Softbank investing in Jio as Mukesh Ambani deleverages business

NEW DELHI: Japan’s Softbank is reportedly looking to make a $ 2-3 billion investment in India’s fastest-growing telecom firm Reliance Jio as billionaire Mukesh Ambani looks to deleverage business by selling stakes. This comes on the back of reports of Saudi giant Aramco in discussions to buy a 25 per cent stake in Reliance Industries’ refining and […]

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Introspection is the key to good investing

The economic objective of investment is to ensure that future contingencies such as marriage, children’s education, recession and medical expenses do not lead to a shock to our consumption and we are able to maintain, if not improve, our current lifestyle. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom Aristotle Very little importance is given […]

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How long is long-term when investing in equity?

The trade-off is crystal clear—the shorter the period, the higher the potential gain but the worse the possible risk In personal finance, there are many terms that mean nothing at all, some that could mean anything, and a few that mean different things to different people. One such term is ‘long term’. How long is […]

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Latest on India’s Cryptocurrency Landscape: Regulations, Exchange Safety, KYC, Investing And Future Of Blockchain

Whether you believe in cryptocurrencies or not, the asset class has gained a lot of traction and acceptability among market participants. India is now becoming one of the biggest trading hubs of cryptos and things will only get bigger once domestic policymakers lay out a clear regulatory framework for this space.   Like equities, investors […]

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Avoid these 3 mistakes while investing through SIPs

Mutual fund systematic investment plan (SIP) has become the ‘sure-shot’ answer to all investment needs, thanks to flourishing stock markets and dull performance of other asset classes such as bonds, gold and real estate. Many think that by signing up for an SIP in an equity mutual fund scheme, they will save money to achieve […]

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Don’t let emotions influence your investing decisions

Let’s face it. Investing is difficult, and being human makes it harder. That’s why even the smartest people are affected by cognitive biases, especially when it comes to investing. Since Inauguration Day, it’s fair to say that many people are experiencing a volatile and highly emotional environment. Whether you’re happy with the Trump administration, upset […]

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