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Markets near all-time high: Should you invest now?

Markets near all-time high: Should you invest now?

One should not time the market before investing, says Ajit Narasimhan Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ There is surge in investment in the market by domestic as well as retail investors. Not surprisingly, the market has gone quite a bit up in the last few months and was almost close to its 17-month high this week. The Indian economy looks promising and the stock market is bound to give satisfying returns in the months to come. However, the stock market is also a volatile ecosystem. It goes ..., 1 month ago

True or false? Stocks make the most money in long term

It is difficult to answer this question in yes or no. Here's Dwaipayan Bose's thorough analyses Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ You may have often heard capital market experts and financial planners saying, equity is the best performing asset class in the long term. They cite examples of Sensex or Nifty return versus gold and fixed income returns over the last 3 or 5 years. But has Sensex beaten all other asset classes across all long term time-scales? Firstly, let us discuss how long is ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Inflation's biggest, yet silent victims!

No, they are not you or me, says Geetanjali KrishnaIllustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The other day, when I was visiting a friend in Mumbai, her old cook brought a battered ledger for us to see. In it, she'd meticulously written her daily accounts for the last 10 years. As we glanced through pages of her spidery handwriting, straining to understand the complicated notations, I realised that I was looking at a valuable document. It was a poor woman's chronicle of the rising prices of ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

8 steps to save and invest more money

Money saved is money earned, and cutting down your expenses could well be the single-most important step towards an organised financial life. Naval Goel shows you how to keep your finances organised. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Lack of organisation can harm your finances much more than just being short of cash. Faltering on credit card payments could lead to late fees. At the same time, not keeping track of your bank account could lead to a fall in your average minimum balance, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Smart ration cards need to be smarter

The new ePOS devices launched to curb corruption are proving to be more of a hassle than a boon.   Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/     Four months ago, fair price shopkeeper Om Prakash complained about the lack of network connectivity affecting the functioning of his new electronic point of sale (ePOS) device that identifies beneficiaries through biometrics.    His complaint was attended to, but since his shop is close to the airport, network connectivity was an ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

5 stocks that can make you money

Mudar Patherya picks 5 stocks that have stood the test of time. The extended first quarter season has kept me buried in sheets of scribbles and expectant extrapolations. This is a sniff of what I have to show for my honest labour. JK Paper: It's high time I saluted this paper company virtually returned from the brink. There was a time, not too many quarters ago, when paper companies had been obituarised. JK Paper kick-started a counter-trend by slashing costs and reporting higher profits. The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Banning cash transactions above Rs 3 lakh on govt radar

The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigations Team on black money has also proposed that holding more than Rs 15 lakh in cash be made illegal for individuals and for companies, report Tinesh Bhasin and Sanjay Kumar Singh. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ After making the Permanent Account Number mandatory for high-value transactions, the government is now considering banning all-cash transactions of more than Rs 3 lakh. The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigations Team on black ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How safe is your PF money? 10,932 companies caught defaulting

By region, Thiruvananthapuram leads with 247 defaulters, followed by Kolkata with 173 and Bhubaneswar with 115 The law prescribes 30 days as the limit to pay provident funds, an employee’s rainy day or retirement stash. Sanjaya Kumar, above, has been waiting more than 1,800 days–five years–for the Rs 40,000 that an Odisha company owes his dead father. Numerous emails and complaints to the government organisation responsible for collecting and forwarding provident-fund dues ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Mutual fund tips to help you make money

In an online chat with readers on August 10, Vidya Bala, head of mutual fund research at FundsIndia, answered their queries. For hose who missed the chat, here is the transcript. paresh parikh: Hi kindly suggest if I should hold or redeem my investments done in UTI Midcap and UTI Opportunities fund? Vidya Bala: Paresh Parikh, hold to UTI Midcap it is high risk but doing well. UTI Opportunities - see for 2 more quarters. If it still underperforms, exit Amit Sinha: Hi madam It is told that to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Best loan deals available this festive season

Planning to buy a home, car, or a vacation? Check this out Banks are increasing their focus on retail (small) borrowers, as the demand from companies has slowed. They have already started lining up special offers to tap festival demand. There are discount offers of up to 25 basis points on interest rates. Some banks are waiving processing fee. If you are planning to buy a home, car, or a vacation, here are some of the deals available: Illustration: Uttam ...
 Rediff.com19 hours ago
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