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FMCG – the stable and evergreen sector?

by Deepthi Sudarshan • February 14, 2019

In a consumption-driven economy like India, the significance of the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) sector is paramount. The FMCG sector is constituted by companies that sell non-durable mass consumption off the shelf products. In 2018, the FMCG sector in India witnessed a double-digit growth rate on the back of a number of factors such […]

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10 most talked about stocks in the market today

by Deepthi Sudarshan • February 13, 2019

Dalal Street has always been a place of action. The recent past has been no exception. Right from the PNB scam, the new LTCG (Long Term Capital Gains) tax, the liquidity crisis, the crude oil prices, right up to the trade war and the most recent fiasco in the Zee entertainment stock; calling these times […]

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How do the most successful investors in the Indian stock market trade?

by Abhijeet Saha • February 12, 2019

With just proper strategy and tactics a ₹5000 worth portfolio investment can be made as big as ₹2 billion worth portfolio. The above statement might seem unbelievable, but people like Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Dolly Khanna (Rajiv Khanna), Ashish Kacholia, Vijay Kedia and many others have actually turned the tide and have created phenomenal fortunes from the […]

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How to invest in the stock market in a volatile market

by Niraj • February 11, 2019

Is it the return of the bear market? After a few years of the bull market, there is the chance that a bear market could be right around the corner. After all, the mother market, the US, has just started falling. But the road ahead looks ugly. The problem is, it can be hard to […]

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Strategies to invest in the stock market that you should know about

by Niraj • February 5, 2019

Often people think investing is for the rich or it is equivalent to gambling. Until you make your first stock purchase, you will never understand the potential of investing. For beginners, mutual funds have remained the only way of getting exposure to equity. While mutual funds offer diversification, expert management, flexibility, and the likes, but […]

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Maruti Suzuki share: the company ruling 50% of the market

by Rahul Chokhani • February 3, 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited is one of India’s oldest automobile companies and has ruled the Indian market often with over 50% market share in sales. The automobile industry in India is highly consolidated across segments. The Herfindahl-Hirschman Index for the Indian passenger vehicle market stands at 2900, indicating a highly concentrated industry. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. […]

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Famous scams in Indian stock markets’ history

by Subham Sharma • February 2, 2019

Since the launch of markets in the late 90s, India has been privy to many financial scams. Though the markets have delivered spectacular returns, there were times when the entire markets were taken by storm. Some of these were because of shrewd minds that used tools to manipulate prices and other times it was because of […]

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What is margin trading? Should you use it?

by Richa Sharma • January 31, 2019

Stock trading is a risky business. And sometimes it needs a huge amount of money. Companies borrow money from banks to invest in projects. What if investors could borrow money and leverage the cash to buy and invest in the stock markets?  Definition of Margin Trading In the stock market, margin trading refers to the process […]

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What is insider trading & why is it illegal?

by Richa Sharma • January 30, 2019

Insider trading is an unfair and illegal practice in the stock market, wherein other investors are at a great disadvantage due to the lack of important insider non-public information about a company. This means that someone with the inside knowledge can easily make a lot of money while the other cannot – thus making the […]

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What is fundamental analysis of a stock? Here’s how to use it

by Shikhar Singh • January 29, 2019

Most people wanting to enter the stock markets would have encountered the word “Fundamental Analysis”. This tool is one of the most essential tools if we want to create a fortune in the markets. This tool is not just important for people already in the markets but also who aspire to be entering markets soon. […]

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Multibaggers stocks held by ace investors & should you buy?

by Niraj • January 27, 2019

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and Dolly Khanna are well-known market investors. The duo has created massive wealth from the stock market and is considered to be master in picking up multi-bagger stocks. Word of caution Blindly following stock picks by big investors is not a wise thing to do. Here are some stocks held by ace investors: […]

Sun Pharma share: the sector leading bluechip company

by Rahul Chokhani • January 24, 2019

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is the fifth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company in the world providing high-quality, affordable medicines trusted by healthcare professionals and patients in over 150 countries. It is also the largest Indian pharma company by revenues and market capitalization. In India, the Company enjoys leadership across 13 different classes of doctors with 32 […]

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Your Portfolio Is Suffering a Loss? Here’s What You Should Do

by Subham Sharma • January 22, 2019

Winning and losing are two sides of the same coin in case of any game. Similar is the case of gaining and losing while dealing in markets. This is because there is always an element of risk associated while investing in stock markets. While markets might turn enemy for us in the short term, it […]

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HUL Hindustan Unilever Ltd: you almost definitely use their products

by Subham Sharma • January 22, 2019

HUL is a brand which touches the lives of 2 out of every 3 Indians. HUL (Hindustan Unilever Limited) has forayed into every daily need possible for a consumer. It has excelled in not just providing the products for the consumers but in that quest delivered exceptional and consistent returns for its shareholders as well. […]

5 reasons why you must invest in the stock markets

by Richa Sharma • January 21, 2019

Despite the ups and downs of the Indian economy, the stock market has consistently proven to be a good place to invest your money. Your regular savings won’t do much if you leave them in the low-risk investment options. Without taking advantage of the stock market, saving for lofty goals becomes hard, if not impossible […]

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UPL Limited: secret sauce of its glory

by Ritika Relwani • January 21, 2019

UPL’s $4.2-billion buyout of Arysta LifeSciences — a company almost its own size — from Platform Specialty Products is transformational. It could potentially throw up $5 billion in combined revenues and $1.2-billion annual Ebitda. UPL is an Indian company only in name and headquarters. It’s actually one of the biggest homegrown MNCs. Today, UPL is […]

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What is trading? How much can you earn by trading ?

by Richa Sharma • January 19, 2019

Are you familiar with the term trading? Most of us have done trade in our everyday life, although we may not even know that we have done so. To put in a simple way, everything you buy in a departmental store is trading money for the goods and services you want. But do you know […]

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5 stocks for beginners: start with stable shares

by Niraj • January 18, 2019

Are you new to stocks and are looking to know which are the best stocks for beginners? Read on! In today’s evolving world every penny counts. Amidst this, the capital market has opened an avenue for the building of greater wealth. A new investor is likely to lose wealth if proper research and strategy are […]

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ITC Limited: the share that is respected by fund managers

by Mridul Agrawal • January 16, 2019

Indian Tobacco Company or ITC Limited is a household name in India. Products from ITC Limited touch our day to day lives in so many ways that it is difficult to have not come across this huge brand name. ITC is a 100+-year-old brand in India. This fact alone has got a lot to give […]

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5 Things to Watch Out for While Investing in Dividend Paying Stocks

by Anirban Paul • January 14, 2019

Investors like Warren Buffet and Mark Cuban are usually the types who prefer stocks that pay dividends – the sum a company pays to its stockholders out of its profits, as a symbol of goodwill for holding stocks. There are many investors who usually focus on dividends as the sole metric for investing in a […]