Tag: stock markets

If fun investing is stressing you out, it is time to exit

A raging bull market and low interest rates have got people to get creative with their money. I often hear animated discussions about international investing...

Index investing is an excellent bet in the long term

We performed a detailed study on Nifty 50’s rolling returns data for the past 25 years. Imagine one invested ₹10 in the Nifty 50 index...

Are Portfolio Management Fees Tax Deductible?

Many investors, high net-worth individuals in particular, invest in the stock markets or debt markets through portfolio management services (PMS). The objective of investing through...

Flexicap funds help balance risks, returns

Notwithstanding the fierce second wave of covid-19, Indian equity markets have continued their rally upward. Benchmark indices such as the BSE Sensex and Nifty have...

Trading volume for global investing fell amid covid second wave: Viram Shah

MUMBAI: Technology remains the top bet for global investing by Indians, while investors have also been focusing on recently listed Coinbase in the US. On...

The elusive search for goat number 3

They rounded up three goats from the neighbourhood and painted the number 1, 2 and 4 on their sides. That night they let the goats...

Don’t let events such as covid pandemic ruin your finances

The pandemic, however, imparted some key lessons on the importance of following basic financial planning principles—create an emergency fund, get adequate health and life insurance,...

Mutual funds slash stakes in key Nifty stocks in January

Indian mutual funds (MFs) cut their holdings in Nifty stocks in January, as retail investors continued to withdraw money from equity schemes with indices setting...

Peterffy calls Robinhood decision to allow ‘limited buys’ of GameStop troubling: ‘I’m not comfortable’

Thomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers Group Inc., explained the rationale behind his brokerage firm’s decision to put restrictions on investing in companies...

Stock-market futures slip, bond yields pop near 1% amid razor-thin Georgia races

Wall Street had Georgia squarely on its mind Tuesday night, with equity futures and bonds mostly in the crosshairs as investors eyed dual contests for...

Stock-market timing expert DeMark ‘confident’ S&P 500 surges 5% in next 2 weeks

Ask Tom DeMark how confident he is about his most recent equity-market timing call and he will imply that it is almost a no-brainer from...

RBI policy review, Burger King IPO & auto sales among factors that will sway market this week

NEW DELHI: Domestic stocks advanced last week on strong foreign inflows amid the beginning of transition to Biden administration in the US. The gains were,...

Donald Trump: After chaotic 4 years, Wall Street is itching to unfollow @realDonaldTrump

In the closing weeks of the presidential campaign, President Donald Trump began telling his supporters that if former Vice President Joe Biden was elected, market...

Market Movers: Snowman Logistics extends rally; 101 stocks hit new 52-week high

NEW DELHI: Shares of Tata Group firms, including Tata Steel and Tata Motors, stood on investors’ radar during the day, while cold chain logistics player...

Stay positive. Goldilocks period ahead for market and economy

The festival season has started. Festivities bring with them hope. The drop in new Covid-19 infections and in the total number of cases brings hope....

Brokers may report Rs 23,000 crore revenue in FY21: ICRA

While maintaining a cautiously stable outlook for brokers, rating agency ICRA sees double-digit topline growth for the broking industry in FY21 due to a significant...

stock markets: Odds in the market against Robinhood investors, warns top Wall Street expert Michael Mauboussin

NEW DELHI: Michael Mauboussin, Head of Consilient Research at Morgan Stanley Counterpoint Global, joined the caravan of market veterans sounding bad omens for retail investors...

Mutual funds withdraw ₹17,600 crore from stocks in July-August

This comes against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic-related disruptions, a sharp slowdown in economic activity across the globe and a volatility in equity markets....

Equity MF outflow soars to 10-yr high

Frenetic withdrawals by mutual fund (MF) investors in August to reap the gains of a stock market surge amid economic uncertainty drove net outflows from...

Axis Global Equity Alpha FoF is diversified option, consider existing fund also

Axis Global Equity Alpha Fund of Funds (FoF), a global equity feeder fund from Axis AMC, opened for subscription on Friday. The FoF leverages on...

Investment apps offer integrated platforms for global, local stocks

With the US stock markets outperforming Indian indices in 2020, online investing platforms are increasingly offering integrated platforms for both domestic and foreign stocks. The...

The real culprit behind irrational financial decisions

By Dr. Neelam Rani and Rohit Garg In his book “Thinking, Fast and Slow,” Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize-winning economist, has written, “you think with your...

A portfolio with a large number of funds makes it harder to manage

I am 30 years old. My monthly salary is ₹75,000 and I have been investing ₹19,000 per month for the past one year: ₹5,000 in...

Six money rules I learnt from the pandemic

We are now lockdown veterans. We quickly learnt to survive a new situation and most people made the best of it—that is the human spirit,...

Trade setup: Nifty precariously poised; stay with defensive stocks and sectors

Despite ending on a positive note, domestic equities continued to remain in a relatively precarious position on the daily charts. Nifty saw a much better-than-expected...