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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Sandeep Singh


Front running: Sebi likely to soon initiate stringent action
Mon, May 23, 2022

On May 19, Axis Mutual Fund terminated its chief dealer Viresh Joshi, who was under investigation for irregularities, including front-running the AMC’s transactions.

Inflation, rate hike, falling markets: what now
Fri, May 13, 2022

Market sentiments have been negative for now amid apprehensions that the RBI could go for a series of rate hikes to keep inflation under check. The Fed has already hiked rates twice in the last two months, by 25 basis points in March and by 50 basis points last week.

Explained: Interest rates hiked, but equities may do well when inflation is high
Fri, May 06, 2022

Investors must keep in mind that equities may outperform in times of high inflation, as had happened in 2014 and 2016 amid consumer price index inflation.

Ahead of Fed hike, the worry: RBI behind curve
Thu, May 05, 2022

Some analysts have been warning that the RBI has fallen behind the curve in tackling inflation. There were clear indications too. The yield on the 10-year benchmark bond has already crossed the 7 per cent level.

Explained: Why the RBI rate hike is unlikely to hurt the LIC IPO
Thu, May 05, 2022

Why did RBI announce the rate hikes in the middle of the LIC IPO which is critical for the government? Will the rate hike have a bearing on the public issue?

Explained: Why it may be a good idea to use your FD to pre-pay part of your home loan
Thu, May 05, 2022

In a surprise move, the RBI Wednesday announced a 40 basis point hike in the repo rate. To what extent specifically can your EMIs get impacted? What should existing home loan customers do? What about investments?

Can see several large, good groups are going to invest now: Ajay Piramal
Mon, May 02, 2022

'Investments were set to happen, but then the two years of Covid, and the uncertainty after that hit and everyone stopped. If you look at the capacities of most good companies, their capacity utilisations are good and they have done well inspite of Covid.'

Record share of domestic investors in listed companies
Mon, May 02, 2022

What has been remarkable though, has been the rise of retail within domestic investors, from 6.12 per cent in March 2015 to 7.42 per cent in March 2022.

Explained: Should you invest in the LIC IPO?
Thu, May 05, 2022

LIC IPO: How is the IPO priced? How should investors view the issue? How does the valuation compare with that of other insurers? How big is LIC? What are the advantages of listing?

As MNS seizes loudspeaker issue, Uddhav Thackeray takes the bullhorn to reassure cadre
Thu, Apr 28, 2022

Section of Shiv Sena concerned after Raj Thackeray took the lead in mosque loudspeaker issue even though it was part of ruling party’s central agenda.

Capex push, rising inflation fuel credit offtake growth to over two-year high
Sun, Apr 24, 2022

In absolute numbers, credit offtake more than doubled by `12.03 lakh crore in the 12-month period ended April 8 as against Rs 5.50 lakh crore a year ago, RBI data showed

Explained: Why Indian markets have crashed, and what is likely to happen next
Sat, Apr 30, 2022

The benchmark Sensex at BSE fell sharply in the initial trading hours Monday due to various factors including the Russia-Ukraine war, China's economic growth, rise in Covid-19 cases and impending US Federal Reserve rate hike.

Explained: How inflation impacts households, and what to do with your savings
Fri, Apr 15, 2022

Inflation has emerged as a major concern over the last few months. What impact does it have on households, and investors? What should you do?

Fed plan to prune balance sheet: impact on equity markets and FPI flows
Fri, Apr 08, 2022

The Federal Open Market Committee is set to reduce the size of its balance sheet at the fastest pace of $95 billion a month from May. What impact is this likely to have on equity markets and FPI flows?

HDFC-HDFC Bank merger: Inner circle of 7 kept deal under wraps until end
Tue, Apr 05, 2022

A number of key officials within the group were not aware until late Sunday night. A top fund manager with the HDFC group and a top official of the bank said that even they got to know about it only late in the evening.

Explained: Why are HDFC Limited and HDFC Bank merging, and what will be its impact?
Thu, Apr 07, 2022

HDFC-HDFC Bank merger: The transaction is expected to close over the next 18 months, subject to completion of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Above 59,000: what’s powering the Sensex?
Tue, Apr 26, 2022

The benchmark Sensex at BSE and Nifty at NSE rose 1.2 per cent on Friday and are trading above the pre Russia-Ukraine war levels.

Explained: How does provident fund interest rate cut impact your retirement corpus?
Fri, Apr 01, 2022

The EPFO, which has an active subscriber base of more than 6.7 crore and 6.9 lakh contributing establishments, will have an estimated surplus of Rs 450 crore after disbursing the interest. Keeping the rate at 8.5% would have resulted in a deficit of Rs 3,500 crore.

Interview with MD & CEO, Future Generali India Insurance
Mon, Mar 21, 2022

‘Health cover penetration has risen, but cost hasn’t declined for customers’

War, FPI exit play spoilsport; push IPOs worth Rs 77K crore to back burner
Mon, Mar 21, 2022

This is besides the LIC IPO through which the government plans to raise around Rs 60,000 crore. While the issue received Sebi approval last week, it is set to get delayed, given the current market situation.

Explained: US rate hike and the markets
Fri, Mar 18, 2022

As anticipated, the Fed has raised the interest rate. However, rather than fall as they usually do after such a move, markets in India and elsewhere rose. What explains this behaviour, and what should investors do?

Assembly results: MVA govt fears tremors of promised BJP ‘earthquake’
Tue, Mar 15, 2022

An emergency meeting was held between NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday to discuss the BJP's win, and reportedly to formulate a strategy to insulate the MVA from the fallout.

Assembly results: MVA govt fears tremors of promised BJP ‘earthquake’
Mon, Mar 14, 2022

The most evident sign of this concern was an emergency meeting held between NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday to discuss the BJP's win, and reportedly to formulate a strategy to insulate the MVA from the fallout.

Explained: Why large caps, SIP focus make sense in times of war and volatility
Sat, Mar 12, 2022

Russia's war on Ukraine led to a fall of more than 7.5% in benchmark indices between February 24 and March 7. Then, over the last four trading sessions, the indices staged a smart recovery. Why are Indian markets volatile, and what should investors do?

SEBI clears LIC IPO, over to the government now
Wed, Mar 09, 2022

Even as the regulatory approval for the issue has come, investment banking sources close to the development say that the IPO may get deferred given the ongoing geopolitical developments and its impact on equity markets and investor sentiment worldwide.