Tag Archives: Stock Shastras
Just 6% discount to Nifty@MRP! Is the Indian Stock Market fairly priced?

Just 6% discount to Nifty@MRP! Is the Indian Stock Market fairly priced?

‘Wake me up when September ends’ is a popular song by Greenday which ends up as a FB status update for many people in September. The Indian Government also seems to have listened to this song and decided to wake up, albeit before September end!

September saw a number of reforms being announced by the Government – diesel price hikes, cap on LPG gas cylinders, allowing FDI in retail and some other sectors. While these reforms hurt the common man more than benefit him, the stock markets cheered wildly and have consequently rallied 8% over the last 2 months.

But while the sentiments seem to have improved a tad; what about the financial performance? Does India Inc.’s financial performance also support this optimism? To find out, let’s look at the September-12 quarter performance of the Nifty companies and find out if the Nifty is fairly priced…

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Friends, Coffee and a Trading account!

Friends, Coffee and a Trading account!

A lot can happen over a cup of coffee! The Café Coffee Day punch line could not have been more apt! From harmless college gossip to strategic business decisions, this beverage has seen it all. And so we did discover, last week during our discussion on Demat accounts.

It is now time to engage in another such fruitful discussion. So grab a cup of coffee and join me and my friends in this conversation!

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Friends, Coffee and a Demat account

Are you one of those who wonder how do people invest in stocks? Don’t know what are the formalities involved? Have heard of demat accounts and online trading accounts but don’t know what they are?

So, let’s chat over a cup of coffee to learn all about demat accounts!

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Company Shastra – Indian Bank Ltd.

Company Shastra – Indian Bank Ltd.

Indian Bank is a mid-sized public sector bank with major presence in South India. In fact it derives 42% of its growth from just one state, Tamil Nadu. It has been a consistent performer for the past ten years and can boast of ratios higher than industry averages.

However, the last one year has seen the NPA increasing from 0.53% to 1.33%.

Will the increasing NPA and focus on the southern region hamper its growth?

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Are Share Buybacks beneficial for you? Find out now…

As soon as companies announce share buybacks, their share prices start to soar! While market analysts are busy studying the charts, shareholders want to know whether or not to submit their shares while other investors are pondering whether to buy the shares expecting a rally in the stock price.

So, how exactly does a share buyback affect a shareholder or an investor’s decision?

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