As a child, I didn’t understand what that meant, but now I wonder what the woman had been thinking. She probably didn’t know that we were a handful of law-abiding families up against a planted and planned group of militants who had threatened us to leave our own house or face death. Wasn’t this some kind of discrimination in my own country? … [Read more...] about Kashmiri Pandits have received only lip service from political parties, says author Avanti Sopory
Reflecting more on this statement, it is clear now. Value investing has lost out to growth investing over the last decade. Investors preferred growth opportunities and embellished their portfolios with stocks that were able to deliver high growth, continuously. Dividends weren't a priority like earlier times; capital appreciation appeared to be the only measure, a feeling which would not be appreciated by many. Any lapse in the quarterly performance was not taken too kindly and the impact expressed immediately on the market price, as witnessed recently in stocks which were more than priced to perfection, even bordering on super valuations (E.g. Nestle, Bajaj Finance, Asian Paints). Can companies continue to deliver superlative financial performance, quarter-after-quarter, forever? Definitely not possible and the streak is bound to meet a speed bump sometime in the future. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?
If you are an existing gold loan consumer looking for more loan, you may get in touch with your lender after this announcement. Gold loans are processed quickly and allow individuals to raise funds at attractive interest rates. However, do not borrow just because lenders are willing to extend additional credit. … [Read more...] about Get more from gold, as RBI increases the lending limit against the yellow metal
Investors presently have to apply to minimum of 13 departments for permission. These could instead be broadly amalgamated into import export codes, Goods & Services Tax (GST) registration, Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Employees' State Insurance Corp (ESIC) registration, environment codes, industrial entrepreneur memorandum, and company incorporation. … [Read more...] about India to set up single-window Investment Clearance Cell to facilitate faster approvals: Report