Modi government’s 2nd term: Where to invest in stock market now?

The return of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister has pumped adrenaline into the stock market. As it became clear on Thursday that the BJP will get a clear majority, the benchmark indices created history: the Sensex crossed the 40,000 mark and Nifty rose above 12,000. Though both indices retraced from those levels due to profit booking, the formation of a stable government at the Centre is seen as good news. The markets prefer a strong, stable regime without the crutches of coalition because it ensures continuity in economic policies. “Investors…

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Market volatility: Should you revisit your equity investment strategy?

The BSE Sensex has tanked over 4,000 points since its all-time high of 38,989 in late August. The volatility has been pronounced in recent weeks. Ever since the IL&FS crisis spooked the market, followed by news of DFHL likely to face liquidity issues, the market has seen a roller-coaster ride. Each time hope is rekindled with a couple of days of small rise in the indices, the trend is reversed by adverse news flow on liquidity conditions in the market. The sudden and sharp slide has come a rude reminder…

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Education loan defaults soar 47% on weak job market

HIGHLIGHTS A weak job market and wilful default by even those in well-paying jobs have hit the education loan portfolio of state-run banks. Non-performing assets soared by almost 47% between March 2015 and last March, data shared in Parliament showed. The problem is so acute for at least five lenders that the stock of bad loans has more than doubled. NEW DELHI: A weak job market and wilful default by even those in well-paying jobs have hit the education loan portfolio of state-run banks with non-performing assets soaring by almost…

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A Hidden Gem in Sarojini Market You Must Visit for the Best Amritsar Kulchas in Delhi

Apart from claiming the title for being the ultimate shopping haven, Sarojini Nagar is also home to a hidden gem which may have not been given the attention it deserves but all that is about to change now. Going by the name of Kulcha King, this dainty joint revels in its modest environment but is a priceless discovery. Situated as Shop No. 144 in the Ring Road Market of Sarojini Nagar, Kulcha King is not a big shop with flashy boards, but it’s not easy to miss it, owing to…

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BlackRock’s $2.5 Billion Sale: sign Of existence For Singapore’s workplace market

Singapore: BlackRock Inc said it might promote a forty three-storey Singapore workplace tower for $2.five billion – certainly one of at the least 3 workplace building deals in the last months for a market gripped by way of worries approximately oversupply and rising vacancies. The sale to Qatar investment Authority, a sovereign wealth fund, is Singapore’s biggest workplace transaction. it is also the largest unmarried-tower actual estate deal in Asia-Pacific, according to BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager. The selling rate of S$2,seven hundred ($1,980) in step with square foot…

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India’s Nascent E-Commerce Market Likely to Draw Global, Local Players

Craigslist could learn a thing or two from Quikr. The Indian equivalent of the free classifieds service publishes product ratings, handles payments and shipping and crucially releases payment only after a buyer gives their purchase a once-over and a virtual thumbs-up. In so doing, the site that lists for sale everything from smartphones to cars is trying to solve problems familiar to every local flea-market bargain-hunter: the typically loud and messy business of haggling, unwieldy transport, and a distrust of smaller merchants. The app’s manifold services illustrate the extent to…

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