Stocks

What Happens If Stockbroker Shuts Down?

by Revati Krishna • July 13, 2021

Let’s start with an assurance to the question ‘What happens if a stockbroker goes bust in India?’ Your capital or funds are safe in a practical manner of speaking. It is not as if the stockbroker can take your money. For instance, when Harshad Mehta was found guilty, his Grow More Research and Asset Management […]


Factors Influencing Foreign Exchange Rates?

by Revati Krishna • June 24, 2021

Trading one currency for another is called foreign exchange (forex). For instance, you can trade Rs 5,000 for its equivalent in US dollars if you need the latter (for travel to the US, for example). What Is A Foreign Exchange Rate? The forex rate is the rate at which a currency is exchanged. For example, […]


How do Indian Companies List on Foreign Exchanges?

by Revati Krishna • June 24, 2021

To boost the Indian economy, the Central government has allowed direct listing of Indian companies in foreign exchanges. However, before the listing happens, a few things have to be taken care of, like the amendment of Section 23 of the Companies Act 2013. Moreover, the companies need to meet specific criteria to get directly enlisted […]


How to Manage Fear and Greed in Trading

by Revati Krishna • June 15, 2021

Fear and greed are often recognized as two key drivers of financial markets. While this is undoubtedly an oversimplification, fear and greed play a vital role in the psychology of trading. Learning when to embrace and control these emotions is the only thing that draws a line between a successful trading career and a short-lived […]


History of Stock Market Crashes In India – Known And Unknown

by Revati Krishna • June 4, 2021

The stock market is a volatile place. Hence, there have been times when markets have crashed and caused losses to investors within no time. A crash is usually defined as a rapid double-digit fall in indices. While the markets have always recovered, sometimes, the impact of a crash has lasted for years.  Today, we are […]


When is the Right Time to Invest in Stocks

by Revati Krishna • June 1, 2021

Most investors face a constant dilemma when they think about investing in stocks. One of the primary questions in their minds is – Is this the right time to invest in the stock market? A simple answer to this question is that there is no ideal time to start investing in stocks. As Warren Buffett […]


How to Use Moving Average in Trading

by Revati Krishna • May 27, 2021

Moving average (MA) is a calculation where multiple averages are created using data subsets of a whole data set to identify and analyze trends. In the stock market, it is used as a technical indicator to plot future stock price trends. The most common moving averages are the 15-, 20-, 30-, 50-, 100-, and the […]


How to Use Volume in Trading?

by Revati Krishna • May 25, 2021

Technical analysts use past trading activity to make predictions about a stock’s future price movements. Volume is one of the metrics used in the technical analysis of stocks. Seasoned traders understand how to use volume in intraday trading.  Read on to find out more on how to use volume in trading. What is Volume in […]


Interesting Movies & Web-Series on Stock Markets

by Revati Krishna • May 24, 2021

Stock markets are interesting in more ways than one. It has been incarnated in the motion picture world many times in the past few years. With the help of such movies, we have witnessed not just the technicalities, but also the grief, complexity, scams, loopholes, and a host of human feelings that come along while being […]


How to Find Undervalued Stocks in India?

by Revati Krishna • May 5, 2021

Undervalued stocks are shares with a market price significantly lower than what their actual value should be. The value of a company is based on certain fundamental financial indicators, such as its cash flow, profits, return on assets, liabilities, etc.  For various reasons, the market price of a share may not accurately indicate the current […]


Why is P/B Ratio More Relevant for Banks Than P/E Ratio?

by Revati Krishna • April 23, 2021

There are many financial ratios that can help you determine the financial health of a bank like GNPA, NNPA, PCR, CAR, CASA, NIM, P/E, and P/B ratios. Each of these ratios provides certain insights into the bank’s financial strength. Today, we are going to focus on two commonly used financial ratios – P/E and P/B […]


How to Read Stock Charts – Comprehensive guide

by Revati Krishna • April 13, 2021

Stock investing requires a fundamental analysis of the company and a technical analysis of the stock price. So, if you want to invest in the stock of a particular company, analyzing its financials, management team, competitive landscape, etc., can help you understand if the company can withstand economic volatilities. Also, technical analysis that primarily includes […]


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When is Intraday Profit Credited?

by Revati Krishna • April 13, 2021

According to a new regulation by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), any profit that you gain from an intraday trade will be unblocked for use only after the markets close on the next working day. This means that you will not be able to use your intraday profits from your transaction (T) […]


What is the Significance of Record Date and Ex-Dividend Date in Corporate Actions?

by Revati Krishna • April 9, 2021

The announcement of any corporate action like dividend, bonus shares, rights issue and others comes along with the announcement of the record date. Record date determines the eligibility of a shareholder to avail the corporate action in question.  Let’s understand the significance of the record date and ex-dividend date in this blog.  What Is Record […]


How are Bond Yields and Stock Markets Related to Each Other?

by Revati Krishna • April 8, 2021

Time and again a movement in bond yields has impacted the stock markets. More often than not, the two move in opposite directions. The impact and the relationship can be witnessed across borders as well. Not just domestic bond yields, a movement in U.S. bond yields have also affected stock markets back home. A rally […]


How Corporate Actions Impact Stock Price

by Revati Krishna • March 18, 2021

In the world of business and finance, corporate actions govern a company’s future, for better or worse. A good understanding of the corporate action life cycle can give you a clear idea of the company’s ethical business conduct and financial health. In this blog, we learn about corporate actions processing and how it affects stock […]


Invest in US Stocks on Groww

How to Buy US Stocks on Groww: Step by Step Process

by Groww • February 19, 2021

Diversification helps an investor get the best out of most asset classes, and international exposure might help us add that zing to our portfolio. The U.S. houses some of the best stocks globally, with great success stories behind their growth. Investing in U.S. stocks has become as easy as investing in our domestic markets as […]


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How Does Inflation Impact the Stock Market?

by Devyani Mishra • February 13, 2021

The financial landscape of the modern world is highly complex. With more information available to investors due to the penetration of the internet in most rural areas, investor sentiment is now driven by analysis and data as opposed to an emotion-driven response. A classic example of this is inflation. Traditionally, most people regarded inflation as […]


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How do Mergers and Acquisitions Affect Stock Prices

by Himanshu Sinha • February 9, 2021

There are times when two companies decide to combine to form a stronger company in one form or another.  While there are many ways in which two companies can combine, two of the most common processes are Mergers and Acquisitions.  There are various reasons behind a company opting for a merger or agreeing to an […]


L and T Finance Rights Issue

L&T Finance Rights Issue

by Rohit Bhattacharya • February 2, 2021

L&T Finance Holdings Ltd. has announced that its ₹2,998.61-crore rights issue will be opening on 1st February 2021. The issue will close on 15th Feb 2021. As per the announcement, up to 46,13,25,021 equity shares for cash will be issued by the company at a price of Rs 65 each (including a premium of Rs […]