Why one stock brokerage is bullish on Reliance Industries and Infosys

India’s stocks did not have a good start in the first half of the year, but stock brokerage Kotak Securities remains bullish on two stocks. Reliance Industries, an energy and telecommunications conglomerate, has been making a lot of small acquisitions and is “very aggressive” in converting companies into digital businesses, said Shrikant Chouhan, executive vice … Read more

Mark Mobius on investor tips for India’s incredible growth opportunity

India is now “emerging as something very exciting,” thanks in part to technology and government policies, according to Mark Mobius. “Right now, we’re focusing more and more on India,” Mobius, founding partner at Mobius Capital Partners, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Tuesday. The veteran investor made his name at Franklin Templeton and is seen … Read more

Asia-Pacific stocks rise; India’s central bank hikes key rate by 50 basis points, as expected

SINGAPORE – Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Wednesday trade as the Reserve Bank of India’s raised a key interest rate. The RBI will raise the policy repo rate by 50 basis points to 4.9% with immediate effect, Governor Shaktikanta Das said. The repo rate refers to the rate at which the central bank lends … Read more

Bernstein picks India stocks to buy, says one could potentially rise nearly 40%

Analysts at Bernstein have selected stocks that are set to outperform against the "challenging" market backdrop.

Reaction to Fed, Russia, Ukraine

SINGAPORE – Asia-Pacific markets were mixed on Friday, following a volatile session on Wall Street overnight where investors reacted to comments from the Federal Reserve and US GDP data. The Nikkei 225 in Japan gained around 2.09% to close at 26,717.34 after falling nearly 3% on Thursday, while the Topix was up 1.8% at 1,876.89. … Read more