Bull markets or bear markets? We don’t care markets

Equity Portfolio
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The world’s most widely tracked equity index, S&P 500, has come off 15% over the last 6 months. The broader Indian equity indices have fallen around 8% over the same timeframe. Therefore, going by the classical definition, we are still not in a bear market—neither globally nor in India.

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Why is palm oil making the headlines nowadays?

Palm Oil
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Nearly 70% of cosmetics have palm products as an ingredient and half the packaged food we buy at grocery stores and quick services restaurants contains palm oil. Moreover, it is also used as a biodiesel and animal feed.

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Rising wage bill of tech companies: a chronic problem or a crony problem?

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If IT companies don’t manage to grow their revenue and expand their deal pipeline in future only then rising employee costs may put them in a tight spot. Until then, rising wage bills might just remain an excuse for profit-booking.

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Jindal SAW: seamless company fractured performance?

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As the metal prices went through the roof over the last two years, private sector players and governments alike deferred their big capex and infrastructure projects. But now the fear of economic slowdown is capping the unprecedented rally in metals. And that may nudge corporations and governments to speed up the execution of high value infrastructure projects, which may give rise to a huge pent up demand.

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Are you in a dilemma about whether to apply for the LIC IPO? Read this…

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After several rounds of deliberations, the government not only pruned the issue size but it also reworked LIC’s valuation which might have already taken care of market concerns.

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How does your age affect your investment decisions?

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As we grow older not only our risk appetite may run down but also our acceptance of new things. We may not resonate with the fast-changing world as we approach the autumn of our life.

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