Dollar vs Rupee: Where to Invest?
Economy

Dollar vs Rupee: Where to Invest?

If you traced the dollar rate back to independence, you wouldn't believe that the rupee was at par with the US dollar! If that rate prevailed now, you could have bought the latest iPhone for just Rs 1300! Or you could have added luxury cars like Porsche or Tesla to your collection at just Rs 1 Lakh! Unfortunately, that is not the case.

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Coinbase: IPO of the largest US crypto-exchange
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Coinbase: IPO of the largest US crypto-exchange

It is raining IPOs both in India and globally. The most interesting among these is the IPO of Coinbase, which went live on Nasdaq on 14th April 2021. It is the first fully-fledged cryptocurrency exchange company to take this huge step.

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Why is Inflation at record high levels now?
Economy

Why is Inflation at record high levels now?

Blinders on to COVID figures, and what’s the other thing going up? Inflation, sure it is. And it’s incumbent on us to talk about it…

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Most Interesting Brand Battles Of India!
Business

Most Interesting Brand Battles Of India!

Do you know how your preference of buying a product affects a business and its competitors? Let's take a situation. If you are sent to the supermarket to buy salt, would you spare any time to decide between Tata Salt, Aashirvaad Salt, or any other brand available? Generally speaking, you wouldn't. You might randomly choose Tata Salt because you saw its unique advertisement sometime back, and it stayed in your mind. This choice of yours increases the sale of Tata salt by one unit in comparison to other brands. This might seem trivial for a small quantity. But yeah, it does make a difference.

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Contactless Card: Can it compete with UPI?
Business

Contactless Card: Can it compete with UPI?

Remember how you used to slit the throat of the POS machine to make payments? Or how you inserted the card like stabbing a knife! Not any more. Just tap & pay!

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The Archegos Capital fiasco: Leverage gone wrong
Finance

The Archegos Capital fiasco: Leverage gone wrong

Archegos Capital is making headlines, not for good reasons, though! But what's the matter exactly? Why is everyone talking about this? No idea? Well, read on to know.

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Zerodha Sovereign Gold Bond की पूरी जानकारी
Hindi

Zerodha Sovereign Gold Bond की पूरी जानकारी

हम भारतीय लोगों का गोल्ड के साथ एक अटूट रिश्ता है। आपको यह जानकर हैरानी होगी कि पूरे विश्व के कुल गोल्ड का लगभग 11% भारतीय लोगों के पास ही है जो कि IMF , जर्मनी तथा स्विट्ज़रलैंड के कुल सोने से भी ज्यादा है। लेकिन क्या आपने कभी यह सोचा है कि इस सोने को पारम्परिक तरीके के अलावा भी अन्य कई तरीकों से खरीदा जा सकता है। गोल्ड को हम ETF , फिजिकल गोल्ड या फिर सॉवरेन बांड्स के रूप में भी खरीद सकते है।  

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How did India become the fourth largest Forex holder in the World?
Economy

How did India become the fourth largest Forex holder in the World?

This weekend was special. India surpassed Russia to become the 4th largest holder of foreign exchange reserves in the world. With a forex reserve of $580.3 Bn, we're only next to China, Japan and Switzerland. And if you're imagining, that's huge!

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All About Foreign Exchange Market
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All About Foreign Exchange Market

Forex, the acronym for foreign exchange, is a complex word with simple logic. You might have heard people use this acronym a lot and find it fascinating. After reading this blog, you can also be that cool guy in the group talking about Foreign exchange trading.

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Economic Calendar: Events that move the Market
Economy

Economic Calendar: Events that move the Market

You should have noticed that the share price of companies rises if their results are favourable. Or if there is positive news about them. But if you believed that only these events affected the stock markets, then you are mistaken. Besides these micro-events, there are also macro events that have a significant impact on the share market.

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Hyperinflation: Effects Of An Uncontrollable Inflation
Economy

Hyperinflation: Effects Of An Uncontrollable Inflation

Have you ever wondered as to why we can't print more money for our needs?  We all know that the Government prints money for the country, so it's quite natural to wonder why it cannot print as much money as it needs and fulfil the needs of the country.

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Why are the Prices of Petrol and Diesel Sky High?
Economy

Why are the Prices of Petrol and Diesel Sky High?

After what was a year lockdown, 2021 started with a promise of things going back to normal. The nation slowly made its way out of the lockdown as life started to pick pace. Public places, offices, and malls reopened with necessary social distancing guidelines. And well to get to the public places, offices, and malls what do you need? A vehicle – car or a scooter! Right, and what do the vehicles run on? Petrol and diesel!

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The illegal world of CFDs and Binary Options
Finance

The illegal world of CFDs and Binary Options

Investors in India these days have a variety of avenues to trade in derivative instruments – financial rate agreements (FRAs), options, swaps, and futures. In its practical sense, Derivative trading is akin to gambling and is strictly regulated by the RBI and SEBI and laws like FEMA.

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Signal vs. WhatsApp: What’s Up With WhatsApp?
Business

Signal vs. WhatsApp: What’s Up With WhatsApp?

“Use Signal’: The hype these two words of Elon Musk have created in the past few days!  Well, if you aren’t living inside a box, you must be aware of the current situation which took the internet as well as the stock market by storm. If you don’t know, this incident revolves around WhatsApp’s recent privacy policies to Elon Musk’s tweet, which recommended using another social network app Signal. 

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Serum Institute of India (SII): A leading name in Immunology
Finance

Serum Institute of India (SII): A leading name in Immunology

The year 2020 indeed will remain in the pages of history forever!!  Standing today at the exit door of 2020, all we can think of is Covid-19. Such an unexpected year, who would have thought that this year could lock us all in, cancel all our plans and more frighteningly, will bring the end of so many lives. The pandemic of Covid-19 affected all our lives massively. In addition to the tremendous loss of lives, the pandemic paused the professional and personal lives of millions.

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FIIs reduce stake consistently in 40 large-caps in 2020
Finance

FIIs reduce stake consistently in 40 large-caps in 2020

India has been the favourite investment destination for FIIs emerging markets, and FIIs has been the net buyers of domestic equities. Since 2012, banks have remained the investment choice for FIIs. "In the last eight years, FIIs favourite sector was banking, financials, oil & gas, and capital products. within the last 3 years, insurance as a sector got the eye of FIIs and attracted important flows,"

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What does Bond Yield say about the Economy?
Bonds

What does Bond Yield say about the Economy?

The government of India has been announcing many welfare programs for various sectors of the economy to offer all possible help to its citizens. To implement these schemes, it naturally requires a huge amount of funds. 

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Why India Pulled Out of RCEP?
Market News

Why India Pulled Out of RCEP?

Integration is one thing that has helped India grow day by day. Globalization has made India stronger. Building relationships is one thing that can take anyone's place, either it's an individual or a country. India has always put its hand forward to build relationships then why is it that India pulled out of RCEP?

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