Money Today Archive August 2013 Issue

Edition: August 2013

Cover Story

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Gaining From The Rupee Fall

How to gain from a falling rupee

Include stocks in the sectors that might gain from the rupee's fall. These include pharmaceutical and information technology that earn a big part of their revenues in dollars.
Mutual Fund
Gold remains a drag on investors' portfolio
Gold continues to remain a drag on investors' portfolio as Gold ETFs showed a decline of 10.5% in average price over the past one year.
Technology
Taslima Khan
Battle At The Gate
Gateways need to make adjustments to cater to new modes of online payments, and start-ups have been quick off the mark doing so.
Stocks
Zydus Wellness is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of over 40 per cent.
Insurance
Chandralekha Mukerji
After An 'Act Of God'
In insurance parlance, a natural calamity that leads to losses such as in the recent floods in Uttarkhand are called 'Acts of God'. The claims procedure can be complicated as policy documents may not available in most cases and there may be no proof of death.
Investment
Tanvi Varma/Money Today
A Perfect Reboot
Experts say, in the near term, investors are not likely to get anything out of the company going for debt recast. However, if they have a longer holding period of, say, three to five years, some companies can reward investors handsomely after restructuring.
Travel
Auto Bild
10 Tips to Store your Car Properly
If you plan to leave your car unused for a considerable period, follow these steps to keep the vehicle in running condition.
Query Corner
Query corner
Money Today experts answer personal finance queries on tax, banking, investment and more.
Editors Note
Equity investment is a long-term game and investors have to ride out the cycles to register meaningful gains.
Commodities
Rahul Oberoi/Money Today
On Slippery Ground
Though a normal monsoon will be good for the output of soybean, cotton, sugarcane and castor seed, and their by-products, but returns from these farm commodities that trade on exchanges will be lower this year.
Talk Back
Letter To The Editor
Money Today readers' feedback on the magazine's coverage of the personal finance sector.
Smart Spending
Pritam P Hans
Virtual Grocer
Buyers are now quite comfortable ordering apparel, shoes, electronics, among others, online. With improving comfort with online payments, selling groceries online has become relatively easy. Selling groceries online can open up a sales avenue for retailers at little extra cost.
Perspective
Team Money Today
New Prescription For Ailing Rupee
Facing the tough task of bolstering the rupee's valuation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) surprised the market on July 15 with multiple measures.
  • Sebi comes to investors' rescue with more powers In a bid to curb the menace of Ponzi schemes and protect investors, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), which regulates the Indian capital market, has been granted more powers.
  • Irda amends health insurance norms Just a couple of days after standardisation guidelines for the health insurance sector became effective, sector regulator Irda announced some amendments on July 3, 2013.
  • Taxman must pay for refund delays, rules CBDT A taxpayer should not be denied interest on refunds unless the delay is caused by the assessee's fault, says a recent directive from the Central Board of Direct Taxes.

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