Budget 2020

MF portfolio doctor: Sen needs to increase mutual fund SIP amount to achieve money goals

Not many investors know whether they have invested in the right funds and if their fund portfolio is on track. The Portfolio Doctor assesses the health of the fund portfolio, examines the schemes and their suitability with regard to the goals and, if required, recommends corrective measures. The advice given is based on the performance […]

Budget 2020

Money & relationships: 4 ways parents can deal with teenager’s money issues

Raising children is a difficult task at the best of times, but the real test of parenting skills occurs during teenage years. Raging hormones and rebellion coupled with peer pressure and emotional fragility in a child can create an explosive situation if not handled with care. Add to it financial issues, and it seems virtually […]

Sports

Pandemic forced us to borrow money to pay staff, players: Cricket West Indies

Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerritt, who is aiming to be re-elected after a two-year term, has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to borrow money to pay players and staff wages but the board’s debt has reduced to a third in his tenure. Skeritt will be fighting for reelection against Guyana Cricket Board […]

News Headlines

Rahul Gandhi hits out at Centre over rising fuel prices

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday lashed out at the BJP-led government at the Centre over rising prices of fuel, alleging it was forcibly taking money from the pocket of people to try and run the government. Interacting with students of St Teresa’s College, an autonomous women’s college, here, Gandhi blamed the government’s mismanagement for […]

Budget 2020

Days of making ‘easy money’ may be getting over in this market

MUMBAI: In a year ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic that brought the economy to its knees, the Indian equity market is all set to register its best performance for a financial year in more than 16 years with gains likely exceeding 74 per cent. The jaw-dropping performance for domestic equities has been driven by aggressive […]

Budget 2020

Ridham Desai’s advice to investors: Park your money in these 3 sectors

For now, income is likely to rise faster than input cost and therefore there will still be increasing disposable incomes, spurring discretionary spending, says Ridham Desai, MD, Morgan Stanley India. In your last note, you have said that this is a stock pickers’ market with ample alpha opportunity. What are the tactical investment thesis that […]

Sports

Helping hand: Sports science, tour rules, greater prize money play a role in Big 3’s continuing dominance in tennis

Three hundred and 11 weeks. That’s nearly six years. You can fit two Olympic Games or two FIFA World Cups in that time. Even a one-way trip to Jupiter, 886 million kilometres away from Earth, can be completed in that time. On Monday, that’s how long Novak Djokovic would have been the World No. 1 […]