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Market holds out hope someone will blink before China and US take another step toward a trade war

Andy Wong | AP In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The stock market is waiting to see who might blink first in the week ahead — the White House or Beijing. From all appearances, the U.S. is moving ahead to put tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods ... Read More »

The Crypto Market is Attracting Investment Banks

Cryptocurrency prices have been trading under pressure as the volume that traders experienced at the end of 2017 has evaporated.  The surge in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and Ethereum allowed volume to surge, but the consolidation and decline during the past 4-months has taken the volume out of the market. With the 17th million bitcoin likely to be mined in soon, ... Read More »

Stock market update: Telecom stocks tumble; Idea Cellular plunges 7%

In the Sensex index, 9 stocks were advancing and 22 were declining. NEW DELHI: The BSE Telecom index was trading 0.63 per cent down at 1,165 around 02:15 pm on Monday, with Idea Cellular (down 6.94 per cent), Himachal Futuristic Communications (down 3.62 per cent) and MTNL (down 3.37 per cent) as top losers. Shares of Idea Cellular plunged on ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty close at over four-month highs; Dr Reddy’s, SBI, IndusInd Bank top gainers

The Sensex and Nifty closed higher on rise in pharma and banking stocks amid higher Asian markets buoyed by the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. While the Sensex closed 209 points higher at 35,692 level, the Nifty ended at 10,842, a gain of 56 points. Both the indices closed at over ... Read More »

TCS stock closes 2.75% higher on Rs 16,000-crore buyback plan

The TCS stock closed higher today after its board announced a share buyback of up to Rs 16,000 crore at Rs 2,100 per share.  The plan involves up to 7.61 crore shares or 1.99 per cent of the total paid up equity share capital. The stock closed 2.75% or 49 points higher at 1841 on the BSE.  The buyback price ... Read More »

Cracking the Color and Typography Code for Marketing

The colors and typography you choose can make or break your marketing initiatives. According to MDG’s new infographic, between 62 percent and 90 percent of a person’s initial assessment of a product is based on color alone. An infographic by British Design Experts, claims the right color can improve readership by 40% as it makes massages easier to read and more visually appealing. Michelangelo ... Read More »

Markets Update: Digital Currency Market Bulls Push Back After Decline

Cryptocurrency prices are making some headway today after suffering from a bearish onslaught last week. Since our last markets update the digital asset economy has gained $26 billion over the last five days. The price of bitcoin cash (BCH) touched a high of $1,160 earlier today but now hovers around $1,140 per BCH. Bitcoin core (BTC) values reached $7,790 per ... Read More »

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 215 points, HDFC Bank falls 3%; Realty stocks hit

Benchmark indices ended lower on Monday led by losses in banking sector and real estate sector. The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 35,012, down 215 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,628, down 68 points. HDFC Bank was among the yop losers, slipping over 3 per cent to Rs 2,045 levels. Realty stocks came under selling pressure with the Nifty Realty index ... Read More »

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

The Nifty, which started last week on a muted note, failed to hold on to its crucial support placed at 10,700 on Friday. It ended the session with a small bearish candle on the daily candlestick chart and a Spinning Top candle – an indecisive pattern – on the weekly chart. The index is stuck in a 10,550-10,777 range. If ... Read More »

Pope’s Beef With CDS Market Is a Beef With All Markets

“Deplorable from the moral perspective.” Photographer: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Europe The Pope thinks the CDS market, and the traders in it, are quite literally going to hell in a handbasket, and he’s not just talking about the latest twist in the Hovnanian deal. On Thursday, Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging speech about financial markets. General thesis: Modern finance is exacerbating global inequality by subjugating the value of actual work ... Read More »