Personal Finance »Investments
  • 29 Sep 14
    12:20 AM
    Buying a car online can actually lead to savings of 20-25 per cent. How? There is a dealer margin of five per cent. Then, there are transportation, warehousing and other costs that add up to this significant percentage.
    12:19 AM
    Mumbai resident Girish Gokhale's father would often say his two sons were his savings for the post-retirement days. To that end, the senior Gokhale, a government servant, spent his life's savings on his sons' education.
  • 26 Sep 14
    07:27 AM
    A few months earlier, Sunita Raj’s employer sent a mail to employees that they could subscribe to the New Pension System (NPS) henceforth. Raj doesn’t know if she should subscribe or not.
  • 25 Sep 14
    02:18 AM
    With all top banks easing the entry barrier for the retail investor through aggressive stock splits, buying the stock of a good bank has become easier. State Bank of India (SBI)  announced 1:10 stock split on Wednesday.
  • 24 Sep 14
    02:30 PM
    Almost a decade ago, James Montier penned Seven Sins of Fund Management, a behavioural critique. His report is packed with smart observations, backed up with data and charts.
    07:17 AM
    Buying a Larsen & Toubro (L&T) share would cost Rs 1,496 — expensive. But if one gets L&T, ITC, Axis Bank and some blue-chip public sector stocks in an exchange-traded fund (ETF), many would be interested.
  • 22 Sep 14
    01:30 AM
    Since January 2013, when the decision was taken to gradually loosen the control on diesel prices, the latter have been raised every month by up to 50 paise a litre. So far, the price has cumulatively risen by Rs 11.81 a litre in 19 instalments.
  • 16 Sep 14
    01:41 PM
    Bernard Baruch, an American financier and stock investor, once said that the main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.


Company Price Gain (%)
Sun Pharma.Inds.857.302.77
H D F C1,052.602.17
Bajaj Auto2,348.951.96
Maruti Suzuki3,064.351.85


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