Why should traders always stay on the right side of momentum?

The legendary trader Jesse Livermore once said that when it comes to trading the market, there is no bull side and bear side. There is only the right side. What Livermore intended to convey was that i...
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11 things you must know before you foray into the stock markets…

If you are rightfully excited after opening your trading account and demat account with your broker, you are entitled to be so. After all, you are going to make your foray into the esoteric world of e...
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Indian stock market holiday list 2018 (on BSE and NSE)…

We have all heard of trading holidays, but did you know that there is also something called a clearing and settlement holiday that is different from a trading holiday. For example, you can have tradin...
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Understanding the importance of stop loss in trading…

If you are a trader in the stock markets, you would have surely heard of the stop loss discipline. What exactly is this stop loss discipline and why is it so important for a trader in equities? In fac...
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What are the Nifty and Sensex and how are the indices calculated?

A common question that is asked in the stock markets very colloquially is “Market kya lagta hai”. While this question does not have a very specific answer, what the person is referring to is the l...
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Did you know the impact of IPO funding on IPO listing?

Over the last few months you may have been surprised to see the HNI portion of some of the IPOs being oversubscribed by 300 and 500 times. If you are wondering what is driving this kind of oversubscri...
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A guide on the difference between an IPO and an OFS…

The Initial Public Offer (IPO) market has been abuzz over the last 2 years. While IPOs helped raise nearly $2 billion in the fiscal year 2016-17, the fiscal year 2017-18 is likely to see well over $5 ...
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Know how the ASBA process simplifies the IPO application process…

Back in the early 1990s the entire IPO process used to be complicated and intimidating. You would apply for an IPO in a fixed price issue by issuing a cheque to the bankers to the issue. It would take...
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How to survive equity volatility: Lessons from Nadal and Federer…

When Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson at the US Open on 11th September 2017, it was the fourth occasion when the Grand Slam (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open) was shared between Fed...
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Why have FIIs been sellers in the month of August?

Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) have been aggressively selling across emerging markets and India has been no exception. In the 4 weeks of August, FIIs have pulled out over Rs.15,000 crore from ...
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