articles by Prasanna Deshpande


UP win can push reforms but Modi should first shed his fear of 'suit boot ki sarkar' jibe

Most of these pending reforms are likely to take a backseat if Rahul's suit-boot-ki-sarkar jibe continues to play at the back of Modi's mind


Assembly election 2017: Don't expect huge Sensex rally even if BJP wins; Fed rate hike is on the way

The greater participation of retail investors in the stock market is likely to stem a huge fall even if the BJP's performance does not meet the expectation


As Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's net worth reaches Rs 10,000 cr-mark, here's a look at his journey so far

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and his family's combined net worth stood at Rs 10,700 crore on 1 March, 2017.


Jio rolls out tariff plans: Reliance Industries shares hits 8-year high, stock up 7.5%

Neary 12 lakh shares have changed on BSE in the first hour of trade as against two-week average volume of just 2.18 lakh shares


Rs 500, Rs 1,000 banned: How the govt read the riot act to the real estate sector

Investors feared that the overnight decision by the government to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency denomination from the system starting today would hit the real industry hard


US election 2016: How Sensex reacted in past 2 decades; what to expect tomorrow

The mood is of utter caution across the global equities with a slightly negative bias, as investors remain sceptic about the policies the either of two (Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump) presidential candidates would pursue in their 4-year term


Cyrus Mistry exits from Tata Sons, but several group stocks posted humongous returns in his tenure

Even as Cyrus Mistry relinquishes his position as the chairman of Tata Sons, here is an interesting facts about how Tata group's listed shares performed in last three years since Mistry took over the reins in late December 2012


High Court lifts ban on liquor sales in Bihar, but policy uncertainty hangover still persists

The state of Bihar has a sizeable number of distillery units attracting both Indian and foreign liquor companies


Sensex, rupee crash after surgical strikes on terror camps; Karachi bourse ends a sober 0.2% down

A tale of two stock exchanges on the day of claims and counter claims about rising tensions between India and Pakistan


Sensex closes above 29,000: Why the market may be moving towards a new high

Stock market analysts rule out any possibility of a major crash in the market, and expect FIIs to continue to pump in funds in the Indian stock markets


Why Welspun's loss could be Trident's gain; Target Corp mulls shifting contract

Reacting to the news, the Trident stock zoomed 12.45 percent to close at Rs 56 a share on BSE amid volumes of 81.05 lakh shares traded as against two-week average volume of just 3.60 lakh shares


RBL Bank IPO: Here's why brokerage firms are bullish about the public issue

The Rs 1,123 crore issue size in the price band of Rs 224-225 per share will be worth lapping up, as several brokerage houses have recommended investors to put in their bids for this rare banking IPO


Sensex above 28,000: How GST, monsoon, Bank of England's QE plans moved markets

benchmark Sensex outperformed most of its Asian peers today with the index breaching the psychological 28,000-mark aided by strong all-round buying support


Jaypee-UltraTech cement biz deal: Here's what analysts are saying

UltraTech shares may rise up to Rs 4,000 per share over the next 18 months or so


Raghuram Rajan exit: Market experts see Sensex, rupee taking hit early Monday

In a message to the RBI staff, Rajan made it clear that he "will be returning to academia when my term as Governor ends."


How Ujjivan Financial investors' wealth nearly doubled in a month

In less than a month's time, the stock has witnessed frenzied buying, soaring a whopping 83 percent to touch a high of Rs 400 in today's intra-day trade as against its issue price of Rs 210.


Modi 2 years: How investors, market experts rate PM’s big-bang reforms promise

Equity market experts said Modi indeed had a clear picture with him when he took over as far as the critical reform measures in the to-do list of the NDA government