Personal Finance »Investments
  • 16 Sep 14
    02:12 AM
    As a part of equity portfolio allocation, financial planners typically advise having 10-20 per cent exposure in mid-cap or thematic or sector schemes of mutual funds.
  • 11 Sep 14
    03:48 AM
    Once popular, gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) now seem to be losing favour among investors. The commodity’s poor performance through the past three years has hit investment in this product.
  • 10 Sep 14
    03:23 AM
    It’s difficult to resist the temptation to enter the market now. With global and domestic brokerages predicting new highs for the benchmark indices in the coming months and years, investors would feel enthused.
  • 08 Sep 14
    02:27 AM
    For investments in the one to three-year horizon, investors are increasingly choosing fixed income instruments such as fixed deposits, non-convertible debentures (NCDs) and tax-free bonds over fixed maturity plans (FMPs).
  • 05 Sep 14
    12:21 PM
    Mid-cap funds have put up some good numbers. Not surprisingly. Mid caps rarely fail to capture investors’ fancy during surging markets. This trend remains unbroken in the recent market rally as well.
    10:51 AM
    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.
    03:40 AM
    Buying a single stock of a company at Rs 5,000 may deter many. But if it costs Rs 500, investors would show more interest. That is the simple rationale behind a stock split.


Company Price Gain (%)
Dr Reddy`s Labs3,030.001.79
Sun Pharma.Inds.808.801.68
Hindalco Inds.165.151.07
Bajaj Auto2,344.000.57


With upbeat economic data will the Nifty top 8,500 in September?

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