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    Invest in equity without any risk – A N Shanbhag

    Over a year back, we had written about investing in equity without taking any risk whatsoever. Now once again we revisit this topic as the markets are getting overheated. Analysts, prone as they are towards a herd mentality, have all started singing the same tune – that a steep correction is round the corner. Never mind the fact that these so called analysts have almost always been caught wrong footed.

  • Investing in SIP? Don’t Fall for These 5 common Myths Related to SIP

    Often, newbie investors remain confused when embarking on their investment journeys. Their inexperience, lack of knowledge and the virtual ocean of myths that plagues the world of investment make things all the more perplexing for such rookie investors. In fact, these prevalent investment myths often discourage newbie investors.

  • Facebook announces USD 4.5 million investment to help news publishers

    San Francisco: Facebook has announced to invest an additional $4.5 million towards helping the news industry globally. The social media giant, that reported more than $5 billion in profit in the second quarter this year, said it will give $3.5 million towards “Facebook Membership Accelerator”, a three-month pilot programme designed to help news organisations with membership models.


    Practically speaking to survive you need lots of money. Hard work is surely one of the best ways to make money. But you also need to invest smartly. Combination of hard work and smart work will reap huge benefits. The best investors in the world will tell you that if you want to make money from the market then you need to follow some principles and you need to have a proper strategy. Here

  • Important for India to address banking crisis to support investment, inclusive growth agenda: IMF

    Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today said addressing the ongoing crisis in the banking sector was important for India to support investment and inclusive growth agenda. “Addressing the banking sector balance sheet issues and improving the performance of particular public sector banks is a very important issue for India to support investment and its inclusive growth agenda,” IMF Spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters at his bi-weekly news conference. Responding to a question

  • 5 Advantages of Having a Fixed Deposit Account in 2018

    A fixed deposit is an investment instrument that helps you increase your wealth and preserve your funds for the future. With recent updates to Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, senior citizens get more tax exemption on their income from bank FDs. This coupled with the low risk that FDs bear, give you a huge financial advantage.

  • Five years on, mandated philanthropy not delivering in India

    India is now into the fifth year of its unique experiment of legally binding companies to be socially responsible. This push by the government to solve the country’s most challenging social problems was based on the idea that the corporate sector will come up with transformative solutions that will scale up impact across the country. As the development goals of the country are immense and everyone recognises that the challenges can only

  • Trade ties between India & Canada: Investment impetus needed

    India and Canada—both among top 10 nations of the world—do not talk much business with each other. Perhaps, the geographical distance could be a problem. However, both the countries offer enormous business potential for each other. Hence, it makes sense for both countries to interact a lot more with each other than before. Pankaj Joshi takes a closer look…

  • PM Narendra Modi ready to hard sell India at the World Economic Forum in Davos

    Seven months after the third edition of the International Yoga Day celebrations received an overwhelming response across continents on June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to hard sell India’s economic rise along with Yoga and exclusive Indian cuisine at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, an alpine town in Switzerland. The WEF starts on January 23.

  • Expect 2018 to be more unsettling than 2017

    Most marketmen are a bit confused about what the markets and the leading economies have in store for 2018.  The first of such reports is already out. Credit Suisse in its Investment Outlook 2018, which it made public recently, tries to navigate this uncertain territory.

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    Mumbai: City’s real estate sector impacted by GST, demonetisation, says report

    Mumbai: Implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) and the last year’s note-ban have not only created liquidity issues for the real estate sector but also impacted investment and development prospects of the cities, thereby pulling down their rankings, a report has said.

  • Thane: Duped in 1999, 325 investors finally get their money back

    Thane: Around 325 investors were rejoiced to get their money back and that to due to good follow up by the police department. The investors and the police department also felicitated the officers who investigated the case and were able to give the entire amount back to the investors.

  • Foxconn to wind up ambitious investment proposal in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is confident about investment by the Taiwan-based giant manufacturer Foxconn once the tension between India and China is diluted. However, his colleague from the state cabinet and industries minister Subhash Desai said that there is no communication from the Foxconn since the past few months.

  • Haryana government signs Rs 20,000 crore worth MoU for logistics parks

    Mumbai: Haryana government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Verbind, an integrated trade facilitation services organisation, to set up logistics and trading hub in the state that would attract investment to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore.

  • SoftBank-Uber deal likely next week: Official

    New York: SoftBank’s multi-billion-dollar investment into ridesharing app Uber will be finalised “very likely in the next week” Uber board member Arianna Huffington has said.