Post-Budget day: Sensex fails to hold the uptrend this year

The stock market has closed on a positive note a day after the Budget announcement nine times in the past 13 years. However, on July 11, 2014, a day after when Arun Jaitley has presented his first budget, Sensex hasn’t responded favourably to his pragmatic budget.

Stocks with increasing FII holdings rallying high!

At 19339.90, Sensex closed at the highest level of 2012 on Friday, November 30.

2012 puts women on top in BFSI sector!

Has 2012 reinforced women ascendancy in the world of business and economy in India?

In comes Chidu, up goes Sensex!

The lawyer turned politician P Chidambaram just loves to play the market and as always his North Block stint has given Sensex an unusual high. For the record his latest innings that began on July 31, 2012 has evidenced Sensex put up its best performance this year breaching the 19,000 mark on Thursday.

Bulls hit ‘Netagiri’ for a ‘Sixer’!

The mystery surrounding Sensex moves has got reinforced with the latest rally which saw the 30-share stock indices achieve a 19 percent growth this calendar.

Sensex cold shoulders majority of UPA Budgets

The 2012-13 Budget presented by Pranab Mukherjee too witnessed Sensex dip by 1.19 percent with the stock market terming it as “no body’s” Budget.

‘Sense of disbelief’ in markets to extend current rally

Low valuations and investor indifference might mean that markets surprise on the upside. This makes us believe that the current rally might have some steam left in it as sentiments are not yet fully upbeat.

Sensex on the bounce

The market may pause post the budget and if the monsoon is normal and eurozone stabilised, the Sensex should cross the earlier peak before August and a new peak thereafter.

Does your stock poke fun at economics?

Mainstream economics as it is practiced today, does have a lot of loose ends we believe. Little wonder, a lot of experts have begun to call it the dismal science. There are quite a bit of its principles that do not have universal validity. In other words, a principle that may work in one scenario may turn out to be a total disaster in the other.

What makes innovators & ace investors?

As long as you keep your mind clear of biases and flawed thinking tendencies, and are able to think without the pressure of what others think and without fearing the loss of your social status, you`re very much on track to becoming a great investor.

Forget 2011, and gear up for a challenging 2012

The depressed sentiments and low expectations will pave way for optimism on any signs of turnaround in the economic situation. I believe that the “survival instinct” would play out among all the stakeholders of the economy, which could help bring it back on track.

Sensex: Key takeaways from 2011

The biggest learning in the last year has been for the present generation of investors who would not have seen such a long period of stock market underperformance and for whom the definition of long-term has changed.

Emerging markets` siren song

If you look at either price-to-book or forward price-to-earnings ratios, emerging markets were relatively inexpensive until about 2007, at which point the gap narrowed, at least in part because investors came to believe in the idea that they could "decouple" from the low growth developed world.

Bumpy road ahead, but time to top up your portfolio

There could be a scramble to buy beyond levels of 5600 by those who would have missed the initial move, and we could see the markets in a new orbit in the next couple of months.

D-Street may continue to tread water

Besides, turbulent global markets, expiry of derivative contracts for September, the depreciating rupee and fears of weak Q2 results will also add to investor woes.

Rate hike fear to make markets jittery

Markets continued to go on a losing spree with benchmark indices in India falling further by 2.6 percent. As if the axing of the US rating was not enough, talks of a France credit rating downgrade lingered, chopping around 4 percent from global indices in a single day during the week.

Sensex eases by 10 points, at 17,658

The benchmark Sensex eased by nearly 10 points in a volatile trade due to mild selling mainly in auto and IT stocks despite higher Asian advices.

Sensex slips from day`s high, still ends 276 pts up

Stock markets bounced back with a
vengeance on Friday after a four-day slide, with the benchmark
Sensex gaining over 290 points in volatile trade.

FIIs book profit, sell shares worth Rs 41 cr

Foreign institutional investors
(FIIs) on Thursday booked profit and pulled out a net Rs 41.47 crore
from the domestic stock markets.

Sensex dips below 15K level, down 145 pts in early trade

The BSE benchmark Sensex dipped below 15,000-point level by losing over 145 points in early trade Tuesday.