India’s credit growth remains in single digits even as the economy is recovering from the pandemic. This poor credit growth comes on the back of prime borrowers migrating to bond markets and retail depositors and borrowers finding fintech alternatives attractive. These are but some indicators that India’s universal banks are set to face considerable disruption going forward.
The Bharti Airtel rights issue has attracted attention for its sheer size of Rs 21,000 crore, next to Reliance Industries’ rights issue size of over Rs 50,000 crore last year.
This is the next update in our series on the outlook for the Nifty 50. Can there be a correction in the Nifty 50? You can read the most recent update on the Nifty 50 here. In that update, it was mentioned that the outlook for Nifty 50 was positive, and the expectation was a rise to targets at 16,695 & 17,156.
If not the fund, should you invest in the fund house? The Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC IPO is open now, through which the AMC’s sponsors Aditya Birla Capital and Sun Life AMC will offload stake.
If you screen for this stock under the capital goods sector in any screener, chances are that you will miss it. Because it is not your regular capital goods company. Some databases classify it under ‘consumer durables’, while others called it a ‘computer and electronic manufacturer’. This company is none of these entirely but still some of these. But this outlier stock is a worthy one in the capital goods space. Here’s why.
What’s a corporate action? They include bonuses, stock-splits and buy-backs and are some of the most welcomed corporate actions. Bonus shares are considered as a reward in the form of free shares. Stock splits are generally taken to be a measure to increase the liquidity in a stock. Buy-backs generally happen at a mature stage in the life-cycle of companies when they want to return excess cash.
Specialty chemicals and API makers are the flavour of the season. Here is a lesser-known niche bio-tech player in the enzymes and probiotics space that is worth looking at. The world is becoming increasingly aware of the harmful effects of chemicals on health. Natural alternatives to boost the immune system are gaining traction…
You would have heard fund managers talk about following a top-down and bottom-up approach. What are they? How do you use them to filter your stocks and when to use what? This article will try to touch upon some aspects of these approaches to investing, with screeners (from our own Stock Screener tool) that will illustrate and help you understand how to approach these strategies.
Even as the Sensex and the Nifty 50 scale new highs, how have the individual nifty sectoral indices performed? In this post, we’ll take a look at the sectoral indices in order to identify the outperforming and underperforming sectors. We shall also try to unearth the ones that are setting up well and could end up being the next outperforming sector.
Indian investors looking for a high yielding InvIT option for income seekers with relative safety have very limited choices today. Infrastructure Investment Trusts or InvITs, which are a halfway house between stocks and bonds, offer such investors a shot at earning higher yields without high risk to their capital.
As an investor, your approach to analysing and choosing banking and finance stocks needs to be distinct too. In the first part of this article, I had dwelt on the CAMEL approach to deep-diving into a bank’s business.
Federal Bank is charting a different course with a significant thrust on technology, digital adoption and diversification into new retail segments in the last five years.