“There is an expectation of a much larger fiscal stimulus and monetary stimulus compared to what was done after the Lehman crisis. This will lead to currency debasement and fall in real interest rates. That is a fundamentally conducive situation for gold prices to rally,” says Mehta. Debasement of currency means lowering its purchasing power. … [Read more...] about Is gold a good portfolio hedge in volatile markets?
We have been proactively in touch with many of our customers over the last few days, to understand their worries and allay their fears. We are pleasantly surprised though by the typical response to the situation. Some have said “I am not worried as the money has been invested for the long term and things will stabilize.” Others have even said “Is this a good time to invest more?” Even customers who are seeing their first big downturn are holding up well. … [Read more...] about The mistakes do-it-yourself investors make when the going gets tough
Consequently, their share prices have fallen significantly, making valuations reasonable. However, there is one such auto company that is best placed to bounce back once things normalise. To know more about the company, watch this edition of Ideas for Profit. … [Read more...] about Ideas for Profit | This automaker will outperform when the dust settles
Investments for Q1FY20 were also down by 37 percent ($9.4 billion in 227 deals), it showed. This quarter saw FY20’s largest deals – the $567 million takeover of RattanIndia Power Generation Company by Goldman Sachs and Varde Partners, and SoftBank Vision Funds’ $507 million infusion in OYO. … [Read more...] about Private equity, venture capital funding drops from $9.2bn to $5.9bn in Q4FY20
Bansal said that they have a group of freight forwarders and consignees and they have been informed about the flights to Shanghai and Hong Kong. He added that they have been asked to book their consignment on these flights that the national carrier would be operating. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Air India gets nod to operate cargo flights to Shanghai, Hong Kong to get medical supplies