Browsing articles from "April, 2012"
Apr
30
2012

What is Sensex and how it works !!!

BSE Sensex

The most common word used by almost everyone nowadays is, “Sensex and Nifty are performing very bad”. But do they actually know what “Sensex” and “Nifty” are? And how do they work? Let us understand Sensex first in a very easy way. Sensex is an index comprising of 30 stocks and calculates the performance of these 30 companies on a real time basis. It was calculated for the first time in 1986. This index is […]

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Apr
30
2012

BSE Sensex:

Fundamental analysis

Sensex is an index comprised of 30 representative companies of various sectors listed on BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange). The index is a representation of the combined performance of all the comprised companies on the basis of demand and supply forces of the stock market. To study the calculation and working of Sensex go to featured article “What is Sensex and how it works !!!”. The index BSE Sensex is comprised of the following 30 companies […]

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Apr
28
2012

Stocks buy back – impact on shareholders’ wealth:

Buy back defined

Buy back is an instrument which has been frequently used by many companies and still one of the favourite tool to boost a company’s share price. Let us take an insight of it’s impact on the shareholders. Buy back is a process of a company purchasing its own stocks. The company purchases its shares from the existing shareholders and thus reducing the total float equity in the market. The company may buy back its shares […]

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Apr
27
2012

Spain’s credit rating downgraded by S&P:

S&P credit rating

Standard and Poor’s has downgraded the credit rating of Spain – the fourth largest economy of Eurozone, by one notch second time in a row. The earlier “A” rating enjoyed by Spain was cut down to“BBB+” by S&P for the second time owing to economic concerns. Spain’s economy has been contracting since last few months and the banking system has become one of the weakest section of it. The banks have gone cash stripped and […]

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Apr
26
2012

Buy-Back:

Fundamental analysis

Buy-back is the process when a company repurchases or buys it’s own shares from the existing shareholders. The companies go for the process of buy-back to support the stock price and also to park the additional funds available on the balance sheet. The company may buy-back its shares through either of the following methods: Open market buy-back From existing shareholders through book building The advantages of buy-back are: It increases the Earnings Per Share (EPS) […]

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Apr
25
2012

S&P downgrades rating for India – effects on Indian economy:

S&P India Downgrade

S&P (Standard and Poor’s) reviewed it’s rating on Indian economy and downgraded it from “stable” to “negative” with investment grade of BBB- on Wednusday (25th April 2012). Standard and Poor’s is a global credit rating agency which rates a country primarily on the basis of three factors: Macro-economic fundamentals Budget management, and Ability of the Government to take quick actions in times of crisis The rating downgrade for our economy saw immediate adverse effects on […]

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Apr
25
2012

TBZ IPO:

TBZ IPO

Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Limited (TBZ) has issued it’s IPO in the market which would be closed on 26th April 2012. The company is a retailer of gold and diamonds studded jewelry since 1864. It is a    based company with 14 showrooms in 9 cities sprawled in 5 states. The company has got tremendous expansion plans till 2014 and wish to finance them through equity. The company could be reached at :   http://www.tbztheoriginal.com Other details […]

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Apr
23
2012

Indian markets tanked more than 1.5% on global worries:

sensex trading down

The Indian markets today slipped soon after opening in green territory. Nifty closed with a loss of 90.25 points at the crucial level of 5200.60 and Sensex down at 17096.68 down by 277.16 points. The reason for today’s loss is the concern over global cues. The HSBC’s flash manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) numbers were released for China which showed concerns over contracting economy. China being the Asia’s largest economy had 49.1 PMI in April […]

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Apr
21
2012

Is the common investor really secured:

algo trade, NSE

Algo Trade : How safe is the bet??? Yesterday we witnessed a suspicious trend of the stock markets, the reasons for which were completely confusing for even the market veterans until few hours. The stock markets tumbled down around 300 points on NSE withing few seconds without any known cause and the atmosphere of confusion created made it impossible for the markets to recover during the last hour of trade on Friday. On Friday trade(20th […]

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Apr
20
2012

Adi Godrej as the new CII President:

CII, Adi Godrej

Mr. Adi Godrej has been elected as the next CII President on 18th April 2012 for the year 2012-13. Seventy years old Adi Godrej will succeed Mr. B. Muthuraman. Adi Godrej is the chairman of the Godrej Group and several other conglomerates which include international companies as well. He is an undergraduate and MBA degree holder from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States. He has also participated actively in the education system as the chairman […]

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