Tech View: Nifty50 gains for fifth day; strong resistance ahead

​Nagaraj Shetti, Technical Research Analyst, HDFC Securities, said Friday’s daily candle indicates the formation of a High Wave-type candle pattern. Having formed this pattern within a narrow range movement, the predictability of this pattern could be less, he said. “However, High Wave displays high volatility in the market,” Shetti said.

Asian Paints looks to ramp up home décor business. Will it emerge successful?

The paint industry is highly dependent on the performance of the real estate sector, which has been sluggish for the past few years. Paint companies have entered various businesses to decrease their dependence on the realty segment. According to the FY22 annual report of Asian Paints Ltd, it is the leading paint manufacturer in India […]

U.S. stock market: Is it a bull, a bear, or a bull in a bear?

Some investors define a bear market more specifically as a decline of at least 20% in a stock or index from its previous peak, with the peak defining the beginning of the bear market, which is only recognized in hindsight following the at-least 20% decline.

Syrma SGS offers a high-risk bet on fast-growing electronics production

Revenue rose by 20% annually to Rs 1,284 crore between FY20 and FY22, while net profit dropped by 16% to Rs 76.4 crore. Revenue growth was driven by the acquisition of SGS. This however resulted in a sharp drop in the operating margin before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA margin) to 11.3% in FY22 from 16.8% […]

Banks’ NPA provisioning falls as recoveries improve, stress wanes

“Loan loss provisions continued to recede due to better recoveries and healthy provision buffers, thereby leading to overall beat on profitability,” mentioned Emkay Global Financial Services in a sector report. The brokerage expects overall NPA ratios to trend down further led by receding stress pool and better credit growth trajectory.