The uncertainty on fuel price hikes over, bond yields will continue its downward trend. Bond yields have come off over the last couple of weeks with the yield on the benchmark ten Read More
Oil prices have been hiked and there is as usual political and public outcry. Government hiked fuel prices on the 24th of July 2011 to pass on some of the rise is global crude oil Read More
“Timing and liquidity” is my investment philosophy. Once you get the timing right on an asset class you can be fully invested in the most liquid instrument on that asset class. TimRead More
Profile of Arjun Parthasarathy Experience : Twenty years in Indian financial markets Current occupation : Editor “Investors are Idiots” columnist DNA, Moneycontrol.com Read More
What is “Investors are idiots ” ? Investors are Idiots is a financial newsletter that is focused on making money work for you rather than your money working for others.Read More
Asian equities ended last week on a positive note with week on week gains while the US, German indices closed with week on week losses. There were a slew of policy makers speak thaRead More
Current rate hikes are keeping rates on fixed deposits high, but it is also setting the stage for interest rates to fall in the coming months. Extend your fixed income portfolio maRead More
The markets are reflecting the headwinds they are facing. Equity indices and commodity indices are down between 6% and 10% from mid April highs while the USD has strengthened by arRead More
 The government is holding back a bond rally due to its reluctance to bite the bullet and hike fuel prices. Crude oil prices (Brent Crude) are higher by 23% calendar year to date, Read More
Large cap indices fell the most last week with Sensex and Nifty falling by over 2% week on week. Large cap indices fall was led by the IT index which fell over 4% week on week. TheRead More
RBI risks overshooting rate hikes RBI did not disappoint the market, which was expecting a 25bps repo rate hike in the mid quarter policy review of the annual monetary policy for 2Read More
The world is buzzing with internet companies that have been listed or going to be listed. Linkedin which was the latest listing doubled on the listing day while other companies incRead More
Child plans floated by insurance companies are highly avoidable products. To fund your child’s education in the future you should look at investment avenues that are cheap and are Read More
High inflation and slowing growth is India’s story at present. The question is whether inflation will come off as growth slows or inflation will stay high despite slowing growth? TRead More