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China stocks climb on upbeat services sector survey, sharp HK gains

Activity in China's services sector expanded at the fastest pace in three months in August as new orders rose, prompting the biggest increase in hiring in over a year, a private survey showed.

Why Warren Buffett is buying bank stocks even though others aren't

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has been building its position in banks over the last year. It is now among the five biggest shareholders in Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, U.S. Bancorp and Bank of New York.

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Six crucial investment tips to stay ahead when there's turmoil in the markets

Uncertain times in stock markets demand an analytical approach to investment and not taking any rash decisions.

Founder of financial giant Vanguard that has assets worth $4.9 trillion dies at 89

John C Bogle built Vanguard on a cornerstone belief that was anathema to most mutual fund companies — that over the long term, most investment managers cannot outperform the broad market averages

Earnings boost: Sensex soars 297 points to sail past 35,000 level

The 30-share Sensex stayed in the positive zone during the session and shuttled between 35,215.79 and 34,913.06, before settling 297.38 points or 0.85 per cent higher at 35,162.48.

Markets subdued on lacklustre PMI data, ahead of RBI policy

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought equities to the tune of Rs 2,354 crore on Monday, as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges.

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Amber Enterprises raises Rs 178.71 crore from anchor investors

The numbers indicate that the company raised Rs 178.71 crore via anchor investment which includes investors like Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - Behave, Blackrock India Equities Goldman Sachs India and Kuwait Investment Authority Fund 225.

EPFO equity investment to perform better in long-run: Jayant Sinha

Sinha said data suggests that systematic investment plans and average costing approach generate the best returns for long-term investors, making a case for EPFO investing up to 15 per cent in stocks.

The bright spot

At one level, that is how markets can sometimes behave, with temporary effects. Indeed, the Chinese growth story has been unravelling for a while now.

China stocks plunge, triggering another market halt

Chinese markets have lurched up and down as regulators gradually withdraw emergency measures imposed after the main stock index plunged in June following an explosive rise.

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Sensex rises 700 points after government sticks to its fiscal deficit target

Mumbai, Mar 01 (ANI): Sensex rose sharply on Tuesday a day after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government would stick to its fiscal deficit target. The benchmark Sensex was trading 700 points higher where as Nifty was up by 220 points. Analysts said a commitment by Jaitley in the annual budget to meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.5 percent of the gross domestic product would raise confidence among foreign investors after heavy selling this year. A market expert, Sunil Shah, attributed the sudden jump in stock markets to the government decision to put money in farm sector to revive rural economy. Shah added that the coming monsoon will revive the growth and there will be a demand push because of the thrust given by the government towards the rural economy.

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