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Economy If your idea is feasible and the sector is right, venture capitalists will be ready to fund you, even in a downturn. Insight Despite the weak fourth quarter results of MindTree, FIIs increased their stake in it because of its better-thanexpected revenue guidance for 2009-10.
Technical analysis of the Sensex Technical analysis does not help make absolute predictions, but like weather forecasting, it enables the investors to be better prepared for the future. Forecasts for the Sensex depend on the five trends listed below.
Pharma firms fare well Pharmaceutical companies have fared well in the past year, with four figuring in the top 10 stock list.
When a Ulip is better than a mutual fund If the tenure is over 15 years and the investor is proactive in switching between debt and equity, Ulips can be a rewarding option. Portfolio Doctor Bengaluru-based Vijay Shukla has profited from advice, but must improve his financial acumen to sustain the good run. Upfront With stock markets on an upswing in the past month, there are signs of the effect rubbing on to the primary market as well. Travel Be it a business trip or an annual summer holiday, it pays to know how to avoid costly surprises. Take this quiz to learn how to save while travelling. Technology Windows Vista may not have inspired a fan following because of its size and operational problems, but on standalone machines it can be stable, even fun. Stocks Analysts are optimistic about select sectors and stocks that have gained from the recent rally. Here are five picks and why they are likely to do well in the future.
Taking a little more risk Our fund manager short-sells another stock in Wealth Zoom and explains why. Readers, however, are sceptical. Real Estate If investing in realty, consider more than a proposed project in the area.
Rites of succession Ensuring that your assets benefit desired members of the family after your death is neither a complex nor an expensive exercise. Query Corner Gold ETFs can be bought and sold like any other share or security on the stock market through a broker. You need to have a demat account in a bank or a depository partner, and a trading account with the broker. My Idea The desire to nurture sporting talent led Joseph Ollapally, 29, Hakimuddin S. Habibullah, 30, and Nandan Kamath, 32, to start GoSports, a Bengaluru-based firm that manages and grooms athletes. BASICS In the current uncertainty and despite the surprising rally in the market, technical analysts continue to forecast specific target levels for stocks and indices. Mutual Fund Tata AMC picked up pace after April 2003 when it launched the Tata Infrastructure Fund and the Tata Dividend Yield Fund.
Vital statistics A mutual fund’s returns should not be the only criterion for selecting a scheme for investing. Investors also need to evaluate how these returns are generated. Talk Back Consumer activism has been on the rise during the slowdown as some companies are misleading consumers and investors for their profit. Tax Your arrears will provide a boost to your finances, but they may also increase your tax burden. New Business The unique combination of amenities and comfort for corporate travellers at a fraction of hotel costs proved to be the success mantra for twins Vivek Madappa and Vinod Thimaya. Editor's Note Today, as India stares at the prospect of lower growth, we are facing the adverse consequences of our actions. Insurance Find out about the exclusions in your cover to ensure smooth settlement of claims. Expert View Buffett’s rules are not irrelevant. They just need to be applied appropriately in india. Books If you are an impulsive investor, read this book for temperance. The studies on investor behaviour patterns across the world can provide a much-needed insight into your own. Banking A good credit record can be your ticket to the fastest and cheapest loans. Here are five tips to improve your score.
Trouble with NEFT Here are the six things you need to remember about transferring money online.
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