Personal Finance »Investments
  • 30 Jul 14
    12:45 AM
    It is widely believed that urban residential property in India is an excellent asset for large returns. But, is this borne out by data? Not really.
  • 29 Jul 14
    07:01 PM
    Last week, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) crossed the Rs 5 lakh crore market capitalisation mark.
  • 25 Jul 14
    07:07 AM
    The Sensex has gained almost 10 per cent from May 15 till date, while the CNX Infrastructure Index has gained almost 17 per cent in the period.
    12:40 AM
    Fund houses are offering investors in one-year fixed maturity plans (FMPs) the option to roll over their investment for two more years, to reduce redemptions.
  • 21 Jul 14
    02:30 AM
    "Dematerialising physical shares can be a horrible experience. It can take anywhere between three months to three years," warns Kartik Jhaveri, director, Transcend India. He should know. He is presently handling almost 15 such cases.
  • 17 Jul 14
    02:25 PM
    Imagine this: Your monthly income scheme invests 60% in equities and 40% in debt. Ideally, it should be treated as an equity scheme and returns should be tax-free after one year. Wrong.
    05:50 AM
    Though the central government and the Reserve Bank of India have offered incentives for raising long-term bonds to fund infrastructure and affordable housing, investors' appetite for such instruments from insurance companies and pension funds seem
  • 15 Jul 14
    04:06 PM
    According to Pune-headquartered PN Gadgil Jewellers' gold rush investment scheme if you invest Rs 1,000 for 36 months (Rs 36,000), then the jeweller pays you Rs 7,000. That is, return of 19.44%.
  • 14 Jul 14
    05:38 PM
    Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) is set to make a comeback after two and a half years. Should you look at the once-popular small savings instrument as a viable investment option? The jury is out on that, but the considered view would be you should skip it.


Company Price Gain (%)
Tata Steel553.401.56
GAIL (India)436.350.74
Coal India368.950.49
Reliance Inds.1,006.000.05


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