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Zomato or Paytm? Which Stock is Good For Long Term
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Zomato or Paytm? Which Stock is Good For Long Term

Investing in stocks can feel a bit like peeking behind the curtain of a magic show. You know there's something fascinating going on, but you're just not sure how it all works. As a self-proclaimed stock market enthusiast, let me be your guide in this magic show, particularly focusing on two hot Indian stocks - Zomato and Paytm. Analysing Zomato: A Hearty Meal for Your Investment Back in the day, hunting for good food involved a bit of a treasure hunt. Luckily, with apps like Zomato, the treasure comes to us. But let's look beyond the plate—should we be hunting for Zomato stocks? In July 2021, Zomato was listed on the stock exchange. Even in its infancy, the stock looked promising, with an overwhelming response from the market. As an online food delivery service, Zomato has a sign...
Noteworthy Stock Market Crashes in History
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Noteworthy Stock Market Crashes in History

The stock market has always been a subject of fascination and concern for both seasoned investors and new entrants. Market trends and behaviors can significantly impact investment decisions, and predicting the future can seem like an elusive endeavor. In this article, we explore the potential for a stock market crash in the years 2023 and 2024, delving into various viewpoints from experts and analyzing key factors that could influence the market's stability. Historical Market Crashes Understanding the past can provide valuable insights into the future. While history does not repeat itself exactly, it often rhymes. Several major market crashes have shaped the course of financial markets in the past, such as the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Dotcom bubble burst in the early 2000s...
Asian Stock Market are Up, Japan’s Nikkei Strengthens
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Asian Stock Market are Up, Japan’s Nikkei Strengthens

TOKYO, 11th Jan 2023 – Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday off a rally on Wall Street that came ahead after the weaker yen also boosted buying sentiment in Japan, as the country’s exporters earn more when foreign profits are converted into yen. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, +0.99% rose 1% in morning trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.95% gained about 1% and South Korea’s Kospi 180721, +0.17% gained about 0.2%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, +1.02% climbed 1%, while the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, +0.20% rose 0.2%. Benchmark indices in Taiwan Y9999 fell -0.34%, Malaysia FBMKLCI, +0.10% and Indonesia JAKIDX, -0.48%, while Singapore STI stocks gained +0.30%. Shares of Fast Retailing Co. 9983, +1.23%, which operates popular Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo, rose 1.4% ...
Smallcase raises $40 mn from Amazon & others
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Smallcase raises $40 mn from Amazon & others

Bengaluru, 20th Aug 2021: Bengaluru-based stock management company Smallcase raises USD 40 million (about Rs 297 crore) in funding, led by Faering Capital as well as new investors Amazon, Smbhav Venture Fund, and Premji Invest. The Series C round also saw participation from existing investors, including Sequoia Capital India, Blume Ventures, Beenext, DSP Group, Arkam Ventures, WEH Ventures, HDFC Bank Group, and Rare Enterprises CEO Utpal Sheth, a statement said. The round brings the total capital raised by Smallcase to over USD 60 million, it added. With the close of the transaction, Sameer Shroff - co-founder and Managing Director at Faering Capital will join the board of Smallcase. The fund raised will be used to continue launching better investment products for the retail investo...
Robinhood raises more than $1 billion from existing investors
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Robinhood raises more than $1 billion from existing investors

(Reuters) 02/01/21- Online broker Robinhood has raised more than $1 billion of fresh capital from existing investors, having been strained by high volumes of trading this week and raising the ire of customers, celebrities and politicians for curbing the purchase of some hot stocks. Robinhood's existing investors include venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Ribbit Capital, who came together on Thursday night to offer the emergency funding, according to a New York Times report. Reuters could not immediately verify if Sequoia and Ribbit helped with the emergency infusion. "We're pleased to share that we've raised over $1 billion from existing investors to continue to invest in record growth. This is a strong sign of confidence from investors that will help us continue to furthe...
Taboola Ready to Listed on NYSE After Merger with ION
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Taboola Ready to Listed on NYSE After Merger with ION

New York, NY – January 25, 2021 – Taboola, has entered into a definitive merger agreement with ION Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd. (NYSE: IACA) under a special purpose acquisition company. The merger makes Taboola valuation approx $2.6 billion and Taboola expects to have $600 million of cash and cash equivalents on its balance sheet at closing. Prior to this merger Taboola raises $160 million and had approximately $240 million of cash and cash equivalents on its balance sheet. After the acquisition, Taboola name and will trade on the NYSE under the new symbol “TBLA”. The transaction is expected to close in Q2 of 2021. Founded in 2007 by Adam Singolda, Taboola enables digital property owners to harness the value of AI-driven recommendations and offers advertisers a way to effectively acc...
Rocket Internet to delist itself from stock market
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Rocket Internet to delist itself from stock market

Berlin, 1st Sept 2020: Germany based tech investment firm Rocket Internet plans to delist itself from the Frankfurt and Luxembourg stock exchanges. The company said it has sufficient access to capital outside the stock exchange and can better pursue a long-term approach to investing. Rocket Internet, with a market capitalisation of 2.6 billion euros ($3.12 billion), would be better off going private again since it successfully listed all the major firms it helped found, including Delivery Hero , HelloFresh and Home24 . Listed on stock market in 2014, Rocket’s shares have mostly traded well below their issue price of 42.50 euros and below the combined value of the cash on its balance sheet and its own valuation of its remaining investments. In its latest financial results, publish...
Saudi Aramco Shares Sinks Amid Iran-US tensions
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Saudi Aramco Shares Sinks Amid Iran-US tensions

Saudi Aramco shares hit the lowest level since their market debut on Sunday, as Gulf bourses were hit by a panicky sell-off amid Iranian vows of retaliation over the US killing of a top general. All seven bourses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states closed in the red, on the first trading day since the death of powerful military commander Qasem Soleimani. All six member states Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are US allies and lie on the opposite side of the narrow Gulf, making them easy targets for the Islamic republic. Some of the GCC members, notably Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, are home to major US military bases while Washington maintains hundreds of troops in Saudi Arabia. Kuwait's Boursa led the slide, shedding 3.7 percent a...
Samsung shares on high after Google cut ties with Huawei
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Samsung shares on high after Google cut ties with Huawei

Samsung Electronics shares surged more than four percent on the back of its chief rival Huawei's mounting problems, including a decision by Google to sever ties with the Chinese mobile phone maker. US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said this week it is cutting ties with Huawei to comply with an executive order issued by President Donald Trump. The move could have dramatic implications for Huawei smartphone users, as the firm will no longer have access to Google's proprietary services which include the Gmail and Google Maps apps. Investors bet Huawei's loss could benefit Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker which has been facing increasing competition from its Chinese rival, sending its shares soaring 4...
Savart – A 20 Year Old Boy dream that Storms investment World
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Savart – A 20 Year Old Boy dream that Storms investment World

If we told you that a 20 year old could be capable of creating a company called Savart and garner over INR 25 crore within 7 months, would you believe us? Most of you would probably not. Of course, you’d be gravely mistaken if you didn’t. Sankarsh Chanda, a 20 year old, is not doing typical 20 year old things. He isn’t fretting over assignments and college attendance, rather he is doing something that impacts the entire investing world. He is the founder and CEO of Savart, an investment research company that aims to make people choose better investment choices, and make better financial decisions as time passes by. So, what exactly is Savart? Combining the best of robo analysis and traditional research, Savart drives customers towards better investment decisions by making th...
Berkshire Hathaway Looking to Pick up Stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank
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Berkshire Hathaway Looking to Pick up Stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank

As per the report, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc was planning to pick up stake in India's Kotak Mahindra Bank. Berkshire Hathaway may invest between USD 4 billion and USD 6 billion in the lender by buying promoter stake or through a preferential allotment. Following the news, the stock of kotak mahindra which opened on a positive note, further jumped 13.86 per cent to the hit an intra-day high of Rs 1,345.35. At 1330 hrs the stock was trading at Rs 1,239, up 4.87 per cent from the previous close. On NSE, following a similar trend, the stock soared 14.03 per cent to Rs 1,345.95, its highest during the day. It was quoting at Rs 1,238.35, an increase of 4.92 per cent from the previous close, at 1330 hrs. The Reserve Bank had earlier asked promoters of the bank to b...