Long-term investors such as insurance funds are likely to be the dominant investors
According to Prime Database, as many as 11 companies had raked in Rs 6,835 crore through the initial share-sale programme in 2012 against three firms that garnered Rs 1,619 crore last year. This was the lowest-level of fund raising via IPO since 2001, when only Rs 296 crore was garnered through this route.<br /><br />
Not every one will have the courage to buy equities in such choppy markets. Definitely not the retail investor. So does the retail investor have any safe options at all? Actually you do.
Foreign investors will be able to buy inflation-linked bonds within the existing total investment limits of up to $25 billion for government debt
Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme has been launched with the objective of encouraging savings of small investors in the domestic capital market.
Under the scheme, new investors can avail of tax benefits who invest up to Rs 50,000 in the stock market and whose gross total annual income is less than or equal to Rs 10 lakh.
Notwithstanding volatility in the stock market, over 60 percent of retail investors have stuck to their investments in equity mutual fund schemes for more than two years, rating agency Crisil has said.
Market regulator Sebi today said that the e-IPO facility, which would allow retail investors to submit their bids electronically for initial public offer shares
Retail investors suffer the most when the government takes rash decisions related to the stock market. The latest instance is the happenings at IFCI, the oldest development finance institution in the country.
MF folios have not reduced because of the ban alone. High deposit rates, a volatile, range-bound equity market, and uncertainty over ELSS funds due to the Direct Tax Code overhang is what has actually led to a fall in inflow in the last one year
As of now, it is not clear where the smart money is going: the big institutional players and rich individuals are still to pitch in in a big way.
SEBI has assigned that job to an 18 member primary markets advisory committee under the chairmanship of TV Mohandas Pai. Sajeet Manghat & Menaka Doshi ponder over what the agenda should be.<br /><br /> <br /><br />
As the year 2011 draws to an end, the market metrics suggest wide under-performance by mid-cap and small-cap stocks in comparison to their large-cap peers.
The key to the IPO market recovery lies in speedy resolution of the European debt crisis, which is likely to have a stabilising effect on the global capital market and restore investors' confidence
The NFO was open for subscription between October 19 and November 2 and the units will be allotted on November 9.
Dozens of worried local investors lined up at the MF Global office throughout the day seeking to recoup their money, but all they received was a form to complete after being told no money would be disbursed until liquidators wound down the bankrupt US brokerage.