- With the rupee buying far more than it once did abroad, more Indians are exploring home buying options overseas.
- The $200,000 annual limit most probably includes the money Indians splurge on shopping abroad. Here’s what they spend on and where.
- ...or an Apple or Vanguard. Foreign stocks and funds are within our grasp, if you know how to buy and where they fit in your portfolio.
- Investing abroad is fascinating and can be rewarding too—but only if you know as much about the potential returns as about the probability and rate of taxes. Senior tax professionals of Ernst and Young take you through the procedural details and tax implications.
- For over a decade, Indians have been global consumers. It’s time to take the first step to becoming global investors. We show you the options abroad.
- With remittance levels going up to $200,000, a non-rupee account makes sense if you want to take advantage of overseas investments.
Jan 10, 2008
Doors that can open to profitsDon't scoff at this metal door fabrication company. Shakti Met-Dor supplies customised doors for use in IT, telecom, pharma and residential applications. And there’s a lot of growth in store.
Market Watch as on Dec 19, 2007We scan dozens of research reports from investment houses every fortnight to present you the six most relevant stock recommendations.
Using idle cash to buy blue chipsBesides some new shares, our fund manager increases exposure to a few companies that will continue to be the engine of India’s growth story.
Oil, steel stocks perform wellOil and steel stocks from a large chunk of high performers in the past three months.
Pick good stocks even if costlyOne big lesson to be learnt from 2007 is that the market lurches from one emotional peg to another. This means you must buy with a good “margin of safety”.
LICMF Children's Fund way ahead of the restAll top five balanced-equity funds posted over 50% return in 2007. LICMF Children’s Fund was way ahead of the pack among balanced-debt funds. Money Today and Plexus Management evaluate the Birla Sun Life Special Situations Fund and give you the report card. Your balanced fund may not be investing in equities and debt in the same ratio as you thought. It’s time you discovered its asset allocation mix.
'Stick to a simple investment plan'Sandeep Kothari, fund manager, Fidelity Fund Management says, "In the short run, the stock market is driven by emotion; in the long run, by logic. So stay focused on the long term."
A powerful storyAsk Securities is bullish on the power transmission and distribution sector and expects some power-packed performances in the coming years.
Late but good startBangalore-based Anand Paladhi must invest all his savings in equities through mutual funds to maximise the earning potential of his savings.
Public goodLet's take a closer look at how inflation affects your finances.
Financial resolutions for 2008Follow these financial resolutions and watch your wealth grow. Money Today gives you easy-to-follow guideline.
Wealth from healthA physician by profession, Tarun Sahni, 49, runs a sports academy on weekends.
Learnings from 20072007 proved to be the year of the investor, yet again. That’s three money-making years in a row. To give the pessimists their due, it did seem that the law of averages would catch up with the Indian investment scene. Here's a list of what we expect 2008 to bring for us in terms of investments, and finance in general. Take a look.
From the Managing EditorCombining high levels of enjoyment and income in a job is very difficult — if not impossible.
Insure your loanStructured mortgage insurance can help your dependents keep the roof over their head even if you’re not around to repay your home loan.
Success on callFrom a sales executive with a directory service to the owner of one, VSS Mani’s is an instructive story of what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Bargain buy: Mobile phonesPrice is not the same as value. The most expensive product isn’t always the best value for your money. This section highlights the least expensive model in a product category. If price is of no consequence, check out the most expensive model.
The shape of things to comeVice-chairman and MD of Dawnay Day AV Financial Services tells us why investment in overseas markets makes sense and how to go about it. Managing Director of Aez Group shares an interesting fact with Money Today, ever since the government allowed remittance of up to $200,000, the real estate has been the top overseas investment choice by resident Indians.
Making global investing easier and biggerA certified financial planner tells us how diversification helps our investments?