Key events which shaped the Indian stock market in 2017

The calendar year 2017 was an impressive year for equity markets as the 50-share NSE Nifty was up 28%, largely driven by liquidity following likely continuity in economic policies, government reforms, improvement in corporate earnings and also the positive global environment.

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The Difference Between ETFs and Closed-End Funds

It’s vital for traders to understand the key differences between closed-end funds (CEFs) and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Each has its pros and cons. This knowledge can translate into making informed investment decisions.

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Understanding Average True Range (ATR)

Average True Range – ATR

Average true range (ATR) is a technical analysis volatility indicator originally developed by J. Welles Wilder, Jr. for commodities. Unlike many of today’s popular indicators, this indicator does not provide you with a signal of price trend, merely the degree of price volatility specifically volatility caused by price gaps or limit moves. The ATR is fairly simple to calculate and only needs historical price data.

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Bonus Issues vs stock splits

Bonus issues and stock splits are 2 well-known corporate actions that publicly listed companies undertake to boost the number of shares traded. Although they appear to be same, there is a fundamental difference between the two. This article will cover these differences in a comprehensive manner covering what are they and why company comes with bonus issues and stock split.

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Investar Drawing Tools

Technical drawing tools play an important role in analyzing charts and are an important part of any Technical Analyst’s tool set. Drawing tools help you in your technical analysis, market timing, locating support and resistance levels in recognizing price patterns, confirming trends and much more. With Investar drawing tools, you may draw Trend Lines, Fibonacci Retracement, Fibonacci Fan, Andrew’s Pitchfork, Gann Fans, and other vital studies.

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