Jim Slater’s tips to improve investment performance and generate super returns

Legendary investment guru Jim Slater believed growth shares are the most rewarding investments, with unlimited upside if the right companies are picked. Slater said investors should specialise in a certain aspect of investing and concentrate their efforts so that they are able to exploit trading opportunities that elude the average investor. He also said that … Read more

New-age companies lose upto 68% market cap

Mumbai: Indian new-age companies that went public in 2021 have turned from being among the most-watched names to pariahs on Dalal Street. The recent sell-off in shares of Paytm’s parent One97 Communications, Zomato, FSN E-Commerce (Nykaa’s owner), PB Holdings, which runs Policybazaar, and Cartrade Tech has eroded investor wealth in these firms by ₹2.28 lakh … Read more

Government stake in Vi to be ‘credit positive’ for investors: Analysts

Mumbai | New Delhi: The government‘s potential stake in cash strapped (Vi) is credit positive from an investor‘s point of view, indicating that the telco would be in a better position to raise funds, brightening the prospects for its long-term survival, global funds and analysts said. “This is a credit positive from an investor’ point … Read more

Broader market in a bear grip, large-caps fail to offer support

Mumbai: India’s benchmark indices have declined just 10% from their 52-week highs, but a scratch beneath the surface would paint a gloomier picture of investor wealth destruction. As many as 325 stocks of the NSE 500 index are down more than 20% from their 52-week highs, while about 140 stocks are trading 30-60% below their … Read more

Post-Covid increase in insurance awareness to benefit Star Health

Mumbai: Star Health and Allied Insurance Co will become the first pure-play health insurance company to list on the local stock exchanges, as it prepares to launch its ₹7,249-crore initial public offering next week. The IPO includes an issue of fresh shares worth up to ₹2,000 crore and an offer for sale of shares worth … Read more

After losing 18 kg, the Big Bull is ready to fly, scoffs at the skeptics

MUMBAI: One of India’s richest investors, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, on Friday acknowledged that there is a lot of skepticism for his latest entrepreneurial venture, Akasa Airline, but he is hopeful. “I see a lot of skepticism for the airline, but I am hopeful about it,” he told India Today in an interview. Jhunjhunwala, who is referred … Read more

Reliance, HDFC Bank among 34 stocks seeing increasing investor interest

Market participants tend to treat several stocks like hot potatoes when there are concerns that share prices are perceived to have run up too soon. At this point, the focus is on stocks that are seeing an increase in investor interest. In the BSE500 index, 34 stocks including Gujarat Pipavav, Finolex Industries, TCS, VA Tech … Read more

Tips from Nicholas Sleep: Why good investing is a minority sport, and over-diversification is a bad idea

It is very rare to see true long-term investment success, where an investor’s returns outperform the index year after year. But Nicholas Sleep has done that for 12 years, returning an average of 18.4% per annum year after year. Sleep’s name may not find place among the investing legends that the market keep talking about … Read more

Maharashtra RERA asks developer to deliver, not to differentiate between homebuyer, investor

MUMBAI: In a landmark ruling, the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has refused to differentiate between an investor in a housing project and a homebuyer and has directed a developer to honour contractual obligations. The ruling is expected to set a precedent for all such matters arising from the refusal of developers to acknowledge … Read more

FPI flows take Sensex to new high

Mumbai: Unabated foreign investor purchases and lower-than-expected contraction in the Indian economy are keeping the stock market humming. Key indices closed at record highs on Tuesday but simmering consumer inflation and rich valuations are keeping market participants on the edge. While investors have taken note of the advancing bond yields in the past month on … Read more