Why cybersecurity stocks should be part of your investment portfolio

As organizations around the world navigate the new normal of maintaining business continuity during a pandemic, their data is increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks. India Inc., in its pursuit of rapid digital transformation, is also facing a heightened threat environment. The new operating model has created multiple endpoints in data chains, giving attackers access to core … Read more

Stock slips, haven rally as new COVID-19 variant scares investors

SYDNEY: Asian stocks suffered their sharpest fall in two months on Friday after a new and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant was detected, prompting investors to point to the safety of bonds, the yen and the dollar. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.3%, the sharpest decline since September. Casino and beverage stocks … Read more

Asian stocks fall as dollar rises

HONG KONG: Asian shares fell on Thursday, hurting the US, which continued higher as investors raised interest rates in the United States more quickly than in other major economies such as Japan and the euro area. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.18% to a six-week low, having posted a smaller decline … Read more

SEBI clarifies on amendment in AIF norms

New Delhi: Markets regulator SEBI has come out with a clarification regarding the latest amendment in norms governing Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). Through a notification issued on November 9, SEBI amended the Alternative Investment Fund Regulations, 2012. It allowed Category III AIFs, including large-value funds to accredited investors of Category III AIFs, to invest in … Read more

airtel will increase prepaid tariff by up to 25%

KOLKATA: Bharti will increase tariffs for all its prepaid users by 25% from November 26, in a major move to boost its average revenue per user (ARPU) and improve its financial health by propelling the telco’s shares to record highs. There is a bid. The move also signaled that the days of intense price competition … Read more

Shares fell 2%, in red mark for fourth consecutive day

MUMBAI: India’s stock indices on Monday suffered their biggest one-day loss in seven months, dragged by heavyweight Reliance Industries Ltd, after the oil-to-telecom conglomerate sold stake to Saudi Aramco on the backburner. Rupee weakens against rupee The greenback’s global strength was fueled by talk of a faster pace of bond tapering by the US Federal … Read more

Wall Street Professionals Were Bullish for 2021, Just Not Bullish Enough

It was another rough week in a brutal year for the Bears. Equity bears hoping for anything to put a meaningful brake on the stock market again declined, despite being correct about many aspects of inflation, monetary policy and the persistence of the coronavirus. Investors limited the week amid irrefutable evidence of price pressure in … Read more

12 tips from Barry Ritholtz on how to successfully navigate the world of stocks

Noted author and equity analyst Barry Ritholtz says that even the greatest trading strategy is useless if investors lack discipline and emotional resilience. Ritholtz says investors should consider a globally diversified portfolio, which includes asset classes that are less correlated to equities such as corporate bonds, Treasury inflation-protected securities and treasuries. “A portfolio that is … Read more

Global equities rally halts as bonds bounce back

Asian shares fell on Friday and US futures were stable as global equities rally halted. Sovereign bonds made gains by investors after lowering expectations of monetary-policy tightening to control inflation. Shares fell in Japan and Hong Kong, where developer Casa Group Holdings Ltd and its Hong Kong-listed units were suspended from trading in the latest … Read more

ETMarkets Diwali Poll: What Should Your Portfolio Look Like in the New Samvat?

MUMBAI: Investors are advised to keep the bias towards equities in their portfolio high in the new Samvat 2078 as analysts bet on the domestic equity market to deliver double-digit returns for the second year in a row, by ETMarkets.com A survey of 14 brokerages conducted. Has shown. Most of the brokerage firms surveyed recommended … Read more