Tata seeks partner for JLR- approaches BMW & Geely
Investing

Tata seeks partner for JLR- approaches BMW & Geely

Is Tata in a similar position as Ford was back in 2008? What’s the issue with JLR and what has it been through in history?

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What is the new BSNL VRS Scheme about?
Economy

What is the new BSNL VRS Scheme about?

More than 60,000 employees of BSNL & MTNL have applied for VRS in just 4 days! What’s special about this VRS and what is BSNL expecting out of this?

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Moody
Economy

Moody's India Rating 2019: Stable to Negative

Moody’s has changed India’s outlook from ‘Stable’ to ‘Negative’. What exactly does this mean? How do Rating Agencies decide upon their comments?  We all know that weather forecasts are never 100% accurate. Are the forecasters at fault?

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Why USFDA increases strict check on Indian Pharmaceutical Companies?
Economy

Why USFDA increases strict check on Indian Pharmaceutical Companies?

USFDA Whip Continues on Indian Pharma. It’s raining warning letters and inspection reports on Indian pharmaceuticals. Why is this a matter of concern?

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How has Jio affected the Telecom Sector?
Investing

How has Jio affected the Telecom Sector?

Reliance Jio took a ‘showstopping’ entry in Indian Telecom space. It was a good ‘Jugaad’ by Jio to offer Internet services. How was Jio born exactly? Read and find out below..

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Vodafone denies its India Exit Rumor
Entrepreneurship

Vodafone denies its India Exit Rumor

Vodafone isn't Leaving. But it's Surely Looking for Life Support! Vodafone has officially denied its 'India Exit' rumor BUT... In this tough time for telecom sector, can Vodafone find some respite?

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Reasons behind Banking Crisis
Investing

Reasons behind Banking Crisis

There’s an undeclared banking crisis going on in our country and here we would like to throw some light upon it. This started as an NBFC crisis but now it has snowballed into a Banking crisis.

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IRCTC IPO: Can it be another D-Mart?
Investing

IRCTC IPO: Can it be another D-Mart?

Who doesn’t remember the D-Mart IPO? The hype, which surrounded it, the oversubscription and everything else. Recent IRCTC IPO is reflecting similar vibes and looks like the history is repeating itself. But, nothing can be said with 100% surety and therefore, the future of IRCTC is still veiled. Even though, the company is backed in its monopoly by the government itself and enjoys entire market share. But, who knows what’s on cards?

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What is Interest Coverage Ratio(ICR) and its Importance
Investing

What is Interest Coverage Ratio(ICR) and its Importance

A layman can end up losing his hard earned money if he doesn’t take his investment decision wisely and picks a stock randomly just by looking at its numbers flashing on the real time stock screen.

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What is Quick ratio & Reasons for its Usage
Investing

What is Quick ratio & Reasons for its Usage

An invetsor who tends to buy stocks should evaluate the financial statements of the company with great seriousness.

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Basics of Future and Options
Investing

Basics of Future and Options

Derivative is a financial contract whose value is derived from the underlying asset.The value of the underlying assets keeps changing according to market conditions. The basic principle behind entering into derivative contracts is to earn profits by speculating on the value of the underlying asset in future.The commonly used assets are stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities and market indices.

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Do political biases affect the investors?
Investing

Do political biases affect the investors?

We all live in a world of perceptions. Our perceptions about the outside world lead us to our beliefs, which in turn shape our behavior and actions. Here, are a few examples that justify how biases affect our lives.

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Sovereign Gold Bond Schemes
Investing

Sovereign Gold Bond Schemes

Sovereign Gold Bond is an initiative by the Government of India that was started in November 2015. It is a scheme that was started under the Gold Monetization initiative by the government. The sovereign gold bonds are an excellent substitute for investment in the real physical gold. RBI issues these bonds on behalf of the government of India. There are plenty of advantages you get by investing in this scheme.

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What is Top up and Step up, SIP in mutual funds?
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What is Top up and Step up, SIP in mutual funds?

A Systematic investment plan refers to investing a fixed amount of money at fixed intervals like monthly, weekly, or quarterly. If the investor can earn more while still invested in SIP, then he can either start a new SIP or can top-up the current SIP to invest more. Top-up SIP is a feature in which an investor has an option to raise the systematic instalment value by a fixed amount. This feature is provided by many mutual funds. This enables the investor to invest a higher amount of money during the tenure of SIP.

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Efficiency Ratios Analysis
Investing

Efficiency Ratios Analysis

As an investor, you need to determine how productively your company is managing its assets and liabilities to maximize profits.Revenue turnover, profits or assets; all these figures may tell you, how big an enterprice is . However, these figures cannot give you an idea whether the business is efficient or not.

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National Savings Certificate
Investing

National Savings Certificate

The national savings certificate is an initiative started by the Government of India. NSC is a fixed income investment scheme that can be opened with any post office. The target market for this scheme is small to middle-income investors who are provided an opportunity to save money while saving on income tax. This scheme is a secured scheme that has a very low risk in it just like the Public Provident Fund scheme.

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What is Stock Split?
Investing

What is Stock Split?

The stock split refers to dividing one share into two or more number of shares. The stock split results in an increased number of shares of the company. Stock split results in dilution of the number of shares, but the market capitalization of the company remains the same before and after the dilution. Imagine if you have a 100 rupee note and you are given two 50 rupee notes instead of one hundred rupee note, then, it is as good as a stock split. 

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Growth of discount brokers in India
Investing

Growth of discount brokers in India

The discount brokerage has set up a totally new investment scenario in India. You would be surprised to know that plenty of first time investors are showing up due to the presence of discount brokers around. So, let us understand what discount brokerage is and what the benefits of opting for it.

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