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Explained: Why is Wall Street back on a roller coaster ride?
Business

Explained: Why is Wall Street back on a roller coaster ride?

The US Fed has already raised short-term rates four times in 2022, after keeping them pinned at virtually zero for two years because of the pandemic. The fear on Wall Street has been that accelerating inflation would force the Fed to hike rates by market-shaking margins

After 9 months, foreign portfolio investors return to Indian equity market
Business

After 9 months, foreign portfolio investors return to Indian equity market

Investors typically prefer stable markets in times of high market uncertainty

Markets falter for sixth day; Sensex tanks 425 points in early trade
India

Markets falter for sixth day; Sensex tanks 425 points in early trade

Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital market, as they sold shares worth Rs 3,257.65 crore on 16 June, 2022, as per exchange data

Investors wealth tumbles over Rs 4.47 lakh crore amid market crash
Business

Investors wealth tumbles over Rs 4.47 lakh crore amid market crash

Weak global markets, unabated foreign fund outflows and firm crude oil prices played spoilsport for equities

Key regulatory and operational changes to start in the month of May
Business

Key regulatory and operational changes to start in the month of May

From 1 May, 2022, SEBI will implement swing pricing for mutual fund schemes, aimed at discouraging large investors from sudden redemptions

China promotes coal-fired power in setback for efforts to cut emissions
World

China promotes coal-fired power in setback for efforts to cut emissions

China is one of the biggest investors in wind and solar, but leaders called for more coal-fired power after economic growth plunged last year and shortages caused blackouts and factory shutdowns

Most Asian markets rise as traders track Ukraine crisis
World

Most Asian markets rise as traders track Ukraine crisis

Confidence remains at a premium owing to the crisis in eastern Europe as well as central bank monetary tightening measures

FPIs withdraws Rs 18,856 crore from Indian markets in February so far
Business

FPIs withdraws Rs 18,856 crore from Indian markets in February so far

As per depositories data, overseas investors took out Rs 15,342 crore from equities and Rs 3,629 crore from the bonds market between 1 to 18 February. At the same time, they invested Rs 115 crore in hybrid instruments.

Stock markets to witness volatility with domestic factors driving sentiment this week, say analysts
Business

Stock markets to witness volatility with domestic factors driving sentiment this week, say analysts

Also movement of the rupee, Brent crude and foreign institutional investors (FIIs) would be keenly watched by investors

Value of Bitcoin skyrockets again as US ETF launch enhances investor exposure
World

Value of Bitcoin skyrockets again as US ETF launch enhances investor exposure

The fund, which opened on 19 October, allows investors to speculate on the future value of Bitcoin without actually owning it. It is the first time investors have been able to trade an asset related to Bitcoin on the New York Stock Exchange

Gold climbs as US riots spark safe-haven rush; mounting tensions with China extend support to yellow metal
Business

Gold climbs as US riots spark safe-haven rush; mounting tensions with China extend support to yellow metal

Indicative of sentiment, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, rose 0.3 percent to 1,123.14 tonnes on Friday, a fresh seven-year high.

Madras High Court issues notices to Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, SEBI: Investors group
Business

Madras High Court issues notices to Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, SEBI: Investors group

Notices have been issued to crisis-hit Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund and Sebi by the Madras High Court after a petition was filed by an investors group to safeguard nearly Rs 28,000 crore of investors' money stuck in six schemes shut down by the fund house, according to a statement

SEBI asks listed companies to make disclosure about impact of coronavirus pandemic on business
Business

SEBI asks listed companies to make disclosure about impact of coronavirus pandemic on business

Markets regulator SEBI on Wednesday asked listed companies to make a disclosure about the impact of coronavirus pandemic on their business to investors and stakeholders in a timely and cogent manner

Edtech startup Illumnus raises $100K from angel investors, HNIs; plans to expand services in 4 countries
Business

Edtech startup Illumnus raises $100K from angel investors, HNIs; plans to expand services in 4 countries

The key investors are a group of HNIs and angel investors from Dubai, UAE, Illumnus said in a statement, without disclosing any details.

Rupee settles 19 paise lower at 75.73 on strong dollar, rising coronavirus cases; positive domestic equities back local unit
Business

Rupee settles 19 paise lower at 75.73 on strong dollar, rising coronavirus cases; positive domestic equities back local unit

The rupee opened at 75.55, then lost further ground and finally settled at 75.73 against the greenback, down 19 paise over its previous close.

Stock Market Latest Updates: Market ends in green as Sensex rises 199 points, Nifty at 9,251; HUL, Nestle India among top gainers
Business

Stock Market Latest Updates: Market ends in green as Sensex rises 199 points, Nifty at 9,251; HUL, Nestle India among top gainers

Stock market today LIVE Updates: Market ends in green as Sensex rises 199 points, Nifty at 9,251; HUL, Nestle India among top gainers

StanChart’s Jose Vinals predicts economic recovery led by Asia in late 2020; says most economies to suffer negative growth rates
Business

StanChart’s Jose Vinals predicts economic recovery led by Asia in late 2020; says most economies to suffer negative growth rates

StanChart's annual investor meeting was closed to shareholders in line with government restrictions to control the spread of the new coronavirus.

SBI scouts for PR agency to devise brand building strategies; endeavours to become preferred choice of customers
Business

SBI scouts for PR agency to devise brand building strategies; endeavours to become preferred choice of customers

The selected agency will have to design and implement SBI's corporate communications strategy with a long-term perspective.

Markets open in red: Sensex nosedives over 1,500 points, Nifty plunges below 9,500-level; Rupee tanks in early trade
Business

Markets open in red: Sensex nosedives over 1,500 points, Nifty plunges below 9,500-level; Rupee tanks in early trade

The Sensex was trading 1,513.68 points or 4.49 percent lower at 32,203.94, and the NSE Nifty plunged 425.70 points, or 4.32 percent, to 9,434.20

Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss hit by coronavirus; says made 'a mistake' investing in airline sector stocks
Business

Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss hit by coronavirus; says made 'a mistake' investing in airline sector stocks

Berkshire's stock price has fallen 1% in 2020, compared with a 12% drop in the Standard & Poor’s 500, despite Warren Buffett’s prediction that Berkshire would outperform in down markets.