Ravi Ranjan Prasad
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Revenue & profit of auto firms get a boost in Q3

Commercial vehicles, two-wheelers and tractor sales boosted revenue and profit margins of auto companies during the third quarter of FY18.  Passenger car sales, however, proved to be a drag.

Market’s ability to predict elections’ outcome is abysmal

Coming elections in 2018 and 2019 may not be so negative for the market as being perceived and the focus should be on investing in quality businesses run by excellent managements and which are

This too shall pass

With the Union Budget presentation, a major event risk is over for the equity market.

LTCG comes back to bite, market gives thumbs down

Mutual fund investing will no longer be tax free with capital gains as well as dividends distributed by the equity mutual funds and hybrid funds coming under the tax net.

346 companies report over 22% rise in combined profit in Q3

Third quarter corporate earnings declared so far are proving to be a market mover.

Budget pointers

Market participants have a diverse set of expectations from the upcoming Union Budget, largely in tune with their wish lists presented to the finance ministry.

Looking forward

With New Year at the door, analysts are not overly enthusiastic about the equity market’s prospects in 2018.

Realty turns star performer in 2017

After several years of underperformance, realty sector stocks have given the highest return this year on an improvement in the outlook for the sector.

Demat accounts touch 3 cr mark as people queue up for stocks

The number of active investor accounts — popularly known as demat accounts — registered with national depositories NSDL and CDSL has surged past the 3 crore mark.

Focus on individual stocks

Equity market remains range bound before F&O expiry on November 30.Volatility is expected to be high on Tuesday and later in the week till F&O expiry.