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A quick look at the results of some of our most popular investment strategies over the last 200-days.
*BRK denotes returns after assuming a brokerage of 0.1% and an STT of 0.1%
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Summary: Apr NIFTY 11800 calls added 12,38,850 contracts while 12000 calls shed 8,15,625. On the Put side of the equation, the 11800 strike added 13,84,800 while the 11200’s shed 4,49,475.
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Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 32 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 36 are trading above their 50-day SMA.
India’s next government is likely to be a coalition of mercenaries
THE HOTLY contested general election has made the face of Narendra Modi, the prime minister, hard to escape in most of India, beaming from walls, lamp posts, pillars and shop windows. Yet his image is nowhere to be seen in Hyderabad, the country’s fourth-biggest city.
A Behavioural Finance Toolkit
Behavioural economics moved into the mainstream when psychologist Daniel Kahneman was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics. Ironically, his work was critical of classical economics. He focused on how human behaviour differs from what economists would expect, from their theoretical viewpoint.vii
Opinion | Uber’s IPO filing affirms a dangerous business model
Last week, in Delhi, I took an Uber cab to the airport from my home, a distance of about 14 kilometres. The fare came to ₹235. Two days later, on my return to the city, I decided to hop into a prepaid cab to go home from the airport.
FMCG no longer fast moving as rural demand fizzles out
Mumbai: India’s consumption engine is losing steam as rising prices and lower purchasing power in the countryside hit the brakes on demand growth.
China hawks call on America to fight a new Cold War
A group of conservatives — many of whom fought in the Cold War against the Soviet Union — are now openly campaigning for a similar approach to China.
The Factors that Plague Factor Investing
For those interested in the literature on factor-based investing, a new paper by Robert Arnott, Campbell Harvey, Vitali Kalesnik and Juhani Linnainmaa, “Alice’s Adventures in Factorland: Three Blunders That Plague Factor Investing,” focuses on why, in some ways, it has failed to live up to its
15 Months of Fresh Hell Inside Facebook
The streets of Davos, Switzerland, were iced over on the night of January 25, 2018, which added a slight element of danger to the prospect of trekking to the Hotel Seehof for George Soros’ annual banquet.
Opinion | Let’s get back to being globally competitive
India’s latest merchandise export figures are out. On the face of it, the numbers look upbeat, with shipments hitting a new peak of $331 billion in 2018-19. However, this does not mean everything is hunky dory.
Opinion | A single-rate GST is neither doable nor desirable in India
The Congress manifesto promises to work towards a single GST rate. It won’t happen anytime soon. It has also promised to bring petroleum under goods and services tax. Again, a non-starter, when petro-taxes are the single biggest flexible revenue source for the centre and states.
Small pack sizes, higher grocery bills rule FMCG purchases in south: Survey
New Delhi: Shoppers in India’s southern states indulge in small pack sizes, are more experimental, and spend more on an average on their household groceries compared to the rest of India, according to a study by research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
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