Budget 2020

What does ‘turnover’ in the stock market indicate?

1. Market turnover indicates how much trading activity took place on a given business day in the market as a whole or individual stock. 2. Turnover can be represented in two ways, traded value in rupees and traded volume in number of trades. 3. Higher turnover in a stock indicates better liquidity which means that […]

Budget 2020

How mutual fund investors can make the most of MFU’s scheduled transactions facility

Mutual fund investors who use the mutual fund utilities (MFU) platforms can schedule their transactions to purchase, switch or redeem funds. The advantage of this facility is that it allows the unit holders to carry out transactions immediately from the next business day, instead of a lead time of T+15 days with a mutual fund. […]

Budget 2020

Stock-picking guide for a beginner

Young earner Suhani believes that investing in equity would be an excellent way to create wealth. For long-term investors, equity is a good investment even during periods of market volatility — a stock market downturn simply means that many stocks are available at lower prices. As a beginner, she wants to get started by opening […]

Budget 2020

What is the role of an options seller

Last fortnight, ET explained the basics of options. In this classroom, we focus on options sellers. Who are option traders? Normally in equity, HNI and ultra HNI investors and corporates — categorised as clients — proprietary traders, DIIs (who can only buy but not write or sell) and FIIs dabble in selling and buying of […]

Budget 2020

Learn with ETMarkets: Role of an options seller

Last fortnight, ET explained the basics of options. In this classroom, we focus on options sellers. Who are option traders? Normally in equity, HNI and ultra HNI investors and corporates — categorised as clients — proprietary traders, DIIs (who can only buy but not write or sell) and FIIs dabble in selling and buying of […]

Budget 2020

PSU equity funds: With budget push, will PSU equity funds earn big returns?

PSU equity mutual funds might come back to the limelight with the new proposals by the finance minister in her budget speech. The finance minister proposed to disinvest two Public Sector Banks and one general insurance company this year. The finance minister also announced infusion of Rs 20,000 crore for public sector banks in the […]

Budget 2020

3 ways to invest in equity and their tax implications

Investing in equitiesWith the stock markets reaching an all-time high, many investors are increasingly interested in taking at least a small allocation to equities. However, before deciding to invest in equities, it is important for an investor to ascertain a few things like, choice of company, the price at which one should invest, investible amount […]

Budget 2020

Should equity investors brace for more pain next week?

There is not too much of a build up on the short side for the Nifty Futures, which indicates that you might see a bit of a mix and match kind of a price action, says the independent market expert Kunal Bothra. Even though we closed the week a little soft, it was a record-making […]