Archive for ‘Stocks’

November 23, 2011

Sensex and Nifty Losses Almost 1.5% on 23 Nov 2011

On the expected line today 30 stocks Indian Benchmark Index Sensex fell below the 16,000 level again after rising yesterday. The market started with sharp rise followed by sharp falls. The Sensex has fallen by 1.5%. Following the BSE Sensex, wide based NSE Nifty also fell by 1.4% in the early hours of trading.

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November 22, 2011

Sensex and Nifty Rises on Short Position Covering on 22nd Nov 2011

The Volatile Indian stock markets in line with the international counterparts, today on 22nd Nov 2011 bounced back. After falling for many days in row since eight sessions, the Indian stock market today opened higher than the previous closes giving speculators and short term investors have huge opportunities to earn some decent returns from this hyper volatile market.

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November 21, 2011

Sensex and Nifty Falling on Selling Pressure

The Indian stock market benchmark 30 share BSE index Sensex fell by over 191 points in opening trade on Monday, 21st Nov 2011, because of worries about the slowing economic growth in Indian economy and sluggish policy initiatives at different levels and sectors, ailing airline industry as well as uncertainty over the euro zone debt crisis has resulted into lack of confidence in investors in stock markets.

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October 13, 2011

Future of Indian Stock Market

Indian stock market has been very volatile since long. And the future is unexpected. The investors have got confused.


For long term investor the Indian stock market has provided no incentive to invest in the market. If the Sensex of BSE is taken as indicator of the stock market performance Indian stock market, then it is crystal clear that the stock market has no incentive to invest as the Sensex has been in the same range since months.

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October 12, 2011

Tough Time for Indian Stock Market in 2011

Indian stocks market has been witnessing huge ups and downs since last few weeks. Initially market fell sharply then it recovered steeply. Both situations are contradictory to each as there has been nothing special that has changed in the economy. This has made life of an ordinary investor very difficult. For anybody to know the direction of the market is a question of huge importance.

Indian stock market in tandem with other global stock markets has become so choppy that following a strategy of not investing at all seems to be the right strategy. These regular swings in stock prices are robbing ordinary investors. They are losing their hard earned money for no faults of theirs.

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September 24, 2011

Introduction to the Basics of Equity

Investment in equities refers to the buying and holding of shares by individuals or organization may be mutual funds or institutional investors with the expectation of warning some return either in form of capital gains/ increase in the prices of stock or dividends. The equity owners are owner of the company of which equity shares the owners have. In other words it also refers to equity (ownership) participation in a public company, or private (unlisted) company, or a start-up (a company being created or newly created).

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September 23, 2011

How to Choose the Right Broker

When you talk about the trading, it simply means trading of shares. So the share brokers are the very important and when you use the word broker, it refers to share broker. But it is well to everyone that in modern financial world, brokers are integral part of almost every investment in one form or another. So it is very much important to have right kind of broker on your side whether it are shares or mutual funds or something else. A right broker can make your investment experience rewarding and exciting. So while choosing a broker you need to be alert and careful regarding some standard capabilities, capacities, expertise and abilities of the broking house while serving and satisfying your investment needs. These capabilities, expertise and usefulness can be judged on some parameters that help to evaluate the performance of brokers. These parameters and criteria are as below:

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September 23, 2011

A Vocabulary of Equities

Equities are one of the attractive investment avenues that an investor has an option to invest his/ her hard earned money. Equities provide huge returns. These returns are sometimes very high. But with these high returns the equities market is very risky and technical. There are so many terms related to the equities that you need to know as an investors that will help and guide in stint with the investments in equities.  These terms will you to understand the terminology of equity investments and market terms. These are as below:

Capital Gain (Loss): Capital gain or loss refers to the increase or decrease in the value of the shares. This is arrived at by getting the difference between the current value of the investment and invested money.

Consultation Fee: This is fee that is charged by the financial adviser upfront for rendering the consultation services. This has nothing to do with the broker or brokerage or stock exchanges.

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