Stocks of ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda and HDFC Bank are among the top banking picks of analysts for 2017. A decline in cost of funds and treasury gains are expected to help stabilise their net interest margins, analysts tell Hamsini Karthik. Despite the Reserve Bank of India spelling out a weak outlook for banks in its recently published Financial Stability Report, market experts continue to repose faith in banking stocks. The recent correction adds support to ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A lot hinges on domestic investors for Indian equities to hold up, reports Hamsini Karthik. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com What gathered momentum through the course of the year lost steam as two critical events -- Donald Trump winning the US presidential election and demonetisation -- played out in November. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs), which were largely buyers of Indian equities, started reducing their exposure to India significantly. While this strategy is in tandem with ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
We follow Startup funding deals quite closely and while 2016 did not pan out as good as 2015 in terms of number and amount of funding deals struck in India, there were quite a few companies that raised some eye-popping amount. Over 8 Indian startups raised ...Trak.in, 1 month ago
Nilesh Shah came to the capital markets purely by accident. The soft-spoken and articulate managing director of the Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company, who has over 25 years of experience in capital markets and knows all there is to know, is quite candid ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
As an eventful 2016 is coming to an end for the equity market, 2017 is set to bring in new challenges. With a series of economic and political events lined up in the global and domestic arena, fund managers and equity investors are likely to be cautious ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
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