P Saravanan

Articles By P Saravanan

154 Articles

Investing: Calling their bluff

With accounting frauds by companies on the rise, investors would do well to heed early warning signs...

tips for investment News

Choosing between strategic & tactical asset allocation

A basic decision that every investor needs to make is how to distribute one’s investable funds across various asset classes.

Choosing between strategic & tactical asset allocation

Alternate investing: Fight the climate change menace and reap returns too

WITH the fight against climate change on in earnest, 'green investments' are gaining in popularity. Such an investment...

Alternate investing: Fight the climate change menace and reap returns too

Investing: Golden chance

The gold monetisation scheme aims to mobilise the penchant of Indian households to invest in yellow metal

gold gold rate bullion market News

Budget hopes: Great expectation

The individual taxpayer awaits the Budget day with bated breath, hoping for relief on many a front

saving News

Investing: An alternate reality

Alternative investments can add value to a portfolio, but they require thoughtful implementation

Investing: An alternate reality

Investing: Hitting the bullseye

With markets on an upswing, it’s important to make the most of the opportunity. But there are pitfalls too

Investment, stock market, Reserve Bank of India, BSE Sensex, Indian economy, mutual fund News

Personal finance: Don’t let your money lie idle

All investments involve some amount of risk, but not investing at all poses greater risk to capital...

GVK Airport News

Don’t let your money lie idle

All investments involve some amount of risk, but not investing at all poses greater risk to capital

Don’t let your money lie idle

Identify financial goals to make your ‘big’ dreams come true

Financial goal is a tool to ensure you are on right path; it must be measurable, purposeful & realistic and should not be vague & ambiguous

Identify financial goals to make your ‘big’ dreams come true

Before you say goodbye to 2014, introspect on your investments

Make the most of this opportunity to learn from your mistakes and consider the ways you can make the portfolio work better

Before you say goodbye to 2014, introspect on your investments

Defence mechanism

Managing investment risk through a sound asset allocation strategy can be effective

Markets News

The great Indian sale

PSU stake sales offer retail investors a good buying opportunity. Should you bite?

The great Indian sale

Investing: Quantum of balance

Bonds give your portfolio the much-needed equilibrium. Here’s how to go about buying them

Markets News

Investing: Knowing the unknown

What differentiates a Warren Buffett or a Peter Lynch from the average investor is an understanding of risk

Investing: Knowing the unknown

Tracking errors

Steering clear of avoidable mistakes while investing in stocks is key to a sound portfolio

Tracking errors

Analyse this: Demystifying results for investment cues

According to Clause 41 of the equity listing agreement, listed companies in India...

Analyse this: Demystifying results for investment cues

Demystifying buybacks

Companies buy back shares for many reasons, but there’s just one question you need to answer: Does it benefit you?

Demystifying buybacks

Gains from bonus shares

While a bonus share issue helps a firm capitalise its reserves, it’s beneficial to shareholders too

Gains from bonus shares