Posted by Equitymaster In a year that was filled with unexpected events, the only mutual fund category that outperformed all others in 2016 was debt funds. Easing inflation and falling interest rates sparked a rally in the bond markets. By September 2016, ... Equitymaster.com, 1 month ago
The easing inflation trajectory may prompt the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut the policy rate by 25 basis points (bps) on Wednesday. However, this would be followed by a long pause on the back of uncertainty in global commodity prices, looming Fed rate ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
PM's announcement were focused on those most affected by the note ban. Economists are divided on whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's populist schemes announced on New Year's eve will add to the government's spending burden for this year and the next. While most expect the net expenditure on Modi's sops to be incremental, some say it will add to the Centre's burden. On Saturday evening, Modi presented a mini Budget of sorts at the end of the 50-day demonetisation exercise. His announcements ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IDS-2 and raids to uncover black money stash keep receipts flowing, report Arup Roychoudhury and Sanjeeb Mukherjee.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Even as the cash crunch following demonetisation hit advance tax collections for the quarter ending December, economists say the fiscal deficit target of 3.5% of gross domestic product (GDP) for this financial year (FY17) is not a difficult one. Economists believe the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana or the income declaration scheme-2 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
TCS tops the list of 100 wealth creators for the fourth time in a row For a 2nd time in a row, the fastest wealth creator is Ajanta Pharma Asian Paints, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Sun Pharma are among the most consistent wealth creators Globally, renowned investors such as Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and Phil Fisher have, among others, one thing in common - they follow or propagate a concentrated investing strategy. Simply put, they invest in fewer stocks, rather than spreading out their ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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