How to navigate the current macro environment Arjun Parthasarathy Published: 4th July 2012 RBI, ECB, Fed, PBOC, Greece, Spain, Italy, India, US, China, Japan are everyday factors tRead More
SEBI should use its resources more effectively SEBI is going to question fund houses on the underperformance of some of their schemes. Many mutual fund schemes have underperformed Read More
Equities across the globe received a positive thrust from the EU (European Union) summit held last week to sort out debt issues in the Eurozone. EU leaders agreed to open the EU baRead More
The new five year benchmark bond that was auctioned last week saw the cut off come in at 8.07% from initial traded levels of 8.11% in the when issued marked. The 8.07% 2017 bond isRead More
Equities will show resilience going forward Equities are showing resilience despite worries on economic growth sharply bringing down commodity prices. June 2012 saw oil prices dropRead More
Big bang announcements before Pranab Mukerjee vacated the FM seat was increasing FII limits in Indian government bonds by USD 5 billion and increasing overall ECB limits for IndianRead More
On any given day you will be flooded with advice on investments. TV channels showcase “experts” who recommend you to buy or sell stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities. Print anRead More
Setting relative return expectations Relative return is measuring the performance of your investment portfolio against a set benchmark. The benchmark could be anything, an index, sRead More
Identifying the Indian Apple-Part 10 The FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry is expected to grow at over 12% CAGR over the next few years. The top FMCG companies by market cRead More
The first twenty three equity investment tutorials took you through fundamental analysis of a company. Equity research is the process of applying the fundamental analysis to specifRead More
Deep Discount Bond (DDB) / Zero Coupon Bond (ZCB) Deep discount bonds and zero coupon bonds are similar in the sense that both the instruments do not pay coupon interest. Instead tRead More
Pranab is leaving a better finance ministry to the next finance minister than what he received when he took over in February 2009. In fact for a non-economist FM he did a good job Read More
The positive close for the Sensex and Nifty week on week despite disappointment on rate cuts and despite the Rupee falling to all time lows of Rs 57.33 to the USD bodes well for thRead More
RBI did not deliver as expected by bond markets leading to long position unwinding. Bond markets were expecting a repo rate cut by the RBI in its 18th June 2012 policy review and tRead More
ECB must act to devalue Euro rather than let Euro die Arjun Parthasarathy Published: 22nd June 2012 An ultra loose monetary policy by the ECB is required to a) prevent the Euro froRead More