Issue of 19th Oct-25th Oct 2018
LEAD ARTICLE
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Do Stocks with Higher Relative Strength in Market Weakness, Outperform?
One of the common assumptions in the marketplace is that, during a period of market weakness, if certain stocks do not decline or decline less, they are strong stocks for the period and may do better than others when the market rebounds. To test this, we looked up four random periods of decline, when the NIFTY had fallen, much like what is... Read More
Moneylife Digital Team
CROSSHAIRS
As recently as in July 2018, through a disclosure to the stock exchanges, IL&FS Employee Welfare Trust (EWT) brazenly ripped off the beleaguered parent organisation—Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS). The scam was fully disclosed in an announcement to the stock exchanges on...
STOCKS
For almost four years now, the stock of Hawkins Cooker Limited has gone nowhere. But some returns have crept into investors’ account in the form of high dividends. Hawkins, which is a household name in the country, is not a stock that is talked about much in the markets. The reason for this...
Moneylife Digital Team
Since the Chinese regulators cracked down on low-cost chemicals producers who did not have any regard for environment, production has been pared dramatically and, hence, prices in the global market are on a rise. This has provided the much-needed tailwinds to the Indian specialty chemicals...
Moneylife Digital Team
MUTUAL FUNDS
Liquid schemes of mutual funds (MFs) are again receiving flak, after default by Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) slashed the net asset values (NAVs) of many liquid and debt schemes. Investors in liquid schemes, promoted as safe for short-term investments in Mutual Fund Sahi...
Clinton Fernandes
SMART MONEY
I have discussed stock valuation in some of my previous columns. Let us now move to the most commonly used magic words in the stock markets—EPS or Earnings per Share. EPS is just a division of the total profits after tax (PAT) by the number of shares. It is a measure of profitability of the...
MOBILE APPS
HEALTH
On 4 October 2018, a new joint position statement was released by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) which included approval of low carbohydrate diets for use in the management of type-2 diabetes in adults. It essentially...
Akshay Naik
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