Derivatives traders provide the much desired liquidity and efficient price discovery mechanism that result in narrower bid/offer spreads on market quote screens.
Alpha (capital appreciation) will surely occur, there is no need to shy away from equity,\
Markets rally post-Assembly election results: Prices might pause for breath, will even give up recently recovered ground
The present financial markets are digital beasts so the mathematically inclined trader can trace the “digital footprint” in the markets.
Qatar to withdraw from OPEC in 2019: Oil markets to be dominated by US, Russia; fractionalised cartel suits India better
Qatar is not only a major-domo LNG supplier via Petronet LNG, but is also a major foreign portfolio investor (FPI) in Indian equities markets.
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 shots
Oil is a complex tradable commodity and involves a whole lot of catalysts which influence its price.
If the NBFCs are able to get refinance, the markets may heave a sigh of relief and witness a relief rally.
If 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
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.
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