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  • 22 Dec 14
    12:18 AM
    Retail investors would be a confused lot. Less than a month ago, the BSE's Sensitive Index, or Sensex, had been scaling new highs every week. Yet, within weeks the market fell around 2,000 points.
  • 16 Dec 14
    06:32 PM
    Market regulator Sebi last week allowed investors to buy and sell mutual funds (MFs) on stock exchanges without a demat account. No demat means investors no longer have to bear costs associated with maintaining one.
  • 15 Dec 14
    12:16 AM
    Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) was re-launched with much fanfare by the finance ministry, with initial reports suggesting the minister promised these would be bearer instruments that could be purchased in cash.
  • 10 Dec 14
    05:32 PM
    For companies, who already have a track record in the stock market, the Offer-for-Sale (OFS) route may soon become the preferred option because of the sheer speed and simplicity of the option.
    12:07 PM
    The offer for sale (OFS) season is on. In the next few weeks, the government is likely to offload stake in quite a few public sector undertakings (PSUs) such as ONGC, Nevyeli Lignite and Coal India.
  • 08 Dec 14
    04:38 PM
    In the past year, equities have risen by 35 per cent, gold is down almost 10 per cent and the fate of debt instruments hinges on future interest rate cut/s.
    12:59 PM
    Picture this. You get a Rs 5 lakh windfall and are in a tearing hurry to put the money to work.
    03:39 AM
    Banks such as State Bank of India, (SBI) ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and IDBI Bank have cut interest rates last week on retail term deposits. Similar cuts in deposit rates by other banks could be in the offing.
  • 06 Dec 14
    08:58 PM
    Many financial instruments today are available in demat or digital format. For instance, when it comes to shares and mutual funds there is no need for investors to hold their units in the physical or paper form.


Company Price Gain (%)
Axis Bank505.451.64
Bajaj Auto2,507.201.37
St Bk of India311.801.35
B H E L268.901.19
M & M1,275.051.04


Will the Sensex breach 30,000 on or before December 31, 2014?

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