Short Selling

SEBI curbs on short selling may work, but it may be a tad too late During the week, the regulator stopped short of imposing a ban on short selling. Instead, it tweaked the MWPL limits and the margin requirements to discourage the creation of naked short positions. It may still work in curbing speculation but…

Yes Bank

Who is actually paying the price of the Yes Bank bailout? It has been a hectic 15 days for the depositors and investors in Yes Bank. The bank had come under an RBI moratorium on 06 March but it was rescued in less than 2 weeks. While the rescue is done and dusted, the question…

Private Banks

What explains the sharp fall in Private Banks in March? Between Jan-20 and March-20, the Nifty Private Bank index lost 38%. What was more surprising was that 30% out of the 38% correction happened in the month of March. What explains this sell-off in private banks? Economic slowdown worries The Coronavirus has put a cloud…