Seasoned investors consider protecting downsides in a falling stock market as important as making the most of a bull run. With the Nifty dropping 12.67% from its peak of 18,604.45 on Oct 19, 2021, to 16,247.95 on Feb 24, many actively managed equity mutual fund schemes have fallen as much as 21% in the period.
Instruments Code Dividend in instrument currency (value per Instrument for Long positions) Dividend in instrument currency (value per Instrument for Short positions) Date Time (GMT) Index Honk Kong 50 Cash/Futures 1.1820 -1.1820 24/03/2022 21:59 Australia 200 Cash/Futures 0.1131 -0.1330 24/03/2022 21:59 US SPX 500 Cash/Futures 0.0298 -0.0350 24/03/2022 21:59
One important reason is lower bond prices mean higher bond yields. Investors who hold bonds for income are pleased when their prices fall, because those bonds continue paying the same income as before.
Analysts noted that gold is consolidating in a narrow range following a sharp decline.