When you look at picking stocks, the future prospects of the stock, its valuation and fundamentals must play a large role. But in times such as the present crisis, none of these is complete without looking at the market correction itself. So, let’s take stock of where the correction stands and how it compares with the last rally seen.
Given that the Nifty50 is busy taking out new lows with stunning rapidity, what are the Nifty levels at which the market gets really cheap, or attractive to invest lumpsums in? This strategy note is an attempt to answer this question
Do you remember the last time that the Nifty fell over 500 points on a single day? Wondering if it was in 2008? No, because it never did in absolute value terms. That’s what makes March 9, 2020’s Nifty fall so scary.
Just as the Indian stock market was taking a breather from recent worries about the slowdown, two new cases of Coronavirus infections have sent it into renewed paroxysms of volatility. Here’s attempt to answer top-of-mind questions from investors on how they should deal with this phase.
The budget is rationalising subsidies and focusing on capital spends. It is not helping the banks or NBFCs directly but providing ways for them to revive themselves.
In our equity outlook for 2020, we had said that opportunities lie in some pockets and that a broad-based recovery is some time off. So, where are the opportunities and what strategy can you follow?
2019 was a baffling year for Indian stock markets. Benchmark indices headed upward, notching up newer highs. But most stocks were anything but gainers. Economic growth struggled. Can 2020 be a year less mystifying?
For the economy, the lack of push from the infrastructure has meant slower growth. In this scenario, will the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) unveiled by the Finance Minister on New Year’s Eve provide a shot in the arm for the ailing economy and consequently, cyclical sectors?
Gold was a topper, helped by global pessimism In debt, AAA rated/PSU funds delivered while credit funds were battered In equities, large-cap and multi-cap funds aced mid and small-cap funds Property sales picked up, but inventories weighed on prices Lady Luck, they say, smiles upon courageous folks who take risks. In 2019 though, she did
The market is at a new high. Should I invest a lumpsum in equities today? To answer this question, savvy investors look at the Nifty50’s PE ratio published by the exchange. But before making such drastic decisions based on this lone indicator, it is important to dig deeper into the Nifty50’s published PE.