• Sep
    27

    The US Federal Reserve’s decision not to hike rates immediately is expected to give a boost to the Indian equity market. In a way, the Fed has opened up

  • By Prashant Kanuru, Research analyst, Karvy Stock Broking

    Erratic monsoon in current year raises near term risks and poses risk on revenues and profitability in the fertiliser sector. The sector is dependent on subsidy from the government

  • Uncertainty and volatility remain the predominant themes of the global and Indian equity markets. It was once again the turn of the dragon to haunt the global market

  • Sep
    20
    By Suruchi Jain, Equity Research Analyst, Morningstar Investment Adviser (I)

    Where do we stand? India has 120,000 bank branches as of June 2015 to service a population 1.2 billion, which means 10 branches per 100,000 people.

  • For all the volatility and nervousness, Nifty ended last week with gains, as one big uncertainty that all emerging markets were facing regarding whether the US Fed will increase its policy rates got postponed by at least one quarter.

  • Sep
    13
    By Sarabjit Kour Nangra, vice president – research, pharma & IT, Angel Broking

    The rupee has constantly been depreciating vis-a-vis the dollar and the euro. The rupee in FY16, so far has depreciated by at least 5.7 per cent and at least 3.3 per cent vis-a-vis euro and dollar, respectively.

  • As the Nifty ended the week with gains of 134 points, one would be tempted to think that everything is normal now. But a look at daily charts clearly

  • Sep
    06
    By Abdul Majeed, Partner, Price Waterhouse

    Consumer sentiment has im­proved, as car sales seem to have picked up going by the demand witnessed for new models like S-Cross, New Jazz and Hyundai Creta.

  • Volatility with bearish bias haunted global equity markets last week; and the Indian market was no exception. To begin with, it was China that sent shock waves through international markets.

  • Aug
    30

    First quarter earnings of the top companies didn’t have any big positive surprises for the equity market but they did hint at a slow but steady improvement in the Indian economy and positive impact of lower commodity prices and of weaker rupee on export-oriented sectors, according to reports of top brokerages released after the close of the first quarter earnings season April-June 2015 (Q1FY16).