- Year 2018 was action packed for investors who saw volatile markets just as rupee hit rock bottom against the dollar. The eco-political conditions also changed quickly - RBI's chief made a premature exit, and the ruling party faced defeat in elections in three states. Here's what lies in store for equity investors in the new year.
Jan 13, 2019
Sensex tumbles 377 points, Nifty slips below 10,700; auto, metal stocks weighIn line with benchmark indices the broader markets also settled in red, with mid cap and small cap indices falling as much as 1.03 per cent and 0.58 per cent, respectively.
Go For Your Dream HomePrices are unlikely to rise and interest rates are under control. It makes sense to buy a house in 2019.
In Tiny DosesGold has time and again proven itself to be a safe haven. It makes sense to make it a part of the portfolio in spite of not-so-great returns. Managing your money can be tricky. Send your queries, and top-notch industry leaders will help you resolve any issue.
Coping With Choppy MarketsInvestors are putting their money into equity funds, but navigating a volatile market will require caution and understanding. Here is what you can expect in 2019.
Digital-Only Products Were 10 Per Cent Of Product Mix In 2018The entire insurance industry grew in 2018 and the same pace is likely to continue in 2019, too, with some segments such as digital-only products seeing a spurt, says Tarun Chugh, CEO and MD, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance. In an interview with Money Today's Naveen Kumar, he talks about how the insurance industry is using technology to reach new customers. Edited excerpts:
A New EraExpect more customer-centric products such as covers for HIV and mental illness. Plus, technology will make processes much smoother and stress-free.
Payments To Ride Digital PushUPI has been the biggest game changer in the digital payment space, but new channels could be rolled out in the new year.
Borrowing In 2019: Faster, Easier, More TransparentTransaction innovations, faster processing and likelihood of lower interest rates will work in favour of borrowers