Economic conditions are not as bad as they are made out to be. The future in fact is looking brighter than it appears. Two things going for the economy at present is the peaking ofRead More
The Sensex and Nifty closed last week with week on week losses of around 1.5%. The weakness in the large cap indices was, largely due to the sharp losses sustained by information tRead More
Short term debt will do well Importance to your portfolio: High Level of technical knowledge required : High Subscribers who do not understand the content can follow the investmentRead More
Slowing growth- bet on bonds  The economy is heading for a slowdown and bond yields are not far from peaks seen during the year.  This by itself is a good case for buying into bondRead More
US, China, Greece, Italy, Portugal and other Eurozone countries are all contributing to market sentiments at present. Domestic investors in equities have already been affected by dRead More
Improving liquidity conditions bode well for the corporate bond yield curve. The AAA corporate bond yield curve is flat with three, five and ten year bonds all trading at 9.50% to Read More
Face Value: The face value of a bond is also known as par value or principal amount. It is basically the amount of money a holder will get back once a bond matures. A newly issued Read More
This is the first part of what is going to be a long series of tutorials on investing in equities. We’ll start from scratch on the reasons for investing in stocks (equities) and atRead More
The only person who loses by this statement is you. If you have made this statement, you have never invested in your life and in the process have lost out on the gains from investiRead More
The Sensex and the Nifty closed marginally positive week on week and in the process consolidated the 8% gains of the previous weeks. The market is reluctant to add on fresh long poRead More
You must be wondering what to do after the 8% rally in the Sensex and Nifty in the last couple of weeks? You should participate in the market, which means that if you hold equitiesRead More
Look to shift into the index Most of you will be holding dud investments. Dud investments are investments that have lost value on an absolute basis or on a relative basis. A stock Read More
Inflation as measured by the WPI (Wholesale Price Index) is trending at 9% levels and is expected to trend higher on the back of fuel price hikes by the government. The government,Read More
The economic slowdown that everyone is talking about is for real and there is very little the government or the RBI can do to bring about a quick turnaround. Everyday media news isRead More
Government finances are again in a mess. The government is issuing cash management bills to tide over a temporary cash crunch. Cash management bills are issued when the government Read More