In Charts: Is India Really Seeing A Revival In Private Investment?

Lack of private investment has been the Achilles heel of the Indian economy for the last few years. While consumption and government spending have held up growth, private investment has remained sluggish for a number of reasons including excess capacity and the twin balance sheet problem. There is now early optimism that the investment cycle […]

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How Investment in AI Is Changing

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) aren’t being widely adopted yet, but many firms are looking to change this. In May 2018, Forrester Consulting surveyed 433 decision-makers in Western Europe and the US who were knowledgeable about the procurement of technology at their company. Nearly half said they plan to make a major investment in AI within the […]

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How UPI is making mutual fund investments faster

By offering UPI, mutual fund investment houses are trying to reduce the time for investing in a scheme to within 24 hours. Photo: iStockphoto As digital transactions slowly but surely gain steam in the country, mutual funds too are opening up newer digital avenues for investors. The aim is to make investing as easier as […]

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Alibaba Group leads $1.38 B investment in express delivery company ZTO Express

The Alibaba Group has one of the biggest e-commerce platforms in the world, achieving a total transaction volume of 3 trillion yuan (US$466.8 billion) in 2016. Fuelling this mammoth enterprise is one of the largest logistics networks anywhere, powering hundreds of thousands of deliveries every day across China and the rest of the world. Alibaba announced plans in March […]

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4 investment asset allocation strategies to create wealth

Harsh Jain To grow one’s capital, it is important to decide how much money is to be invested in equity, debt, etc rather than choosing which equity or debt mutual fund to invest in. This is called asset allocation as it entails where to invest and by how much. Asset allocation refers to how much of your […]

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Legal shield in the works for foreign investments

India is among the top 12 global investment destinations and the second most attractive emerging market, according to AT Kearney’s Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index. NEW DELHI: India is working on a framework that will provide legal backing for a stable and predictable foreign investment regime in the country as it looks to attract more capital to […]

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Right investment products for NRIs

Remember, financial instruments are a means to an end, not the end itself. Photo: iStock Over many years of dealing with NonResident Indians (NRIs) in our practice, we come across multiple NRIs who are torn between two worlds. This constant battle between what is likely to be their home in the future and the possible […]

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Buy Cholamandalam Investment; target of Rs 1550: Axis Direct

Axis Direct’s research report on Cholamandalam Investment   CIFC posted a stellar Q3 with 53% YoY growth in PAT to Rs 2.5 bn (higher than our and consensus estimates). Strong earnings growth was backed by uptick in disbursements (up 55%/23% YoY/QoQ) and improvement in asset quality with ~80 bps QoQ decline in GNPA ratio to 3.7%. […]

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