Back-testing: Cyclical Sectors that are likely to outperform in 2019
by Raushan Kumar January 18, 2019 12:01 IST
In the last three election years, the Nifty has always given strong returns and has exhibited a robust performance even seven months post the election phase with average returns of 26.67%.
GST on Real Estate Maintains Status Quo
by Anuj Puri January 10, 2019 17:08 IST
Here’s a Utopian vision – the government would announce a GST rate cut, homebuyers would cheer up since prices would reduce marginally, and the market revives. Really?
2019: Domestic and International Risk
by Raushan Kumar January 10, 2019 09:00 IST
Crude oil prices will continue to remain a major driver for the market. If oil remains subdued, the market may retain its strength.
Nifty target for 2019 near 13,700 and support at 9,650
by Raushan Kumar January 07, 2019 10:37 IST
In the last seven years, the Nifty has given an average return of 20-25% from lows whenever India VIX has come off from 23-25% or 33% levels.
2019 - The year that can be
by R. Venkataraman January 01, 2019 14:29 IST
The good news is everyone believes economy is relatively insulated from government at center – single party/ coalition or whatever the arrangement will be.
The Highs and Lows of Indian Real Estate in 2018
by Anuj Puri December 09, 2018 09:30 IST
Despite all odds, economic indicators remained positive with India’s GDP growth rate pegged at 7.3% in 2018. CPI inflation, a major concern in the past, remained reined in at a manageable 4.8%.
Index Back-testing: Nifty may witness a "Santa Claus rally" in December
by Raushan Kumar December 04, 2018 08:34 IST
The Nifty50 fell in 1998, 2008, 2011, and 2014. It suffered its worst fall of 24% in the year 2008, followed by a 6% decline in the year 2011 and 5% decline in 2016.
Short-term trend: Consolidation phase to cool off from oversold zone
by Raushan Kumar November 01, 2018 10:32 IST
The Nifty has approached the oversold zone after correcting by 15% over the past eight weeks. Hence, we believe that the index could undergo a trend reversal process.
Indian Real Estate - The 2018 story so far
by Anuj Puri October 25, 2018 14:17 IST
Housing sales have also witnessed a jump of ~8% in the first three quarters of 2018 as against the same period in 2017. While we are still far away from historic peak levels, the positive impact of reformatory changes such as RERA and GST has been making itself felt.
Investment Mantra: "Buy good businesses when prices are down"
by Raushan Kumar October 15, 2018 12:27 IST
If history is an accurate guide to the future, the ongoing correction offers an opportunity to long-term investors to take advantage of the fall in stock markets.