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

The Nifty which started with a small gap on the higher side in morning trade on Thursday failed to garnet momentum as bears took control of D-Street in the first 15-minutes of trade. The index witnessed strong selling pressure throughout the session which made a ‘Bearish Belt Hold’ kind of pattern on the daily candlestick charts. A ‘Bearish Belt Hold’ ... Read More »

Home finance cost on the rise: What should homebuyers do?

The impact of the hike on customers depends on whether the loan is benchmarked against the base rate of MCLR. Most of the banks in India recently hiked their Marginal Cost of Lending Rates (MCLR) by 5-10 basis points. And with the banks stepping up their MCLR, housing finance institutes are also following suit. It is although not yet clear ... Read More »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Nifty50 on Tuesday advanced for the fourth consecutive session and formed an indecisive ‘Doji’ candle on the daily chart. Concerns over a likely US military response to alleged chemical attack in Syria may lift crude oil prices to their highest level since early December 2014. This may not bode well for the domestic market. Let’s check out what all might influence Dalal ... Read More »

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

The Nifty50 which started on a muted not dipped below key support levels in intraday trade on Wednesday before bulls took control and pushed the index above 10,400 levels for the second consecutive day in a row. The index formed a ‘Hammer’ like pattern on the daily candlestick charts which is a bullish reversal pattern. The index bounced back after ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 12 things you should know

The Nifty failed to close above its crucial 200-days exponential moving average placed around 10,163 on Tuesday. The index formed a bullish candle on the daily close above 10,100 but below its 200-DEMA placed around 10,163. After falling for five consecutive sessions, the Indian market witnessed some bit of value buying along with short coverings at lower levels. However, the ... Read More »

What the Heck is Happening at Your Bank These Days?

If you’re like many Americans, you may be making fewer trips to the bank and instead taking care of check deposits with a mobile app or tracking account balances with a few mouse clicks. Digital banking is undeniably gaining ground over the old brick-and-mortar process. But about 84 percent (PDF) of banking customers still visit branches at least occasionally, according to a March 2016 Federal ... Read More »

What changed for the market ahead of Budget Day? 10 things you should not miss

The Nifty, which started on a muted note, recouped losses but failed to hold on to gains and closed near its opening levels forming an indecisive Doji kind of pattern on the daily candlestick charts. The Nifty50 which opened at 11,018 rose to an intraday high of 11,058 which made a small upper shadow, but bears quickly took control and ... Read More »

China’s new consumption-driven economy isn’t what it seems

Are Chinese consumers really spending heavily? Data suggests it is the rich who are consuming, not the masses. (Photo by Akira Kodaka) BEIJING — China’s transition to an economy driven by consumption, rather than investment, is complete — at least according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Mao Shengyong, a bureau spokesman, on Dec. 14 told reporters that while investment ... Read More »

Should Indians be worried about the safety of their bank deposits? What we know (and what we don’t)

The Finance Ministry in a series of tweets earlier this week clarified that rights of depositors will not be compromised by the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, or FRDI Bill, expected to be tabled in the Parliament in the upcoming winter session. The ministry said that “besides providing similar protection /guarantee of Rs.1 lakh to depositors,as it exists today, the ... Read More »

Deere, claims, minutes — What you need to know in markets on Wednesday

The last full trading day of the week will bring investors a light earnings schedule and three economic data points worth tracking. In the morning, earnings from Deere & Co. (DE) will be the main corporate highlight, with the economic schedule bringing investors the weekly report on initial jobless claims, the University of Michigan’s latest report on consumer sentiment, while ... Read More »