Aneesh Srivastava is a market veteran with over 25 years of experience in fund management, with a significant part of his career spent in managing funds for life insurance companies and an equal part in domestic and global funds.
Uneven monsoon rain distribution across the country may be a cause of worry for the equity market and consumption-oriented companies.
The Central Electricity Authority’s (CEA) recently released Load Generation Balance Report (LGBR) 2018-19, highlights important trends in the national power demand-supply scenario and provides valuable peek into the near future.
Every penny saved can help in adequately managing risks and emergencies, but only when it gets invested in a right option. But, thanks to inflation, the value of money saved over time could be much less than what is being earned.
Having arrested the nine-month-long downward slide, castor seed prices have surged 23 per cent in the past two months due to higher export demand for oil and meal. Lower acreage, diminishing supplies and improving export demand will keep prices firm in the coming months.
Given a 4.58 per cent (20.77 million kg) decline in tea output in the first half of 2018, India appears to be heading towards lower production compared with 2017. In the first half of 2018, production fell by 4.6 per cent to 432.46 million kg over the H1 of last year.
At beginning of 2018, our view was that midcaps would under perform largecaps during the year.
For second consecutive week, both Nifty and market breadth moved in tandem and the divergence between sentiment and indices narrowed. This coordinated move in positive direction brought a palpable feeling of relief to the street.
The Nifty is in a new territory and most stocks ended the week with gains. But for Friday, the market went up on all days and the stock futures segment remained positive. After rising for many days, the Nifty seems to be close to a correction now.
Jio closed the market share gap with Bharti and merged entity Idea-Voda (pro-forma) substantially in Q1FY19 delivering 14 per cent QoQ topline growth versus 1 per cent growth for Bharti and 2.8 per cent decline for the merged company.
Viraj Mehta is an MBA from MDI, Gurgaon, and a chemical engineering graduate from Nirma Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad. He has close to a decade's experience in investing and a proven track record.
The Indian economy is facing several challenges, including elevated global crude oil prices, input cost inflation, uncertain monsoon trend, challenging fiscal condition and developments pertaining to global trade protectionism.
Markets can be cruel because of its ups and down. After the Union budget in February, we have seen the market playing a roller-coaster game. The next 9-10 months are expected to be pretty volatile due to domestic politics, which will give anxiety to investors.
For the ever fascinating and electrifying commodity futures market, 2018 has really been a mixed bag, so far.
With the date of the fourth edition of India Rubber Meet (IRM-2018) to be held in Kochi drawing closer, the issue that is haunting the rubber sector and all stakeholders is the widening gap between output and consumption.