2019 Expectations : What’s In Store For The Common Man
The entire country is eagerly awaiting the NDA Budget 2019, which would be announced on 5th July, and understandably so. For this will be the first budget that will be presented by the Modi 2.0 government after it came into power by winning the second consecutive general election. The expected reforms can have a significant impact […]
How Did the RBI Rate Cut Affected Different Categories of Debt Funds
The recently concluded RBI monetary policy has been the talk of the town with the central bank changing its stance to accommodative from neutral. RBI came up with a 25 bps cut in the repo rate – a third cut during the year. The action validates the fact that the domestic and global economic conditions […]
5 Sectors That Are Likely to Sweep The Market in 2019
2018 an eventful year with the significant indices bleeding after a stunning show in 2017. The mid-cap and small-cap indices, in particular, saw the steepest fall. The correction started by end January and early February 2018 when the government re-introduced the long-term capital gains tax and continued throughout the year as different events unfolded. Some […]
Impact of Elections on the Indian Economic Market: History So Far
Elections have always made investors jittery. There is always fear which starts creeping due to uncertainties associated with elections. As the general election 2019 is approaching, investors are worried about the performance of mutual funds due to market volatility and the absence of positive news at the global level. As the political domain is one […]
The Financial Scenario of India: 7 Major Challenges for Nirmala Sitharaman
‘The narrative related to economics is, I think, very well understood even by the common man’– Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister of India Echoing with the above statement, do you think India has found a common man’s Finance Minister in Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman? We’ll have to wait and watch. As Ms. Sitharaman shoulders the responsibility of […]
Disinvestment In India: Objectives And Importance
Is buying an investment all that an investor needs to do? No, it isn’t. Your timing as well as the manner in which you redeem your investments is also a very important part of the investment process. In this sense, disinvesting is the most important stage for your investment. This may sound illogical to you, […]
Major Economic Changes Since the Previous Elections: The Good, the Bad.
Indias saw various economic changes since the previous election. From demonetization and GST to an increase in FDI, the previous five years has been an economic roller-coster. In this blog, I will flashback the last 5 years and see the economic changes that occurred. The good, the bad and what we can expect from this […]
Real Estate Sector Is Suffering a Setback: What Is the Alternative?
The real estate sector has remained in the doldrums for the last two years. The trend is likely to continue in the near future. This has been due to a slew of reasons, starting from the demonetization effect, GST roll out and most recent happenings such as that of the liquidity crisis (after the IL&FS […]
2019 Elections Results are Out: Economic Impact and Outlook
23 May 2019 saw NDA, comprising BJP and its allies forming the government for the second term. Let’s look at the economy and the sectors that are likely to progress. Bullish Sentiment Prevails The Sensex reached a13 year all-time high of 40,000 points. It breached the 10,000 mark in 2006 and after 13 years has […]
General Elections 2019 – What Economic Battles Will the Upcoming Government Deal With?
It is D-Day and the general public is excited/anxious about the government and of course, the next Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy. To recap, the exit poll data indicated a continued mandated for the current government, and the capital market reacted positively to the same. Check out our take on what a wise […]
Market Goes Up After the Exit Poll! Should it Impact the Wise Investor?
The Exit Poll 2019, grappled media houses and investors alike. Markets shot up and speculations began to emerge. How is all of this going to impact the economy in the long term? Should an investor even be too worried about the sudden market fluctuation? In this article, we seek to discuss how an investor is […]
A Coalition Regime Can Impact the Economy Positively. How?
Election results of the largest democracy will be out in a few weeks. World leaders, business tycoons, rural dwellers and working professionals. Everyone awaits the election results. Coming to the financial markets, people are anxious. This anxiousness is due to the fact that many exit polls have predicted formation of coalition government at the center. […]