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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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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Viewpoint | Investment advice is not just for the rich

As a financial advisor, this is one of the most common misconceptions that I come across—professional financial advice is only for the rich. In fact and to an extent, it is the other way round. No doubt the rich need proper advice to manage their enormous wealth. But remember, the rich are already smart enough […]

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India needs a minister of investment, not just finance

India needs a minister for investment. Whoever wins the May 23 election count, the next government must find somebody who will boldly open the doors to American and Japanese capital. Another statist intervention in a country that labors under an excess of bureaucracy might not look like much of a solution to anything. But for […]

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In Nipah’s shadow, a look at why bats are our friends and not foes

Fourteen deaths from Nipah virus infection in Kerala have fuelled unprecedented fear of bats, which were initially believed to be the source of the human infection, that led to scores of families abandoning their homes and livestock in the affected Kozhikode and Malappuram districts. Lab tests, however later, showed that public health experts had got it wrong. Fruit […]

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