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5 reasons why FD investors should switch to stocks

by Richa Sharma • March 10, 2019

Fixed Deposits (FD) are not just investment instrument in India, they are a part of our tradition and culture. But what most people do not realize is that they can earn way more money by investing in the stock market and keep the risk profile lower by remain invested for a longer period. 5 reasons […]

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Why you should invest in the stock markets – even if you’re not a finance wizard

by Richa Sharma • March 9, 2019

“No way. I worked day and night to earn that money. I am not going to gamble it away in the stock market.” That was my dad’s wisdom, someone who was reluctant to do anything with his hard earned money that didn’t involve either a Fixed Deposits (FDs) or insured CD/bonds. These words sound familiar […]

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How stocks are affected by the general elections and 10 stocks that might be poised to gain

by Abhijeet Saha • March 8, 2019

The general election in India is one of the most important events in the calendar of the country. This event selects the very government that will govern the country. A change in the government can impact the investment stream of cash flows at the sectoral level. For example, the previous government might have pushed the […]

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Stocks with the highest PE ratios and why their PE ratio is high

by Abhijeet Saha • March 5, 2019

During any of technical analysis or reading any of the analyst’s report, we investors come across these metrics called PE ratio. Let’s understand what this PE ratio is all about. PE ratio comprises of two important factors Price: This is the current market price of the stock at which it trades EPS: EPS is earnings per […]

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How news affects the markets and what to do about it

by Abhijeet Saha • March 4, 2019

Whenever we investors buy anything we become possessive about the entity owned. Be it automobile, house or even the stocks. We become too streamlined to hear anything related to our owned assets. Any news positive or negative is important for almost every investor for their stocks. A piece of positive news instills confidence which leads […]

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10 most volatile stocks in the market

by Abhijeet Saha • February 27, 2019

When the stock market moves hills and valleys, the entire financial market perception moves. The ups and downs when happening very frequently, we overestimate downside risk. This downside risk of loss builds enough fear to stay away from the stock. But, not to deny there are financial gains attached to risky high movement stock. Let’s understand […]

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NBFC shares: current situation and what the future holds

by Niraj • February 25, 2019

Non-Banking Finance Corporations (NBFCs) have played a pivotal role when it comes to nation building. The sector has provided the much-needed fillip to the infrastructure, employment generation, and wealth creation. The industry has provided access to financial services for the rural and weaker sections of the society. The success of the sector has had far-reaching […]

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Indian automobile sector & the stocks that may be the Eicher of tomorrow

by Deepthi Sudarshan • February 24, 2019

India is the fourth largest automobile market in the world after China, US and Japan. The automobile sector in India contributes around 7 % of the GDP. However, in the recent past, the sector has been on a down streak for a number of reasons such as oil prices, weak rupee, rising insurance premium etc. […]

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Stocks that were least affected by the recession in 2008

by Niraj • February 22, 2019

The year 2008 is regarded as the year of the global financial crisis. The crisis is considered to be one of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It started in 2007 with a crisis in the subprime mortgage market in the United States. This eventually turned into an international banking […]

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What is trading volume and what you must know about it

by Richa Sharma • February 18, 2019

Trading volume is a very powerful tool in capital markets but is often overlooked because it is such a simple performance indicator. Trading volume information of a security can be found anywhere. However, very few investors know how to use this information to increase their profits and minimize risk in the markets. Definition of trading volume In the financial markets, the word trading volume […]

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Stocks to look out for during the upcoming elections

by Niraj • February 15, 2019

Historically, the Indian market has observed a high degree of volatility in the month immediately preceding general elections. What is different this time is the current global macro headwinds like trade war, slowing global growth, concerns around US recession and the central bank’s autonomy that has been creating heightened tension among the market participants. Data […]

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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 […]