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Why Are FPIs Bailing Out From India?

Why Are FPIs Bailing Out From India?

Rediff.com24 Mar 2022

Since October, FPIs have sold over $26 billion worth of stocks, which is the largest selling ever seen in India, observes Akash Prakash.

Time to Hold or Fold in the Market?

Time to Hold or Fold in the Market?

Rediff.com15 Nov 2021

The fundamental debate remains where you stand on the long-term growth question. That is what every investor must monitor and come to their own conclusions, suggests Akash Prakash.

We may be heading for 7%+ growth

We may be heading for 7%+ growth

Rediff.com24 Aug 2021

The market price action seems to point in this direction. Let's hope we finally break out. It is about time! asserts Akash Prakash.

Zomato, the new Infy for the new India

Zomato, the new Infy for the new India

Rediff.com5 Aug 2021

Zomato has the potential to be an equally important milestone for Indian equity markets, notes Akash Prakash.

India's BIG BREAKOUT Moment

India's BIG BREAKOUT Moment

Rediff.com16 Mar 2021

After years of disappointing growth, the economy and the markets are poised for a breakout, notes Akash Prakash.

Will the Bull keep running?

Will the Bull keep running?

Rediff.com28 Jan 2021

Markets are assuming that by the second half of 2021, the world will be approaching some type of normalcy, points out Akash Prakash.

Markets are sending clear message

Markets are sending clear message

Rediff.com24 Dec 2020

The broadening of the market rally sends the signal that growth will be broad-based, observes Akash Prakash.

Why it is hard to call a bubble in tech stocks

Why it is hard to call a bubble in tech stocks

Rediff.com7 Dec 2020

It is not clear as to whether we are in a bubble in technology stocks. What is clear, however, is that there is no reason why this potential bubble will pop anytime soon, notes Akash Prakash.

Is this tech bubble like the one in March 2000?

Is this tech bubble like the one in March 2000?

Rediff.com22 Oct 2020

Are we seeing a replay of March 2000? What are the similarities and differences and how worried should we be, asks Akash Prakash.

Post lockdown, Modi must be bold to revive economy

Post lockdown, Modi must be bold to revive economy

Rediff.com28 Apr 2020

'Once the lockdown is lifted, we will need the mother of all fiscal and monetary policy support to sustain the economy,' advises Akash Prakash.

2020 is a critical year for the Indian economy

2020 is a critical year for the Indian economy

Rediff.com10 Jan 2020

'If India can only grow at 5%, why bother spending time on the country?' asks Akash Prakash.

Who will be the big sectoral gainers in 2019?

Who will be the big sectoral gainers in 2019?

Rediff.com17 Jan 2019

There are also signs that the private sector investment cycle is slowly coming back, as capacity utilisation figures across industry continue to slowly creep up. A pickup in investments will front load profitability, says Akash Prakash.

Contagion fears have started reappearing in emerging markets

Contagion fears have started reappearing in emerging markets

Rediff.com17 Jul 2018

A strengthening dollar, rising interest rates, tightening liquidity and a surge in oil prices - all are combining to create a toxic atmosphere for EM assets, says Akash Prakash.

Are we heading for a tech bubble?

Are we heading for a tech bubble?

Rediff.com6 Jul 2018

'The pressure on relative performance and the feeling of being left out among many investors may also account for the belief among many that this has to be a technology stock bubble.' 'The feeling of a bubble is also reinforced by the extreme performance gap between growth and value investing.' 'While at first glance, one can only stand back awestruck by the wealth creation delivered by technology stocks globally. It does not seem at all like the internet bubble of 1999-2000, says Akash Prakash.

The Stockmarket: What Next?

The Stockmarket: What Next?

Rediff.com14 Feb 2018

'My sense is that we should be braced for a correction.' 'It has already begun in the mid-caps for the past month, and will now spread to larger stocks as well.' 'Use the correction to upgrade the quality of your portfolio,' advises Akash Prakash.

Will stocks crash globally in 2018?

Will stocks crash globally in 2018?

Rediff.com27 Dec 2017

Just when stocks are seen as invincible, we should worry, warns Akash Prakash.

In all things digital, India is 10 years behind China

In all things digital, India is 10 years behind China

Rediff.com12 Dec 2017

Indian IT giants are outstanding companies with great management teams, but they have been held hostage by their past success.

Hurry up and board the Artificial intelligence train, or else...

Hurry up and board the Artificial intelligence train, or else...

Rediff.com10 Aug 2017

Indian companies seem to be trailing behind. They will have to catch up by reskilling the workforce and ramping up investments.

2 big challenges from note ban: Job creation, skill development

2 big challenges from note ban: Job creation, skill development

Rediff.com22 Mar 2017

While demonetisation will benefit the organised sector, the government has to find a way to channel the upcoming revenue buoyancy towards job creation to balance out job losses in the informal sector, says Akash Prakash.

Are you a dollar bull or dollar bear?

Are you a dollar bull or dollar bear?

Rediff.com2 Feb 2017

Determining the direction of the dollar in Trump's America will be more critical for asset allocation than getting your call on interest rates right, says Akash Prakash.

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