Saturday, 27 July 2013

Weekly Market Update 22 Jul to 26 Jul 2013

If last week was the Govt.’s week with its big impact announcements on FDI, this week the RBI ruled the roost with more steps to tighten liquidity and reduce gold imports. As expected, the markets which saw some upside during the early part of the week, turned negative after the announcements from RBI with the banking stocks leading the race down south. This and more highlights in this week’s update :

Friday, 26 July 2013

Incredible Stocks - HDFC Bank

HDFC bank is the second largest private bank in India and one of the earliest entrants in the banking sector. It has all the makings of a good stock investment option. Let us look at it in detail to understand the investment rationale better.

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Weekly Market Update 15 Jul to 19 Jul 2013

The week started with RBI taking some tough steps to curb the rupee fall. The RBI actions led to some downfall in the markets and the Bank Nifty remained under pressure for most of the week. The bad news for banks continued with RBI fining 22 banks for violations in KYC norms. There was some positive news with the govt. revising FDI norms in various sectors.

Saturday, 20 July 2013

Issue of Bonus Shares by Companies

Issue of bonus shares by a company, like declaring dividends, is another way in which the company rewards its shareholders. Time and again we have heard in the news about some company or the other issuing bonus shares to its shareholders. In this post we will discuss more about bonus shares, how and why they are issued and what’s in it for investors.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Weekly Market Update - 8 Jul to 12 Jul 2013

The markets started with a volatile note at the start of the week. It was soon evident that it is now all important to tame the rupee which started to fall wildly, even crossing the 61/$ mark. As steps were taken to stem the fall and as some good news poured in towards the end of the week, the indices saw a rise with nifty closing above the 6000 mark. The rupee too saw some recovery to close at 59.56/$.

Rupee and its Value Depreciation

Currency is the lifeblood of a nation’s economy. Where currency is affected, the economy is affected. And where the economy is affected, the currency experiences the repercussions. The Indian Rupee has experienced considerable depreciation of value in the recent times and that has affected every aspect of the economy of India. In this post we would will try to examine what depreciation is, what is causing it and what are the effects.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Weekly Market Digest 01 Jul to 05 Jul 2013

The upside of the last week had its aftereffects in the beginning of this week too. But a mixture of news and the woes of falling rupee persisted and all in all it was a pretty unpredictable week filled with market volatility. The main highlights of the week were as follows :