- The AUM witnessed a drastic fall in Oct and Nov 2008 after the FMP liquidity crisis, but the inflows have been rising for the past two months.
- Here’s a look at the job prospects over the next few months based on surveys.
Mar 05, 2009
What to buy in a downturnDon't shy away from equities because of the slowdown. Here are four investment ideas that could yield rich rewards if you stay put for the long term. If you had bought Jindal Poly Films shares a year ago after doing your homework and had planned to hold the stock till the price touched, say, Rs 400. Should you sell now simply because the company is offering to buy back at Rs 350 a share? A mix of micro and macro indicators has influenced stock market movements and it holds the key to knowing when the next bull run will begin. Here are 10 such factors to watch out for. We list out the final two stocks that we want to pick up for the Safe Wealth model portfolio before going on a buying spree in the next fortnight.
Concept phonesHere are some phones that dare to differ, add zing, up the comfort quotient-and may even be in the market soon. The prices are on hold, but the concepts are up for appraisal, says Brinda Vasudevan.
Reliable growthReliance Mutual Fund is the biggest fund house, with 136 fund schemes across different investment categories. The only possible advantage that the fund offers over the Nifty and the Sensex ETFs is that its investments will adhere to Islamic norms. Asset allocation funds can churn the corpus across asset classes as per the changing economic conditions.
Hitting hardHere is a recap of the spillover effects of the ongoing economic imbroglio in the past fortnight, across the globe.
Riding on hopeSebi has gone on record to say that it’s working on the details of a variable mutual fund structure, triggering renewed hopes among investors.
Surviving a bear marketThough there is no clear definition of a bear market, in India such phases have lasted anywhere from 56 weeks to 84 weeks, with the market losing between 41% and 57% from the peak levels. Here are some ways to survive the meltdown.
Where should I invest my retirement corpus?Arun Kumar Bannerjee of Bokaro has no liabilities and has already invested nearly Rs 13 lakh directly in stocks and through equity mutual funds. Now he wants a monthly income for his living expenses.
If I sell my flat, will it impact the capital gains exemption?According to the Income Tax Act, the property on which the capital gains tax exemption is claimed cannot be sold before three years of its purchase.
Stretch plastic for more benefitsIf you rarely roll over the balance on your credit card, the rate doesn't matter. The add-on benefits offered by the card assume greater importance. Money Today has done some calculations to discover that, on an average, an urban Indian family could be shelling out close to Rs 12,000 a year as fees.
'Hotel tarrifs should be reduced'Many companies are setting up budget hotels, which should help resolve this issue and provide quality service at reasonable rates.