Don'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.
Here 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.
Reliance 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.
Here is a recap of the spillover effects of the ongoing economic imbroglio in the past fortnight, across the globe.
Sebi has gone on record to say that it’s working on the details of a variable mutual fund structure, triggering renewed hopes among investors.
Though 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.
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.
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.
If 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. Many companies are setting up budget hotels, which should help resolve this issue and provide quality service at reasonable rates.
The low rates being offered on new mortgages present an opportunity to refinance. We tell you the points to consider before switching to a new lender. Cash-back cards can work to your advantage if you read the fine print. Now may be a right time to take a loan to study. We show you how to bag the best deal and why it might be easier to borrow in the future.
Taking a foreign holiday during a recession can translate to big savings. Sushmita Choudhury looks at five popular destinations that are worth a visit.
Chennai-based Nachiappans have missed the crucial years of investing and must go full throttle on equities to make up for the loss.
Bengaluru-based Rafiullah Baig, 35, aids corporate recruitment and helps detect crimes by analysing handwriting.
Every bear phase comes to an end and is followed by a new, and usually a longer, bull era.
Insuring your home and its valuables is as essential as buying cover for your life. However, go only for the sections that meet your specific requirements. While a life or health insurance policy is the ideal way for women to reduce liability, it should not be considered the primary reason for buying one.
Rakesh Verma's first foray into entrepreneurship lacked direction, so he changed tack. Today, MapmyIndia is part of the new business mosaic that he has successfully navigated.
We have to remove the pathogens that have infested the Indian economy. These include easy money, loose leveraging, crooked managements and inept governance.
With banks slashing interest rates on fixed deposits, investors are looking at corporate debt as an alternative. But these instruments are more risky than the bank FDs.
The collision model proposed to ride out the choppy economy may seem abstruse to the lay reader, but paying heed to the 'signals' may prove profitable, argues P.V. Subramanyam.