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Chart: The Nifty, Adjusted for Inflation, Still Lower Than 2008

It’s interesting how inflation can be a killer. The 2008 high of the Nifty was 50% lower than the highs in Jan 2018. And yet, because of inflation, the ...
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Guest Post: How Long Has Such an Extreme Valuation Lasted?

This is a Guest Post by Anoop Vijaykumar.  Whether you are a fundamental or technical investor, your portfolio has probably done fairly well (‘Happy New ...
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Realty and Metal Best Performers in 2017, Pharma and IT Worst

The broad based Nifty 50 Index returned 27.66% in the last calendar year. While different sectors performed at different scales, we bring to you the holistic ...
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Nearly The Longest Time Since a 2% Decline: Dormant Volatility

In the large cap zone, markets have been very benign. Exactly how benign? Well, it turns out it’s been 233 trading days since we’ve seen a 2% ...
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Charts: Nifty in 2017 is still up 21% after lowest monthly return in August

It’s time for our quick monthly stat: Index performance. Indexes went negative in August, with the Nifty losing about 1.6% in the month. That’s ...
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Chart: Adjust the Nifty for Inflation, and we are 10% below the highs of 2007

Inflation hits all of us hard. It’s a drop in purchasing power. So let’s adjust the Nifty for a “constant” purchasing power by removing ...
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Chart: Nifty does the best year since 2009 with a 5% in July

The Nifty had the best month of 2017 in July; it was up over 5%! The move to 10,000 has been swift. And takes the 2017 return to 23%. The Sensex also did about ...
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Nifty Gaps and future Returns

With BJP trouncing the opposition in Uttar Pradesh, the markets opened with a gap on the opening bell. A gap is simply an open either higher than a previous ...
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Nifty's P/E and How Returns Have Historically Come Around From Here

The Nifty has run up a bit, but how high is it in terms of an earnings multiple? And how do returns look from here? If you look at a Price to Earnings Ratio ...
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Metal and Energy best performers in 2016, Pharma and IT worst

The new year is upon us. How did the different sectors in our market perform in 2016? Let’s take a look at the returns of sectoral indices since the ...
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