Market

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 12 things to know

The Nifty fell for the second consecutive day on March 8 and but gained 1.5 percent during the week despite global growth concerns. The 30-share BSE Sensex fell 53.99 points to 36,671.43 as the Nifty slipped 22.80 points to 11,035.40 and formed ‘Doji’ kind of candle on the daily chart. The index managed to settle the week above 11,000 and ... Read More »

Politics, US-China trade talks among 7 factors that may guide market next week

NEW DELHI: Market witnessed bouts of volatility during the week gone by due to Indo-Pak tensions, the expiry of February F&O contracts and macroeconomic numbers. However, signs of easing tensions between India and Pakistan and positive sentiment in Asian peers supported domestic market to log healthy gains on Friday, wrapping the week on a positive note. For the week, Sensex ... Read More »

Without Pain, There’s No Gain In The Stock Market

According to Lipper data, investors moved over $190 billion into money-market funds in the final quarter of 2018—the biggest dash to cash since 2008. How many got back in to catch the best January rally in over 30 years? Whipsaws are painful. And all too common in the stock market. Another example: Apple issued a profit warning after the market ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

The market snapped the five-day winning streak and closed lower on Tuesday, dented by profit booking as well as correction in global peers. Select banking and financials, auto and metals stocks pulled the market down. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 134.32 points at 36,444.64 while the Nifty50 fell 39.10 points to 10,922.80 and formed ‘Hanging Man’ kind of pattern ... Read More »

Want to quit the equity market? Read this before you make a decision

Kunal is keen to quit the equity market as he is not sure what lies ahead. Those around him seem to be investing, even though there are murmurs of a slowdown and uncertainty due to upcoming elections. He believes there is little point in following the crowds, and is convinced that it is a good idea to leave the market even if ... Read More »

Gold Has Beaten the Market Over Multiple Time Periods

Gold Has Beaten the S&P 500 Index So Far This CenturyU.S. Global Investors Global uncertainty made gold a holiday winner for investors seeking a relatively safe haven. U.S. stocks just logged their worst year since 2008—their worst December since 1931—as fears over global trade, ballooning debt, the end of accommodative central bank policy and a U.S. government shutdown unsettled investors. ... Read More »

Don’t panic: Despite volatility, wealthy investors plan no money moves, CNBC survey says

It’s hard to avoid the allure of panicky headlines when the Dow is below 23,000 and the Nasdaq has entered a bear market, but for every “record” stampede of investors into bonds and sudden flood of money into cash tracked by a Wall Street firm, there’s a wealthy American making a money move that might seem even more shocking: not ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Go teased for the Indian market, will be exclusive to Flipkart

hile critics have rendered the market of tablets as mostly useless, certain big names of the industry such as Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are constantly trying to breathe new life into the segment with flagship-grade devices. Microsoft’s Surface series has been long considered the best iteration of Windows 10 PC. The Surface Go was unveiled earlier this year as an ... Read More »

This is not a runaway market: Quality stocks that fell in 6-8 months are up for grabs

After a sharp selloff in October 2018, domestic equity indices marked a decent recovery in the first fortnight of November 2018 mainly underpinned by a sharp decline in crude prices (20 percent down from the peak in October 2018) easing concerns over deteriorating twin deficits and stability in the Indian rupee. Renewed buying from foreign institutional investors also helped in ... Read More »

Stamp Market Pricing & Technology

We have come to accept that stamp prices have been weak for some time with a general understanding that the Internet is primarily to blame.  While there are other factors affecting prices, advances in technology will continue to be the driving force in philately, which it is for so many other industries.  As with other affected industries, philately must embrace ... Read More »