Most bought and sold stocks by MFs_ June - Morningstar

Please find attached the data from Morningstar India on the most bought, sold and held stocks by mutual funds in the month of June.  

It is noteworthy that ITC remained the 7th most purchased large cap stock in June and the 6th most held stock by mutual funds. Also, SBI, ICICI Bank and Infosys were the top 3 large cap stocks purchased by mutual funds (respectively).  

Large share of non-institutional credit in rural India may limit effectiveness of farm loan waivers - ICICI Sec

Large share of non-institutional credit in rural India may limit effectiveness of farm loan waivers

Five state governments recently announced farm loan waivers amounting to Rs996bn collectively: The farm loan waivers in five states met with scepticism by key policymakers in the country. The finance minister, heads of top commercial banks in the country

Indias economy set to reclaim top spot for growth this year: Reuters poll

BENGALURU - India will reclaim its position as the fastest growing major global economy this year, partly propelled by benefits from a new tax system and bolstered by an expected central bank interest rate cut, a Reuters poll showed.

Having been in the offing for close to two decades, the goods and services tax (GST), which the government touts as the biggest domestic

NTPC a key enabler of Indias electricity transformation

A recent Morgan Stanley report has downgraded the Indian utilities industry. It highlighted that renewable energy is becoming so cheap that thermal power, mostly coal, is uncompetitive.

This is a highly significant market signal which will likely be accompanied by growth in the already impressive list of high calibre international investors moving into India's renewables sector, i

Moody`s maintains long term rating on Yes Bank

Private-sector lender, Yes Bank said that Moody’s Investor Service has maintained the international long term rating issued to the Bank at ‘Baa3/P-3’ with Stable outlook. “Yes Bank’s International long-Term rating issued by Moody’s Investor Service, remains unchanged at‘Baa3/P-3’ with Stable outlook as updated vide Moody’s credit opinion dat

Overworked, underpaid, abused: The world of Indias domestic workers

In the decade after liberalisation, there was a nearly 120 per cent rise in the number of domestic workers in India, says author Tripti Lahiri in her recently released book, "Maid In India". Women constitute over two-thirds of the workforce in this unorganised sector. They usually come from backward regions such as Jharkhand, West Bengal and Assam, are often barely of legal working ag

We maintain our BUY rating on Infosys Ltd - Angel Broking

Below is the view On Infosys Limited 1QFY2018 Results by Ms. Sarabjit Kour Nangra (VP Research- IT, Angel Broking):

Infosys (CMP: INR 976 / TP: INR 1,179/Upside: 20.8%)

“Infosys posted better than expected results mainly driven by better than expected volume growth during the quarter. On sales front, the compa

Interview: TCS sees big opportunity in manufacturing, life sciences

By Sankalp Phartiyal and Euan Rocha

MUMBAI-  India's top IT services company Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) is moving to capitalize on growth opportunities in areas such as life sciences and manufacturing, Chief Executive Rajesh Gopinathan said on Friday.

With IT spending in the core banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) segment subd

Shriram Transport's rating not immediately affected: Fitch Rating

Shriram Transport Finance Co's rating is not immediately affected by the announcement of IDFC's proposed merger with Shriram Group, Fitch Ratings said as per the PTI report. Shriram Transport, the flagship company of Shriram Group that provides financing for used commercial vehicles, is unlikely to be affected based on the proposed group structure, it said. Fitch believes regulatory app

Expert views: India consumer inflation eases to 1.54 percent in June

MUMBAI - India's annual consumer price inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 1.54 percent in June, the lowest since a new index was adopted in 2012, from 2.18 percent in May.

Separately, data showed industrial output rose 1.7 percent in May from a year earlier.



India inflation to cool in June to record-low, could prompt rate cut: Reuters poll

India's consumer inflation is expected to have slowed to a record-low in June, pressured by a sharp drop in food and oil prices, a Reuters poll showed, a result that could intensify calls for an interest rate cut.

Consumer price inflation is predicted to cool to 1.70 percent in June, easing further from May's 2.18 percent, according to the poll of more than 30 economists taken

PCR-OI surged to 1.34 as traders prefer buying puts - Angel Broking

Below is the views on PCR-OI surged to 1.34 as traders prefer buying puts by Ms. Sneha Seth (Derivative Analyst, Angel Broking)Ms. Sneha Seth (Derivative Analyst, Angel Broking)

“Trading for the week begun on a strong note, as the benchmark index opened with an upside gap which guided Nifty hitting fresh record highs in the early trade.

India Inc can save millions by using HR technologies: Experts

Use of modern HR technologies can help India Inc improve productivity and save millions of dollars by optimal use of human resources, say experts as per the PTI report. India commands a nearly USD 600-700 million slice from the global pie of USD 54 billion human resource technology market. Even though HR technology is still nascent in India, it has already achieved a base of USD 0.5 billion acc

Market heavyweights like ITC, Reliance & PSU Bank stocks to watch out for in coming week - Amrapali Aadya

Below is the Views on Market heavyweights like ITC, Reliance & PSU Bank stocks to watch out for in coming week by Mr. Abnish Kumar Sudhanshu, Director & Research Head, Amrapali Aadya Trading & Investments

First trading session under GST regime started the week on strong note. Moving ahead in the week, benchmark indices turned cho

The New age Marketing Mind: An interview with Anish Behera

Anish Behera, Head of Strategy - Digital at Cheil Worldwide is one of the finest Minds, in a candid discussion with our editorial team and sharing his thoughts on multiple topics.

 In the past decade Anish has had opportunity to work in various capacities across creative, digital and media agencies and has helped many brands achieve their ambitio

Indias outdated electricity grid needs major upgrade: Expert

India's power grid needs to be upgraded if the plan to sharply step up power from renewable energy is to be successful, an energy expert has said.

"The now-outdated grid interface needs to be modernised into a smart grid capable of handling the ever-greater share of generation to come from new, low-cost renewable energy. That can't happen overnight," Tim Buckley

Government should take steps to curb black market deals in gold: Y.V. Reddy

The government should take steps to curb black market transactions in gold which have an adverse effect on the economy, according to Y.V. Reddy, a former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

"Some of the demand for gold today stems from black market transactions, which have a nefarious influence on the economic systems and social fabric and deserve immediate and serious at

Microfinance Burying the hatchet of demonetization - Antique Stock Broking

Burying the hatchet of demonetization

While there is little doubt that demonetization was black swan event for the microfinance industry, the slower than expected pace of improvement in collections over past six months has dented the confidence of investor community. The sentiment has further been soured by the farm loan waivers announced by various s

CBDT Clarification on Cash Acceptance - Relief for NBFCs - Morgan Stanley

1st Take: CBDT Clarification on Cash Acceptance - Relief for NBFCs

Section 269ST of the Income tax Act, introduced by the Finance Act, 2017 w.e.f. April 1, 2017 put certain restrictions on cash acceptance. Essentially, per the section, no person shall receive an amount of Rs200,000 or more in cash:

(a) in aggregate from a per

Entertainment tax tweaking by states results in disparity under GST

With widespread protests in Tamil Nadu on the imposition of 30 per cent entertainment tax, apart from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate, the spirit of "good and simple tax" which aimed at uniformity seems to be getting muddied as states complicate the tax environment.

For the entertainment industry, below Rs 100 ticket fares attract 18 per cent GST while above Rs 10

Moody`s revises banking outlook in Asia Pacific

Credit rating agency Moody's reported on Tuesday that it has revised the outlook for banks in the Asia Pacific from negative to stable.

A total of 77 per cent of bank rating outlooks in the region are now stable, up from 64 per cent at the end of last year, Efe news quoted the agency as saying.

It added that banks in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New

21st Century Leader: An interview with Mr. Aashish Sommaiyaa

Aashish Sommaiyaa, Managing Director & CEO of Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund in a candid discussion with our editorial team and sharing his thoughts on what it takes to lead in 21st century.

Q1. Aashish, thank you for your time, Firstly our viewers would like to know that Motilal Oswal group is known for its Broking business so how has been the journey so far i

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Over 90% Indian customers still prefer branch over online banking: Report

While the government has been pushing people to go online when it comes to banking, the branch still continues to dominate banking channels in India, with 94 per cent of retail banking customers having visited the branch/store at least once in the past 12 months, a new study revealed on Monday.

According to the 2017 Oracle J.D. Power India 'Retail Banking Study,' despite

Better branding, style positioning can boost textile sector: Experts

Emphasising that India's textile industry has the potential to double its growth rate, textile giants on Saturday stressed on strategic branding and style positioning in the industry.

On the second day of India's first-ever textile extravaganza -- Textiles India 2017, participants discussed the future of textile industry, colour and design, along with what the future hold