RBI’s new Retail Direct platform which was flagged off in November, offers retail investors a chance to participate in the primary market auctions of Central government and State government securities that the RBI conducts.
On December 1, you would have received text messages from various AMCs on the ‘Potential Risk Class Matrix’ (PRC) of the debt schemes you hold. If you’re worried about any change in risk profile of your fund based on this, you should read this article.
Here is a look at the diagnostics sector space, the key players, how they have weathered the Covid storm and, more importantly, where it could be headed.
Today, we’re going a step further and drawing up a debt fund portfolio you can use for a specific timeframe – and that is a timeframe that’s 3 years and longer.
One such reputed family-owned business empire in India has been the Godrej group, founded in 1897. Starting from “lock” manufacturing, the company diversified into soap manufacturing in 1928 (from vegetable oils) and then to animal feeds, real estate, processed foods and chemicals.
Pre-ordering a book before publication is like buying units of an NFO. You are committing money before you know what you are going to get. But in the case of ‘Money Wise’ by Deepak Shenoy, I knew it was a sure bet. Having known the author and reading his works for several years, I had a pretty good idea about what I would receive, and hence as soon as the book was announced, I jumped on it with an instant order.
Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd (Star Health), India’s leading standalone health insurer, is making an IPO worth Rs. 7,249 crore comprising a fresh issue of shares valued at Rs.2,000 crore and an offer for sale of Rs.5,249 crore. The issue will open on November 30 and close on December 2 at a price band of Rs. 870-900 per share. At the upper end of the price band, Star Health will be valued at Rs. 51,800 crore (~$7 billion).
The Nippon India Taiwan Equity Fund will invest in the new Taiwan dollar (NRD) currency. It is noteworthy that this currency has appreciated by about 5% annually against the rupee over a 10-year period.
Initial Public Offer. IPO. The magic term that brings forward so many emotions…and probably all falling into the bucket of ‘greed’ or ‘fear’. Nothing in between.
Gateway Distriparks (GDL) is a prominent company in the logistics sector. What started off as a single container freight station (CFS) facility to serve containerized imports of paper rolls to India in 1994, post the economic reforms of 1991, transformed into a key logistics player in India’s export-import (EXIM) trade.
This is the Motilal Oswal MSCI EAFE Top 100 Select Index Fund (yes, one long fund name!), a passive fund that will track the MSCI EAFE Top 100 Select Index. This index represents the largest stocks in developed markets in Europe, Australasia and the Far East. That means the US, the key global market, is not part of this index.
India’s IPO market has been throwing up many money-making opportunities lately. But for retail investors trying to get in on a piece of the action, bidding in IPOs is a frustrating exercise. But if you’re set on investing in IPOs, here’s a workaround through the mutual fund route.