Stocks

Asia Stocks Gain As North Korea Missile Test Fears Recede, Dollar Rebounds

Singapore: The dollar rebounded from a 2-1/2-year low on Wednesday, and Asian stocks took their cue from Wall Street’s higher close, as concerns about North Korea’s firing of a missile over Japan ebbed. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major peers, edged up 0.1 percent to 92.317. The dollar rose 0.1 percent to 109.8 ... 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 »

Buy, Sell, Hold: Here are 4 stocks on investors’ radar today

CLSA said that post Infosys’ buyback announcement, the impact on FY19 EPS is likely to be 0.9 percent, while the return on equity may increase by 550 basis points. Further, it sees a significant senior level departures over the next six months till a new CEO is found. It also sees downside risks to the guidance for FY18/19, and pegs ... Read More »

Getting started in stocks

In the past few columns, we learnt the importance of documents/identification like Aadhaar, PAN, etc. We also learnt about a process called eKYC, which is required for getting started with mutual funds. Lastly, we learnt how investment products like mutual funds can be purchased online without the need for an agent or intermediaries like brokers, who may have limited or ... Read More »

25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »

Should You Invest in the Snapchat IPO? Read This First

Whether you’re obsessed with keeping your Snapstreaks going or have no idea what that means, you may be itching to invest in this week’s initial public offering of Snap Inc., parent company of the popular Snapchat app. The appeal is understandable. For users of the app, owning shares of a company you use every day (or hour) can seem like a ... Read More »

Closing bell: Sensex falls 216 pts, Nifty holds 9900; pharma stocks drag

3:30 pm Market Closing: Equity benchmarks ended lower for third consecutive session Wednesday on further profit booking. Geopolitical tensions hit market sentiment. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 216.35 points at 31,797.84 and the 50-share NSE Nifty fell 70.50 points to 9,908.05. More than three shares declined for every share rising on the BSE. 3:24 pm Market Check: Equity benchmarks extended ... Read More »

LIC’s favourites: 20 stocks in which the Big Daddy of insurance holds 10-20%

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) which has registered a whopping 145 percent jump in profit from the sale of equities in the April-June quarter of the current financial year was also busy in raising stake in most of the bluechip names. There are about 20 companies in which LIC holds more than 10 percent stake which includes names like ITC, Corporation Bank, Orissa Minerals, NALCO, IDBI ... Read More »

The wealth destroyers: 12 stocks that turned crorepatis into average men this year

The list of top wealth destroyers has several big names such as Videocon and Religare. NEW DELHI: Everyone talks about multibaggers in the stock market; very few dare mention the wealth destroyers. A dozen BSE-listed stocks with market values in excess of Rs 500 crore have wiped out up to 85 per cent of investor wealth this year, even as the benchmark Sensex rallied over 22 ... Read More »

Nifty likely to consolidate below 10,115; 5 stocks which can give up to 17% return

The index after a lot of struggle, successfully crossed the milestone of 10,000 mark in the week gone by. The Nifty50 made an all-time high at 10,114.85 on the expiry day, but we have seen some profit booking coming through in the last session as it closed at 10,014.50, still up by 99.25 points or 1 percent for the week. ... Read More »