Navneet joins the list of fund managers who have gone on to head fund houses. Before he joined SBI mutual fund in December 2008, he was a fund manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, heading the firm’s multi-strategy scheme. Prior to that, he headed the fixed-income and hybrid scheme categories at Aditya Birla Sun Life mutual fund. Under Navneet’s leadership, SBI MF became India’s largest fund house with assets worth Rs 4.32 trillion and a market share of over 15 percent, up from being the sixth largest fund house way back in December 2008. At that time, the fund house had assets worth 25,000 crore with a market share of almost six percent. … [Read more...] about Can Navneet Munot’s coming propel HDFC’s mutual funds?
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A number of factors have made sound a poor cousin, according to writer and producer Paul Burke, who created “Ssh” and “Train” for GCRS. “One reason is that most creatives nowadays are visually trained graduates from art college where the emphasis today is more on ideas than on traditional craft skills,” says Burke. “They are taught about direction and editing, but tend to assume sound, like CGI, will be sorted out in post-production.” … [Read more...] about Do Brand Marketers Need To Be More Creative For Our Ears?
Mehta believes that the slowdown in inflows into gold ETFs is due to two reasons. One, gold prices have moved up quite a bit in the last two years. “That has made investors wait on the sidelines till prices stabilize,” he says. Second, he continues, “investors have got attracted to better short-term performance in equities.” … [Read more...] about Are investors losing interest in Gold ETFs?
The secret of the amber-coloured brandy lies in the high-quality grape spirit and the way it is blended, says Amarlal Bajaj, Director, Mohan Brothers and Pooja’s father. “We still make the brandy the same way as we did back in 1972.” The result, then as now, is a smooth drink that is pleasant on the nose and has a lingering finish. … [Read more...] about Doctor’s Brandy Reserve No.1, India’s only brandy with VSOP tag, ups its perception game to woo the young
As a policeman who thinks up a plan to plant a lookalike inside a baddie’s world in Aurangzeb, Rishi Kapoor wasn’t bad. But this version of Don sort of died for reasons other than Rishi Kapoor. He appears for a moment to give Katrina Kaif gyaan about love needing the right time to blossom in Jab Tak Hai Jaan, but his undying grandpa in Kapoor And Sons (ghastly prosthetics notwithstanding) will always make you smile. … [Read more...] about RIP Rishi Kapoor: Romance is dead