- The Budget will be good for many sectors despite lack of big-bang announcements. All eyes are now on impact it will have on corporate earnings and, hence, stock markets.
The formula stands on two ratios. First, the company's EBIT as a proportion of its net fixed assets plus net working capital and second, the company's EBIT as a proportion of its enterprise value. Even as the stock market enters a bull run, retail investors are unlikely to gain much by investing in commodity funds. While it is not a bad strategy to invest in corporate FDs to secure some stability in rates, one should be cognisant of the risks involved. If the economy is on a path to revival, it is definitely not showing in corporate earnings. After many quarters of slowing down, the profit after tax (PAT) of Sensex and Nifty companies fell 6.4% and 4.8%, respectively, in the third quarter of 2014-15.
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Return from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been dismal in the past one year as yellow metal prices slumped due to strengthening US dollar. The fund has delivered 3-year annualised return of 34.16 per cent, compared with the category's 30.72 per cent.
Money Today speaks with John Holden, CEO of Canara HSBC OBC Life, how relevant their business model is in the light of RBI's move to allow banks to become insurance brokers.
The key ratios you can use to analyse a company are return on equity (RoE), return on assets (RoA) and return on capital employed (RoCE). Money Today analyses the performance of stocks and tells you the best investment options for high gains.
Finance experts answer your personal finance queries, from taxation to insurance and investment.
Mobile wallet allows you to spend without swiping your debit/credit card. We bring you tips on how to use it safely. Money Today tells you about the best and cheapest loan deals on offer for house, car and education from private and public sector lenders.
While the focus of telecom companies during the initial phase of privatisation was on adding subscribers, now the stress is on making money by offering value-added services.
Studies have shown that as many as 70% people who get a windfall lose it within a few years. It is, therefore, important to create a regular income stream.
Most spices that trade on exchanges are likely to do well in 2015.
Money Today brings you a news digest of key regulatory changes in the personal finance segment this past month that you must know of. You will soon be able to make transactions up to Rs 2,000 from credit/debit card without having to provide the card's personal identification number. Experts say the insurance industry needs long-term capital for growth, which FDI can bring, and will also be able to invest in innovative products. The primary market started 2015 on a weak note as investors seemed to be wary of the recent initial public offerings (IPOs).
Money Today readers give their feedback on the magazine's coverage in the February 2015 issue.
Real estate online portals make it easier for buyers to view, rate and analyse property without visiting the actual site.
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Money Today Managing Editor Sarbajeet K Sen discusses tax proposals in Budget 2015 and tells you why you should buy the magazine's April issue.