Nifty Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Index-Linked Insurance Policies?

Recently, a committee was set up by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) on the request of some insurers. The committee has recommended to introduce the index-linked insurance policies (ILIPs). Index-linked insurance policies (ILIPs) The returns coming from the ILIPs will be linked to benchmark indices. ILIPs are the Insurance products linked ..

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Why did Indian Market suffer the worst one-day fall in seven months?

The SENSEX crashed 1,406.73 points and NIFTY crashed 432.15 points recently. In terms of percentage, SENSEX crashed by 3% and NIFTY crashed by 3.14%. This was the biggest fall in seven months. This is being referred to as “Blood Bath in Dalal Street”. Dalal Street is the address of Bombay Stock Exchange. The main reason ..

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What is Beta in stock markets?

Beta refers to the measure of fluctuations in a stock, volatility, risk or even a portfolio of the whole market as a whole. It is thus responsiveness of the price of a stock to the changes observed in the stock market. It is also called Beta Coefficient and is generally computed using regression analysis. It ..

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Sensex and Nifty at new Record Highs

The 30-share BSE Sensex has reached an all-time intra-day high of 30,567 breaching its previous intra-day high of 30,366.43 touched on May 11. The technology, power, FMCG, IT, consumer durables and healthcare that leads the BSE sectoral indices had made gains up to 0.66 %. The National Stock Exchange index Nifty did not disappoint either by gaining 0.39% to reach a new high of ..

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