Posts tagged "Equity"
Why is it Better to Rent a Home than Buy One in India?

Why is it Better to Rent a Home than Buy One in India?

A house is a major investment for many people both in the developed and developing countries. It is more so in a country like India where just 1.5 percent of the total population invest in equities. Limited awareness of equities as an asset class and the high volatility of the Indian stock markets are to...
Components of Your Long-term Financial Planning

Components of Your Long-term Financial Planning

Every person should have a strong financial planning to meet the future requirements of his life. Financial planning does not mean putting all your money in bank deposits or buying real-estate. It is about catering to all your financial needs in your life. Some of the key components of your financial planning are explained below:...
Tata Elxsi: Emerging Player in a Niche Market

Tata Elxsi: Emerging Player in a Niche Market

One of the key rules of investing is to find to companies that have high growth potentiality in the future. Investors should invest in such companies before their market capitalization is still very low. Such companies should not be covered much by analysts and stock brokers. Investments by institutional investors like mutual funds and pensions...
Should You Trade in Indexes or Independent Stocks?

Should You Trade in Indexes or Independent Stocks?

One of the first decision that any trader needs to take before embarking on the trading journey is selecting the instrument and the timeframe he should trade. The timeframe in which a trader should trade in mostly depends upon his personality. While traders with patience can succeed in swing trading, disciplined traders who can keep...
A Case for Discount Brokers

A Case for Discount Brokers

Busy traders end up paying a lot brokerage to their brokers. A good way of saving on their brokerage is to open a trading account with discount brokers like RKSV and Zerodha. Discount brokers offer ultra-cheap brokerage rates. Some of them even offer unlimited trading for a fixed brokerage every month. Discount brokers manage to...
Is Gold a Good Investment Option in the Long Run

Is Gold a Good Investment Option in the Long Run

Gold is one asset class which has really attracted lot of attraction from investors both in India and other countries in the recent past. The global economic crisis of 2008 and the following economic downturn made investors to select safer asset classes as the values of financial assets like equity has dwindled. The change was...