Govt plans framework for fractional shares

Drawing upon experience in the US, the government is working on putting in place a framework for fractional shares. The plan is to democratise purchase of stocks in the country. Against the current regime where an investor has to buy at least one share of a company at the trading price, fractional shares allow an … Read more

Expect a Lost Decade With 0% Returns Through 2031

Investing in stocks over the next decade is going to get tough for those that simply buy and hold. That’s according to Stifel’s chief equity strategist, Barry Bannister, who foresees a lost decade for stocks. Here’s how investors should prepare for the potential of 0% returns in the US stock market through 2031, according to … Read more

VST Industries setting up nicely for a significant upmove

VST has been one of the under performers in the current bull run. From the high of around Rs 4,500 in January 2020 stock is currently trading at Rs 3,500. I personally attribute the underperformance to Covid-19 and it’s related fear about Cigarette smoking. The same is also reflected in the reported financial performance by … Read more