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Budget 2019 : CPSE ETFs Now Get Sec 80C Tax Benefits.

by Richa Sharma • July 10, 2019

In her maiden speech on the Union Budget for FY 2019-20, the Finance Minister  Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman announced that, the government of India (GOI) will launch its Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) related exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the lines of Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS) i.e. a tax-saving mutual fund scheme format. So from now onwards, […]


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8 Healthcare Stocks That Show Growth Potential: 2019-2020

by Niraj • June 27, 2019

Healthcare is one of the largest sectors in India, both in terms of revenue and employment. The industry comprises of segments like hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance, and medical equipment. The sector has been proliferating on the back of rising coverage, services, increasing expenditure by both public and private […]


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What Is the Concept of Cover Order in the Stock Market?

by Richa Sharma • June 19, 2019

Two friends discussing trading in the stock market. Ram: Hey! I don’t understand why I lose so much money in Intraday Trading? Shyam: Well! If you were using the concept of cover order at least you would limit your losses! This blog is for traders like Ram who want to minimize their losses in Intraday […]


9 Highest Dividend Paying Stocks in India – 2019

by Abhijeet Saha • June 15, 2019

There is a lot of buzz in the financial world about the word ‘dividend’. We often read about companies paying a low or high dividend in news, but why should we investors be concerned about dividend payouts by these companies. Why is dividend such an important parameter? Let’s first understand what dividends are. Dividends in […]


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7 Penny Stocks that Became Multibagger Stocks

by Shikhar Singh • June 15, 2019

Penny stocks are looked down upon by many investors. But there are penny stocks that turned out to multibagger stocks. Not just that, some of those penny stocks are now bluechip stocks! You might not even know – some of the big names you hear now were actually penny stocks at some point in time. […]


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9 Best Stocks to Consider Investing for Long Term (2019)

by Abhijeet Saha • June 15, 2019

The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation – Seth Klarman Investors often want to invest in the long term so that their money grows with time. But identifying which stock will deliver good results, which underlying company will have a sustainable business model has always been an issue. Another question […]


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10 Most Expensive Stocks in India – 2019

by Richa Sharma • June 15, 2019

Stock price is one of the key factors in deciding the constituents of a portfolio or stock pick in the Indian stock market. High-priced stocks add more weightage to the portfolio but it is usually seen that retail investors choose stocks that are not very expensive. In this article, we will look at the top […]


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6 Top FMCG Stocks in India: Are These Evergreen?

by Richa Sharma • June 15, 2019

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector is the fourth largest sector in the Indian economy with Household and Personal Care accounting for 50% of FMCG sales in India. For this sector, growing consumer awareness, easier access, and changing lifestyles have been the key growth drivers. The FMCG sector has grown at a CAGR of 11% […]


Why Should You Invest in an IPO?

by Sandhya Krishnan • June 14, 2019

There is a lot of excitement in the investor community around an Initial Public Offering or IPO. IPOs are attractive for investors owing to the underlying belief of buy low and sell high. It is a common belief amongst investors that the stock prices would in most cases increase after an IPO. Thus, the rush […]


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Is it a Good Time to Invest in Manufacturing Stocks? Which One’s Can You Consider?

by Richa Sharma • June 7, 2019

The manufacturing sector is one of the key sectors for creation of job in any economy. Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, had launched the “Make in India” program to place India on the world map as a manufacturing hub and thereby give global recognition to the Indian economy. Under the ‘Make in India’ […]


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10 Automobile Stocks to Look Out for in 2019

by Niraj • June 4, 2019

The automobile industry in India is the world’s fourth largest with India being the fourth largest car manufacturer and seventh largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. Domestic automobile sales increased at ~7% CAGR between FY13-19 with 30.92 million vehicles manufactured in FY2019. In value terms, the Indian automotive industry (including auto-component manufacturing) is likely to reach […]


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What Is Book Value Per Share – How Essential Is it?

by Richa Sharma • May 31, 2019

Savvy investors in stock markets are always on the lookout for stocks that are not fully valued or, still better, are grossly undervalued. An important measure to gauge the value of stocks is the book value per share. In this blog, I will explain to you everything related to the book value per share. Definition Book […]


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10 Stocks Which Have Experienced a 52 Week High: Should an Investor Consider Investing in Them?

by Richa Sharma • May 31, 2019

After General Election 2019, there is no stopping for the Indian stock market. On 30th May 2019, Sensex zoomed 330 points to reach a level of 39,832, while Nifty zoomed 85 points to reach a level of 11,946. Many stocks are trading at a 52-week high level. In general, stocks trading at 52-week high level works […]


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9 Agricultural Sector Stocks That Can Do Wonders to Your Portfolio

by Richa Sharma • May 27, 2019

In India, agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for about 58% of its population. In an interim budget in January 2019, the government of India made clear that farmers are at the top of its agenda. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to invest 25 trillion rupees in rural development of India and offer […]


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Time Value Of Money Can Affect Your Stock Market Journey. Here’s How

by Sandhya Krishnan • May 24, 2019

One might have heard of ‘time is money’. This is true. Money lost can be earned, however, time lost cannot be undone. However, this article is not about the value of time, it’s about the time value of money! Time value of money is a basic concept in finance. It emphasizes that money presently available […]


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10 IT Sector Stocks You Can Bet On in 2019

by Richa Sharma • May 23, 2019

India’s strong domestic consumption and investment will continue to support the growth of its economy, which is projected at 7.0% in FY 2019-20 and 7.1% in FY 2020-21 Among the sectors contributing to this robust growth story of the Indian Economy, the Information Technology (IT) sector remains a major one. In this article, we will […]


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Operating Profit Margin: Significance, Computation, Advantages and More

by Niraj • May 22, 2019

Operating Profit Margin is a profitability and performance ratio, which is the percentage of profit a company produces from its operations. What Does it Signify? The operating margin shows how much profit a business makes for each rupee of sale after paying for the variable cost of production such as wages, and raw materials. The operating […]


8 Consumption Stocks That are Likely to Perform Well in 2019

by Niraj • May 22, 2019

Off late, Indian consumers are spending less on everything – right from toothpaste to cars. The last six months have seen weak demand and lower sales in crucial sectors such as fast moving consumer goods, and automobile industries. Research from the country’s largest lender, State Bank of India, shows that of the 384 companies studied, […]


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Detailed Guide to Options Trading: Meaning, Types and Strategies

by Niraj • May 20, 2019

An option is a contract that is written by a seller that conveys to the buyer the right — but not an obligation to buy (for a call option) or to sell (for a put option) a particular asset, at a specific price (strike price/exercise price) in future. In return of granting the option, the […]


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Enterprise Value: Definition, Formula, Examples and More

by Sandhya Krishnan • May 17, 2019

Enterprise value (EV) is a very important concept in corporate valuation and upon which many M&A deals are based. In simple terms, Enterprise Value is the outlay or cost of buying the entire (100%) company by a potential investor. Thus, apart from the equity shareholders, the other types of shareholding i.e. preference and minority shareholders […]