SBI Cards IPO: What to Expect?
Investing

SBI Cards IPO: What to Expect?

Amongst a lot of IPOs in the news, SBI Cards IPO stands a bit different. On the one hand, it is a capital enhancement opportunity for the company, while on the other hand, it will see India's biggest ever PE Exit. This piece is about how an SBI owned company bets on its future through this IPO.

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Ujjivan Small Finance Bank IPO: Should You Invest?
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Ujjivan Small Finance Bank IPO: Should You Invest?

After the grand success of the IRCTC IPO, the market looks ready to invest in something that looks promising. Amidst all this has arrived a banking IPO, which has been doing a buzz around- ‘Ujjivan Small Finance Bank.’

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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
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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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Why USFDA increases strict check on Indian Pharmaceutical Companies?
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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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Top 10 Investment Books Every Investor Should Read
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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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What should an investor look for in quarterly reports?
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What should an investor look for in quarterly reports?

As a shareholder, do you forget holding the shares of a particular company, or are you anxious to know what is happening with the company whose shares you are holding? Well, if you belong to the second category, quarterly results are your savior.

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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?
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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?

It’s a no brainer for an investor to look into the financial ratios before making investment decisions, as there are no single measures to tell the whole story, making informed investment decisions could be tricky and may rattle your grey cells.

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Life Insurance: Term, ULIP, or Endowment?
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Life Insurance: Term, ULIP, or Endowment?

Do you know that 19 people die every minute in India? The health standards are decreasing day by day. The newspaper is filled with articles of alarmingly high pollution levels, natural calamities, increasing crime, etc. Life expectancy has come down to 68 years. In such a situation, taking Life Insurance is a must. It at least provides financial security to the family. So an obvious next question would be, "Which Life Insurance to take?”

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What is Discounted Cash Flow?
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What is Discounted Cash Flow?

Imagine the scenario where you decide to invest a specific portion of your pocket money say Rs1000 into stocks. Well, how would you select the appropriate stock? Will you blindly follow the advice given by your friends and family, or would you, as an intelligent investor, do a cost-benefit analysis?

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Why Did WeWork
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Why Did WeWork's IPO Fail?

Working spaces that have glass doors, plants, cafes, fancy furniture, and other glorifying facilities, sounds expensive, right? Startups and Freelancers having been able to afford such places.. It is no more a dream! WeWork made it all possible with the idea of clubbing like-minded people to give rise to better innovations. So let's have a look at the details.

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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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IRCTC IPO: Can it be another D-Mart?
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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 the 100 minus age investment allocation rule?
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What is the 100 minus age investment allocation rule?

We all must be aware that diversification across Equity and Debt is the key to a successful investment. Do you ever wonder as to how can you decide the proportion of your investment in debt and equity?

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Everything about promoter pledging that you should know
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Everything about promoter pledging that you should know

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its Financial Stability Report dated June 27, 2019, expressed its concern over the high level of promoter pledging. The report argued that a high level of promoter pledging indicates the poor financial health of a company and probably a situation that a company is unable to raise funding from other sources.

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How Important is NAV for Valuing Mutual Funds?
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How Important is NAV for Valuing Mutual Funds?

Whenever you plan to buy a mutual fund plan for yourself, the term that must have definitely caught your attention would be the Net Asset Value (NAV). This article is thus an attempt to answer intriguing questions related to the entire concept of the Net Asset Value. (NAV)

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The Enterprise Value for an investor
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The Enterprise Value for an investor

What is Enterprise Value? Enterprise Value (EV) is simply the total price that you need to pay to acquire 100% of any company. EV is also known as the Total Enterprise Value (EV) or Firm Value (FV). 

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Why is it important to understand your investments?
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Why is it important to understand your investments?

“Caveat Emptor” or “Buyers Beware” is the central theme that runs across the world of investing.  Every investor should have truckloads of knowledge about the investing world and where they are investing in. In this Monetary world, people want quick money.. easy money.. fast money.. And for this, they often resort to fraudulent activities, embezzlement, treachery, etc.

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