What is causing Slowdown in the FMCG Sector?
Economy

What is causing Slowdown in the FMCG Sector?

After the automobile sector, the FMCG sector is now in the doldrums. For long, private consumption has fuelled India’s growth story. But the latest GDP data has confirmed that the fear of slowdown in FMCG Sector is real and is live. Q1 data shows private consumption growth at a little low over 3%, the lowest over 4 years.

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5 Industries that are least affected by Recession
Investing

5 Industries that are least affected by Recession

History repeats itself. If you have been following financial news, you might have come across the apparent signs that we're heading for a recession.The reports of job losses, economic slowdown, client frauds, bank frauds and liquidity crisis are now the talk of the town...It seems we are heading towards a global recession. Despite such uncertainities, there are industries that expand and do well while the rest of the economy suffers and contracts.

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IPO Process: 5 steps for Successful Listing
Investing

IPO Process: 5 steps for Successful Listing

2018 and 2019 have been hot years for the IPO market. Investors’ appetite for the new and fast-growing companies has been voracious, and start-ups, along with their early investors have used all-time stock markets high to cash in. An Initial Public Offering is the beginning of a great journey ahead. This can be related to the IRCTC IPO that grabbed much of investors' attention and stock price jumped to 645 from 310 on the first day after getting listed.

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Top 10 Investment Books Every Investor Should Read
Investing

Top 10 Investment Books Every Investor Should Read

Mastering an art requires perseverance and continuous efforts. Stock investing is just another art, which holds true to this phenomenon.

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How Important is ROE for Investors?
Investing

How Important is ROE for Investors?

Forget head-and-shoulders, bear traps double bottoms, forget volume, and forget stochastics. When you’re looking at a company, the single-most-important number is return-on-equity. Return on Equity is how much profit a Company generates when compared to shareholder equity. What makes ROE so good as a tool to analyze a Company is because it doesn’t account for the price of the stock. It only measures the company’s performance not the stock’s performance.

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5G: Is it the need of the Hour?
Economy

5G: Is it the need of the Hour?

With a lot of fanfare, excitement and speculation, 5G is slowly making the transition from a general idea to network implementation. Network operators are already scheduling 5G network trials and testbeds to sort out how the 5G vision will be realized. The hype of 5G is on the rise.

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Is this the right time to invest in Small and Mid-Caps?
Investing

Is this the right time to invest in Small and Mid-Caps?

Are you investing in the stock market? Which stocks should one start with, large and known companies (large-cap stocks) or smaller companies (small-cap stocks)?

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What Happened with Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
Investing

What Happened with Lakshmi Vilas Bank?

"Facts are threatening to those invested in fraud." This is what can be seen in the Lakshmi Vilas Bank fraud case. After PMC Bank; it's time for Lakshmi Vilas Bank to prove itself.

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