Are Markets Reversing?

Market seems to be precariously poised for some action both – technically and fundamentally. Fundamentally – as we are in the crucial Budget week, which can set the tone for the near term trend, and technically this is how… Yesterday was a trend down day and it was apparent in the first 10 minutes itself. The markets (Nifty Futures) opened…

Thoughts 2015: The bearish angle on equities

After a rollicking 2014, investors are Wondering what 2015 has in store for them. Most analyst predict that the Bull Run is here to stay, Although I agree to this Bull Run theory but I also feel that bull runs can have very powerful corrections and we could be a witness to that very soon. The next 3-4 months will…

When is a Good Time to Start Investing in Stock Market

Once people start earning, they also start exploring options to earn some more, and at the same time they look for ways to save some of it for the future. In a common scenario, people tend to put their surplus money in bank deposits to get a relatively higher future return. Others go with other investment options like mutual funds,…

Indian Markets Out-perform World So Far This Year

Indian markets have out-performed the rest of the world markets with a huge margin so far this. The emphatic bull-run has seen the BSE benchmark index, the Sensex, and as well as the NSE Nifty skyrocket by over 30 per cent each till date since the start of the year 2014. The BSE Sensex registered a fresh life-time at 28,028…

Indian Markets and Significance of Muhurat Trading

Our Indian market every year conducts the ‘Muhurat Trading’ on the occasion of Diwali to pay obeisance to the goddess of wealth and fortune – Lakshmi. Muhurat trading in the stock market happens for about an hour in the evening on Diwali day. ‘Muhurat’, according to Hindu vocabulary means ‘an auspicious time’ decided by planetary movements. It is believed that…

NRI Corner: Hedging Strategies For Investors

The world’s greatest investor, Warren Buffett, has said ‘never lose money.’ Does that means to hold investment until it gives you maximum returns? Surely the answer is NO…. As an NRI, you are not allowed intra-day trading, so one might think, why to lock our money for long terms as many of us don’t have patience to wait and watch…

Where will the Sensex Go Post – Election Results?

With a little over a week remaining for the elections results, the major question on investor and traders mind remains where will the Sensex head post the elections outcome. Although, the general consensus seems strongly in favour of the BJP, the results are always un-predictable and moreover – the markets will be looking forward a clear majority for at least…

Understanding Market Trend Based on Price-to-Moving Averages Action

We have often heard technical analysts, experts and media and publication houses use the term “bullish” and bearish” with reference to the equity markets. For the lay man, a bullish market is said to be good market or a market which is going up and vice versa in case for the bearish market. But ever wondered how these experts and…

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