Compulsory physical settlement blow to retail traders, aquaculture stocks down; read all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

  • Margins on derivative trades in India are up to 500 times higher compared to global exchanges

  • Efforts to push credit growth remain a key agenda of the government

  • The long-term growth prospects for housing finance companies are promising

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Compulsory physical settlement is another blow by SEBI to retail traders

Physical settlement in derivatives has been made compulsory for retail traders by market regulator SEBI. Indian traders are an exploited lot. A study by a SEBI-appointed sub-committee shows that margins on derivative trades in India are up to 500 times higher compared to global exchanges. Read here to see why the latest decision by SEBI makes it even more difficult for retail traders.

 Compulsory physical settlement blow to retail traders, aquaculture stocks down; read all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

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Why the FM is stressing on loan outreach programmes

Why is the government taking so much interest in encouraging banks, including private banks, to lend more? While the corporate tax cuts have been the single biggest measure to boost economic growth, efforts to push credit growth remain a key agenda of the government. Read here to see what may be worrying about the government and the risks that banks may be taking on if they lend under pressure.

Tactical Pick: HDFC

The long-term growth prospects for HFCs (housing finance companies) are promising. However, the sector is currently plagued with multiple issues including funding constraints, slower growth and stringent regulations which calls for a selective approach and presents a good opportunity to pick up blue-chip names at attractive valuations. Read here why our analyst believes HDFC fits the bill.

Can the aquaculture sector regain its lost glory?

Aquaculture stocks are not doing well and have fallen by 30-40percent since July 2018. Multiple challenges have plagued them such as a weak demand environment, soft realisations and higher input costs. Read here to see what our analyst thinks of the sector’s investment prospects, considering the sharp drop in valuations.

Technical picks

Vedanta: Vedanta broke out of this downward sloping trendline with outstanding volumes. It is likely to go hit its previous resistances. Read here how to trade this stock.

Bank Nifty: Bank Nifty has shown sharp moves in both directions. Read here to know how to trade this move.

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Updated Date: Sep 27, 2019 18:12:19 IST