Listed Cyber Security Stocks In India

Listed Cyber Security Stocks In India

As long as the world is powered by the internet and computers, cyber security will stay relevant. That’s another way of saying that the cybersecurity industry is a stable, future-proof industry. And why wouldn’t it be? The world is witnessing a record surge in cyber attacks on a year-on-year basis. 2023 saw a staggering 6.06 billion malware attacks around the globe. India, too, witnessed a 15% rise in cyber attacks in 2023, totalling 2138 attacks per organisation. Cybersecurity is the need of the hour. Businesses and individuals – both require the services of cyber security companies to keep themselves safe …

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Understanding Nomination in Demat Accounts: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Nomination in Demat Accounts: A Comprehensive Guide

If you have financial assets, you know the importance of a demat account. It is a digital repository of all your securities, such as shares, government bonds, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (EFTs). One of the main benefits of having a Demat account is it is safe, secure, and easily transferable. But who is entitled to these assets in case of unfortunate events? Having a nominee for a Demat account is one of the most important steps in safeguarding the assets. But who is a nominee? This article will walk you through the entire concept of nomination in Demat accounts. …

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Smart Beta Funds: Should You Invest In Them?

Smart Beta Funds: Should You Invest In Them?

There are two extremes in the mutual fund world. One one end, there are those actively managed funds. And on the other end, there are passive funds that track indexes. However, there is a middle path – smart beta funds. What Is a Smart Beta Fund? A smart beta fund tracks a particular index, but the stocks are selected NOT on the basis of market-cap, but on the basis of certain factors. These factors include: value, momentum, dividend, quality etc. The way smart beta funds work, it can be mistaken as an actively managed fund. However there are some differences …

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Promising Semiconductor Stocks In India That Should Be In Your Watchlist

Promising Semiconductor Stocks In India That Should Be In Your Watchlist

Semiconductors power the modern world. They are at the very essence of everything we interact with daily in our life. It powers smartphones, pads, and laptops that are inseparable from our lives. Everything from banking to medical infrastructure to financial markets, from household appliances to cars and aircraft is made possible through a tiny circuitry embedded atop a silicon plate. The device you are reading this blog on and the systems that make this blog available on the internet requires a chip working somewhere in the background. What we are getting at is that chips are important…very important! In this …

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5 Things to Know about Momentum Stocks

5 Things to Know about Momentum Stocks

Momentum is a concept that would excite every trader, isn’t it? Stocks with significant momentum depict strong price movements and help traders decide their course of action. So, if you are looking for momentum stocks, this article is just for you. Here, you will learn about momentum stocks, strategies that you can adopt for trading these stocks or investing in them, and a lot more. -What are Momentum Stocks? Momentum stocks are those stocks you need to identify for momentum investing; these are those stocks that have been gaining significantly, especially over a short period, and showcasing the potential for …

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How Much Percentage of Indian Population Invest In Stocks?

How Much Percentage of Indian Population Invest In Stocks?

India’s story is the story of growth. Businesses across the country are riding on innovation, technology and demographic dividend to grow big. And where businesses thrive, stock market investors thrive as well. The number of Indian stock market investors has been abysmal for decades. However this is changing now. The percentage of Indian investors investing in stocks has been increasing steadily. Total Number of Indian Stock Market Investors Thanks to the popularity of smartphone-based investment apps, India has been witnessing a steady surge in the number of stock market investors. According to a report published in Business Today, as of …

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An Introduction to Technical Indicators

An Introduction to Technical Indicators

If you are here, you must be aware of technical analysis. Anyway, to brush up on the concepts, you can visit the first part of this blog series on technical analysis here. This is the second part, where we will be walking you through the concepts that facilitate technical analysis. What are technical indicators? The opening and closing prices of a stock are not just any random events. They represent the behaviour of the market participant and the price trend. Traders perform mathematical calculations using this price data to come up with insights about stocks.   Remember Although you will …

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An Introduction to Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

Investing your hard-earned money in stocks requires a lot of research and a lot less guesswork. You cannot be shooting in the dark and expect to get profits. Every investor, seasoned or amateur, must be acquainted with the ups and downs of the stock market and securities. Thanks to different analytical tools, that is largely possible today. Technical analysis is a comprehensive method of analysing stocks. How? Welcome to the first part of the blog series on technical analysis. Let’s dig deep. What is Technical Analysis? Technical analysis is a stock analysis paradigm that involves finding patterns in stock charts …

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Understanding Fundamental Analysis & Financial Ratios- III: Financial Strength

Identify a Healthy Company Before Investing

Welcome back! We’re thrilled to present the third installment in our series of blogs delving into the captivating realm of fundamental analysis and financial ratios. If you’ve been following along, you’re already well-versed in the art of assessing a company’s valuation and profitability. Now, it’s time to unveil the next layer of insights as we embark on a journey to gauge the financial strength of companies. In this blog, we’ll equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to dissect a company’s financial health. Just as a physician examines various vital signs to determine the well-being of a patient, we …

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Understanding Fundamental Analysis & Financial Ratios- II: Profitability

Financial Ratios for Accurate Fundamental Analysis

Welcome back to the second instalment of our blog series on fundamental analysis! In our previous article, we delved into the world of valuation multiples and how they serve as invaluable tools for assessing a company’s overall worth. Now, armed with a foundational understanding of these metrics, it’s time to journey deeper into the realm of financial analysis. While valuation multiples provide a glimpse into a company’s market value, they are only a part of the comprehensive fundamental analysis puzzle. To complete the picture, we need to turn our attention to the company’s ability to generate profits, manage costs, and …

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