Monday, July 22, 2013

The Economic Times Wealth

Debt investments: Is it time to review your portfolio?
Debt funds have lost heavily after the RBI tightened liquidity. Here's what you should do with your debt investments.
Buying a branded property? Things you should consider
Before you rush to invest in such projects and pay the high premium, here are the things you should consider.
Will chip-based cards succeed in reducing credit card fraud?
The RBI̢۪s new directive to banks to switch to chip-based cards from December this year is aimed at reducing credit card fraud. Find out all about the new cards.
Indian tax laws give NRIs a raw deal
Instead of trying to attract NRIs to invest in India, the tax laws deny them the benefits that are available to resident Indians.
Divis Laboratories: Good buy for the long term
The company's healthy balance sheet and recent correction in stock price make it a good buy for the long term.
Quote of the week
"We are targetting 12 lakh non-filers and stop-filers of service tax."
P Chidambaram Finance Minister
Misras have built a strong asset base, will achieve goals with ease

Family Finances

Not all skewed portfolios need an immediate overhaul. When Nitin Misra, a 40-year-old architect, contacted us for help, the financial planner did not alter the portfolio drastically even though it overtly favoured real estate.
How variation in interest rates alters the returns in debt funds

Financial Planning

Every time there is a fall in NAV of debt funds, there is renewed panic. The simple question in the investor̢۪s mind is: if there is no default and the fund is receiving its interest income, how and why should the NAV fall?
From catering to office events, Get My Meal has grown to a Rs 80 lakh firm

Money-making venture

Get My Meal, which started as an online customised food delivery company, has now morphed into a Rs 80 lakh catering entity for corporate parties.
Steelbird Hi Tech: How Subhash Kapur built a Rs 150 cr empire from helmets


I started research on the product in 1971, even imported a helmet from Germany. Two years later, I was ready to launch my company with a seed capital of Rs 2 lakh.

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