investor confidence: Directionally, flows will be very healthy for the rest of the year: Rakesh Rawal, Anand Rathi Wealth

Rakesh Rawal, CEO, Anand Rathi Wealth, says it is easier to get flows when market sentiment is backed by investor confidence. When there is a little bit of turmoil, then more efforts are needed to build confidence and the past has shown that extra efforts do not change the direction of flows. So, yes, if … Read more

Demat, MF A/cs won’t be frozen for not filing nomination

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday said it would not freeze demat accounts and mutual fund folios of investors if they didn’t submit nomination. The decision for existing investors has been taken based on representation from market participants as it would ease compliance and investor confidence. Investors holding securities in physical … Read more

Unchecked retail F&O play could trigger challenges for market: FM

Mumbai: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said unchecked trading by individuals in the futures & options (F&O) segment could trigger challenges for the market. “Any unchecked explosion in retail trading of futures and options can create future challenges, not just for the markets, but for investor sentiment and household finances,” Sitharaman said at an … Read more

Sensex: Peak 75K some feel weary, but most remain bullish

Mumbai: Indian equity indices ended a tad lower on Tuesday after hitting record highs earlier in the trading session with the Sensex touching the 75,000 milestone for the first time. Market participants said equities looked weary after the recent run-up, prompting some to cut a portion of their bullish bets, but the undertone is still … Read more