Index Outlook: Market treads water at higher levels

The truncated week ahead could witness low trading activity with company earnings dictating the moves »

ACC builds on a strong foundation

The stock of ACC is reversing from the long-term support at ₹950 »

Future Perfect: Buy put option in SBI

State Bank of India (₹1,994): After a sharp rally in the last few months, SBI could see some moderation. The immediate support is at ₹1,881. A close below this level will drag the s... »

High Five: SBI (₹1,994.3)

Last week, SBI gained almost 5 per cent, decisively breaching its key resistance at ₹1900. »

Can you still join the rally?

Over the last two months, the Sensex has rallied over 12 per cent, breaking through its earlier peak and currently trades at a new high. While the recent up move may seem sharp, there appe... »

Coal India turns red hot

Coal being transported in a lorry in the coal belt aria of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL).

Here are some answers to readers’ queries on the performance of their stock holdings.What’s your long-term technical outlook for Coal India and Tata Motors DVRPanini Des... »

Consider long straddle on Infy

The stock of Infosys (₹3,315.5) is at a crucial level. The long- and medium-term outlook remains positive if it stays above ₹3,295, closer to its current price. However, t... »

High Five - SBI (₹1,904.2)

Last week, SBI had a volatile session, testing its significant long-term resistance at ₹1,900. The indicators in the daily chart are loosing bullish momentum and, hence, we cannot rule out... »

Short strangle on United Spirits

The long-term outlook for United Spirits (₹2,651.6), the latest entrant to the Nifty-50 stocks, will remain bullish as long as it stays above ₹2,108. The stock finds immediate resistance at ₹2... »

High Five

SBI (₹1,902.2) SBI skyrocketed over 11 per cent with good volumes, breaching its key resistance at ₹1,700 in the previous week. However, the stock is currently testing another sign... »

Your stock portfolio

Request technical outlook (one year-plus) for Hindustan Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive. Panini DeshpandeHindustan Unilever (₹572.6): Ever since bottoming out... »

A winning move for loser segments

Since the global economic crisis in 2008, cyclical segments such as materials, energy and utilities have been underperforming their benchmark equity indices. The reasons for this are many. Alt... »

Index Outlook: Sensex meanders in the 22K alley

The rally in Indian stocks appears to have lost its way over the last two weeks. Frontline indices are moving sideways in a clueless manner around the psychologically important levels of 22,000... »

Your Stock Portfolio

I hold shares of SBI. Please advise on whether I should hold or sell.S SubramanianState Bank of India (₹1,653.5): The stock took support from its key long-ter... »

Index Outlook: Testing times for the market

Indian stocks showed remarkable resilience last week, holding on to higher levels despite the sell-off in the rest of the global markets. The Sensex stormed the 22,000 peak and the Nifty moved... »

Index Outlook: Temper hope with caution

Hit the jackpot with value investing

High Five - SBI (₹1,531.7)

Index Outlook: A new high in sight

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Case for mid-cap investing

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Tata Steel (₹373.9)

Index Outlook: Market awaits the big fat Indian election

As the Indian electorate, encompassing over 81 crore citizens, begins the process of electing members who will govern the world’s largest democracy, surely, it cannot be business as usual for s... »

Broker must know your details

You are looking at newspapers daily and cannot help but notice that markets are rallying. After thinking it through, you decide to set aside some of your savings and begin investing and tr... »

M-cap to GDP ratio: what it says

The debate on whether there is any relevance to the market capitalisation to gross domestic product or GDP ratio rages on. Especially today, when this ratio has moved above the 2007 highs... »

Your Stock Portfolio

I purchased IDFC at ₹120. Please let me know the prospects.N Raman IDFC (₹125.5): After testing its key resistance at ₹115 in November and December 2013, IDFC... »

Index Outlook: It is time to watch your step

Another fast-paced week awaits us in the equity market. All eyes will be on Raghuram Rajan as he unveils the monetary policy on Tuesday. While most market participants do not expect a re... »

High Five

SBI (₹1,702.4) Though the stock gained 3 per cent in the previous week, it is still testing key resistance at ₹1,700. A strong breakthrough of this resistance is needed to alter th... »

Consider calendar strategy in Axis Bank

Axis Bank (₹1,389.70): The medium- and long-term outlook for Axis Bank has turned positive. It now finds immediate resistance at ₹1,494. A close above this level will trigger a fres... »

Bet on small moves

L&T Finance Holdings (₹74.3): The stock of L&T Finance Holdings fell 19 per cent in the last two trading days, after the promoter diluted its stake in the company. Despit... »

Why equity is appealing

The disillusionment of an average investor about equity as an asset class is understandable due to the losses they might have incurred in 2008. However, there is a danger in extrapolating... »

High Five

SBI (₹1,653.5) The stock struggled to surpass its key resistance at ₹1,700 last week and continues to test it. This level is an important Fibonacci retracement level of the prior d... »

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Short strangle on L&T

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Short strangle on Tech Mahindra

An option strategy in ICICI Bank

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High Five: SBI (₹1,503.1)

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