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EPFO moots raising equity investment limit to 25%
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Up to a fourth of your contribution to the employees’ provident fund (EPF) may go into equities if a plan being considered by the country’s retirement fund manager bears fruit, reports Livemint.
M-cap of top 10 companies erodes by over Rs 1 lakh crore
Sun, Feb 11, 2018
TCS, the country's most valued firm, suffered a loss of Rs 33,854.18 crore in its market capitalisation (m-cap) to reach Rs 5,68,983.70 crore.
LTCG impact: Keep few pointers in mind prior to making investment
Fri, Feb 09, 2018
FM Jaitley proposed to tax LTCG exceeding Rs 1 Lakh at the rate of 10% without allowing the benefit of any indexation, saying “all gains up to 31st January, 2018 will be grandfathered.”
As equities plunge, will gold glitter this year?
Fri, Feb 09, 2018
The gold market in India is eagerly awaiting policy initiatives by the government. The finance minister has promised various positive initiatives for gold including a comprehensive policy and creation of a gold exchange.
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Thu, Feb 08, 2018
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LTCG on equities: Will it make a comeback in Budget 2018?
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Extending the tenure of the Long-term Capital Gains (STCG) tax to two-three years from one, in line with non-equity mutual funds could be one possibility, experts said.
Indian markets trade flat in morning session on Monday
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
Sensex was trading flat at -- 5.61 points or 0.02% -- lower soon after opening. Nifty was also trading 8.75 points or 0.09% lower at 9,970.95 points.
Foreign Portfolio Investors take out Rs 5,500 crore from Indian stock markets in September
Sun, Sep 24, 2017
The net outflow by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) follows withdrawal of Rs 12,770 crore from equities in August.
Foreign ownership in BSE-200 rises by 43 bps to 24.93% in Q1
Sun, Aug 27, 2017
Foreigners have ramped up their ownership in domestic equities during the three months to June by 43 bps to 24.93 per cent, which is only a tad less than than the promoters' holdings, according to an industry report.
Do "seasonal" stocks do well for short-term?
Mon, May 29, 2017
On Monday, domestic markets ended at record high. Sensex closed at 31,109.28, up 81.07 points or 0.26%, while Nifty closed at 9,604.90, up 90.80 points or 0.10%.
Next set of Q4 corporate earnings, macro data, French elections result to drive equities this week
Sun, May 07, 2017
According to experts, the stock markets this week will be guided by the fourth quarter (Q4) corporate earnings, macroeconomic data and French elections results.
RBI to soon allow banks to invest in REITs, InvITs; to issue detail guidelines by end of May
Fri, Apr 07, 2017
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon allow banks to invest in REITs and InvITs which will boost the country's real estate sector.
US GDP revision, higher oil boost stocks
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
Banks and energy led U.S. stocks higher as oil prices rose and U.S. gross domestic product annualised growth was revised up to a 2.1% rate from 1.9%. Growth in consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, was also revised upward.
Centre may not earn much changing capital gain tax regime
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Reliance Capital`s Chief Investment Strategist Madhusudan Kela, said the argument that long term capital gains tax should be applicable on equities at par with other investments like real estate, gold is not logical.
India's first International Exchange at GIFT city to start trading from January 16
Fri, Jan 13, 2017
Trading on the new India International Exchange at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT city) will begin from January 16, Monday in equity, currency and interest rate derivatives to start with, a top company official said.
Domestic, global macro data hold key for stocks this week
Sun, Jan 01, 2017
Stock market trends this week will largely depend on domestic as well as global macro economic data prints, while expectation of tax sops in budget and weakness of dollar may add to the positive sentiment for the year ahead, experts say.
What is long-term capital gains tax and why markets fell 1% even after Jaitley clarified PM Modi's comments
Mon, Dec 26, 2016
India's key equity indices opened up lower in morning trade on Monday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hinted at increase in taxes on income from stock markets during his speech in Maharashtra. BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty lost over 1% in the morning trade on Monday.
India Inc nets Rs 6.3 lakh crore from markets, bets big on bonds
Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Betting big on capital markets for raising funds, Indian companies have garnered an estimated Rs 6.3 lakh crore from the marketplace in 2016, with debt instruments being the most favoured route to raise money for their business needs amid volatile trends in equities.
FPIs pull out $3.5 billion from capital markets so far in December
Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Foreign investors have pulled out a massive $3.5 billion (nearly Rs 23,284.63 crore) from the capital market this month so far following rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.
Mutual funds pump Rs 10,000 crore in equities in November amid market weakness
Sun, Nov 27, 2016
Industry insiders attributed the latest inflow to aggressive buying by fund managers on account of sharp plunge in equity markets.