Are fears and panic around PSUs overblown? Sandip Sabharwal answers

Are fears and panic around PSUs overblown? Sandip Sabharwal answers

“The situation was never as good in the Indian aviation market as it is today because there are effectively only two large players, Vistara Air India combined and InterGlobe Aviation,” says Sandip Sabharwal, asksandipsabharwal.com.Let us get stock specific then and get in your take on the entire chemical sector, brokerages are of the view that … Read more

FIIs sell shares worth Rs 6,868 crore on Thursday; DIIs net buyers at Rs 3,718 crore

FIIs sell shares worth Rs 6,868 crore on Thursday; DIIs net buyers at Rs 3,718 crore

Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) continued their selling spree on Thursday, offloading Indian equities worth Rs 6,867.72 crore even as domestic buyers remained net buyers at Rs 3,718.38 crore. Notwithstanding the sell-off by foreign investors, Indian headline indices on Thursday ended in the green for the second day in a row aided by strong gains in … Read more

India has a great story going for it; market levels very sustainable: Prateek Agrawal

India has a great story going for it; market levels very sustainable: Prateek Agrawal

“Few percentage point here and there does not matter as much as certainty does. So, outcome after elections, a good budget, both would have a positive impact,” says Prateek Agrawal, MD & CEO, Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company. I am looking at the market positioning, what FIIs have done, what DIIs have done, what the … Read more

FPIs take out Rs 22,000 crore from equities in May amid poll jitters, Chinese mkt outperformance

FPIs take out Rs 22,000 crore from equities in May amid poll jitters, Chinese mkt outperformance

Foreign investors have pulled out a massive Rs 22,000 crore from Indian equities so far this month, due to uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections and outperformance of Chinese markets. This came following a net outflow of over Rs 8,700 crore in the entire April on concerns over a tweak in India’s … Read more

Is the stock market closed tomorrow for Mumbai elections?

Is the stock market closed tomorrow for Mumbai elections?

Equity markets will remain closed on Monday on account of the Mumbai elections, according to the market holiday calendar of BSE. Accordingly, all the segments including, the equity segment, derivative segment, and SLB segment will be closed tomorrow. The Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) will remain closed for the morning session but will be open for the … Read more

Japanese retail investors pile billions into Indian equities

Japanese retail investors pile billions into Indian equities

Japan’s retail investors are pouring money into Indian stocks amid bets the nation will be the next China. Total assets of India equity-focused investment trusts in Japan grew 11%, or ¥237 billion ($1.6 billion), in January, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Factoring in the gains of Indian stocks on the yen basis last month, … Read more

Mutual fund SIPs for Rs 250 per month? Here's what Sebi chief Madhabi Buch says

Mutual fund SIPs for Rs 250 per month? Here's what Sebi chief Madhabi Buch says

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch has informed that the capital markets regulator is working in tandem with mutual fund houses to bring down the minimum investment requirement under the systematic investment plans (SIPs). Madhabi Puri said that she asked some of the mutual fund houses whether an SIP of … Read more

Ahead of Market: 10 things that will decide stock action on Monday

Ahead of Market: 10 things that will decide stock action on Monday

Indian equities unfazed by weak global cues ended in the green in Friday’s session. Nifty ended at 19,820, up around 100 points, while Sensex added 333 points to settle the week at 66,599. Global distress weighed on IT and pharma stocks which came under selling pressure. Nevertheless, the gains in infra, industrial, and capital goods … Read more

FPIs take a breather; withdraw Rs 2,000 cr in first week of Aug

FPIs take a breather; withdraw Rs 2,000 cr in first week of Aug

After five months of sustained buying, foreign investors have turned net sellers and pulled out over Rs 2,000 crore from the Indian equities in the first week of August, mainly due to Fitch downgrading the credit rating for the US. In addition, the rich and stretched valuations and minor profit booking could be the reasons … Read more

Stock traders hunt for winners in Asia as Fed’s policy turns

Stock traders hunt for winners in Asia as Fed’s policy turns

The growing likelihood of a US recession and a pause in the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes is reshaping the global landscape, and prompting Asia’s stock pickers to recalibrate their bets. Value is seen in consumer discretionary and tech services shares, with investors likely to gravitate toward markets that rely on local or regional demand. On … Read more