While the top guns of India's stock markets
have made widely different bets for the future, there's a common thread that runs through
their strategies. All of them are hopeful about the growth of India's equity market and its ability to create wealth over the long run.
The proximity of the 2008 and 2011 crises means it is natural for analysts and economists to draw parallels. Though the present financial crisis is different from the one in 2008, we can still use our previous experience to sail through the current mess.
Your cover story (For the Long Haul, October 2011) is an eye-opener for
many. With inflation refusing to come down and prices of all essential
commodities going up relentlessly, it is necessary for us to plan our
finances for our retirement year, write Vijay Rathore from Jamshedpur.
The Indian mutual fund industry has grown at a breathtaking pace in the last five years. It has transformed the way retail investors benefit from India's economic boom. Here's what we can expect in the times to come.
Technology updates exponentially. We are currently witnessing improvements that will change the immediate future, be it our interaction with the Internet or green engineering. Harpreet Singh and Sam Abraham list five technologies that are creating a buzz.
The Indian middle class living in metros feels a greater need to protect its lifestyle, according to ING Life India's Investor Dashboard Survey for the second quarter of 2011. More than 75% Indians feel they need a higher insurance cover.
With this issue, your magazine, MONEY TODAY, completes five years.
Purely in terms of age, these are still early days. However, we have
displayed maturity throughout and have, over the years, presented to you
a wide range of information-packed content to help you better plan your