Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicStock Market

Topic: Stock Market

Preferential access, split-second info advantage: How NSE servers were ‘compromised for gain’

CBI has arrested ex-NSE chief Chitra Ramakrishna in bourse manipulation case, for ‘sharing’ crucial and confidential info with an individual she called ‘Himalayan yogi’.

As war clouds gather over Ukraine, American defence stocks rise even as markets go down

Aerospace giant Northrop Grumman’s stocks saw sharp 4.53% rise, among several defence companies defying market trend as US and other NATO countries warned citizens to leave Ukraine.

Retail-trading boom in India stays strong even as foreign investors flee market

Retail investors opened an all-time high of 3.1 crore stock-trading accounts in 2021. The pace quickened to over 30 lakh per month in the last quarter, SEBI data shows.

Yes, 2021 is behind us, but there were good times to cheer, celebrate even in the bad times

As we bid good riddance to 2021, let’s not forget positives and steady progress in many areas, from Olympics to enterprise to welfare schemes and infrastructure.

Why you need a sharper eye for stocks (and a big appetite for risk) in Samvat 2078

The likelihood is that the new Samvat will be a period when the market either corrects, or at least digests the excesses of the year gone by.

How low interest rates, liquidity are helping India fan a world-beating stock market rally

Overseas funds have poured $7.2 billion into India’s equities this year. IPO market is on a tear, thanks to startups, & India looks set to attract investors scared off by China’s crackdown.

Dharamik, a stock market learning & trading solutions firm, centered on innovation

The firm, founded by Thakkar Dharamik, has a very engaging social media handle, with more than 2,77,000 followers on Instagram, and has trained more than 6,000 students.

Market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies hits record high of Rs 238.95 lakh crore

Rallying for second consecutive day, the 30-share BSE index was trading with a gain of 429.33 points or 0.80 % Tuesday. The benchmark index also hit its lifetime peak of 53,402.03.

China stock rout sees Hong Kong tech index plunge 10%, yuan slide to its weakest since April

Traders fear latest crackdown on China's education, food delivery & property sectors could expand to other industries, as it looks to tighten grip on Big Tech and reduce wealth gap.

Stock market as a mirror — how Indian biz has changed in 40 years, and what it’s missing

Of 50 stocks in Nifty 50, 11 are of firms in financial services, 6 in auto, 5 in IT services, 4 in pharma. Manufacturing has poor representation outside auto. Few conglomerate business houses remain.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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