As an investor you have got to be up-to-date with the industry news, news about the companies (corporate news) you’ve invested in and the stock prices. Skipping even a day of the news can lead to loss or missed opportunities, as the market is very volatile. So we’ve compiled a list of the must-visit websites so you don’t waste your time scouting the Internet.
Bloomberg’s professional-grade site and Motilal Oswal keeps you updated with detailed information on just about any commodity that you can fathom, including gold, silver, and platinum.
Motilal Oswal also lists prices on many of the major commodities such as corn, soybeans, wheat, and ethanol.
Monitoring general market news can help you spot trends and stay abreast of daily changes.
Google News’ business section collates important financial stories in one place.
Money Control has a host of indices, graphs and charts with data services, very essential for all kinds of investors.
Motilal Oswal records relevant trends and publishes charts, graphs and indices for keen investors to stay informed. It is a comprehensive site for all the business and corporate news you’ll need. It also offers content for the active trader, including stock tips galore, corporate news as well as tricks and techniques on how to deeply analyze companies’ financial statements.
Many of the financial news providers you might already be familiar with from newspapers, magazines, and TV also provide data that’s useful to investors online, including the following:
Economic Times delivers the business news that affects you.
HT Media’s Live Mint gives detailed analysis on corporate news and relevant industry updates and its impact on the economy.
If you want to grow exponentially as an investor, staying abreast with global corporate news is a must. For global news follow these sites.
The Wall Street Journal Online is a source for breaking financial news.
Financial Times provides a unique spin on business events in London.
CNBC offers many of the same things as other financial news sites. What makes it unique is that it lets you view segments that aired on CNBC that you might have missed.
CNN Money contains specialized information on markets, technology, jobs, personal finance, and real estate.
Investor’s Business Daily is largely geared for active investors and allows subscribers to read the next day’s paper early.
Barron’s is a weekly publication written mainly for more advanced investors.
The company’s assets are the best starting point for any corporate news or information about them.
The company’s website: Most companies have a section with their complete reports that you can get access to. You’ll get all related information on your mailbox if you signup for their newsletter.
If companies make any significant announcements, they’re required to notify the appropriate government watchdogs, which in most cases in India is the Securities and Exchange Board of India. You can get regulatory filings online through the sources listed here
Financial sites and portals: Most of the sites listed earlier provide links to the documents.
Aggregation sites: These sites analyze the filings from companies and make them easy to find and download for free.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India: For most investors, this site has as much info as any investor would ever want, and it is easy to navigate.
Bonds and Bills:
Even if you haven’t invested in bonds and have no interest in doing so, you still should know what rates are they floating at.
Bloomberg lets you see the yields on just about any major bond or bill you can imagine.
Money control also gives detailed stats on the bonds and bills and you should treat is as your bible for all corporate news and financial updates.