Why is Asia the go-to destination for Fintech?
by Tejasvi Mohanram January 17, 2017 09:20 IST
Though fintech entrepreneurs and start-ups have been setting up their operations long before 2016, this was the year when everyone from big banks, large corporations to governments have woken up to the revolution of fintech in Asia.
What after Demonetisation?
by Dr. Sunil Gupta January 12, 2017 14:11 IST
Many experts, politicians-turned economists, even self-styled financial analysts have given their verdicts; the common man, however, is puzzled, the size of queues hasn’t yet reduced. What about a breather from prime time discussions and diverse commentary on the subject and talk some basics.
The 7 common mistakes we should avoid while investing
by Amar Choudhary January 12, 2017 09:37 IST
Success in investing is as much driven by emotions than logic and people often make mistakes while trying to find a balance that works for them. Here are the seven common mistakes people make that you should look to learn from.
5 financial priorities when you turn 40
by Manish Hermajani January 11, 2017 08:53 IST
The 40s is the new prime of life in India. With relatively high and stable income, this is the golden period for prudent financial planning impacting all corners of one’s life from planning for emergencies to children’s education to retirement planning.
The combination of corporate governance, sustainability & growth
by Soumitro Chakraborty January 09, 2017 15:15 IST
Despite other economies virtually going through recession, India remains positive from the global investor perspective. The principles of corporate governance and sustainability in India are slowly being incorporated by businesses in the last two decades.
How soon can India become a developed nation?
by Dr. Sunil Gupta January 09, 2017 14:12 IST
Rating agencies such as Crisil have predicted a further growth in India's GDP to 7.9% in 2016-17. The prediction is backed by good rainfall during the monsoon and an upward yield in agricultural production this year.
Corporate India: Are we really smart enough for 2017?
by Naseem Javed January 09, 2017 12:01 IST
We must understand how our behavioral patterns intermingle like entangled tentacles sparkling at each transactional click and bouncing with other zillions of unknown similar tentacle extensions of others around the world creating fractal geometrical patterns of universal dimensions of new productivity. Such global human interaction is carving new paths of eventual prosperity.
Keep an eye on developer branding to pick residential projects
by Anuj Puri January 06, 2017 09:56 IST
In residential projects, the most important factor will continue to be the developer branding. This means a thorough understanding of prior delivery record, source of funds and a check on essential documents like commencement certificate, environmental clearance and approved building plans.
AUM of Mutual Funds to reach a new milestone in 2017
by Anuraag Saboo January 05, 2017 16:57 IST
With interest rates declining, debt funds are going to be out-performers in the first half of 2017 and with the GST effect kicking in by the later half of 2017; we expect even equity funds to join the party.
What is a better choice - Direct Equity or Equity Mutual Funds?
by Manish Hermajani January 03, 2017 15:14 IST
Equity mutual funds are a basket of equities managed by professional fund managers, investing in a large and diversified pool of equity stocks.