FPIs take out Rs 22,000 crore from equities in May amid poll jitters, Chinese mkt outperformance

Foreign investors have pulled out a massive Rs 22,000 crore from Indian equities so far this month, due to uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections and outperformance of Chinese markets. This came following a net outflow of over Rs 8,700 crore in the entire April on concerns over a tweak in India’s … Read more

oil and gas sector: Railways stocks: Stay bullish, just hedge a bit to avoid mistake of selling in haste: 7 outperforming railways stocks across different segments

Synopsis Even the best of the rational brain can make wrong decisions when there is too much noise which gets created due to a narrative. Now for the last few days a narrative has been created that due to polls, FPI are selling. These kinds of narratives tend to hit the sector and stocks which … Read more

Wall Street Week Ahead: US stocks’ lofty valuations in spotlight as earnings season nears

The U.S. stock market is the most expensive it has been in around two years. Its valuation could be put to the test as companies report earnings in coming weeks. The S&P 500 is up more than 9% year-to-date, following its strongest first-quarter performance since 2019. But the bar may be rising for stocks to … Read more

The everything rally comes to derivatives market

Bond fund managers have so much cash they’re turning to the derivatives market to put it to work, pushing down the cost of protection against defaults close to levels that prevailed when central banks were just starting to raise interest rates. The bets on tightening credit-default swap spreads are the latest sign of the overarching … Read more

Sebi panel suggests abolishing security deposit requirement in public issues

An expert committee formed by Sebi on Friday suggested to abolish the requirement of a mandatory security deposit with the exchanges before a public issue, a move that could make it easier for companies to access the primary market. Under the current rule, any company that is looking to launch a public or rights issue … Read more