Nomura picks stake in outperforming smallcap stock

Shares of Easy Trip Planners, which listed on Dalal Street last year at Rs 212.25 on NSE in March last year, ended the day 3.8 per cent lower at Rs 393.50.The smallcap stock which hit a 52-week low of Rs 261 in March this year has rallied around 47 per cent on a year-to-date basis.

How many EPS downgrades has Nifty seen this earnings season?

“Heavyweights, such as Reliance and Tata Motors, which posted weaker-than expected performance, dragged the Nifty50 earnings,” it said, adding that Nifty50 profits, excluding Reliance Industries and Tata Motors, rose 9 per cent YoY against the expectations of 6 per cent growth.

New Sebi rules come into effect. How it may affect traders and brokers

Zerodha said that if a customer explicitly takes an F&O trade that causes their account to go into a debit resulting in a negative margin balance intraday or overnight, for example, exiting a hedged position, then the brokerage charges for orders placed during the duration where the account had negative margins, will be Rs 40 […]

The prediction conundrum: What creates market cycles

Let’s take another example. In December 2007, economists in the Wall Street Journal forecasting panel predicted only a 38 per cent likelihood of a recession over the next year. We know what transpired, but this was especially remarkable because the data would later reveal that the economy was already in recession at the time of […]

Buy, sell or hold: What should investors do with ITC post June quarter results?

After the steep rally, the stock is now trading near the overbought zone and a pullback could be in the offing. It is trading above all the crucial short and long-term moving averages of 5,10,20,30,50,100 and 200-DMA. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 75.7. RSI above 70 is considered overbought. This implies that stock […]

Dollar giving bearish signs. How good is it for Nifty bulls?

“Dollar index monthly chart shows completion of harmonic pattern which is bearish in nature. The minimum target of 89 opens up till the time index trades below 110. Bearish observations on the dollar index support our bullish view on emerging equity for the next few months,” says Edelweiss Broking’s research head Vinay Khattar.