HOW TO INVEST IN STOCK MARKET

Trading in stocks or investing in the share market has led a lot of people towards a billion-dollar fortune. The stock market is a very fascinating place – rather a world bound under one. There are ups & downs, winning & losing, understandings and confusions. However, if you get the basics well embossed in your…

Top 10 Commodity Trading Tips

Commodity trading began in India in 2003 in the organised markets when MCX commenced trading in commodities. However, commodities have been in existence for a very long time. In fact, for over hundreds of years they have been around. Commodity trading has a slightly different tinge to it compared to traditional equity trading. The number…

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…

Rupee Package

Measures announced are too generic and far-fetched The rupee rallied sharply over the week-end after a touching a low of 72.91/$ to close at around 71.85/$. Even the 10-year bond yield tapered on expectation that the weekend package to revive the rupee would do away with the need to hike rates for the RBI. But…

Bonus Debentures

An innovative way to reward shareholders… The Board of Britannia recently approved the issue of bonus debentures to its shareholders in the ratio of 1:1. Like a true-blue bonus, the issue of bonus debentures will be free for shareholders. Instead of issuing bonus shares and reducing the market price, the bonus debenture is a better…

Kotak Bank

How it offers a new model of bringing down promoter stake… Under the RBI regulations, the promoter groups of private banks are required to reduce their holdings in a phased way. This is to ensure much wider public participation in bank equity. Under the RBI guidelines, Mr. Uday Kotak was required to reduce his stake…

Repo Rate Hike

Have rate hikes been front-ended for 2018? The August monetary policy was not on the same plane as the June policy. Ahead of the June policy there was a virtual unanimity that the RBI would hike rate by 25 basis points. Inflation had gone up sharply and neither crude nor food inflation was giving any…