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  • 26 May 16
    05:49 AM
    Real estate stocks seem to have caught investors’ fancy recently. The Nifty Realty index has gained almost 38 per cent in the past three months. In contrast, Nifty 50 Index has risen only 14 per cent.
  • 25 May 16
    05:30 AM
    After minutes of the US Federal Reserve’s April meeting, where a rate hike was debated, were published, and in the wake of recent statements by Fed officials, experts within the Indian financial sector expect at least one rate hike in 2016. They
  • 24 May 16
    04:45 AM
    Most small saving schemes have seen a downward revision in interest rates recently. Bank and post office fixed deposits are now in the range of 7.5-8 per cent and high-rated company deposits return 8.4 per cent.
  • 20 May 16
    05:02 AM
    Banking funds have rallied 17.3 per cent over the past three months (according to category average data from Value Research), compared to the broad market index, Nifty 50, which is up 8.23 per cent.
    03:21 AM
    A Tesla upgrade from Goldman Sachs looks like a case of bad timing. The bank's analysts upgraded the carmaker on May 18, just hours before their banking cohorts took a role in a $1.7-billion stock sale expected to launch in the next day or two.
  • 18 May 16
    05:43 AM
    Sallie Krawcheck, former CFO of Citgroup has just launched an investment platform, Ellevest, which has several interesting features, although it is not directly relevant to Indians.
  • 16 May 16
    10:32 PM
    The government has decided to allow trading in sovereign gold bonds by the end of May. This means their listing on stock exchanges is on the cards.
    06:30 AM
    It has been about three-and-a-half years since direct plans of mutual funds were launched in January 2013. Though informed investors, mostly companies, have been availing these services, retail investors are yet to turn aggressive.


Company Price Gain (%)
St Bk of India195.556.42
Sun Pharma.Inds.825.505.83
Adani Ports191.553.65
Reliance Inds.972.652.75
Bajaj Auto2,567.452.49


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