New Delhi: On Monday, Indian Banks said about their plan to raise around Rs 5000 crore via bonds for growth of the business. The decision of raising money took place in its board funds meeting on Monday.
In recent times, equity investors are found to be in a whirlwind of emotions due to psychologically challenging times and negative development. This is not affecting just the inner peace of investors but also their investing journey approach. During the course of lockdown, investors’ sentiments have drastically changed from confused to the state of the mood of denial and despair.
When promoters increase their shareholding, it is generally considered as coming of a good time for the business. The same has been done by SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) by employing several proactive measures to relax fundraising norms. Thus giving companies an option to raise capital amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Equity mutual funds are those funds that invest in equity or stocks. In India, it is mandatory to invest 65 per cent money of a mutual fund scheme in equity or equity-related investments for taxation purpose. This is the reason for international funds investing in stocks and yet not countable for equity mutual fund, hence not eligible for tax. As they don’t put money in Indian stocks, they are treated as debt and taxed like debt schemes.
On Thursday, the domestic stock market witness volatile expiry day trade. The market had a negative start but soon traded in the green. Nifty gave up on recovery today and witnessed a decline and testing lows. Though Nifty recovered in the second half of the trading session but Index finally closed at 10288.90 down by 16.40 points or 0.16 per cent.
A debt instrument is issued at a fixed coupon which varies on the market condition at the issue time and is paid on a regular basis until maturity. When there is a fall in interest rate, the debt securities value gains, resulting in mark-to-market gains. The opposite happens when the rate of interest goes up, the value of debt security go down, making mark-to-market loss.
SEBI approved the country’s seventh-largest mutual fund house – UTI Asset Management Company for an initial public offering (IPO). The company has decided to sell 3.90 crore shares in the issue to raise about Rs 3,500 crore. The IPO will likely be listed at Rs 850-900 per share, bankers said.
New Delhi: On Monday’s session, Pharmaceutical shares again traded higher with their sectoral index advances. Around 11:45 AM, the Nifty pharma index was trading at 10241.95 points up by 2.4 per cent.
In Monday trade, Glenmark Pharma shares saw a spout of 35 per cent after the announcement of launching an antiviral drug Favipiravir, under FabiFlu brand name on Saturday to treat mild to moderate Covid-19 patients at a price of Rs 103per tablet.
Gilt Funds are those funds of debts that invest 80% of their investments in securities of government. For issuance of golden-edged certificates, these government securities or bonds can be used. The Gilt originated from the nickname of gilded edge certificates. As per SEBI norms, gilts funds must invest at least 80 per cent of their funds or assets in government securities.