NEW DELHI: As legendary investor Peter Lynch once said: “Big companies have small moves, small companies have big moves.” Smallcap stocks are now making a comeback on Dalal Street. It remains to be seen whether this move will be bigger than ever before. Read this and more in this weekend’s edition of ‘Long and Short of Markets’.

Underdogs staging a comeback
The last peak of the smallcaps on Dalal Street was in Jan 2018, before the onset of big bear rampage which lasted until April 2020. After being undervalued for nearly three years, smallcaps are making a comeback. Here is more on the outlook of the emerging smallcaps.
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New pariahs of Dalal Street
The central bank’s recent inconsistent actions over saving and writing off-high yielding bonds of banks has led to these securities being dumped at discount rates. Investor confidence took a serious dent after LVB wrote down Basel III bonds, which has led investors not to purchase similar securities even at 10-20 per cent discount.
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Dummy’s guide to investing
To ride a V-shaped recovery with certain volatility in the next few quarters, this mutual fund veteran is suggesting first time investors to make staggered bets in mid and smallcap stocks. Here are more strategies from this veteran.
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Who moved my burger?
Investors lapped up Burger King IPO with hands as the fast food chain received 157 times subscription. The stock is set to light up the primary market on December 14. Here is more on the Burger King IPO numbers.
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RBI walking a tightrope
RBI has no space left for a further cut in interest rates as soaring inflation has forced the central bank to stay intact and maintain the balance between the two. Setting growth as a priority over inflation in a short-term span, RBI has stayed mum and let the abundance of liquidity do it’s magic. Here are your key takeaways from RBI’s monetary policy committee meeting.
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