Investment

Hela February 12, 2019

Japan’s shut, most other Asian equity markets aren’t doing much, and you can read about the big exception — China — here. So we’re going to use this opportunity to talk about India, where an unpredictable election looms. Even before the ballot takes place, a host of worries is raising questions about whether the country’s […]

Hela February 12, 2019

The implementation of the third municipal valuation committee’s report by the SDMC will result in a substantial increase in property tax for commercial units. (Burhaan Kinu/HT File ) The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has partially approved the third municipal valuation committee’s (MVC) report . While increase in property tax rate for residential properties was […]

Hela February 12, 2019

If your investments in mutual funds are through the SIP route, then calculating the returns that your investments have earned may not be as simple as calculating the returns from a lump sum investment. This is because you have made the investment at different points in time giving each investment a different holding period in […]

admin February 11, 2019

India’s new e-commerce investment rules bar online retailers from selling products via vendors in which they have an equity interest, and also from making deals with sellers to sell exclusively on their platforms. (Ramegowda Bopaiah/Mint.) India’s revised e-commerce rules caused widespread disruption on Amazon’s India website when they kicked in on Friday, forcing the company […]

admin February 11, 2019

One of Europe’s traditional financial powerhouses Manchester United meet the nouveau riche Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League last 16 gets underway on Tuesday with both sides hoping to finally reap some reward on the biggest stage from record levels of investment. Despite splashing hundreds of millions on new players since taking over in 2011, […]

admin February 11, 2019

India’s revised e-commerce rules caused widespread disruption on Amazon’s India website when they kicked in on Friday, forcing the company to take down its key grocery service and remove a wide range of products such as sunglasses and floor cleaners. The products began to disappear from Amazon India late on Thursday as it began complying […]

admin February 11, 2019

Venezuela’s most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street, but in primitive gold-mining camps in the nation’s southern reaches. With the country’s economy in meltdown, an estimated 300,000 fortune hunters have descended on this mineral-rich jungle area to earn a living pulling gold-flecked earth from makeshift mines. Their picks […]

admin February 11, 2019

Nagaland is pristine and gorgeous. But one needs a strong heart and a much stronger back to enjoy the Himalayan state. The roads are dirt tracks and tourist facilities are non-existent. The infrastructure-deficit Himalayan state, however, is not a laggard on one count: toilet infrastructure, especially in its rural areas. Recently, rural Nagaland was declared […]