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…

Sensex Up Nearly 5,000 Points From Diwali 2013 To Diwali 2014

Diwali is most well-known of the Indian festival and new year for Hindus – which is also known as Deepavali and the ‘festival of lights’. Diwali is an important festival for Hindus – which is celebrated throughout India. Diwali also has its own significance to the stock markets, as the start of the new year, is meant as an auspicious…

Sensex Registers Longest Monthly Winning Streak After Seven Years

If anybody has doubts about the current bull-run, it’s time to wipe them out. As the markets in the recent past has proved its path and mettle time and again. A bull market is generally a period of several months or at times years, when stock prices or indices rise consistently. The same price movements can be related to different…

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…

Sensex Performance and Elections in India

With mere two trading sessions, including today, for the stock markets remaining for the 16th Lok Sabha elections 2014 to get under-way, I would like to present some interesting statistics and comparisons of the last five Lok Sabha elections in India in comparison with the BSE benchmark index, the Sensex. Over the last few months – the markets have been…

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