Rajas Kelkar

Equity investing is risky, but so is everything 

Here is why people stay away from the stock market and mutual funds as they consider them a risky affair.

25 Nov 2019

Why investing in insurance business makes sense

Penetration of life insurance in India is low at 10-20%. As these firms sell simple insurance policies to more people in India, there is good potential for market leaders to grow their profits

18 Nov 2019

Investment tips: Slow and steady wins the money race

There are no shortcuts. ‘Getting rich’ is a gradual process that requires effort. But it may just be worth your time

11 Nov 2019

What to watch for when stock markets are up, economy slow

As you learn to connect the dots, data points appear to contradict each other and confuse you.

04 Nov 2019

This festive season, get rid of your fear of numbers and losses 

With reports of  low auto sales, unemployment, low GDP growth etc, a certain paranoia exists among the millenials about the country's financial structure.

27 Oct 2019

How is money linked to your happiness?

If you are looking to be happy by planning an early retirement to focus on things you love, it may be a good time to step back and take note. 

21 Oct 2019

Time for government to pitch in to save your money

Both interest rates and stock markets are trending down. Government intervention is needed to boost equity markets.

14 Oct 2019

How to use economic and market indicators

Investing is a lot about making sense of the data. You need not be a ‘finance’ person.

07 Oct 2019

What happens when RBI freezes your bank account

RBI has found significant financial irregularities in case of two banks and has taken the most extreme measure after a rigorous inspection 

30 Sep 2019

Understanding the concept of value

The difference in perception of value is perhaps the foundation of a marketplace. In the world of investments, it matters more to buyers than sellers

16 Sep 2019

Decipher your push and pull in taking investment related decisions

The value of the gold is close to 40 per cent of India’s current gross development product or GDP of $2.8 trillion.

02 Sep 2019

Read up to stay afloat in times of uncertainty

There are days when you feel weather prospects are hazy.

26 Aug 2019

What $5 trillion target translates for Indian economy

If Centre focuses on faster economic growth in 5 years, financial assets in equities and govt debt market could get attractive as interest rates fall

19 Aug 2019

This August,train your mind for independence

Indian household mindset goes through a set drill. In work years, one prioritises children’s education or marriage over one’s own retirement

12 Aug 2019

When economy is in slow lane

As India went into general elections, there was the hope of better days ahead. Financial markets got the government they hoped.

05 Aug 2019

What to ask your financial advisor

Your conversation with a financial advisor cannot be a monologue where (s)he rattles off and you just listen. To make it meanful, you have to ask the right questions

29 Jul 2019

Read between the lines before investing

When the markets indicate signs of slowdown, it’s time to take a closer look. There are firms that report dramatic surge in profits.

22 Jul 2019

How the Union Budget impacts your wallet

While a slew of measures encourages you to increase long-term savings and buy electric vehicles, it won't allow you to buy too much gold.

08 Jul 2019

Are fixed income returns fixed?

After SEBI announced changes in rules for fixed income funds, there are apprehensions over returns these funds offer. While returns on liquid funds may get marginally volatile, one is not supposed to

01 Jul 2019

Borrow to create assets, invest to spend

Though banks and non-banks aggressively sell personal loans nowadays, one cannot create wealth if one owes much money to others.

24 Jun 2019

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