Money Today Archive November 2011 Issue

Edition: November 2011

Cover Story

Sarbajeet K. Sen, Rahul Oberoi and Sowmya Kamath

Filled with Hope

Use market fall to build strong equity portfolio

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.
Mutual Fund
Top Ranked Funds
Balanced equity funds have proved their worth in volatile equity market conditions with the average fall in NAV in the past one year being 9% compared to 18% in large-cap funds.
  • 'Important that people invest systematically' Milind Barve, Chairman, Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), speaks to Tanvi Varma on the industry's future and the current maket scenario.
  • Mutual Funds need systematic investment In a volatile market, the systematic investment strategy has helped Money Today-Value Research Lifestage Model Fund Portfolios sail through.
  • What to expect from mutual fund industry 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.
Sam Abraham and Harpeet Singh
Future Tech
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.
Stock Watch: Amtek India among top gainers
Amtek India is among the top gainers in the last six months with return of over 76 per cent.
Your Wallet
Anand J
The New Money Order
Nokia and Airtel are pioneering mobile payments in India but many kinks need to be straightened out.
Query Corner
Query Corner
Money Today experts answer money, banking, insurance, tax-related queries.
Editors Note
Money Today Editor-in-chief Aroon Purie
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 finances.
Rahul Oberoi/Money Today
Shape of Things
We analyse how five commodities that have given the highest returns in the last five years are likely to perform in the future.
Talk Back
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.
Pritam P Hans
Home Deals Only Through Sale Deed
The Supreme Court has ruled that sale transactions carried through general power of attorney will have no legal sanctity.
  • Sebi suggests no trail fee for advisors A concept paper issued by Sebi says distributors of financial products who call themselves 'investment advisors' cannot accept any commission from financial companies.
  • Inner Voices Quotable quotes from banking, mutual fund experts on current trends.
  • Indian HNI Population on the Rise The number of high net worth individuals (HNIs or individuals with investable assets of $1 million or more) in India has grown for the second straight year.
  • Trivia and Telling Figures Rs 490 cr (or $100 million) is the insurance coverage sought by Jaypee Sports International, the organisers of Formula 1 Grand Prix in India.
  • How to stay immune to rate hikes If you are looking for a home loan where you monthly instalment does not change during the entire tenure of the loan, Axis Bank has a product to offer.
  • Regulator Watch A look at recent rulings which can affect you.

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