Columnists

Ashwin J Punnen
Nothing more than a relief rally

The domestic market gained on Monday as trade war fears retreated across markers.

Sangeetha G.
Huge gap between claim and sum assured

Similar to low penetration, underinsurance is an equally daunting issue in healthcare.

Rajgopal Nidamboor
The energy engine that drives us all

First things first — let us visualise a commonplace story. You think you are overweight — not obese, of course, because of its awful emotional connotation.

Sandeep Bamzai
Disequilibrium: Lack of Kashmir policy

 As the dreaded Saudi political Wahabi Islam takes root in Kashmir more aggressively than ever before, replacing the strong Sufi moorings that existed for years, it is ironical that Moulvis fr

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Flavour of the season

Now that the equity market has taken an unpredictable turn, investors will now focus on the coming earnings season, along with domestic macro economic data and the global events.

Sangeetha G.
It’s a painful phase of market

India is facing macroeconomic headwinds with a phase of rising crude prices, uncertain revenue collection, higher fiscal deficit, overvalued currency and rising current account deficit, said

Sangeetha G.
Monsoon data to affect agri prices in coming months

With the first set of predictions on southwest monsoons coming out last week from private forecasting agency Skymet, the market largely expects agri-commodity prices to remain under pressure.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Higher surplus could pressure sugar prices even lower

In the wake of a bloated domestic surplus, India recently scrapped a 20 per cent sugar export tax and allowed millers exporting sugar this season to import raw sugar duty-free for the following two

Rajiv Nagpal
Keep an eye on trending sectors

After long, buyers of call options have got some respite. The market moves make it amply clear that while the bulls are under pressure, they are in no mood to yield ground to the bears.

Rajiv Nagpal
Range-bound moves likely

Though the market remained volatile, the underlying mood has changed from bearish to neutral and to bullish last week.

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