According to the Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2015 by Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management, issued last week, a little more than two-thirds of the high net worth individuals (HNIs) surveyed among the 23 markets in the Asia-Pacific want more social impact
For a long time, the government has been trying to curb gold imports. Recently it launched two new initiatives - gold bonds and gold monetisation scheme - to control the yellow metal import and also utilise the idle gold in the country.
If you are an investor who is worried about investing in debt funds, in the wake of Amtek Auto’s defaulting on bond repayment, you can consider arbitrage funds to park short-term money - for a period of three months to two years.
With increasing life expectancy, individuals now live over 25 years post retirement. That's why a person should start planning early for the golden years. Regularly investing small amounts can help to create a big corpus over time.
Retail investors in debt funds are worried. In the past few weeks, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has expressed discomfort at the large exposure of some fund houses to sectors such as steel, power, and real estate.
There has been a welcome shift in the composition of household savings in the financial year of 2014-15. Individuals are investing in financial assets again, after a five-year period when the favoured inflation hedges were physical assets such as gold and