Day: March 18, 2020

BSE Smallcap index hits over 3-year low, tanks 28% in a month

The S&P BSE Smallcap index strike an more than 3-yr small on Wednesday as shares of smallcap firms ongoing to reel below force on issues of financial expansion slowdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

At 12:00 pm, the S&P BSE Smallcap index was down four.2 for every cent at ten,384 points — its cheapest degree due to the fact March thirty, 2016. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex and S&P BSE Midcap index have been down 2.7 for every cent and 3.5 for every cent, respectively. In the previous one particular month, the smallcap index has slipped 28 for every cent,

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MARKET LIVE: Sensex extends fall, plunges 1300 pts; IndusInd Bank tanks 28%


Indian equity markets slipped around 4 for every cent, dragged down principally by financial institutions, on Wednesday as promote-off worsened.

The S&P BSE Sensex gave up the 30,000-mark and fell 1,three hundred points, or 4.29 for every cent, to 29,257 levels. The broader Nifty50 index was down 386 points, or 4.4 for every cent, at 8,570 level. The Nifty opened the session over 9,one hundred levels right before swiftly heading south.

Among the personal stocks, Vodafone Thought tumbled as a lot as forty for every cent to Rs two.ninety one immediately after the Supreme Court’s hearing on the adjusted gross

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Best of BS Opinion: The GST dilemma, coronavirus supply shock, and more

The Products and Services Tax (GST) was intended to be the panacea for the persistent sick of tax evasion that pervades the Indian economic climate but it is now obvious that it suffers from the exact same issues as the poor outdated times. How is these kinds of large-scale evasion attainable in a method that is supposedly backed by an elaborate public-non-public engineering spine and how can these glitches be sorted out? Two items on the impression internet pages address these troubles, states Kanika Datta, summing up the sights.

Parthasarathi Shome clarifies a standard flaw in the IT design

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RBI’s MPC to resume monetary easing amid risks to growth, uncertain outlook

A worldwide economic downturn seems imminent with the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide pandemic major to a shutdown in activity across main worldwide economies. Asset markets have viewed a pretty sharp sell-off, increasing the chance of turning a general public well being disaster into a economical disaster of very same proportions as 2008, by tightening economical circumstances pretty sharply. Major worldwide central financial institutions led by the US Federal Reserve (US Fed) have initiated a pretty swift and sharp financial plan response.

The US Fed has cut the fed money price by one.5% more than the first 50 percent of

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Pace of flow into equity unsustainable as investors cut leveraged positions

Overseas portfolio buyers (FPIs) are selling and cutting their exposure to emerging markets (EMs) presented virus fears and crash in oil prices, as they are unwinding their aggressive bets and India is no exception.

Usually when the oil cost crashes, India tends to reasonably outperform peers. This time the predicament is bit murky for India presented weak macro presently. Brent crude oil at $thirty/barrel usually means a nearly $42 billion (1.4 per cent of GDP) raise to India’s economic climate, in accordance to our macro strategist. This can enable govt revenues as govt may perhaps keep most of the gains

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