What did Trump’s victory do to the stock markets?

Last week the world got trumped with Donald Trump winning the US elections, bringing in widespread expectations that this US-race for the highest position is likely to have an adverse impact on the stock markets. There were widespread debates as to whether a businessman in the White House would be able to boost economic activity…

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Samsung Electronics faces the biggest crisis with Galaxy Note 7

“It’s the biggest crisis for Samsung Electronics.”- This is what Huh Nam Kwon, the Chief Investment Officer at Shinyoung Asset Management said recently. This company holds more than 300,000 shares at Samsung Electronics. Samsung, the South Korean multinational conglomerate company, faced a lot of criticisms about its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones over increasing incidences of overheating and…

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Technical Analysis using Fibonacci Sequence

Most of us have already studied about the Fibonacci sequence in Mathematics. But one thing most of us are surely oblivion of is its importance in the technical analysis in the stock markets. This article makes you financially literate about the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio. But first a revision about the basic concepts…

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Virtual Reality – The Future?

Wait, is this even real? Yes, it is just about being real. It is almost near-reality. Welcome to the age of VR, short for virtual reality. A new age computer-generated environment which gives you the feeling of being in a particular place at a particular time and activates your all your sense organs of sight,…

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Finance for Beginners – Q&A 1

What is short term or long term volatility? How gold standard cause short term price volatility? When volatility occurs in the range of a few days or weeks, it is called short term; whereas if it occurs over months to years, then it is called long term. Gold Standard causes short-term volatility in the economy’s…

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What are Masala Bonds?

A few days ago, I came across an article regarding ‘Masala Bonds’. Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC) is set to become the first  Indian company to sell masala bonds, through which they plan to raise a whopping Rs3,000 crore. But what exactly are Masala bonds? What is so unique about such bonds? Well, this article…

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China’s Yuan in the 21st Century

China is one of the largest economies in the world. It is a manufacturing and export driven economy. Its official currency, Yuan, is being included among the world’s official exchange reserve currencies alongside the US dollar, the euro, the yen and the British pound. 21st century has been a crucial year for Yuan. The country…

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Pokémon Go – It impacts Nintendo’s stock!

The month of July 2016 is seeing something being used more than WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat and Messenger. It was a game developed on the lines of Pokémon – The Pokémon Go.  The response to this game has been overwhelming and most of the youngsters and even adults seem to be talking about and playing this…

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How is Currency Exchange Rate determined?

In layman’s terms a currency refers to any money when in actual use or in circulation in an economy. When it is in use of circulation it is said to perform the medium of exchange function that is help the consumers in the economy to exchange the money they have for goods which they value. The…

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Brexit and the Bond Market

For all those, who are confused with the terminology, ‘BREXIT”, Brexit is the short for Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU).  Britain has been the member of the EU since 1973.   However, 23 June 2016 marked the day when a referendum in Britain was to decide the continuation of Britain’s membership with the…

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