October Rate Hike

There may be few alternative options for the RBI Source: Trading Economics When the RBI first hiked rates by 25 basis points in June most analysts accepted it as a one-off event. When it was repeated in August, it was seen as a front-ending for the full year. Now traders and businesses are bracing for…

SEBI Measures

Overall, it is likely to make the capital markets a better place… In its board meeting last week, the capital market regulator, SEBI, made some significant announcements. The current SEBI chairperson, Mr. Tyagi, has been very particular about making the capital markets friendlier for the investors. The latest SEBI board meet focused on a number…

IL&FS Contagion

We just saw a brief display of what it could entail… When DSP Mutual Fund sold DHFL bonds on Wednesday at a yield of 11%, it represented one of the steepest discount sales in recent memory and the impact was obvious. Fearing payment troubles at DHFL, the stock was hammered by over 50% on Friday…