Market Classroom

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Market Classroom

In an attempt to create a knowledge powerhouse, we decode the finer nuances, terms, instruments used on the Dalal Street to help you become an informed player in the market.

Pennant and wedges

Pennant and wedges

Pennant is similar to a symmetrical triangle, with a few differences.

Why you should invest in multi cap mutual funds

Why you should invest in multi cap mutual funds

Many advisors are recommending multi cap funds in the current environment to investors.

What does the RBI move mean for you

What does the RBI move mean for you

As per RBI’s proposal, banks can link their lending rates with an external benchmark instead of the MCLR.

Basics of a dollar-rupee futures contract

Basics of a dollar-rupee futures contract

The USD-INR futures near month contract closed at 71.22 on Friday.

SIPs in equity mutual funds are giving negative returns. What should you do?

SIPs in equity mutual funds are giving negative returns. What should you do?

SIP returns for many investors in mid- and small-cap funds in the last one year are negative after the sharp market correction

Technical analysis: Ascending & descending triangles

Technical analysis: Ascending & descending triangles

A descending triangle is a mirror image of the ascending triangle.

All you need to know about expense ratio in mutual funds

All you need to know about expense ratio in mutual funds

One of the key factors which investors look at while comparing mutual fund scheme is the management cost charged by the fund house.

Market segments on NSE

Market segments on NSE

The total market-cap of the capital market was Rs 140.44 lakh crore in FY18.

Symmetrical triangle

Symmetrical triangle

Triangles are formed when the market loses interest in a counter.

SIPs in equity mutual funds are giving negative returns. All you need to know

SIPs in equity mutual funds are giving negative returns. All you need to know

There is a sense of panic among investors using the SIP route to invest in equity mutual funds on seeing returns turning negative.

Foreign borrowings may not come cheap for govt

Foreign borrowings may not come cheap for govt

Sovereign bonds are debt instruments issued by govt to raise long-term funds with repayment obligations spread over years.

Goal based investing using mutual funds

Goal based investing using mutual funds

Instead of randomly investing in many mutual funds, investment advisors suggest you invest for your goals.

Head and shoulders

Head and shoulders

Failure to reach the previous peak is another signal that the bears are becoming stronger.

Golden jubilee of bank nationalisation in India

Golden jubilee of bank nationalisation in India

By Independence, 90 per cent of the banks were privately owned.

Triple bottoms and tops

Triple bottoms and tops

Any decisive break above this resistance will confirm the triple bottom formation.

A mutual fund that offers equity, arbitrage and debt

A mutual fund that offers equity, arbitrage and debt

Many financial planners recommend equity savings funds, to first time investors who want low volatility and equity taxation for their mutual fund

Options straddles from seller side

Options straddles from seller side

Option selling is up the street for a maverick trader with deep pockets.

Opening the liquidity tap for NBFCs

Opening the liquidity tap for NBFCs

Banks are encouraged to purchase securitised loan pools from NBFCs up to Rs 1 lakh crore.

How double tops and bottoms signal trend reversal

How double tops and bottoms signal trend reversal

Double bottom is formed at the bottom and indicates the end of a falling market.

Don’t put money in NFOs just because NAV is Rs 10

Don’t put money in NFOs just because NAV is Rs 10

There are several new fund offers open for subscription to investors after the regulator came out with norms on categorisation and rationalisation of mutual fund schemes.

The many moods of yield curve

The many moods of yield curve

When the short-term interest rate is higher than the long term, the yield curve looks inverted.

Can Facebook’s Libra get past the hurdles Bitcoin faced?

Can Facebook’s Libra get past the hurdles Bitcoin faced?

Libra falls under the category of virtual currency called ‘stable coin’.

Using patterns of reversal and continuation to profit

Using patterns of reversal and continuation to profit

Based on historical analysis, the patterns are classified broadly into two — reversal patterns and continuation patterns.

All you need to know about systematic withdrawal plan in mutual funds

All you need to know about systematic withdrawal plan in mutual funds

If you are a investor in a scheme, you can just activate the SWP option in the scheme, whenever you feel the need for regular cash flows.

Debt and the financial health of companies

Debt and the financial health of companies

The ratio is calculated by dividing the debt of a company by its total shareholders’ equity.

How Modi, Trump's bonhomie can iron out Indo-US irritants

How Modi, Trump's bonhomie can iron out Indo-US irritants

Trump and Modi haven’t interacted much really. It’s time to press the case directly with Trump.

Put and call options in bonds

Put and call options in bonds

This is an exit route for investors who may be looking to move out of their bond investments.

How to trade commodity futures and options

How to trade commodity futures and options

MCX is the largest, and listed, metals and energy exchange.

How to form trading rules based on trend lines

How to form trading rules based on trend lines

An abrupt or sharply inclined trend line means that the current sentiment is extreme and may not be able to hold for a long time.

All you need to know about liquid mutual funds

All you need to know about liquid mutual funds

The NBFC crisis has brought liquid funds back in favour as they carry lower risk than corporate FDs.

Income from office property through REIT

Income from office property through REIT

REIT is an entity that owns income producing real estate assets.

The mechanics of hedging gold

The mechanics of hedging gold

In practice hedging has a cost and only those companies with scale and experienced treasury hedge themselves.

Importance of side pocket in debt mutual funds

Importance of side pocket in debt mutual funds

Side-pocketing helps stabilise the net asset value (NAV) and reduces redemptions in the scheme.

Modern monetary theory

Modern monetary theory

High spending can lead to a break-out of high inflation.

Hedging and profiting from dollar-rupee movements

Hedging and profiting from dollar-rupee movements

Two working days prior to the last business day of the expiry month.

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