New Delhi: Investment through participatory notes (P-notes) in the domestic capital market surged to over Rs 74,000 crore till August-end, making it the highest level in 10 months. This marks the fifth consecutive monthly rise in the investment through the route, also signaling at growing confidence of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in the local market. […]
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NEW DELHI: Mutual funds have pulled out Rs 17,600 crore from stock markets in July-August mainly on account of negative sales in equity-oriented schemes. This comes against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic-related disruptions, a sharp slowdown in economic activity across the globe and a volatility in equity markets. Prior to the withdrawal, mutual funds […]
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday announced a relaxation on loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for gold loans from 75 percent to 90 percent. LTV ratio basically refers to the amount of loan a borrower can get against gold as a collateral. “The relief will be applicable till March 31, 2021,” RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das […]
Fund raising through retail issuance of non-convertible debentures slumped 79% to ₹882 crore in the first four months of this fiscal due to falling institutional participation and decline in credit ratings of such instruments. Fund raising through retail issuance of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) slumped 79% to ₹882 crore in the first four months of this […]
This comes against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic-related disruptions, a sharp slowdown in economic activity across the globe and a volatility in equity markets. Equity-oriented mutual funds have witnessed a cumulative net outflow of Rs 6,450 core in July and August while hybrid funds too saw a cumulative net withdrawal of Rs 12,121 crore […]
The RBI has decided to increase the permissible loan to value ratio (LTV) for loans against pledge of gold ornaments and jewellery for non-agricultural purposes from 75% to 90%. Good news for those willing to take a loan against gold ornaments and jewellery. With a view to further mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 […]
IT consulting and software firm Happiest Minds Technologies will initiate the process of entering the bourses on Monday as its Initial Public Offering (IPO) opens for subscription. The Rs 700 crore issue will be accompanied by an offer for sale for 35.66 million shares and a fresh issue of Rs 6.6 million shares. Happiest Minds […]
Warren Buffet started investing at age 11! The sensational investor still regrets not starting earlier. But, we get it. Not everyone’s blessed with the same business flair and investor’s intuition as Buffet. So, does that mean you refrain from investing? ABSOLUTELY NOT! That’s where Smallcase investments come to play. For the initiated, Smallcase investments are a […]
After March 2020, bitcoin prices started to surge and it even went past $61,000 briefly. Investors see bitcoin as an alternative asset class, anticipating strong gains, and also a hedge against inflation.
Investors should pick a mix of stocks that provide the desired returns with bearable risks. Well-researched stocks, especially leaders in a particular sector, will cushion steep slides during market downturns, say experts.