The Tata group recently announced the investment of global PE major TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group) in the electric vehicle (EV) arm of Tata Motors at a valuation of $9.1 billion (about Rs.68,000 crore) recently. Not surprisingly, the stock of Tata Motors soared 25% on the day of the deal announcement.
With the Sensex hurtling past the 60,000-mark and showing few signs of slowing down, you may be getting increasingly jittery about stock markets. If you’re wondering where in this market to invest and how to move with the market, then we have an option.
When a stock recomendation we give runs up sharply, what should be your course of action? Should you exit or should you hold or should you book profits? We have one of our stock recommendations that presents such a case. This note will tell you what needs to be done. Kindly take the time to …
India’s credit growth remains in single digits even as the economy is recovering from the pandemic. This poor credit growth comes on the back of prime borrowers migrating to bond markets and retail depositors and borrowers finding fintech alternatives attractive. These are but some indicators that India’s universal banks are set to face considerable disruption going forward.
A recent ET Wealth study done jointly with us, had many of our distributor and advisor friends lash out at us on social media. The same happened some months ago when we took a firm call on Franklin funds. We thought we should not react but since this appears to be repeating, we decided to ‘respond’.
It’s fairly obvious that sector funds and thematic funds can offer a good avenue to boost returns. Another plus is that these funds give you some control over which sector to hold, based on where you think opportunities are – unlike other equity funds where sector allocations are based on fund manager views.
The Bharti Airtel rights issue has attracted attention for its sheer size of Rs 21,000 crore, next to Reliance Industries’ rights issue size of over Rs 50,000 crore last year.
“When facts change, it is best to change your mind.” It is not clear if this pragmatic statement was made by John Maynard Keynes or Winston Churchill. But it definitely applies to the world of investing where one needs to scout for the best opportunities after factoring in constantly changing asset prices, interest rates, macroeconomic conditions and regulations.
If you have noticed the portfolios of dynamic asset allocation funds with a fundamental-only driven model, you will see them sporting net equity holdings of under 40% now. In a market where over 40% of the stocks have a price earnings ratio of over 50 times or no PE at all (i.e., the company is loss-making), dynamic asset allocation funds can draw little comfort in holding higher allocation to equity.
This is the next update in our series on the outlook for the Nifty 50. Can there be a correction in the Nifty 50? You can read the most recent update on the Nifty 50 here. In that update, it was mentioned that the outlook for Nifty 50 was positive, and the expectation was a rise to targets at 16,695 & 17,156.
Insurance policies are always purchased with the hope that they will never be needed. Personal accident covers are no exception. Many of us would rather not even think about accidents – but this shouldn’t stop us from thinking about protection for us and our dependents against the financial burden, in the eventuality that an accident does occur.