Stocks

Share market update: 16 stocks hit 52-week highs on NSE

NEW DELHI: Around 16 stocks rose to touch their 52-week highs on NSE in Friday’s session. Among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs were Agro Phos India, Allahabad Bank, The Anup Engineering, Arvind Fashions and Cantabil Retail India. Gujarat Fluorochemicals, HeidelbergCement India, Mahamaya Steel Industries, Muthoot FinanceNSE -0.33 %and Seamec also featured among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs on NSE. ... Read More »

Five stocks show who’s really Nifty among index’s 50

Conventional wisdom in markets says that diversified investments within broad indices by going beyond top heavyweights largely helps in generating high returns. It is also generally believed that top heavyweights in broad indices only offer stability to a portfolio, and not provide great returns. However, these observations do not hold true in the case of the top five heavyweights of ... Read More »

Finance, Reliance Group stock futures witness surge in interest

Mid-cap stocks are in momentum in the March series as they have seen significant addition in open interests. While shares of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group companies trading in stock futures have risen 6-19% so far in the March series, shares of finance companies are also witnessing high open interests. The BSE MidCap index has gained 6.7% in the last two ... Read More »

China’s stock market about to see $46 billion pour in

There’s some serious money heading to Chinese stocks, already the world’s best performing equity market this year. After MSCI Inc. announced Thursday that it would boost the weighting of China’s onshore shares in its emerging market index, more than $46 billion is poised to pour in from funds that track the gauge, according to Bloomberg estimates. Chinese equities climbed to the highest since ... Read More »

Sudip Bandyopadhyay on stocks to pick from broader market

They will continue to report good numbers on the back of the fact that the asset quality issues are by and large over. What is going to happen is NCLT process is gathering momentum and some amount of recoveries will start happening which will help them improve their profit on the back of the fact that most of these assets ... Read More »

Extent of fall in stock prices shows a rebound could be in the offing

MUMBAI: The stock market selloff may be overdone if the extent of shares that have fallen below a key technical indicator is anything to go by. In the past, the market has rebounded whenever 400 stocks or 80 per cent of the BSE-500 index fell below the 200-day moving average (DMA) — a trend indicator. After the drop in the ... Read More »

Seven stocks where Prof Sanjay Bakshi’s Fund is betting on ‘moat’ to create value

ValueQuest India Moat Fund is an offshore fund, which specialises in making long-term investment in high-quality businesses (‘moats’) at attractive valuations. Sanjay Bakshi, eminent teacher and practitioner of value investing and behavioural economics, is better known for his moat investing philosophy. A close look at the holdings of Bakshi’s ValueQuest India Moat Fund gives some idea where the ‘Fundoo Professor’ ... Read More »

What is stock lending and borrowing & how it works

What is SLB? Securities Lending and Borrowing is a mechanism through which investors can borrow or lend shares to other market participants. The platform provides a viable alternative to derivatives market for purposes of hedging. Borrowers in SLB are usually short-sellers i.e. traders who want to sell shares that they don’t own. Lenders on the other hand are those investors who have bought ... Read More »

Kotak removes Vedanta from largecap portfolio; 15 stocks that are part of its midcap portfolio

Kotak Institutional Equities has made a few changes to their recommended large-cap model portfolio. They have removed Vedanta, and reduced weight in Infosys by 100 bps, bringing down the weight to an ‘internal’ cap of 10 percent. Apart from Infosys, reduction of weight was seen in M&M (30 bps) and RIL (70 bps) and allocated the same weightage to Bajaj Finance(200 bps), ICICI Bank (50 bps) and Maruti Suzuki India (100 bps). On ... Read More »

TechM, HUL, Ultratech among 7 stocks that analysts say will deliver gains in 3 weeks

NEW DELHI: The domestic equity market suffered sharp losses in morning trade on Monday, as the euphoria over Fed pause and Budget booster fizzled out and investors embarked on a selling spree amid poor health of the rupee, which fell nearly 48 paise against the US dollar this morning. In the absence of fresh directional cues, the market moved towards ... Read More »