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 the end of January and early February 2018 when the government re-introduced the long-term capital gains tax and continued throughout the year as different events […]
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, […]
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. […]
8 Key Market Takeaways From IPL – 2019
IPL 2019 is in full swing with another week to go before the final winners are declared. Having said that, the season is currently in full swing and is in the last lap before the winner is unveiled. The season had its share of thrill, adventure, ifs, buts, disappointment and of course, a high degree […]
What Is Pre-Open Market Session in the Stock Market?
Indian stock market trading hours start at 9:15 AM and end at 3:30 PM. But the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) started the concept of the pre-open market session to minimize the volatility of securities during the market open every day. Though this article we will look everything on the pre-open market session. What […]
Will India’s Q3 Economic Growth Decline Due to Elections 2019?
Election season is upon us and the economy is bearing the brunt of it. With various political parties fighting it out in the polling station, India is at an uncertain period in terms of economic growth. Why this uncertainty? Well, the reason is simple. To put it in layman’s terms, businesses depend on the government […]
List of Stock Exchanges in India
When we talk of Indian stock exchanges, most of the investing population have heard of only two stock exchanges in India – Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). However, the list of Indian stock exchanges is bigger than just two names. In this article, I am going to highlight the major stock […]
Bull vs Bear Market: Definition, Differences and More
Who are the greatest rivals in the world? A few that probably come to your mind are, “Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo” from the football world, “India vs Australia” in cricket or even, “Coke vs Pepsi” when it comes to brands. Let me add one more from the financial world: Bull vs Bear Let’s take a […]
What Should You Do With Your Money When the Bear Market Strikes?
If you follow financial news, you might have heard of bear and bull markets. These are terms used to describe how the stock market is doing in terms of upward or downward trajectory of value. You might be wondering why these are named in this curious way. Let’s look at some of the basic facts. […]
Outlook FY’19-20: A Macro and Sector Approach?
‘’See a lot, be a generalist. Be security agnostic” -Andy Redleaf, fund manager The financial year FY18-19 has just drawn to a close. While it would make sense to look back into the past and judge the hits and misses of the bygone year, it’s more important to look into the crystal ball and evaluate […]
All About India’s First REIT: Embassy Office Parks REIT
Indian investors have got a new investment option in the form of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). The Embassy Office Parks had opened up its IPO to raise Rs. 4,570 crores between 18th March and 20th March. This REIT IPO got listed on 1st April 2019 at a premium and closed on day one, 5% […]
Should You Withdraw Your Money from Mutual Funds Once they Start Giving Good Returns?
There are a few questions that keep haunting an investor in the mutual funds industry. And a big one is – “Should I withdraw my money from mutual funds as soon as the investment starts giving good returns?” This is one problem that most intelligent investors also face while making the investment. Therefore, in this […]