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India VIX soars 5% as fear factor hits stock markets
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
India VIX is calculated by using the best bid-ask quotes of near and next-month Nifty options contracts which are traded on the F&O segment of NSE. India VIX indicates the investor’s perception of the market?s volatility in the near term i.e. it depicts the expected market volatility over the next 30 calendar days. Higher the India VIX values, higher the expected volatility and vice-versa.
FPIs now wary of Indian government bonds; here is why
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Overseas investors have turned wary of Indian government bonds after the rupee hit a 13-month high, leading to under-subscription of an auction of foreign portfolio investors’ (FPI) unutilised investment limit worth Rs 26,002 crore in G-sec by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday.
Retail investors can trade in government securities as NSE, BSE launch online platforms
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE have announced the launch of online platforms to bring retail investors’ participation in government securities.
What will move Sensex, Nifty this week? Find out here
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
The midcap index gained 0.80% while smallcap index remained unchanged for the week. India’s macro data showed improvement in IIP, growing at 7.1% and CPI inflation came at five months low. This helped boost the sentiment ignoring widening of fiscal deficit, and the oil price that rose to $72 due to tension in Syria
Indian stock market outlook: Know here the factors to dictate trend this week
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
The week would also witness earnings announcements by IndusInd Bank, HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company, ACC, Mindtree, Crisil and Reliance Power, among others. With the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and Consumer Price Index (CPI) data out, investors will be keeping their eyes on inflation data based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
Sensex, Nifty extend gains on healthy macro-data, global cues
Sat, Apr 14, 2018
On a weekly basis, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE surged by 565.68 points or 1.68 per cent to close at 34,192.65 points. The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed trade at 10,480.60 points -- up 149 points or 1.44 per cent from its previous week`s close
This stock turned Rs 1 lakh into Rs 5 lakh; another 200% jump expected
Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Avenue Supermarts share price is up a whopping 393 per cent from its issue price of Rs 299 to Rs 1472.90 in Wednesday's trade. Avenue Supermarts had listed on the BSE and NSE on March 21, 2017. Since then, investors in the company are richer by Rs 7,3000-odd crore.
Want to invest in equities today; here’s a list of stocks’ recommended by experts
Mon, Apr 09, 2018
For this week, the Indian market is expected to be guided by a range of factors macroeconomic data, onset of corporate earnings season and trade tariff tussle.
Market outlook: Know here the factors that might set a course this week
Sun, Apr 08, 2018
"Going ahead, the focus of the markets will shift back to earnings which are likely to kick start from next week...," Teena Virmani, Vice President - Research, Kotak Securities. IT major Infosys will announce its fourth quarter results on April 13. Among other firms which are slated to announce their financial results are Reliance Industrial Infrastructure and Goa Carbon
Eight of top 10 firms add Rs 86,000 cr in valuation; Know here which are these companies
Sun, Apr 08, 2018
The valuation of TCS surged by Rs 19,219.45 crore to Rs 5,64,657.41 crore while that of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) zoomed to Rs 5,76,294.88 crore, registering a rise of Rs 17,071.89 crore. The market valuation of State Bank of India (SBI) soared by Rs 15,973.11 crore to Rs 2,31,860.78 crore and Maruti Suzuki India's valuation climbed Rs 10,412.70 crore to Rs 2,78,150.79 crore
SME IPOs continue to catch investors' fancy; raise Rs 2,155 cr in FY18
Sun, Apr 01, 2018
Funds raised through IPOs were meant for business expansion plans, working capital requirements and other general corporate purposes, according to offer documents. A total of 148 companies got listed with initial public offers (IPOs) worth Rs 2,155 crore in the last fiscal compared to 80 firms which tapped the IPO route to garner Rs 810 crore in 2016-17. In 2015-16, as many as 46 firms made debut on SME platforms and raised Rs 303 crore
Market outlook: Find here the factors that will steer stock market this week
Sun, Apr 01, 2018
"The market is slowly expected to gain momentum in the month of April and bounce back from lows on expectation of good numbers. There is still uncertainty regarding how the US markets will unfold and the impact of trade wars... But more or less the same has been factored in and therefore the markets should perform better than what the majority are expecting on the street," said Jimeet Modi, Founder and CEO, SAMCO Securities
Sensex, Nifty pull back from 5-month lows; here is why
Sat, Mar 31, 2018
Market observers were of the view that the Central government`s plan to reduce borrowing, along with healthy buying in banking and metals stocks among others sectors, uplifted investors` sentiments during the derivatives-expiry week. On a weekly basis, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at 32,968.68 points -- gaining 372.14 points or 1.14 per cent points but not able to hold the 33,000-level
Jet drops 4.5 pct as co defers March salaries of section of its staff
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
Jet Airways in a communication to its employees yesterday said that the salaries will be disbursed in a staggered manner with non-technical staff and other staff getting the pay on April 3 and the rest of the employees, including pilots and engineers, on April 10.
Sensex crashes 409 pts today; Rs 1.57 lakh cr of investor wealth wiped out on BSE
Fri, Mar 23, 2018
Investor wealth today slumped by Rs 1.57 lakh crore, following heavy selling in the broader market where the BSE benchmark index tanked about 410 points to close at a five-month low. The 30-share Sensex dived 409.73 points or 1.24 per cent to close at 32,596.54.
Sensex today: Index soars by 139.42 pts to 33,136.18 pts; Bharti Airtel, UltraTech Cement in top gainers list
Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Sensex today: Indian indices today kept up the momentum, with the BSE Sensex gaining 139.42 points or 0.42% to end at 33,136.18, even as strong global cues and value buying helped infuse positive sentiments in the afternoon trade session today.
Sensex today: Markets opened higher at 33,090.82 points, PSU banks gain
Wed, Mar 21, 2018
At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty, which had closed at 10,124.35 points on Tuesday, was quoting at 10,184.70 points, up by 60.35 points or 0.60 per cent .
Nifty outlook 2018: Bear fear soars, index may fall below 10,000
Mon, Mar 19, 2018
Nifty outlook 2018: The bear-baiting had probably gone too far, and bears are now fighting back. The previous week ended March 16 in the initial stages saw up-move that put the bulls at a slight advantage. However, the Nifty subsequently dropped below March 9 closing, completely giving surrendering all of its gains. Volatility at high levels, a heavy supply of paper in terms of IPOs, and technical indicators are pointing to the Nifty sliding down to 9600 levels, experts say
Bank-backed brokerages eye opportunity in commodity derivatives space
Sun, Mar 18, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had in September allowed brokers of stock and commodity exchanges to do both the businesses under one entity. The regulator has given the go-ahead for a unified exchange system, to come into effect from October. Accordingly, stock exchanges NSE and BSE are working towards launching commodity derivative segments which is likely to throw up a challenge for existing commodity bourses -- NCDEX and MCX
Sensex, Nifty review: Indian markets give up gains during week; here is why
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
Sensex, Nifty review: On a weekly basis, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE slipped by 131.14 points or 0.39 per cent to close at 33,176 points. The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed trade at 10,195.15 points -- down 31.7 points or 0.31 per cent from its previous week`s close