Budget 2020

As market moderates, Robinhoods may seek safety of MFs, Ulips

MUMBAI: One of the biggest stories of the financial year gone by was the great migration of retail investors in the country from mutual funds to direct equity. Disheartened by mediocre returns from mutual funds and armed with zero-cost mobile trading applications, millions of retail and high net-worth investors chose to dip into direct equity […]

Budget 2020

Chart Reading: These levels on Nifty may signal buy opportunity

NEW DELHI: Nifty50 might have turned volatile of late, but a few trends are holding up well for the index for a few months now. Analysts said an eye on them could help traders gauge the direction of the market going ahead. These include the 10-week exponential moving average (10-day EMA), the 50-day EMA, days […]

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Taking a decision with your eyes closed! Can it work in investing?

“The situation has provided a cue; this cue has given the expert access to information stored in memory, and the information provides the answer. Intuition is nothing more and nothing less than recognition.” – Herbert Simon You probably haven’t heard the name Stanislav Petrov. And, maybe, you will find it hard to believe that he […]

Budget 2020

Equities to give low-to-mid double-digit returns in 5 years, says Prashant Jain

MUMBAI: HDFC AMC’s Chief Investment Officer Prashant Jain expects the Indian equity market to deliver low-to-mid double-digit returns over the next three to five years. “We have been surprised by the recovery in the Indian market, but even at current levels, the market cap-to-GDP in India is still not excessive,” Jain said at the ETMarkets […]

Budget 2020

ETMGS 2021 to see best of global, D-Street brains ideate on Budget & markets

Jim O’Neill is known for his long-term macro forecasts. Two decades back, he coined the term ‘BRICS’ and saw the bloc emerging as a powerhouse. But then, does a short-term worry like the forthcoming ‘tapering’ by the global central banks bother him? The British economist is going to depict some scenarios as to how he […]

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Market Movers: Cement, metals surge; IT stocks see profit booking

MUMBAI: Concerns that a possible control of the US Congress for the Democrat Party and President-elect Joe Biden may prompt higher corporate tax rates in the country and the rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Europe saw domestic benchmark indices snap their three-day winning streak today. The losses were led by heavy selling in shares of […]

Budget 2020

Market Movers: Antony Waste makes premium debut, midcaps shine; 524 stocks hit upper circuit

MUMBAI: The year 2021 started on a positive note for the domestic equity market, with benchmark indices scaling fresh all-time highs amid a strong momentum in select index heavyweights. Meanwhile, Nifty ended above the psychologically-important 14,000-mark for the first time, but the trading range of 58 points was extremely narrow for the day. A decent […]

Budget 2020

Sankaran Naren names the biggest fund manager driving up stocks

NEW DELHI: Market veteran Sankaran Naren says stock markets are not driven by fund managers but central banks. The chief investment officer (CIO) of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund said the biggest fund manager who controls the stock market, thus, is Jerome Powell. Powell is the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the […]