Tag Archives: focus

Top stocks in focus on Monday, 25 September, 2017

Now-hot-now-cold war cries on the Korean Peninsula, distress signs in the domestic economy and rapid exit of foreign portfolio money all hemmed in to drag the domestic stock market last week, and mutual funds were no longer able to cushion that fall. For some, it’s a wait-and-watch situation now; for others, it’s a stock-picking opportunity. We scoured news sources for events and triggers that ... Read More »

Market Live: Sensex gains, Nifty above 10100; Reliance up 3%, pharma in focus

The benchmark indices are trading firm with Nifty trading above 10100 level. The Sensex was up 78.63 points at 32237.29, and the Nifty was up 15.50 points at 10108.55. About 1234 shares have advanced, 950 shares declined, and 115 shares are unchanged. Reliance Indistries, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddys Labs, M&M, BHEL, Tata Power and Bank of Baroda are top gainers ... Read More »

Focus on cleaning bank books, rather than mergers: Raghuram Rajan

In an interview, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan elaborates on his stint and nuances of monetary policy Former RBI governor, Raghuram Rajan’s latest book, I Do What I Do: On Reform, Rhetoric and Resolve, was launched on Tuesday. Ahead of the launch he spoke to BusinessLine on a wide range of subjects from tackling the NPA mess and independence of the RBI to ... Read More »

Top stocks in focus on Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today’s trading session. NEW DELHI: Domestic equity markets are likely to open on a negative note on Tuesday, tracking Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX Nifty) and mixed global cues. SGX Nifty was down 67.50 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 9,782 around 7.50 am ... Read More »

Op-Ed: US should focus on the economy and skip irrelevant talking forums

Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for the group photo at the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 26, 2017 in Taormina, Italy. Seeking to cut $610 billion from health care for the poor, and $192 billion from food assistance to 43 million Americans struggling to make ends meet, while ... Read More »

Asian shares slip in holiday-thinned trade, focus turns to U.S. data

Asian shares struggled on Thursday after a lacklustre performance on Wall Street, with investors looking to U.S. economic data later in the day for potential catalysts even as markets started winding down ahead of the holidays. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS erased early modest gains and slipped 0.3 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei stock index .N225 was ... Read More »

Oil dips on dollar, rig count rise; focus still on OPEC

Oil prices fell slightly on Friday as traders balanced a stronger dollar and another increase in the U.S. oil rig count against expectations that more OPEC talk of output cuts will keep crude above $50 per barrel. The dollar .DXY posted its best weekly performance in more than seven months against a basket of currencies, weighing on prices of greenback-denominated ... Read More »

Banking royal commission focus areas proposed by Bill Shorten

Bill Shorten has written to Malcolm Turnbull outlining what he thinks should be the focus of a banking royal commission. On the final day before the parliament sits for the first time, the opposition leader has also invited the prime minister to meet some victims of “bank ripoffs” this week in Canberra, saying it would be good for him to ... Read More »

Asia stocks slip with central banks in focus, oil holds gains

Asian stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday, as investors stayed cautious ahead of U.S. and Japanese central bank policy decisions, while crude oil prices hovered near 2016 highs. Spreadbetters expected Europe to behave similarly, forecasting Britain’s FTSE .FTSE, Germany’s DAX .GDAXI and France’s CAC .FCHI to open little changed. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 lost 0.4 percent as Japan-based suppliers of iPhone ... Read More »

After G20 stalemate, focus turns to signs of growth momentum

Investors worried about the risk of a new global recession are hoping that data over the coming week will show that some momentum remains in the world economy, eight years into its slow recovery from the financial crisis. The Group of 20 economies were unable to agree on a joint push for new stimulus measures at a meeting which ended ... Read More »