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  • 20 Oct 14
    02:30 AM
    One way of selling a new fund offer (NFO) is by telling a client that a Rs 10 net asset value (NAV) is cheaper than a well-established scheme with an NAV of Rs 100. 'You will get more units of the scheme with the same investment' is the sales pitch - a
    02:28 AM
    Since last week, Mumbai resident Rajendra Doshi has been buying four or five shares of Infosys Technologies daily. For, last week, the information technology services firm announced a 1:1 bonus issue.
  • 19 Oct 14
    12:35 AM
    More often than not, investing decisions are based on fear and greed, rather than knowledge and wisdom. As markets rise and fall, an investor swings between exhilaration and panic.
  • 17 Oct 14
    11:00 AM
    Rising equity markets have seen the return of the individual investor. Since January, while the BSE Sensitive Index or Sensex has risen 26 per cent, retail investor participation, based on client-based gross market turnover, has increased 62 per cent.
  • 14 Oct 14
    05:08 AM
    With the equity markets booming, you have another option to raise funds if faced with an emergency. You can take a loan against your shares or mutual funds (MFs).
  • 13 Oct 14
    08:10 AM
    After her father passed away, Mumbai-based interior design Utpala Mishra found herself with tons of documents and did not know what to do with these. These were investments/financial records of both her parents.
    08:09 AM
    Arun Kejriwal, Director, Kris Research, is clear that investors should sell the Mangalore Chemical and Fertilizers (MCF) stock in the secondary market, not in the rival open offers to either Deepak Fertiliser or the promoters.
    12:08 AM
    Barry Ritholtz is a financial columnist for the Washington Post and also the CIO of Ritholtz Wealth Management. He wrote an interesting series of columns recently.
  • 10 Oct 14
    03:08 AM
    Retail investors in mutual fund schemes, in a good market, are often misled to churn their portfolio aggressively, say industry players. Obviously, they are seldom able to reap benefits of stay invested for the long term.
  • 09 Oct 14
    03:30 AM
    If you have been avoiding investing in company fixed deposits because you were not sure of their quality, you have some help in hand now as more companies are revisiting the market with rated deposit schemes.


Company Price Gain (%)
O N G C421.506.10
Hindalco Inds.146.304.72
Axis Bank418.604.14
Tata Motors493.253.68
GAIL (India)458.952.46


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