Best Share Market Tips for Beginners
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Best Share Market Tips for Beginners

Investment is key to a safe and secure future. The lure of high returns has been a key attraction for investors to the share market. Share market offers the lucrative opportunity of purchase and trade of securities such as stocks and options. Investing in the share market is challenging, as well as a learning experience. It requires oodles of patience and discipline and a great deal of research and a sound understanding of the market. The volatility of the stock market adds to the investors' perplexity of wanting to invest, hold, or sell in such situations. Let us understand the initial steps involved in taking up these challenges of venturing into the investing journey.

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Blue Chip Companies - How does one Identify them?
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Blue Chip Companies - How does one Identify them?

Investors have always been advised to pick up stocks of blue-chip companies as part of their portfolio. But what exactly is a blue-chip stock, how do companies qualify to be one and why are they referred to as blue chips? We would like to address these questions in this article and evaluate some of the Indian companies that would qualify to be a blue-chip company.

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What is the difference between NSE and BSE
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What is the difference between NSE and BSE

A stock exchange is a centralized platform for the buyers to connect with the sellers. The stock exchanges no longer deal with only shares but trades with a host of financial instruments - stocks, derivatives, commodities, etc.

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What is Nifty and Sensex in Stock Market?
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What is Nifty and Sensex in Stock Market?

Many a time we come across headlines like, "Sensex slips 210 pts amid weak global cues; financials drag" Or "Nifty tests 9,300; RIL, HDFC, ICICI Bank top drags" and have often wondered who or what is Nifty and Sensex. Today we shall get a better understanding of what we are referring to when we discuss Nifty and Sensex.

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List of best books on stock market compiled for you
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List of best books on stock market compiled for you

Investing in the Stock Market was as simple as following the insights of a book, I would have bought myself an entire library. The Internet serves as a means to navigate through the plethora of information. However, those seeking a more significant historical perspective and a more detailed analysis should consider reading classic investment books.

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Top 7 Investment Options in India with High Returns
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Top 7 Investment Options in India with High Returns

The Covid 19 lockdown was a learning experience for each one of us. And one of the valuable lessons that must have struck many was the need to Save and Invest for a rainy day. A lot many individuals were faced with a growing financial concern due to the Corona lockdown. It turned out to be a period for individuals to relook and realign their financial goals to sail out of this global crisis.

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Setback for Chinese automobile companies In India
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Setback for Chinese automobile companies In India

Three decades of rapid and continuous growth, China's automakers have reached a historic inflection point. The industry is witnessing a new reality wherein sales are on the decline, and there is a paradigm shift from the manufacture and sale of internal combustion engine cars to the pioneering of next-generation technologies. The Chinese auto market has reached a saturation point, and hence the automakers were on the lookout for future expansion strategies in newer geographical markets. These companies are flush with funds and are scouting to invest in a market that has the potential to grow since sales growth in China has stagnated. Who better fits in the frame than their neighbor India for this ample opportunity. India's long-term growth potential of the economy and the success of Chinese companies who have ventured into the non-automotive space, these automakers are taking the plunge in the Indian market.

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What are the Opportunities for Indian Companies in China
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What are the Opportunities for Indian Companies in China

A growing stream of Indian companies is on the lookout for new opportunities in emerging markets. Over the last two decades, China has consistently opened up its economy and has softened and lifted restrictions on foreign investment. The FDI in China for 2019 was $137 billion, climbing a notch by 5.8% from the previous year. China is one of the world's largest recipients of foreign direct investment. The most attractive factor is the large consumer base of 1.3 billion consumers in China. This is a robust trajectory for growth, with ever-increasing consumer spending.

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How Chinese Investment in India is Dominating Tech Space
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How Chinese Investment in India is Dominating Tech Space

In a move to curb opportunistic takeovers during the pandemic, specifically from Chinese entities, the Centre has recently revised FDI policy, making it mandatory for prior government approval for direct investments from countries with which India shares a border. This restriction had earlier applied for investments from Pakistan and Bangladesh. Though the Centre has not specified China, the spurt of investments by Chinese investors has prompted the Government to take this decision. 

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What will be the impact if Indians boycott Chinese products
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What will be the impact if Indians boycott Chinese products

"Boycott China" is the current anthem that resounds in India in retaliation against China's resentment. Amid the border standoff in Ladakh, there has been a clamor amongst citizens to boycott products from China, which is seen as the unreasonable aggressor. The outrage has been extensive on social media, with hashtags like #BoycottChina and #BoycottChineseProducts trending on Twitter and the video by Sonam Wangchuk prompting Indians to retaliate stating that while the Army can handle the Chinese attempts of incursion in Ladakh, can be dealt only with the support and cooperation of the general public.

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How India can replace China as World’s Manufacturing Hub
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How India can replace China as World’s Manufacturing Hub

The spread of the Coronavirus from Wuhan, the epicenter to the rest of the world, has brought China on a global backlash. The Covid-19 infected millions across the globe, and the lockdowns announced destabilized economies. Around the world, this backlash is building up against China, one for its initial mishandling of the crisis that led the virus to spread across the globe and secondly for the conspiracy theories that this was purportedly masterminded by China to weaken the global economy.

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Ratio Analysis: Guide to Efficiency Ratios Analysis
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Ratio Analysis: Guide to Efficiency Ratios Analysis

Stock investing involves a careful analysis of the companies and their financial data to arrive at their true worth. One can examine the company’s Quarterly and Annual accounts to determine how productively they are managing its assets and liabilities to maximize profits. However, this can be cumbersome and will not determine the efficiency levels of the business. An easier way to find out about a company's performance is to look at its financial ratios. Though this is not a foolproof method, it is a good way to run a fast check on a company's health. Read the guide on Ratio analysis

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Zerodha Review: Know about the brokerage charges and products
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Zerodha Review: Know about the brokerage charges and products

For years traders have been paying brokerage fees for every transaction executed irrespective if it is a winning trade or losing one, the brokerage is common for both cases. That’s when traders were pleased with the introduction of online discount brokers like Zerodha in the year 2010, the huge payments of brokerage have come down to zero. Zerodha has been a pioneer for the discount broking model in India when they kick started operations in 2010 with the aim of breaking all barriers in terms of pricing, support and technology for traders and investors. They coined a name by the fusion of the English word “Zero” and the Sanskrit word “Rodha” meaning barrier which when put together is  Zero Barriers reflecting  the companies objective when they started operations.

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Goal Based Investing: Importance of setting the Financial Goals
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Goal Based Investing: Importance of setting the Financial Goals

“An investor lacking investment objectives is like a traveler without a destination.” This is where a Goal-based investing approach is adopted as a methodology that helps the investment approach to shift from higher returns to funding an individual's personal financial goals.

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Top 6 Best Savings Bank Account in India based on Interest Rates
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Top 6 Best Savings Bank Account in India based on Interest Rates

When it comes to opening a Savings Account we are faced with a wide choice to take our pick. However, to narrow down our choice we need to first identify our needs based on our current financial situation, existing banking habits and one’s future needs. You can evaluate the options on the basis of  a customer centric bank offering good interest rates, netbanking options, wide network of ATMs, flexibility in deposits and withdrawals, personal banker services and overall convenience.

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Preference Shares Features: Know about the types and benefits
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Preference Shares Features: Know about the types and benefits

Preference shares as the name suggest infers a preferential treatment. They enjoy preferential rights to claim dividends during the lifetime of the company and to claim repayment of capital on wind up. The percentage of dividend is fixed and receives the dividend payout before it is paid to other classes of shareholders.Preference shares are one important source of hybrid financing because it has some features of equity shares and some features of debentures. These shareholders enjoy preferential rights as regards to receiving dividends and repayment of capital in case the company winds-up.

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Covid 19: IIT
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Covid 19: IIT's helping the nation Fighting Against Covid Battle

India is leaving no stone unturned in fighting the spread of the Coronavirus. It is surely a humongous task for a country of 1.3 billion people with a high density of population, to avoid a large-scale community spread of coronavirus?

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Global Recession: The World Economy Braces For A Recession
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Global Recession: The World Economy Braces For A Recession

The World Economy Braces For A Recession On 1st January 2020, the entire world rang in the New Year with hopes and dreams that they wished to fulfill. However, what struck the world was like a bolt from the blue. The Wuhan virus crisis gained momentum and soon the entire world was in the midst of a World warfighting this pandemic within the frontiers of their homes. With lockdowns in place in every country, the Covid-19 has contributed to the collapse of the worldwide economy.

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