Short-term investment is long-term bad for MFs
THE Securities and Exchange Board of India is planning measures to encourage retail participation in mutual funds. This is ironical because mutual funds as an investment option were primarily structured for retail investors. That ...
Check the basics before selecting scheme
ING Vysya Select Stocks. Taurus Discovery Stock. Canglobal. GIC Growth Plus II. Magnum Multiplier Plus. Take them individually and the names may not mean much to you. Consider them collectively and these tell a significant tale. Or a rather sad ...
NSE revises position limit for FIIs in F&O
THE National Stock Exchange has increased the position limits for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in futures and options contracts on 17 scrips. The stocks on which the limits are increased included BHEl, i-flex Solutions, Infosys ...
Stock lending is need of the hour
Short selling is extremely important for ensuring price discovery and protecting market integrity. A market without short selling is an open invitation to company managements and other manipulators to rig up the prices of stocks.
Oil, pharma stocks may help in recovery
However, this week, the secondary market is likely to look for insulations from the electoral calls and move according to its own intrinsic agenda of finding its short-term equilibrium.
`We are looking forward to long-term'
MUTUAL funds and insurance currently constitute Aditya Birla group's most visible businesses. Both are run as joint ventures with Sun Life of Canada. Mr S.K. Mitra, who oversees the group's financial services operations, underlines their ...
A negative week for Indian counters too
THE sharp recovery last Friday at the US markets was not enough for the benchmarks to end the week in positive territory due to the terrorist attack in Madrid last week. According to Bloomberg data, the US benchmarks' decline was steepest since ...
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