5 investment trends to look out for in 2022

2021 was a true test of our perseverance.  The Delta variant of the COVID-19 pandemic casted a dark shadow on the market and our daily lives while the more recent Omicron variant dampened the beginning of 2022 with the pandemic’s third wave. As things stand today, inflation is on the rise. This was triggered by […]

The IPO rush of 2021 explained

2021 has so far seen 49 companies float Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) to raise ₹1.01 lakh. This is touted to be the most raised through IPOs over the last 20 years. November 2021 alone saw eight IPOs that included FSN E-Commerce Ventures that runs Nykaa, parent company of Policybazaar — PB Fintech, One 97 Communications […]

The difference between listed and unlisted stocks Everything you need to know

Investors world over are soon beginning to understand the true potential of unlisted stocks. Investing in Employee Stock Option (ESOPs), Portfolio Management Systems (PMS), and getting wealth managers to invest in pre-IPO companies have almost become buzzwords in trading circles.  So what makes unlisted stocks different from listed stocks? Unlisted stocks/financial instruments do not trade […]

Mobikwik IPO decoded

MobiKwik, the 12 year old, Gurugram-based, digital transaction platform has joined the growing list of consumer internet firms like Paytm, Nykaa, Zomato and PolicyBazaar seeking to float an IPO this year.  MobiKwik’s parent company, One Mobikwik Systems filed a Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the market regulator SEBI to raise ₹1,900 crore.  MobiKwik is […]

Why ESOPs matter

A close look at liquidity in an ever-changing landscape Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) are increasingly finding a favourable spot in pay packages offered especially by new-age, tech startups at the time of appraisals or hiring. The aim is to keep employees motivated by giving them a sense of ownership through fair compensation and the […]