Budget 2020

Lofty valuations factor in key positives for risk conscious Kotak Bank: Analysts

NEW DELHI: ‘s March quarter earnings missed analysts’ estimates on the profit front led by lower-than-expected growth in net interest income (NII) and higher provisions. Analysts say the private lender has been risk conscious for a while, which has taken a toll on its growth. Analysts believe the stock will closely track growth momentum, which […]

Budget 2020

Debt index funds can be an ideal solution for safer investment needs

It is well-known that the key to generating optimal risk-adjusted returns and achieving your financial goals is to create a well-diversified investment portfolio. This can be accomplished by investing in a variety of instruments that are spread across the risk-return spectrum. Generally, equity investments are considered as vehicles of long-term wealth creation while debt investments […]

Budget 2020

Risk of sharp deterioration in private banks’ asset quality has receded: Moody’s

‘Asset performance at top 5 private banks better than expected in period till Dec.’ The Indian government’s policy measures to support bank borrowers have softened growth in non-performing loans (NPLs), thus averting the risk of a sharp deterioration in asset quality, Moody’s Investors Service said on Friday. It added that the risk of a sharp […]

Budget 2020

All you need to know about e-voting for winding up schemes of Franklin Templeton

The voting process for unitholders to decide the fate of the six debt schemes of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund will begin on December 26 and end on December28 th. The outcome of the voting will determine if the schemes must close down or not and how soon unitholders will get their money back. ET takes […]


Australia prepared to risk Warner in Sydney even if not fully fit

David Warner may play the third test against India even if he is short of full fitness as Australia look to the veteran opener to strengthen the top order, assistant coach Andrew McDonald said on Thursday. Warner was ruled out of the first two tests in Adelaide and Melbourne after tearing an adductor muscle, but […]

Budget 2020

DSP mutual fund: Medium to long-end bonds provide a favourable risk-reward: Saurabh Bhatiya of DSP Mutual Fund

Many mutual fund investors believe that debt mutual funds are likely to give lower returns in the coming days even as hopes of more rate cuts are slowly fading from the bond market. Will the RBI hold or rates or will it do the unthinkable: raising rates? Shivani Bazaz spoke to Saurabh Bhatia, head of […]

Budget 2020

Risk hai to Ishq hai? Should you invest directly in stocks?

Nilesh, a friend of mine working at a senior position with an MNC, called me last week. He said enthusiastically without much introduction: “Hey Rishabh! I want to invest in the stock market, can you please suggest some good stocks to invest in?” I was surprised. “Why do you want to invest in the market? […]

Budget 2020

Wall Street keeps pushing into China as Washington balks

A year into China’s big bang opening of its financial markets, Wall Street has ever more to lose from a growing consensus in Washington over reining in Beijing. It’s a risk they’re willing to take. A star-studded cast of global banks and fund houses have increased their presence in China this year and a record […]