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Amazon to ride FDI wave. Controls 49% in Future Coupons Ltd.

Amazon to ride FDI wave. Controls 49% in Future Coupons Ltd.

Amazon has solicited for the approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for a deal of Rs 1500 crore. The US-based company, Amazon will accelerate the FDI wave. It...
Travel credit cards - are they really rewarding?

Travel credit cards - are they really rewarding?

A Travel Credit card is just like any other credit card out there in the market. The term ‘Travel credit card’ is just a marketing term used to describe credit...
Will the marriage between Laxmi vilas and Indiabulls succeed?

Will the marriage between Laxmi vilas and Indiabulls succeed?

Lakshmi Vilas Bank is currently hovering near it's 52 week low of Rs. 36.5. It is a steep fall from levels of Rs. 90. Similarly  Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (IBH)...
Investor’s Asset - Capital Asset Pricing Model

Investor’s Asset - Capital Asset Pricing Model

In 1952, Harry Markowitz, an American economist, developed a model which was known as the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). This model was later adapted by William Sharpe and other...
Why you should prefer Fixed Maturity Plans than FDs

Why you should prefer Fixed Maturity Plans than FDs

Why you should prefer Fixed Maturity Plans than FDs? In India most of the investors prefer investing money in Bank Fixed Deposits(FD), post office saving despite which currently offers interest...
What are MIPs and Balanced funds

What are MIPs and Balanced funds

Achieving the right balance of debt and equity is always a challenging task for an investor. These decisions are mostly influenced by stage of the investor’s life. Risk and return...
Five lesser known investment options

Five lesser known investment options

Financial plan must be in such a way that the immediate and long-term financial needs are met. Investment planning is a key component of financial planning. Investments will ensure wealth...
Things to know about Asset Allocation

Five popular portfolio types

What are the most popular portfolio types? Portfolio management is the science of taking decisions about investment mix and policy. Also making sure their investments match their objectives, and proper...
Journey of Lao's from land locked to land linked

Journey of Lao's from land locked to land linked

When a country doesn't have access to the coastline or is neighboured by a closed sea it is known as a land-locked country. Presently there are 49 land-locked countries in...
Catastrophe bonds. Why you should look at this as an alternate investment

Catastrophe bonds. Why you should look at this as an alternate investment

A catastrophe bond(CAT Bond) is a financial instrument which insures the insurer in cases of natural disasters. These events include tsunamis or earthquakes. The loss is transferred to the investors...