Articles by Vijay Bhambwani
Jan 22, 2019
A stock trader's wish list and expectations from finance minister in an election yearDerivatives traders provide the much desired liquidity and efficient price discovery mechanism that result in narrower bid/offer spreads on market quote screens.
Dec 29, 2018
Stock markets have rallied since 2016; do not shy away from equity, but tread cautiously in 2019Alpha (capital appreciation) will surely occur, there is no need to shy away from equity,\
Dec 12, 2018
Markets rally post-Assembly election results: Prices might pause for breath, will even give up recently recovered groundThe present financial markets are digital beasts so the mathematically inclined trader can trace the “digital footprint” in the markets.
Dec 05, 2018
RBI monetary policy today: With economy slowing down in Q2, MPC may be forced to stay on hold for nowArray
Dec 04, 2018
Qatar to withdraw from OPEC in 2019: Oil markets to be dominated by US, Russia; fractionalised cartel suits India betterQatar is not only a major-domo LNG supplier via Petronet LNG, but is also a major foreign portfolio investor (FPI) in Indian equities markets.
Nov 21, 2018
Oil prices aren't determined by a triumvirate alone: Here are some more from West Asia to South America to Africa who also call the shotsOil is a complex tradable commodity and involves a whole lot of catalysts which influence its price.
Nov 09, 2018
IL&FS crisis has shaken investor's faith in NBFCs; any delay in repayments can add to the painIf the NBFCs are able to get refinance, the markets may heave a sigh of relief and witness a relief rally.
Oct 09, 2018
Market carnage: Don't blame IL&FS alone for the blood bath; a disaster was already in the makingIf IL&FS had not happened, the markets had enough triggers to decline nevertheless –- rich valuations, rising oil, plunging rupee, Foreign Institutional Investor (FII) sales, emerging markets selloff, China
Sep 26, 2018
IL&FS fiasco: Stock markets are bleeding; what should a retail investor do now to ensure longevity in bear phase?Constant inflows are needed in equity markets to propel stock prices higher, combating gravity and selling pressure are additional counter forces.
Sep 22, 2018
Friday bloodbath: What is the ghost that spooked the stock markets eroding investors’ wealth?Since the bloodbath was triggered by concerns of the debt servicing capability of IL&FS, a big ticket NBFC, the ripple effect can only be of sizable nature