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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 »

Partisanship’s a Helluva Drug — And It’s Reshaping the Economy

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Since his inauguration, President Donald Trump has tweeted about the economy, stock market, unemployment and/or consumer confidence at least 172 times. Read those messages, and you’ll find one consistent theme: The notion that Americans’ sky-high confidence in the economy is evidence of Trump’s popularity and success. “Our Economy is doing better than ever,” he said in a fairly representative tweet ... Read More »

The Myths About China’s Economic Slowdown

An employee counts 100-yuan notes at a bank in Nantong in China’s eastern Jiangsu province on July 23, 2018. China’s real GDP growth peaked in 2007 at 14.2%, and has been trending downward since. By 2017, it dropped to 6.8%. That much is clear and unmistakable. The problem is how to interpret the slowdown, especially in light of some recent ... Read More »

Deteriorating finances batter the SA economy

nternational rating agency Fitch in June also revised its South Africa outlook from the 2.3 percent it forecast previously to 1.7 percent. Photo: Reuters JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s battling economy pushed further to the edge yesterday as Moody’s flagged that the country deteriorating public finances and weak domestic spending constrained retail sales. Moody’s said the pace of the country’s fiscal consolidation would ... 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 »

Market Live: Sensex starts the week on a positive note, Nifty above 11K; UPL rises 3%

South Indian Bank falls: Shares of South Indian Bank plunged 18 percent on Monday morning as investors turned wary of a fall in its net profit. The stock touched an intraday high of Rs 20.60 and an intraday low of Rs 18.45. The Kerala-based South Indian Bank declared a net profit of Rs 23.04 crores for the first quarter of the financial year ... Read More »

This is what the market looks like without FANGs

FANG weakness may prove nothing more than a breather after they rallied at three times the pace of the broader tech index this year. Rarely does a day go by in the US stock market without someone decrying its addiction to gains in the FANG bloc of tech megacaps. Now, in the middle of earnings season, their support has gone ... Read More »

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

The Nifty after opening flat gained strength in the morning trade itself and reclaimed psychological 11,000-mark despite tepid global cues on Friday. The index managed to hold the same level at close, forming small bullish candle on the daily charts and Doji Cross kind of pattern on the weekly scale. A ‘Doji’ is formed when the index opens and then ... Read More »

Cracking the Code on Commercial Real Estate Loans

Financing is a big part of getting the right commercial location secured to start a small business. Here’s a few important boxes to check on where to find commercial real estate loans and how to get approved for one. Like the name implies, commercial real estate loans are a mortgage loan that applies to a commercial as opposed to a residential property. ... Read More »

How an Economic Boom Can Run Out the Clock

Australia’s run of economic growth has been a marathon, managed in part by savvy policy-making and in part by good fortune. PHOTO: DAN HIMBRECHTS/EPA/SHUTTERSTOCK SYDNEY—U.S. history suggests economic expansions come with expiration dates. Since 1854, the U.S. has experienced 34 expansions, lasting from 10 months to 120. The current one, in its 10th year, is already longer than all but the one ... Read More »