Now, everything is loaded in favour of equity. Dividends are tax-free; capital gains tax is lower (was NIL till last year for Long term). Interest rates are down on fixed deposits to 8-9% pa. Bank FD rates are down to sub 7% pa levels. The returns on equity remain in the band of 15-17% pa over the long tenure.Read more
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In the times of easy liquidity, many Indian companies borrowed from overseas sources to benefit from the near zero-interest rates thinking that they will continue to grow at astronomical rates permanently.Read more
Not having adequate money to live a peaceful life post-retirement is also a risk, isn’t it? Do It Yourself approach to investing can help you resolve this.Read more
Are satellite televisions losing their relevance in the FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) world?
When the promoter group of one of India’s leading satellite broadcasting companies thinks of offloading half of its stake, it becomes a sneak peeking opportunity. As you might be aware, the news of The Essel Group divesting upto 50% of its stake in Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has been making headlines. Usually, divestment by the promoter group is consideredRead more
If one puts all the eggs in one basket, the chance of all the eggs being broken are more. If one puts them in three or four baskets, the chance of breaking all of them will be less. In the event of an unfortunate incident, the loss will be reduced. Same thing is applicable for investments. If one invests allRead more
Warren Buffett’s Op-Ed in the New York Times is a must read. Here the Oracle of Omaha shares some of his thoughts. You can read the full piece here: Some highlights: In the near term, unemployment will rise, business activity will falter and headlines will continue to be scary. So… I’ve been buying American stocks. This is my personal account I’m talking about,Read more