Investment Reports

Get to know the rationale behind great ideas for you to make sound long term investment decisions.

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Trading Reports

Know our expert take on short term outlook on stocks, derivatives and indices based on technical analysis.

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Mutual Fund Reports

Find out the inside story on various Fund Houses (AMCs) and Mutual Fund schemes.

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  • Total returns benchmark/ A complete picture
    Total returns benchmark/ A complete picture

    19 Sep 2017

    Does total return index change the out performance of funds? We have gathered some data to find out. Read on
  • There is no special day
    There is no special day

    18 Sep 2017

    What date you choose for your SIP doesn't really matter. We have done some data mining and here's what we have found
  • Total equity MF net inflows crosses Rs 21,000 crore in August
    Total equity MF net inflows crosses Rs 21,000 crore in August

    18 Sep 2017

    Last month, domestic equity-focused mutual funds received inflows of Rs 21875 crore, the highest ever in any month
  • Three SIP myths to be cautious of
    Three SIP myths to be cautious of

    18 Sep 2017

    Given the rising popularity of SIPs, investors are falling prey to some misconceptions about SIPs. Here are three such myths
  • Exit Sikka: Which funds will suffer the most
    Exit Sikka: Which funds will suffer the most

    18 Sep 2017

    7 out of 10 open ended funds hold Infosys stock and many keep a significant chunk of their corpus in it. Here's the damage.
  • SIP accounts cross 1.5 crore mark
    SIP accounts cross 1.5 crore mark

    18 Sep 2017

    AMFI data shows that the MF industry had added about 8.23 lacs SIP accounts each month on an average during FY17-18. Read on
  • Right time for debt funds
    Right time for debt funds

    18 Sep 2017

    A few fund managers tell us how the case for debt fund investment is now stronger than ever
  • Dealing with outages
    Dealing with outages

    18 Sep 2017

    How do arbitrage funds grapple with trading halts? We asked a few fund managers
  • Are the best bond market returns behind us?
    Are the best bond market returns behind us?

    18 Sep 2017

    Kumar Shankar Roy spoke to some well-known debt fund managers to get their views on the issue. Find out what they said
  • Domestic MFs equity stake at highest level since December 2001
    Domestic MFs equity stake at highest level since December 2001

    17 Aug 2017

    At the end of June 2017, their ownership rose to 40.7%, the highest level in history. Read on
  • Short-term debt funds: All's not lost
    Short-term debt funds: All's not lost

    17 Aug 2017

    In spite of recent setbacks, short-term debt funds remain a good parking place for your one-year-plus money
  • Avoid thematic bets
    Avoid thematic bets

    17 Aug 2017

    A primer on why it's safer to stick to the staid diversified funds

Sector & Economy Reports

Get updated on the recent macro and micro trends in various sectors as well as Indian and Global markets.

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  • Sector Update - India Pharma - Q2 Preview
    Sector Update - India Pharma - Q2 Preview

    12 Oct 2017

    In Q2FY18, we expect muted YoY revenue growth for pharma companies (under our coverage) led by recovery in India business (on restocking though at lower than earlier anticipated pace).
  • Sector Preview - IT
    Sector Preview - IT

    12 Oct 2017

    Q2 is typically a strong quarter for Indian IT vendors, but softness in BFSI and Retail verticals will lead to muted constant currency (cc) revenue growth (1-3%). However, currency movement – stronger Euro and GBP – will be a tailwind of 80-160 bps, aiding growth.
  • Economy Update - Post RBI comments
    Economy Update - Post RBI comments

    12 Oct 2017

    RBI kept the repo rate unchanged at 6%, which is in line with market expectations. We had highlighted a high chance of a 25bp cut given risks to growth.
  • Sector Update:Capital Goods - Capex
    Sector Update:Capital Goods - Capex

    12 Oct 2017

    The common peeve for India Inc has been the weak industrial outlook. The view is also supported by CEOs of leading Capital Goods companies who reiterate the private capex cycle remains weak and that a full blown recovery is at least two years away. Corporate capex hit rock-bottom in FY17
  • Sector Update:Metals
    Sector Update:Metals

    09 Oct 2017

    Monthly Smelter is a comprehensive wrap that provides key data and insights on metals. This includes metal price movement and key drivers, insights into Chinese metal industry, summary of our research notes during the month, global comparative valuation and much more.
  • Sector Update:Monsoon
    Sector Update:Monsoon

    09 Oct 2017

    Southwest monsoon begins withdrawing: The cumulative rainfall deficit remained stable at 5%. The SW monsoon (~70% of yearly rainfall) started withdrawing with ~3 weeks delay and likely to conclude by end of Oct ‘17.
  • Sector Update: Economy Trade
    Sector Update: Economy Trade

    25 Sep 2017

    June CPI fell more than expected to 1.5% y-o-y vs. consensus and our expectation of 1.7%. The decline continues to be driven by stronger food supply, persisting stress at agri-marketing level, fall in international commodity prices in INR terms (e.g. oil & gold) and competition (e.g. telecom).
  • Sector Update: Auto
    Sector Update: Auto

    25 Sep 2017

    Maruti YTD car market share is up ~500 bps at 57% (despite capacity constraints!). This is a >15-year high and ~700 bps higher than even the ‘pre-competitive’ FY10 era; In UVs, Maruti is the largest player for the first time (market share at 29%). M&M’s share is down to 25% YTD vs. FY12 peak ..
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  • Sector Update - Monsoon Update
    Sector Update - Monsoon Update

    21 Sep 2017

    The cumulative rainfall deficit remained stable at 5%. IMD predicts near-normal rainfall during 14-20 Sept. Agriculture Ministry ruled out media reports of drought in 225 districts by citing that despite weak rainfall in 95 districts
  • Sector Update - Logistics Monitor
    Sector Update - Logistics Monitor

    21 Sep 2017

    Aug’17 cargo volume across Major Ports was flat YoY (YTDFY18 growth at 3%) as per Indian Ports Association (IPA). This was largely due to lower coal volume (down 11% YoY; 18% contribution now vs. 20% YoY)
  • Sector Update: Metals
    Sector Update: Metals

    18 Sep 2017

    Aluminium capacity shutdown has started in China with Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group (or China Hongqiao Group ) shutting down 2.7 mnt of unqualified smelting capacity and 5,700 MW of associated power capacity.
  • Sector Update - Metals - Monthly Smelter - Aug 2017
    Sector Update - Metals - Monthly Smelter - Aug 2017

    04 Sep 2017

    Price rally continues: Metal prices were up between 7-15% over last 1 month. A weak USD (particularly against commodity currencies) and news about capacity curtailment in China were key drivers.