Alternative investment returns monitor: For the week ending October 30, 2019

November 4, 2019

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 Index Overall Diamond Index is based on actual transactions from 20 different market players and reflects price […]

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How to invest in share market

September 23, 2019

Investing in the stock market will help you to reap the rewards of your labour in the future | Photo for Representation Stock market investment is an excellent way to grow wealth. Invest money in share market provide high returns due to the power of compounding effect. So if you invest in share market or […]

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Clear signs of revival in industrial production, fixed investment: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

September 14, 2019

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said there are clear signs of revival of industrial production and fixed investment after economic growth plunged to a six-year low. At a press conference called to announce the third part of the stimulus package for the economy, she said measures are being taken […]

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Britain announces investment of over £500 million in green technologies, plans to end sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040

September 11, 2019

London: The British government said on Tuesday it will invest more than 500 million pounds ($616 million) in green technologies. Included in this will be a 400 million pound fund to develop rapid charging infrastructure points for electric vehicles. A further 143 million pounds will be invested in green projects, including greenhouse gas removal technologies and […]

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Investing lessons to learn from maths and gambling

September 9, 2019

The other day I came across a thread on Twitter where the topic was the difference between aggregating point-in-time experiences vs aggregating the same experiences over a period of time. It sounds exotic, but it’s actually a very simple idea and every investor should understand it. The original tweet asked if you were offered an investment that […]

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Rs 1000 crore investment, new R&D centre and global launch of OnePlus TV show OnePlus is at home in India

September 1, 2019

OnePlus is India’s No 1 premium phone brand. It is also, in a sense, India’s home brand, or at least a phone brand that is increasingly at home in India. Consider this: The company is investing Rs 1,000 crore in India (this includes a brand new R&D centre in Hyderabad) in the next 3 years. […]

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Vivo lines up ₹3,500 crore investment in India

August 27, 2019

New Delhi: Vivo, India’s third largest smartphone maker, has lined up fresh investments of ₹3,500 crore, adding to the ₹4,000 crore announced last year, as the Chinese smartphone maker gears up to expand its manufacturing facilities in the country. The renewed push by Vivo, part of China’s BBK group, comes at a time when companies in key sectors such […]

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Odisha to clear IOCL’s Rs 1 lakh crore investment

August 19, 2019

BHUBANESWAR: Indian Oil CorporationLimited (IOCLNSE -0.20 %) will invest Rs 1,00,300 crore in expanding its Paradip refinery capacity from 15 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to 25 mtpa and setting up a naphtha cracker unit. A high-level committee, under Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will be clearing IOCL’s expansion proposal on Monday. IOCL will add 10mt capacity to its Paradip refinery, […]

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Weak investment, muted monetary transmission big challenges for Indian economy: Goldman Sachs

August 16, 2019

Notwithstanding India’s progress on growth and inflation, some of the big challenges for the economy include weak investment, muted monetary transmission and slow GST collections, according to Goldman Sachs. India’s GDP growth increased from an average of 6.7 per cent during 2010 to 2014 to 7.3 per cent during 2015 to 2019, while, average inflation has […]

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Manchester United season preview: Investment in youth could reignite expensively assembled, but underperforming squad

August 11, 2019

Every year since 2013, terms like ‘rebuilding’, ‘transition’, and ‘revival’ echo around Old Trafford before the start of the season as the red half of Manchester seeks redemption with an odd mixture of idealism and naivety. But what transpires over the next nine months leaves fans thinking: Are Manchester United really a big club on […]

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