Not averse to foreign investment but investors must comply with policies: Piyush Goyal

Days after Amazon promised fresh investments in India to digitize small and medium businesses, the country’s trade minister, Piyush Goyal reiterated that the government is not averse to foreign investments in India as long as inventors comply with policies. Goyal was speaking to representatives of a traders’ association on Saturday where he also urged small […]

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4 Ways Tech Can Improve Your Investment Strategy

Investing has always had the feel of being a traditional affair that’s done by older people or the extremely wealthy, and it’s often an intimidating activity for many people to consider getting into. That has been changing in recent times, and one of the most important factors is the attention that has come from the […]

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In the new year 2020, do not make these 8 investment mistakes

The year 2019 saw the economy on shaky ground and many corporate scams get unearthed. This gave many a sleepless nights for investors across various asset classes. On the equity market front, the barometer index, BSE Sensex, hit its all-time high in 2019, where there were days when it zoomed more than 1,000 points. At […]

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How a Mumbai-based CA and investment banker raised $250 million for their clients in 4 years

Chirag Jain grew up listening to his family talk about financial services. His father had started Ashika Group, a diversified financial services business. According to Chirag, the Kolkata-based company had grown into one of India’s largest financial services entities by the late nineties. Once Chirag became a CA, he joined the family business and wanted to start […]

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3 questions to ask before acting on an investment advice

Investors, on most occasions, fail to do due diligence and end up acting on information provided by peers or those who don’t possess enough market intelligence and experience. When 35-year-old Kishore received an SMS from an unknown number regarding investments and how to gain double-digit returns from stock markets, he wasted no time in contacting […]

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Centre to discuss on pension fund investment in startups: DPIIT Secretary

Inter-ministerial body will also examine call for priority sector lending The government will initiate discussion on the possibility of channelising a part of employee provident fund (EPF) investments into financing startups, a senior government official has said. “There is a major demand from startups for the government pension fund in India to carve out a […]

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Yes Bank claims of an investment offer worth $2 billion

Mumbai: Fund-scouting private lender Yes Bank Ltd., on Friday late evening said after a board meeting that a number of investors have evinced interest to buy Yes Bank equities worth a total of $2 billion via a preferential allotment of shares. The bank said last month that it has received an interest from an international investor to put in […]

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