Personal Finance »Investments
  • 02 Sep 14
    06:36 PM
    When the stock markets go on a one-way northward trip, making money seems easy. With year-to-date returns of 27 per cent, retail investors, after six years, would be again getting that feeling.
  • 31 Aug 14
    12:18 AM
    Newspapers, television channels and corporate houses have dissected the performance of the Modi government after 100 days and given the government a thumbs-up. The stock markets too have shown their approval by touching new highs.
  • 27 Aug 14
    02:10 AM
    For many, buying gold jewellery or coins a few months before the festival season is almost a norm. This helps when gold prices rise during the festival days, as the yellow metal or jewellery is priced lower due to the lock-in.
  • 25 Aug 14
    12:20 AM
    An expense ratio of 3.25 per cent sounds small, especially when the stock market is hitting a new high almost every day. But it impacts returns substantially over the long term.
    12:18 AM
    Swapnil Pawar, chief investment officer at Karvy Capital, says he'd advise retail investors to invest their entire equity portfolio in exchange traded funds (ETFs).
    12:16 AM
    A look at the Forbes lists of very rich people tells us very few reach the absolute top of the wealth ladder purely by investing, although the stock market usually plays a large part in the mega-rich success stories. Investment experts manage money.
  • 22 Aug 14
    02:59 PM
    Indexation is the process that takes into account inflation from the time you bought the asset to the time you sell it. The way it works is that it allows you to inflate the purchase price of the asset to take into account the impact of inflation.
  • 21 Aug 14
    06:34 PM
    Many investors are asking for ways to lower their tax liability on redemption from debt mutual funds, says Anutosh Bose, chief operating officer at LIC Nomura Mutual Fund. He advises making use of the systematic withdrawal plan (SWP).


Company Price Gain (%)
Bharti Airtel391.904.24
Sun Pharma.Inds.863.152.50
HDFC Bank858.502.01
Hero Motocorp2,801.651.54


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