ITC’s pain is HUL’s gain

ITC

In Budget 2020, the government has increased its allocation to the Agriculture sector by 28.1% as compared to the revised FY20 estimates. Allocations to Rural development and transportation have gone up 1% and 7.2%, respectively. If all these factors translate into higher rural demand, some FMCG companies will gain an edge over others.

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In conversation with Cheenu Gupta-Fund Manager of Canara Robeco Equity Tax Saver

In an insightful interview with Ventura, Ms Cheenu Gupta—Co-fund Manager of Canara Robeco Equity Tax Saver touches upon macro and micro economic indicators and their effects on the positioning of the fund.

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Tax saving through Equity Linked Savings Schemes (ELSS) & Public Provident Fund (PPF)

If one can stay invested in PPF for 15 years, then why not consider investing in ELSS for a duration that is at least as long?

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How to choose the right tax saving investment for you?

Tax saving

An additional deduction for investment up to Rs. 50,000 in NPS is available to NPS subscribers under subsection 80CCD (1B). This is over and above the deduction of Rs. 1.5 lakh available under section 80C of Income Tax Act.

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Is Inflation Moving too Fast for Fast Moving Consumer Goods Companies?

When inflation spikes up, input costs of FMCG companies rise too. Unless companies are able to pass on these increases, their profit margins drop. As inflation starts pinching households, consumer confidence gets shaken and that eventually affects demand.

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6 interesting themes for stock market investors in 2020

The Nifty and Sensex are at an all-time high. Many investors wished they participated in the ongoing rally but who could predict it 4-5 months ago? Now many are questioning the longevity of this market rally.  Instead of waiting for the right time—which never comes in the investing arena—you should take the proactive approach and build a portfolio. Struggling to

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