The first fortnight of this month was an interesting period. Key events such as the referendum in Italy, RBI monetary policy review, meetings of the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve gave some direction to interest rate
On Diwali day last year, the Sensex closed at 25,866 and now a week before Diwali this year, the benchmark is at 28,077 levels – point-to-point return of around 8.5%. Similarly, on Diwali day in 2014, the Sensex closed at 2
The Marshmallow test by Stanford University in the late sixties on little children is the pioneering study on delayed gratification and its future outcomes. The study gave an insight in to human behaviour, and the researchers
Prosperity in the middle class is evident as we look at the growth and standard of living being experienced today, as compared to a decade or two ago. Be it the choices in education or food or name it, you have multiple optio
Living for the moment has become the stated mantra for today's generation as savings and investing for the future looks like a distant goal. Many wrongly assume that the goal can be achieved as easily as the goal of immediate
The period after March last year has been disappointing for equity investors in the country. Those who have started investing or those who had increased their allocations in stocks after March 2015 are seeing their portfolio
After touching the 30,000 mark in March, the BSE Sensex has been on a roller-coaster ride. The benchmark index is now down over 14% from its peak, losing as much as 1,625 points on a single day on August 24.
Strong inflows into equity mutual funds indicate a shift in the nature of Indian households’ savings from physical to financial assets. Non-productive physical assets like gold continue to lose their allure