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Category: Economies


 

BSE has around 4000+ stocks listed but actually traded would be in range of 1000 stocks and NSE has around 1600blog and again actively traded would be close to 100.

There are some dangerous stocks that should not be traded for various reasons as there is no liquidity in them, or they are prone to get delist and there are other reasons as well that might be interesting to read. You may not heard their name as well,

Kappac Pharma: Company with Chronic disease/Pharma name is deceptive and misleading.

Vikas Globalone : Kiska Vikas ? And nothing Global.

Cressanda Solutions: What Solutions? Providing solutions for black money conversion? Continue reading

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Continuing with market forecasting – The strongest predictor of rising into the ranks of superforecasters is perpetual blogbeta, the degree to which one is committed to belief updating and self-improvement. It is roughly three times as powerful a predictor as its closest rival, intelligence.

To paraphrase Thomas Edison, superforecasting appears to be roughly 75% perspiration, 25% inspiration.

Here is a philosophic outlook, about superforecasters and they are rare breed:

CAUTIOUS: Nothing is certain

HUMBLE: Reality is infinitely complex  Continue reading

BREXIT – The road ahead

Europe…..Britain left. Russia broke up. Yugoslavia broke up. Czechoslovakia broke up. The Catalans want Independence. The Scots want Independence. The Chechens want Independence. The Basques waimagent Independence. God knows what the Irish want. These are countries with population’s less than most Indian states. They still can’t stay together and we Indians have been living in comparative harmony for almost 70 years despite differences in religion, culture, language and food habits. India, truly is, an amazing country.

Moving ahead after some humour, what lies ahead for the markets, I am not going to do any forecasting, just try to analyse some of the facts:

It may take some time for the shock to work through the economic, financial and political systems in the U.K. and Europe. As a result, global stocks may fall further. No doubt this event was bigger than Lehman brothers, considering the political and economic impact, If someone says has the market factored the exit , well I am not in the position to provide my view on it  . Continue reading

Investors who think they will obtain clarity after the ‘Brexit’ event don’t realise that it will be followed by Grexit. imageDepartugal. Italeave. Fruckoff. Czechout. Oustria. Finish. Slovakout. Latervia. Byegium.

Don’t wait for western world headaches to end to invest in India.  The time to invest in India is now!

Shortly will share more views ….

 

Shall IPOs be abolished ?

The IPO season is back in the Indian market; Yesterday Thyrocare got listed on Indian bourses with more than 50% IPOof premium. Ujjivan Financial Services will make the debut today, Parag milk foods owner of Go and Gowardhan brands of dairy products, is in the pipe line.

I have been always arguing the case Do IPO’s really make money for the investors?  Yes/No

There is a proactive paper published in 2012 arguing that Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) must simply be abolished by Adam Pritchard (“Revisiting ‘Truth in securities revisited’: Abolishing IPOs and harnessing markets in the public good”). He suggests that Continue reading

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