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  • Demystifying: "Sum Insured Restoration Benefit" in Health Insurance
    by Harjot Singh Narula September 15, 2017 13:03 IST

    Most of the health plans these days offer the ‘restoration benefit'. It is just like a ‘magical backup’ to recharge your exhausted sum insured.In case the entire cover is exhausted, it gets replenished automatically for the next hospitalization that occurs within the policy year.

  • All you need to know to retire in comfort
    by Devansh Mehta September 08, 2017 14:49 IST

    If we consider a wide gamut of equity-related options available, balanced funds stand out as a lucrative and viable option for conservative investors. These funds have proven to be consistent and safe over the long term period.

  • Reset your return expectations
    by Vidya Bala August 28, 2017 14:30 IST

    If the present low inflation and low rate scenario coupled with earnings and valuations tell us something, it is that the high absolute returns you have seen since 2013 may come down and you may have to re-calibrate your expectations accordingly.

  • Financial Independence - Your way of Life
    by Harjot Singh Narula August 16, 2017 12:10 IST

    Financial Independence is an amalgamation of two words “financial” and “independence”. Financial pertains to the art of managing money and independence signifies freedom from assistance from others and doing it by your own.

  • Do you want multiple trading opportunities on a single stock?
    by Hadrien Mendonca August 14, 2017 16:42 IST

    Rectangle pattern is a valuable tool. This pattern can be easily spotted as stock/index oscillates between a tight trading range forming a horizontal channel.

  • Nifty’s 10K run - What to do now?
    by Abhimanyu Sofat July 28, 2017 17:22 IST

    Nifty took ~9 years to reach 2000 mark in December 2004, after that in merely ~3 years it reached 6000 mark in December 2007. Then, it took another ~6 and a half years to climb the next 1000 points because of 2008 crisis. In next ~3 years it reached 9000 in March 2017 and thereafter in just ~4 months it touched the 10K mark on July 25, 2017. The Nifty 50 has given a return of 9.1x in just 21 years since its launch date, April 22, 1996.

  • Want to avoid unbearable losses? Use Stop Loss
    by Hadrien Mendonca July 25, 2017 16:57 IST

    Stop Loss is the crux to limit trading risk, to remove emotions from decision making and it also aids the trader to gain better control over their trade. Stop Loss is generally used by a trader who intends to enter a trade with a short term/intraday view.

  • Want to trade in share market? Know the basics in Technical Analysis
    by Hadrien Mendonca July 25, 2017 16:30 IST

    Technical Analysis is the forecasting of future price movements based on the assessment of past price movements. It doesn’t result in complete predictions about the future price. Instead, technical analysis can help investors anticipate what is “expected” to happen to prices over time.

  • Sell the family jewels before they lose their lustre
    by Nirmal Jain July 12, 2017 16:55 IST

    Market value of all the PSU banks today is less than book value, at around $70billion. If PSU banks had performed in line with the private sector banks, they would have been worth $250 billion. While statutory obligations for priority sector lending, SLR, CRR are all similar for public and private sector banks, PSU banks had natural advantage for having inherited a huge branch network, credibility of government ownership and dominant share of PSU enterprises' banking business.

  • Decoding Derivative Rollovers in stock market
    by Jayesh Bhanushali July 12, 2017 10:18 IST

    Rollover is carrying forward a particular month’s futures positions to the next month. This is done by closing the existing futures position of the current month and simultaneously taking a similar position in the subsequent series.

Company Price % Gain
GAIL (India) 370.9 1.57
Larsen & Toubro 1537 1.42
Idea Cellular 92.4 1.04
Wipro 503 0.99
Tata Motors-DVR 278.6 0.96