Investment scenario 2008
2008 financial crisis is one of the most significant economic turmoil in the history of the global economy since the great depression in the 1930s. One of the most significant blows to the Indian stock market was witnessed, with a record drop of 2273 points in Sensex within a matter of hours. How Did It […]
All About Cyclical Stocks : Cyclical Sectors And Their Top Picks
Have you ever tried a roller-coaster ride? You feel good while going up. But as it comes down at a faster pace, you experience panic and fear. In a similar fashion, the occurrence of ups and downs in an economy over a period of time is known as the economic/business cycle. These cycles of an economy […]
The Role Financial Intermediaries In Capital Markets
From the time an investor gains access to the market by buying a stock, till the time the stock is credited in the investor’s Demat account, multiple intermediaries are involved in the process flow. These intermediaries play their role behind the scenes while complying with the requirements as laid down by the regulatory body – […]
Stock Market Basics : How Are Different Stocks Categorized?
The stocks can be classified in several ways depending on factors such as voting rights, duration, ownership, and the likes. In this blog, we seek to discuss different categories of stocks that are allowed. Categorization Based On The Class Class is one of the primary factors used to categorize stocks. The categorization is based on […]
Delivery Vs Intraday Trading : Which One Is Right For You?
In the stock market, every individual dreams of cracking the mantra of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala but only a few actually manage to do so. There is no rocket science behind understanding the fundamentals of a company, what matters is persistence. Investors such as Jhunjhunwala or Warren Buffet are known for their stickiness. These investors have not […]
Stock Market Basics : Understanding Fundamental And Technical Analysis
When approaching investments in the capital market, two methods are prevalent – fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Which is better – Fundamental Analysis or. Technical Analysis? Which one to go for? Do you read charts and believe in them for investing? Do you make an investment decision based on Financials, Growth, and EPS? Is the […]
Stock Buyback : What Does It Mean And How Does It Impact Investors
In this blog, I will discuss the key terminologies related to a stock buyback; definition, the reason why a company goes for buyback, benefits of buyback and what an investor should if offered a buyback. Read on! What Is A Stock Buyback? A stock buyback is a method by which a listed company buys its […]
Income, Value And Growth Stocks : Top 3 Stocks In Each Category To Look Out For (2019)
Investors in the stock market invest typically for one of two reasons: They believe that the price will rise and allow them to sell the stock at a profit, or they intend to collect the dividends paid on the stock as investment income. But there are some stocks that can satisfy both objectives, at least to some […]
All You Need To Know About Treasury Stocks
What Are Treasury Stocks? Treasury stocks, also known as reacquired stocks, is the portion of a previously issued stock that a company has purchased (bought back) from its shareholder. These stocks are held by the company and are used for its disposition. These stocks can remain in the company’s possession or may also be used […]
Stocks To Look Out For As India Gears Up To Become A USD 5 Trillion Economy
The mid-cap segment has underperformed the large-cap in the running year. But, the government’s push for infra is likely to provide thrust to the earnings of a few companies that are operating in the sector. In this article, I will discuss the stocks an investor may consider investing in as India gears up to be […]
Budget 2019 : CPSE ETFs Now Get Sec 80C Tax Benefits.
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, […]
8 Healthcare Stocks That Show Growth Potential: 2019-2020
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 […]
What Is the Concept of Cover Order in the Stock Market?
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
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 […]
7 Penny Stocks that Became Multibagger Stocks
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. […]
9 Best Stocks to Consider Investing for Long Term (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 […]
10 Most Expensive Stocks in India – 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 […]
Top 6 FMCG Stocks in India
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?
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 […]
Is it a Good Time to Invest in Manufacturing Stocks? Which One’s Can You Consider?
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’ […]