The ‘Pump and Dump’ Scams
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The ‘Pump and Dump’ Scams

Have you ever received some extremely profitable market 'tip' about buying a particular stock? Maybe some other news about the 'next big investment'? All this at for nothing, absolutely free!

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API Banking: How is it Revolutionising Indian Banking?
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API Banking: How is it Revolutionising Indian Banking?

One important reason why economists worldwide regard Indian banking is its continuous adaption of upcoming technologies. How Indian banking fares against other emerging markets is just one aspect; important is how it has revolutionized itself to take itself to the doors of the unbanked.

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Where do you Fall in the CashFlow Quadrant?
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Where do you Fall in the CashFlow Quadrant?

Everybody wants a future that is better than their present. Most people want to be richer in the coming time of their life. Is there a secret that only the rich know; or is it a code that one who cracks, becomes rich?

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Credit Rating Agencies
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Credit Rating Agencies' Business Model

If you pick up a business newspaper, you will find the name of at least one of Fitch, Moody, or S&P. In fact, in the recent news associated with Indian slowdown, you would see GDP forecasts by Ind-Ra, ICRA, or CRISIL at least once in every quarter.

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Amazon and Future Retail Partner Strategically Against Jio Mart
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Amazon and Future Retail Partner Strategically Against Jio Mart

Amazon and Future Retail Limited are partnering to collectively take on Jio Mart! What’s the scenario? Read and find out below.

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Indigo
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Indigo's Promoters' Feud: Rakesh Gangwal vs Rahul Bhatia

Serious Turbulence Among Indigo’s Promoters! Indigo’s Promoters are out in the open competing in a strategic cum legal ‘Tug of War’. What’s going on?

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What makes Bajaj Finance preferable for Investors?
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What makes Bajaj Finance preferable for Investors?

Bajaj Finance in the year 2019 became a hit among investors. In October, it was reported that investors had priced Bajaj Finance more than India's largest lender i.e., the State Bank of India (SBI) with a balance sheet 14 times the size of Bajaj Finance's book.

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OTT Platforms: Their Revenue Model and Rise
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OTT Platforms: Their Revenue Model and Rise

Netflix, Hotstar, or Prime Video. If you have not heard any of these names yet, you might be termed someone from Stone Age by people around you. In the past couple of years, OTT web streaming platforms have gained over-the-top popularity.

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What is Rating shopping and How it can be stopped?
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What is Rating shopping and How it can be stopped?

Once there was an ugly guy named ‘IL&FS’ who although knew he looked ugly but, was not ready to accept it publicly. He asked one of his acquaintances “How do I look? Give me a fair opinion.” To which the person replied “Well… To be straightforward, I would say you don’t look attractive.” IL&FS thought, this is not acceptable. I’ll pay and ask someone else. So, he went to another acquaintance and said “I’ll pay you handsomely if you tell me that I look good!” Of course, the person said “Oh! you look quite handsome!” IL&FS accepted it with pleasure and posted it on social media and everywhere else that “I look quite handsome according to…”. Just think, he bought an opinion, right? That’s what happens in case of credit rating given to companies. And, that’s what RBI calls ‘Rating Shopping’.

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Direct Mutual Fund: Check its Features & Advantages
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Direct Mutual Fund: Check its Features & Advantages

Mutual Funds have emerged as one of the top choices of retail investors in our times. Be it through tax-saving ELSS, foresighted SIPs, or just lump sums, everybody is into mutual funds in one way or more. Mutual funds are not new. They have been there for more than 30 years. However, increasing incomes over the years, reduced bank deposit rates, demand of market, and awareness among investors have led to immense popularity of mutual funds as an investment instrument.

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PNB Files Loan Fraud case against Jagdish Khattar
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PNB Files Loan Fraud case against Jagdish Khattar's Carnation

It's third fraud in a row for PNB! What is it? And, How did it happen?

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AMUL: The Business Model
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AMUL: The Business Model

Anand Milk Union Limited or AMUL needs no introduction. Amul has created this name and reputation over the years delivering quality milk products to the entire country and now the world. People in eatery and restaurant businesses advertise their dishes conveying that they use Amul products.

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Why Negative Yield on Bonds is Rising?
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Why Negative Yield on Bonds is Rising?

While the Indian bond market is busy welcoming the Bharat Bond ETF and Nifty-Bharat Bonds Index, the global bond market is fighting an entirely new battle of negative yields. According to Bloomberg, the negative yield bonds were almost inexistent until 2015, and now just four years later, more than 25% of global debt bonds are yielding negative.

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PPF New Rules: Check How it will Benefit You
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PPF New Rules: Check How it will Benefit You

The Modi Government recently took down the earlier Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme (1968) and launched new PPF rules in 2019, replacing all earlier PPF rules with immediate effect. What are these new rules governing the Public Provident Fund? Read on and find more below.

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ArcelorMittal Essar Steel Acquisition: All You need to Know
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ArcelorMittal Essar Steel Acquisition: All You need to Know

For a very long time, ArcelorMittal, one of the world's largest steel producer, has been waiting for long to gain entry into the Indian Steel Markets.  When the company earlier announced its plans to build an integrated steel plant in Odisha, it was somehow scrapped off.

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Tata, Mistry and NCLAT – The Battle Continues
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Tata, Mistry and NCLAT – The Battle Continues

Has Cyrus Mistry had the last laugh with Tata Group? How did all this unfold? What exactly happened with time that brewed bitterness between Ratan Tata and Cyrus Mistry?

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What is the importance of ASBA in IPOs?
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What is the importance of ASBA in IPOs?

With various companies announcing their IPOs, these are golden days to make it big in the market for investors. The Indian economy is also favoring us with a growing GDP, and an overall increase of various new startups.

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Liquid Funds: Safe to Invest or Not?
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Liquid Funds: Safe to Invest or Not?

In the realm of investments, there are various kinds of funds available for investment. One such fund is liquid funds. There are quite mixed reviews about them. Some claim that they're quite safe to invest in, while others want to stay away from them. 

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