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Why It’s Important to Keep an Eye on India’s CPI Inflation
Though India’s CPI inflation has come down, certain risk factors could cause it to rise again.
Is India’s Consumer Price Inflation Indicating a Rate Cut?
With India’s government committing to maintain its fiscal deficit targets, the RBI can be expected to reduce the repo rate further either at the next scheduled meeting on April 5.
Reserve Bank of India Awaits More Inflation Developments
The RBI’s (Reserve Bank of India) primary gauge of measuring inflation is the CPI. In India, the WPI (wholesale price index) is another measure of inflation.
The Matthews India Fund Portfolio Analyzed
The Matthews India Fund (MINDX) invests mainly in small-cap and mid-cap Indian stocks. As of November 2015, the fund had $1.5 billion in assets under management.
How the ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund Fared in 2015
In 2015, the ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund returned -4.6%. The top holding of the portfolio, Infosys, formed 5.7% of the fund’s portfolio and returned 7.5% in 2015.
The ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund (INDAX) Portfolio Analysis
The ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund (INDAX) intends to invest at least 80% of its net assets directly or indirectly in equity and equity linked securities of Indian companies.
Forecasts Indicate a Strong Indian Macro in 2016
With 2015 behind us, we will study the prospects of Indian equities in 2016. We will look at certain macro indicators and the performance of the Indian equity market.
2015’s Gainers and Losers of the Indian Stock Markets
In this article, we will analyze the sector-wise performance of Indian stocks for 2015—a dismal year for all sectors.
India’s Infrastructure Sector Growth Slumped while GDP Improved
Despite the government’s efforts, the infrastructure sector seems far from being on the recovery path.
How Do Banks View the Indian Infrastructure Sector?
Infrastructure companies are normally highly leveraged. A highly leveraged company has a higher dependence on debt from banking and financial institutions.
Foreign Money Fleeing Indian Shores
India’s net FPI (foreign portfolio investment) has been negative on almost all days in December, especially for the equity segment, which saw a net outflow of $287 million on December 1.
What Drives India’s Construction Sector?
According to India’s government, the construction sector is valued at over $126 billion.
The Major Sectors of the Indian Equity Market
The current global economy is under stress. Major benchmark equity indexes around the globe have given dismal returns, and India is no exception.
India’s Economic Growth Was Strong from July to September
India’s economic growth, according to the GVA method, rose by 7.4% from July to September in 2015—up from the 7.1% pace seen in April through June.
How Does the RBI Expect CPI Inflation to Pan Out?
The RBI’s assessment was that the CPI inflation would rise after September—based on the fact that the base effect, which has kept it down, would wear off.
Why India Needed the Major FDI Reforms Announced This Month
On November 10, 2015, the government of India announced major reforms in FDI (foreign direct investment). The government has introduced reforms in 15 major sectors of the economy.
Analyzing the Historical Returns of 5 India-Focused Funds
Within the last six years, 2009 was the best year in terms of returns for all three funds in existence then.
How Has the ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund Performed?
The YTD return of the ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund is about 1%. On a cumulative basis, the fund has returned 30.8% since inception.
Assessing the Multiples and Dividend Yields of Key Indian Stocks
The Indian market’s PE and PBV multiples were lowest in fiscal 2013. The dividend yield was best in fiscal 2013.
Overview: Last 5 Years of Foreign Portfolio Investment in India
India’s fiscal 2013 was the lowest in terms of market capitalization in the past five years. However, the foreign portfolio witnessed an impressive growth of about 80% in fiscal 2013 over the previous year.
Assessing Financials: The Major Holdings in Indian Funds
Financials are the major holdings in Indian funds The three funds in this review—the ALPS Kotak India Growth Fund (INDAX), the Matthews India Fund (MINDX), and the Wasatch Emerging India Fund (WAINX)—provide investors access to Indian equities. The financial sector represents most of these funds’ respective portfolios, according to their latest releases. As of June […]
Why India’s Equity Market Recovered after Continuous Slides
In this series, we’ll briefly overview the Indian equity market. Specifically, we’ll analyze trends in the Indian equity market over the past five years.
The Projected Path of Consumer Price Index Inflation in India
According to the RBI, consumer price index inflation is expected to begin rising in September 2015 and continue rising for a few months.