Bond market will not be too enthusiastic on taking down bond yields despite GDP growth for the first quarter of fiscal 2013-14 coming in at levels of 4.4%, well below official foreRead More
Indonesian Central Bank raised benchmark policy rates by 50bps on the 29th of August to stem the trend of a falling Rupiah. Indonesia has raised rates by 125bps since June 2013. BrRead More
The Indian Rupee (INR) is trading at record lows of Rs 60.73 to the USD. Government bond yields rose to its highest levels in 45 days on the back of the weakening INR. Bond yields Read More
Friday Podcast 30th August 2013 Transcript of Podcast The Indian Rupee (INR) is making headlines everyday by depreciating to record lows against the US Dollar. The fallout of the IRead More
Markets are panicking. The Food Security Bill and the Syria issue have taken the Indian Rupee (INR) to all time lows of Rs 68.75 to the US Dollar. The INR is down over 10% over theRead More
Hedge Fund managers who typically frequent the same bars in upmarket areas of London, Hong Kong and Singapore greet each other with pleasantries that reflect their positions. One sRead More
India’s foray into IIB (Inflation Indexed Bonds)  has been disastrous. IIB were supposed to provide a hedge against inflation for investors but in fact it has wiped out capital forRead More
Portfolio maintenance is an on going process. Once you have spent time and effort in constructing an investment portfolio that is right for you, you would have to justify your effoRead More
We have adopted a new logo for Investors are Idiots.com to reflect our commitment towards you  and to emphasise our vision for the future. The presentation on our new logo is attacRead More
The ten year benchmark bond, the 7.16% 2023 bond saw yields rise to over 9.4% levels last week before RBI stepped in to reduce fear in the bond market. The ten year bond yield lastRead More
FMCG majors Dabur, HUL, ITC, Glaxo Consumer, Godrej Consumer, Jubilant Foods and Marico have declared the Q1FY14 results. FMCG Companies reported a decent growth in the top line buRead More
Friday Podcast 23rd August 2013 Transcript of Podcast The broad picture is as follows. The USD/INR pair is trading at levels of Rs 65 as of 22nd August 2013 against levels of Rs 44Read More
The INR is the talk of the world of right now, even Paul Krugman is talking about it. Everyday the currency is hitting fresh lows against the USD and media is playing the field. I Read More
RBI’s moves to ease bond market pain will see sharp fall in bond yields as the market scrambles to cover its short positions. Ten year government bond yields can fall by 50bps to lRead More
Ravi is a hard working professional who wants to take the right financial decisions for securing his and his family’s future. His friend who is a market professional and who Read More