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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 »

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 »

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 »

ICICI Securities stock tumbles 6.29% after 34.3% decline in Q3 net profit

The ICICI Securities stock fell in trade today after the investment services arm of ICICI Group reported a 34.3 per cent decline in consolidated profit to Rs 101.1 crore for the third quarter ended December 31. The company’s profit stood at Rs 153.9 crore in the October-December quarter of 2017-18, ICICI Securities said. The midcap stock touched an intra day ... Read More »

Facebook increases stock buyback program by $9 billion

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook, Dan Rose, vice president, partnerships at Facebook, and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, attend the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 12, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Facebook is increasing its buyback program by $9 billion, the company disclosed in a Friday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ... Read More »

Why stock market investors should be closely watching bond yields

Timing bear markets is never easy, but it’s even more so with fixed income. When they do occur, they are often fairly quick in nature. Both instances of sovereign bonds cheapening in 2018 have been characterized by such behavior. In February, stock markets were roiled by the 40 basis point rise in 10-year U.S. yields . Yields have an inverse ... Read More »

6 mistakes that small investors make when stock market is doing well, interest rates are rising

The biggest investing mistakes happen when markets are doing well. ET Wealth looks at the errors that small investors could make now. Rohit Verma is more surprised than worried when he looks at his mutual fund statement. “The markets have gone up by almost 20% in the past one year but my mutual funds are showing losses,” says the Delhi-based bank executive. Verma had ... Read More »

Stock market update: Check out the stocks that fell in a positive market

UltraTech Cement, GAIL (India), NTPC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Hindustan Unilever were among the top losers in the Nifty index NEW DELHI: Shares of Balkrishna IndustriesNSE -6.99 %(down 5.87 per cent), ITI (down 3.99 per cent) and Borosil GlassNSE -4.29 % (down 3.69 per cent) were trading with losses in Monday’s positive market. Stocks such as Kirloskar OilNSE -3.86 % (down 3.34 per cent), Ashoka ... Read More »

Shall I buy the HDFC AMC stock or mutual fund?

HDFC AMC shares listed on Monday and ended the day with gains of 65%. Photo: HT The HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd stock closed 65% up on the first day of listing over its IPO price of ₹1,100 per share. Investors who sold on day one, saw ₹1 lakh investment turn to about ₹1.65 lakh over a 10-day period. HDFC AMC’s business ... Read More »

Stock market update: Hindalco, Tata Steel boost metal pack

Tata Steel, Reliance Industries, Bajaj Auto, ONGC, Vedanta and Larsen & Toubro climbed over 2 per cent in the Sensex index.  NEW DELHI: Gains in Hindalco Industries (up 3.76 per cent), Nalco (up 2.82 per cent), Jindal Steel & Power (up 2.76 per cent) and Tata Steel (up 2.71 per cent) gave a boost to BSE Metal index during afternoon ... Read More »