Author Archives: Sandip Raichura

Update on Emerging Markets: So Far So Good!

Update on Emerging Markets- In our previous blog, https://www.plindia.com/blog/is-a-money-tsunami-on-its-way-to-india/, we had mentioned the possibility of India starting to receive receiving excellent flows – and that transpired with March 2019 seeing… Read more »

What is a selling climax?

Fishing in Troubled Waters: What is a Selling Climax?

A period of extraordinary volume which comes at the end of a rapid and comprehensive decline which exhausts the margin reserves of many speculators or patience of investors. Total volume… Read more »

VIX Above 20! Time to Panic?

In a previous piece (https://www.plindia.com/blog/india-vix-vs-nifty-a-see-saw/) , we had forecast that the mid term VIX movements may allow Nifty to bottom out but that it may reach 20 levels around election… Read more »

India: We Aint Seen Bears Yet!

What if we told you us Indians have never seen a bear market in the last 15 odd years? Sounds weird after having seen the 2008, 2016 and 2018 periods… Read more »

The yield curve is a simple curvy line that plots out bond yields across bond maturities (in terms of time). Typically, the curve slopes upward, with investors demanding higher yields to hold a longer term bond, given the risk of inflation,  liquidity and many other uncertainties.

Risks of an Inverted Yield Curve: All about it!

“Every U.S. recession in the past 60 years was preceded by a negative term spread, that is, an inverted yield curve. Furthermore, a negative term spread was always followed by… Read more »