Volatility may cap Nifty at 22,500; trade cautiously

Volatility may cap Nifty at 22,500; trade cautiously

With the dollar index and US 10-year bond yields on the rise, along with increasing crude prices and geopolitical tensions, analysts advise a cautious approach. They advise investors to refrain from chasing buying opportunities at elevated levels and suggest booking profits on any bounceback. ICICI Bank, Reliance Industries, Mahindra & Mahindra, Eicher Motors, SAIL, IRCTC, … Read more

Rupee expected to remain weak versus dollar. Near term range at 82.50-84.20

Rupee expected to remain weak versus dollar. Near term range at 82.50-84.20

The Indian Rupee hit all-time lows of 83.4550 this week on a strong US Dollar and FII outflows. The Dollar index has strengthened 2.87% YTD while FII outflows stood at Rs 52,461 crores YTD. Elevated gold and crude oil prices due to heightened geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and between Ukraine and Russia also … Read more

SEBI questions mutual funds over selling misleading small-cap schemes to elderly citizens

SEBI questions mutual funds over selling misleading small-cap schemes to elderly citizens

SEBI, the regulatory authority in India, is stepping up its oversight of small-cap funds. They’re now seeking information from individual asset management companies (AMCs) regarding the sale of these funds to super senior citizens. This move aims to ensure greater protection for elderly investors. The news was initially covered by Mint. Investment advisors suggest that … Read more

Navigating the waters of equity trading: A novice’s roadmap to success

Navigating the waters of equity trading: A novice’s roadmap to success

Embarking on the journey of equity trading opens a world of opportunities for individual investors, offering a path to financial growth and the excitement of being part of a company’s success story. Yet, navigating this path requires more than just enthusiasm. This article brings to light crucial strategies for newcomers in the stock market, emphasizing … Read more

As sectors rotate, tap funds that catch business cycles early

As sectors rotate, tap funds that catch business cycles early

Mumbai: Ahead of the curve. That’s supposedly the hallmark of an astute investor, and if you consider yourself one, you could choose to buy into something appropriately named – the business cycle fund. It sounds innocuous but the name itself reveals the art – or, science – of investing in stocks that are beginning their … Read more

Nifty clocks best gains in 34 months in December F&O series. Can it beat this show in January?

Nifty clocks best gains in 34 months in December F&O series. Can it beat this show in January?

Benchmark Nifty 50 rallied over 8% in the December derivative series, clocking its best gains in a series since February 2021. This was also the highest series gain by the index in 2023. Further, foreign institutional investors significantly increased their net long positions, taking the long-short ratio sharply higher to 2.28 at the beginning of … Read more

ICC World Cup & Investing: No single strategy will suit all teams and portfolios

ICC World Cup & Investing: No single strategy will suit all teams and portfolios

With crores of Indians hooked to their screens to watch ICC Cricket World Cup matches, we reached out to smallcase managers to find parallels between the two worlds of sports and investing. Edited excerpts from a chat with Arvind Kothari, smallcase manager & Founder of Niveshaay: Unlock Leadership Excellence with a Range of CXO Courses … Read more

Learn With ETMarkets: A complete guide to risk management in stock investing

Learn With ETMarkets: A complete guide to risk management in stock investing

Before investing, the very first lesson any investor must learn is the art of managing risk. You see, the stock market is known for its volatile nature. Some investors take advantage of this market volatility, while some struggle to keep up with it. For those who struggle with the roller-coaster ride of the stock market, … Read more

Breakout Stocks: How are South Indian Bank, Gabriel India and BF utilities looking on charts for Monday’s trade?

Breakout Stocks: How are South Indian Bank, Gabriel India and BF utilities looking on charts for Monday’s trade?

Indian market closed lower on Friday for the second consecutive day in a row. The S&P BSE Sensex fell more than 200 points while the Nifty50 closed below 19400 levels. Sectorally, buying was seen in power, utilities, FMCG and some infra stocks while selling was visible in IT, metals, public sector and telecom stocks. Stocks … Read more

How can corporates use the ETCD platform to hedge their forex? Gaurang Somaiya explains

How can corporates use the ETCD platform to hedge their forex? Gaurang Somaiya explains

“We are expecting that this low volatility could still continue. So, there has been this tussle which has been going on between the bulls and the bears,” says Gaurang Somaiya, MOFSL. First thing I want to ask about is the volatility in rupee which is at a multi-month low. Now, this is making Indian corporates … Read more