Index Outlook: Nifty edges towards 8,000

Sensex and Nifty are at life-time highs. Derivative expiry can help the Nifty inch up
The monsoon clouds now spread across the entire country have spread cheer among stock market... »
Your Stock Portfolio

Adani Ports faces rough weather

The indicators in the daily and weekly charts signal a trend reversal
Here are some answers to readers’ queries on the performance of their stock holdings.<... »
Future Perfect

Crompton Greaves to move in a sideways manner

Despite the sharp surge last week, the long-term outlook still remains weak for the stock. Only... »

Bear-call spread on Tata Motors

While the long-term outlook remains positive for Tata Motors, the stock may face some pr... »
Your Stock Portfolio

GSK Pharma — unhealthy trends

A fall below the ₹2,400-2,350 support zone will spell trouble for the stock
Here are some answers to readers’ queries on the performance of their stock holdings.<... »
From the Ring

Play the arbitrage game

As the Indian investor takes to algo trading, high-frequency trading and other technological innovations, you might think that the difference in the price quoted for the same stock on the... »

Index outlook: Market puts up a resilient show

Bulls fought valiantly last week to pull the Sensex and the Nifty from the brink of a deep decline. The benchmark indices hit intra-week lows on Monday but there was a steady recovery thereafter h... »

HDIL to trade in a range

The long-term outlook remains negative for Housing Development and Infrastructure (HDIL) that closed at ₹89.7. Only a close above ₹120 will change the medium-term outlook to positive. The... »
Budget Reactions

On fiscal consolidation path

The Budget is characterised by a workman-like bottom-up approach, with a number of small details and steps, rather than bang announcements and reforms. With FY15 fiscal deficit target at 4.1 per c... »

Index Outlook: Cracks appear in the uptrend

The Union Budget for 2014 has been heard, read, analysed and understood. So what is in it for investors? Overall, it is a practical Budget focusing on controlling the deficit and doing whatever po... »
High Five

SBI (₹2,699)

Last week, the SBI stock advanced 2.4 per cent and is trading sideways in a wide range between ₹2,500 and ₹2,850. Traders with a short-term horizon should tread with caution as long as the stock t... »
Dream Budget

Acchey din for capital market?

The Budget, to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on July 10, will give the country a glimpse of how the government plans to use its resources. Prime Minister... »
Your Stock Portfolio

Crompton Greaves reverses from a key hurdle

Here are some answers to readers’ queries on the performance of their stock holdings.What is the outlook for Crompton Greaves and ICSA (India)?Biswajit Das... »

Sector Watch

Bank Nifty testing support

After conclusively breaking out of a key long-term resistance at 13,500 in early May, the Bank Nifty is now moving sideways around 15,000. The index was volatile and ended on a fla... »

Index outlook: Investors turn wary ahead of the Budget

There is a mild air of caution in Dalal Street. Investors appear to be taking it a little slow, to ponder over how much further stock prices can move from here. This watchful stance is welcome... »

Cairn India on an energy drive

Bull calendar spread on USL

How to tackle front-running

High Five

Index outlook: The market takes a breather

Short the Bank Nifty

High Five: Tata Steel (₹560.2)

High Five

SBI (₹2,561.4) Last week, the stock smartly recouped some of its previous week’s loss by gaining 5.8 per cent. However, the stock is testing a key resistance between ₹2,580 and ₹2,... »

High Five: SBI (₹2,421.5)

SBI tumbled 10 per cent during the Budget week, decisively breaking out of its sideways trading range. This fall has altered the short-term trend from sideways to bearish as the stock has breached... »
Budget Reactions

Good start to a long journey

Despite being in power for only six weeks, the Finance Minister has delivered an encouraging growth-oriented Budget. Though there are no big bang announcements, the Budget has set... »
Your Stock Portfolio

LIC Housing builds a base

Here are some answers to readers’ queries on the performance of their stock holdings.I have purchased LIC Housing Finance at ₹330. What are the prospects for the stock over the next o... »

From the Ring

Laughing all the way to the bank

K A Chacko, a Kochi-based cardiologist who invested ₹10 lakh in 2003, as the first client in the portfolio management system (PMS) of a boutique investment firm in Kochi — Equity Intellige... »
Future Perfect

Long strangle on Bank Nifty

The long-term outlook for the Bank Nifty (15,500) remains positive. If the index manages to sustain above 14,200, it can move past 17,000 levels. The bullish outlook will reverse only if t... »

Index outlook: Guide-posts for the Budget week

The Big week for the stock market is finally here. The Sensex and the Nifty are placed at uncomfortable heights of 25,962 and 7,752. But short-term momentum continues to be good and there is a str... »
High Five

SBI (₹2,636.7)

The stock of SBI witnessed a choppy session and closed the week by gaining 2 per cent. It continues to move sideways in a wide range between ₹2,500 and ₹2,850. Within this band, th... »
Future Perfect

Bullish trend in Ranbaxy

Ranbaxy Laboratories (₹497.1): It appears Ranbaxy is all set for a major uptrend, provided if it manages to cross a major hurdle at ₹540. In that case, the stock could cross it’s al... »

High Five - SBI (₹2,580.6)

The stock continues to trade above a key support level of ₹2,500. The indicators and oscillators on the daily chart have entered the negative territory. The stock can breach the support at ₹2,500... »

Budget expectations

Index outlook: Market enters a bumpy patch

Shorting Tata Steel may pay well

A break for Mahindra Holidays

Investors headed back to equity markets

Strong surge in Amara Raja Batteries

Index Outlook: Sailing into uncharted waters

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