Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Stock strategy for an election year

Stock strategy for an election year
Political developments will have a deep impact on the stock markets over the next few months. Find out how to plan your finances in the run-up to the general elections.
5 things to know while buying a car
The bigger the car, the fatter the discounts being offered. However, don’t let the freebies entice you into making a purchase you can’t afford.
6 tips to score big in campus interviews
All campus interview questions can be classified into 6 buckets -- work experience, education, technical skills, problem solving skills, personal goals and behaviour.
Costlier gold ETFs: Here is what should you do
The NAV of gold ETFs is based on the landed cost of the metal in India. When the import duty was raised, the NAVs of these funds moved up.
Vacation vs work: Why Indians prefer to work than take leaves
A lot of Indians prefer to work, putting off or cancelling their holiday, as per a recent study, 2013 Vacation Deprivation, by Expedia.
Quote of the week
“No single data or point or number will determine our next move but our effort is firmly on controlling inflation.”
Raghuram Rajan RBI Governor
Poor planning and low surplus to affect Biswals' long-term goals

Family Finances

A portfolio skewed heavily towards debt and real estate means that the Biswals will have to wait for salary increment before they can plan for their retirement.
Can the RBI stem wilful defaults in banking?

Financial Planning

"The new norms proposed by the central bank will either push the banks towards better lending practices or lead to their demise if they fail to match up."
Sanjay Yadavrao’s Rs 7 crore venture brings prosperity to Konkan

Money-making venture

“The people in Konkan were forced to migrate to cities due to lack of local employment opportunities. I wanted to change the status quo,” Yadavrao says.
From Rs 250 to Rs 2,700 cr, R K Sinha's SIS is the first Indian MNC in security industry


"We had bought Australia’s largest security agency, Chubb Security for around $300 million, even by selling 14% of our stake to partly fund the acquisitio."

Financial Calculators

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Use this calculator to find out if it is worthwhile to shift your home loan to another bank? Just enter the data and click next. It's that easy.
Home Loan Refinance
Home Loan Refinance
Should you refinance your home loan?
Find out how much you will have on retirement with different combinations of savings, percentage returns, time to go and tax rate.
Lay out a strategic map of finances, beginning with a list of assets and an estimate of income.
If a credit card is lost or misused, the holder is compensated through the insurance arrangement of the card issuing bank.
Holding joint investments is a good idea, especially for couples who need flexibility in managing money.
BEL surprised the markets negatively with another quarter of lacklustre performance.
Picking the right broker can help resolve all the doubts for a first-time commodity trader.
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