Markets

6 Sectors to Look out for After the 2019 Elections

by Niraj • February 26, 2019

The year 2018 was an eventful year where the benchmark indices bled after a stunning show in 2017. The mid-cap and small-cap index, in particular, saw a steep decline. The market witnessed events such as the reintroduction of long-term capital gains tax, banking scams, BJP losing elections in Karnataka despite emerging as the single largest […]


Is India Leading the Digital Revolution?

by Vishnu Nair • February 25, 2019

Over the past 25 years, the world has changed at an unprecedented rate. With the invention of the internet and rapid progress in digital electronics, the world is more connected than ever before. The impact of the digital revolution is so immediate and so intense that we may never live long enough to truly grasp […]


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Experts Say This Is the Worst Quarter for Global Trade: Should India be Worried?

by Sandhya Krishnan • February 22, 2019

“When there are too many clouds, it takes one lightning (bolt) to start the storm’’- IMF managing director Christine Lagarde The above words aptly summarize the current global economic order, which is shrouded in financial uncertainty and burgeoning trade tensions. Financial analysts believe that the global macroeconomic indicators of global trade point to dark clouds […]


8 Strategies to Overcome Market Volatility

by Niraj • February 18, 2019

How was the year 2018? 2018 turned out to be a year with a 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, […]


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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 […]


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, […]


Why is the global economy slowing down?

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 […]


Will India's GDP grow to 7.3%

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 […]


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 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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Bandhan Bank & GRUH Finance merger: reason for merger

by Riddhi Shah • January 8, 2019

Bandhan Bank and GRUH Finance are merging. GRUH Finance is the housing finance subsidiary of HDFC. Bandhan Bank is India’s youngest bank which was listed on the stock exchange in 2018.  Subject to regulatory approvals, the merger shall take effect from January 1, 2019. The share exchange ratio is decided at 568:1000, which means shareholders […]


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Top 5 Technical Analysis Tools For the Stock Market

by Ankit Jain • January 7, 2019

Nowadays more and more Indians have started investing in the stock markets. Investing in the stock market and selecting the right stock or derivatives to be invested needs technical analysis. There are many technical analysis tools available, but the ones listed below are the best and can be used by an individual in deciding the […]


Global banks could enter bear market in 2019; Indian banks to continue growth

Global banks could enter bear market in 2019; Indian banks to continue growth

by Niraj • December 26, 2018

Off late the major banking names have sold off to a level that was last observed in last 2016 after the presidential election. We believe these banks could break down over the coming months thereby entering into the bear phase. While few of the commercial names are better off, the overall segment is struggling with […]


Should you bet on the banking sector in 2019

Should you bet on the banking sector in 2019?

by Pijush Biswas • November 19, 2018

The Indian Banking sector is one of the oldest and most popular sectors from the stock market point of view. It is also one of the largest in terms of market capitalization in the Indian stock market. The banking sector is such a sector which is either liked by investors or disliked by investors but […]