Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicIndian market

Topic: Indian market

Stock markets hit by Russia-Ukraine crisis, Sensex down 1,432 points

The developments in Russia have also impacted Nifty that was trading at 16652.60 at 9.15 am, down by 410.70 points.

IPO mania in India gets reality check after a series of high-profile startups tank

Prominent tech startups, including Oyo Hotels and Delhivery, are pushing back their IPO and preparing to reappraise target valuations amid battering received by newly listed firms.

Battered Indian bonds get some relief after RBI cancels debt sale

The reprieve may be short-lived as traders are worried about the unprecedented bond sales of about Rs 15 lakh crore for the fiscal year starting April amid dwindling demand.

Why Modi govt shouldn’t believe jugaad or Band-Aid solutions can sustain economic revival

Will the new Omicron variant set the clock back and dampen the spirits? Modi govt would be naïve to believe RBI and not plan for recovery of the Indian economy.

60% Indians ready to spend this festive season, up from 30% at Covid 2nd wave peak: Survey

Survey by LocalCircles says the rise indicates the 'economic uncertainty that was prevailing in May at the peak of second Covid-19 wave has greatly reduced'.

Stock markets are soaring but so is grief — Indian traders grapple with surreal disconnect

Booming markets have left the industry swamped with work when employees have been sickened by Covid. Contrast of pandemic pain & financial-market euphoria has nowhere been so extreme.

UBS Group expects record IPO year for India despite surging Covid burden

Before the arrival of the second wave of Covid, India’s markets were full of optimism. So far in 2021, IPOs in India have raised nearly $3 billion, the best start to the year since 2018.

NSE halts trading in all segments due to telecom connection failure

The NSE has telecom links with two service providers and there were issues with both leading to impact on the NSE system. However, the trading at BSE was not impacted.

YouTube stars, broking apps lure pandemic-hit day traders in India into stock investing

A wave of YouTube influencers as well as a host of private stock-tipping social media chat groups have drawn millions of day traders into discount brokers.

How this quant mutual fund has given over double the returns of BSE Sensex this year

DSP Quant Fund has returned more than 19% in 2020, compared with a 9.3% gain in the S&P BSE Sensex Index, which surged to an all-time high on Friday.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

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Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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