Impact investing: Know how it works

The concept of impact investment is capturing the attention of investors. As per the recent report by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), over 1,300 organisations manage $502 billion in impact investing assets globally. Let us make an attempt to understand the same and see how it can add value to your existing portfolio. What […]

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Emerging trends indicate REIT a bright investment bet

A shift in the Indian household savings behaviour, falling yields and strong office market fundamentals make real estate investment trusts (REITs) a bright asset class for investment, JM Financial Institutional Securities has said. In a recent report, the brokerage firm shows the best performing class fiscal year-to-date (FYTD) has been the listed Embassy REIT, as […]

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On balance, MFs pip ULIPs as primary investment vehicles

They were once criticised and even shunned by many investors because of high costs, lack of liquidity and relatively opaque portfolios. But unit-linked investment plans (ULIPs) are back in the reckoning as they move to more nimble cost structures and better disclosures. For investors, the comparison with the most preferred financial product of our time […]

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Early Questions For Trail Blazers: Health, Bench And Road Strength

Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside dunks in front of Phoenix Suns forward Frank Kaminsky … [+] ASSOCIATED PRESS The Portland Trail Blazers kick off the 2019-20 season Wednesday with a home game against Denver, the team they beat in a classic seven-game playoff series last season. The season is a milestone one for the Blazers, […]

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Blackstone crosses $12 billion investment milestone in India

BENGALURU : Blackstone Group LP has invested $3.6 billion as of end-September in India, its record for a single year in the country, said a person directly familiar with the development. With this, total investments by the New York-based firm across private equity (PE) and real estate deals have crossed $12.6 billion. Blackstone aims to surpass the $13 billion mark […]

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EU, China, others, team up to coordinate ‘green’ investment financing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The European Union, China, India and several other countries teamed up on Friday to coordinate rules and standards for trillions of dollars of private and public “green” investment needed over decades to prevent irreversible climate change. FILE PHOTO: European Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis of Latvia in Brussels, Belgium October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir […]

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MP CM Kamal Nath expects mega investment proposals from maiden summit

The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh is rolling out the red carpet to industrialists especially to those interested in food processing, logistics, AI and nano-technology as it hosts a mega investment summit here on Friday. While Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani will announce a logistics park at the day-long summit on Friday, which will […]

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