Alternative investment returns monitor: For the week ending September 5, 2018

The Krugerrand Coin index represents the denomination of a 22 carat gold bullion coin weighing one troy ounce. The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different. Diamond […]

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Sebi panel may ease investment rules for NRIs, foreign funds

After an FPI lobby group openly criticised the regulator last week, the committee, headed by HR Khan, former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, came out with the fresh set of recommendations. Mumbai: Foreign portfolio investors will breathe a sigh of relief after a Securities and Exchange Board of India-appointed panel on Saturday […]

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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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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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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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TeamLease Services advances 4% on increasing FPI investment limit to 75%

Shares of TeamLease Servicesrose 4.6 percent intraday Thursday on increasing foreign portfolio investment (FPI) limit. The company received approval from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for increase in FBI investment limits under portfolio investment scheme from 24 percent to 75 percent of the paid up capital of the company pursuant to board and shareholders approval. Accordingly, […]

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