Columnists

Rajiv Nagpal
Looking beyond stocks

Market analysts are wont to get hyperactive twice a year. They get into a compulsive habit of reviewing the performance of various assets classes at the end or start of a calendar year.

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Market expects return of Modi govt in 2019

It’s not the government, but the global macro environment that matters. The government is just a facilitator.

Sangeetha G.
Nickel gains on possible sanction worries

After aluminum, last week it was nickel’s turn to react to the US sanctions on Russian entities.

Ritwik Mukherjee
US-China trade war boosts cotton exports

If there are few things India appears to be gaining out of the ongoing trade war between the US and China – at least in the short term. The cotton trade is certainly one of them.

Rajiv Nagpal
Get ready for a range-bound phase

Last week was largely an extension of the previous week’s trend. The only difference was that the market breadth got volatile on some days, with slightly negative bias.

Rajiv Nagpal
Stay bullish to neutral

This week is an interesting one for the derivatives segment.

Ashwin J Punnen
Smart cities on fast track

A string of smart cities in the mega Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project is likely to drive urbanisation even as the planned smart cities in the first phase have sailed past the approva

Kuruvilla Pandikattu
When breath becomes air

Paul Sudhir Arul Kalanithi was an Indian-American neurosurgeon and writer.

Arun Kejriwal
Correction into expiry seems imminent

The market gained more ground and was up for the forrth week in a row. But the momentum seems to be petering out. The Sensex gained 222.93 points, or 0.65 per cent, to close at 34,415.58 points.

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
LIC makes a killing, books profit, raises stake in Sensex firms

The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India, country’s largest investor in the equity market, booked profit in blue chip Sensex companies as the benchmark index rose to all-time high of 36,443.98

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