By DK Aggarwal Volatility in recent months has tested market participants’ patience. When market conditions are erratic, the systematic investing plan (SIP) mode of investing is highly recommended. Like a mutual fund SIP, direct equity investors also can use the ESIP (equity SIP) route to invest small amounts in stocks at regular intervals, thereby taking advantage of the unpredictable stock price movements. This mode can help avoid timing the market, invest through a disciplined approach and protect oneself during volatile times. Most online trading platforms offer SIP facilities in direct equities and allow investors to fix either the amount to be invested or the number of shares to be purchased at pre-defined intervals for a fixed tenure. Without doubt, higher risk offers higher returns in financial markets. Like a mutual fund SIP, investors should choose to invest at varying frequencies. The online system automatically executes the transaction on the date as defined by the … [Read more...] about Is it wise to use the SIP process for direct stock investment?
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"We think it's a very risky exercise to guess any changes in GST rates in forthcoming meet as there are lot of variables and then we have different states providing inputs on same. We think we could see some rationalisations or consolidation of different GST rates into just a few slabs," Solanki said. … [Read more...] about GST rate hike likely today: market experts say it could spoil the party on D-Street
A central issue, then, for the inquiry by Alison Levitt QC will be how forcefully Boohoo has been policing its zero-tolerance policy for suppliers, including subcontractors. The terms of reference have yet to be set, but they need to be as wide as possible. Rival retailers ask a good question: how is it possible to make a profit from £8 dresses in the minimum-wage UK? Levitt’s report should include a full account of the group’s business model. … [Read more...] about Investors are selling Boohoo shares now. They could have intervened far earlier
All that glisters … It has not always been the case, of course. After the financial crash, the price of gold fell between 2011 and 2015 before it started to increase again. “It can be volatile and has long periods where it performs badly,” says Darius McDermott, managing director of Chelsea Financial Services. “Between 2011 and 2015 the price went down approximately 40% while stock markets were going up.” … [Read more...] about Precious metal: the gold-standard investment when a crisis hits?
Q) What led to the price action on D-Street in the week gone by?A) The past few months and weeks witnessed domestic bourses trying to mirror global equity markets especially, the US markets. On July 8, Nasdaq hit a record closing high supported by technology shares as early signs of an economic rebound which offset further lockdown concerns across the country. … [Read more...] about RIL 43rd AGM eyed, deploy sell on rally for Bank Nifty
“With our shared goal of extending the benefits of digital connectivity to everyone and everything, we anticipate Jio Platforms will deliver a new set of services and experiences to Indian consumers. With unmatched speeds and emerging use cases, 5G is expected to transform every industry in the coming years," said Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm Incorporated. … [Read more...] about Qualcomm-Jio deal: 5G wireless tech company to invest Rs 730 crore in RIL unit