The S & P 500 index has climbed for seven consecutive months, the longest winning streak since January 2018. A robust corporate earnings season and continued central bank support have helped stocks in the US hit record highs over the past few weeks. Dow Jones ended flat, gaining a mere 0.09 per cent over the fortnight. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said in his remarks for the Jackson Hole symposium that the central bank could begin withdrawing some of its easy-money policies.
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Post Office Savings: Are They Worth It?
When it comes to making investments, most people are attracted by the flashiness of the equity markets and mutual funds. What India Post has to offer is usually ignored. The article takes a deeper look at the various postal savings schemes and compares the risk-adjusted returns to conclude if they are good enough for investors.
The Importance Of An Emergency Fund
Prabin Agarwal Founder & CEO, Prabin Agarwal - Empowering Investments
Economic Normalization Kicks In
BSE Realty index skyrocketed by a whopping 22.44 per cent during the fortnight to hit 11-year high of 4,121.22.
Chinese Growth Curve Takes A Downward Turn
China factory activity has shrunk for the first time in September since the initial corona virus outbreak in February 2020
Steady Stocks Are For All Seasons
When market volatility is on the rise, it is the low volatility stocks that come into high demand. But the question that investors need an answer to is whether the low volatility stocks outperform in the long run on a consistent basis. Shreya Chaware throws some light on the subject that matters most to long-term investors i.e. consistency in low volatility stocks
Stay Focused on Your Goals
Hemant Rustagi Chief Executive Officer, Wiseinvest Pvt Ltd.
VARUN BEVERAGES: BEING IN A COOL SPOT
Soft drink consumption in India is observed to be on a steady growth trajectory. Rising young population, low per capita consumption, improving retail penetration across semi-urban and rural markets, better agro-economics and rising trend of at-home consumption contributes to make it an attractive growth market. This is what gives Varun Beverages its healthy growth outlook
Volatile Swings Of Fortunes
Which stock index is the most volatile one? In the following article, Armaan Madhani takes into account the nature and effect of volatility and points out why volatility is an investor’s friend
Rural Demand To Push Commodities Market
One of the triggers for rural demand is that the agriculture ministry has projected a good crop in the first advance estimates for the Kharif season at over 150 million tonnes
Will Automotive Stocks Change From Slow Lane To Fast Lane?
Automotive stocks have had a special emotional value for those investors who have been investing in the markets for more than two decades. The likes of Bajaj Auto, Ashok Leyland, Hero Motors, Eicher Motors and Tata Motors have created humongous wealth for its shareholders. However, the industry has gone through a rough patch over the past few years. The silver lining is that there is the likelihood of electric vehicles changing the fortunes of the industry. Yogesh Supekar explains why a fresh and open-minded view on automotive stocks is required at this point of time