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Three investment tips on Father’s Day that can never go out of fashion

Patience is considered a trade virtue and more often than not is something that is lacking in most investors. Our parents managed money is such a way that it took care of the entire family and its needs. What did they do right? And where are we going wrong? This Father’s Day, let’s try to unravel the mystery. Maybe we would find some clues hidden behind the advice, rebukes, instructions that were a part of our growing up days. “Can we do it differently?”  “Can we do it differently”, how…

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US PIPS INDIA AS TOP GREENFIELD FDI INVESTMENT DESTINATION: REPORT

The US has surpassed India to become the top destination for greenfield FDI investment in 2017, says a report. The number of greenfield FDI projects in India during the year fell sharply by 21 per cent to 637, said the fDi Report 2018 compiled by FDI Intelligence, a division of The Financial Times Ltd. India had maintained the numero uno slot in greenfield FDI investment in 2015 and 2016. However, in 2017, the US reclaimed the spot from India, recording $87.4 billion of announced Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). In the…

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Father’s day: 5 investment options for fathers to secure their children’s future

Archit Gupta The batch of 2018 of the IIM-Ahmedabad, India’s bluest of the blue business school, will shell out close to Rs. 20 lakh as tuition fees. This shows a steady rise in cost of education. Gold, which is considered as one of the safest and most liquid investments and inevitable in Indian weddings, too underwent a drastic price hike. In the year 2000, the price per gram was around Rs. 440 per gram. Currently, it stands at around Rs. 3000 per gram. However, you can beat inflation – by…

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4 things that can help you decode returns from your investments

Photo: MorePixels The return we make on our investments is a vital data point in determining how our financial plan is progressing and making buying, selling and rebalancing choices. All these decisions may go wrong if that basic returns number is not evaluated and understood correctly. Here is what you need to know so that you interpret and use the information provided by the return numbers to further your investment plan. Look beyond the number What you see published as the return number may not be what your investment earned….

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5 best investment options to build wealth without taking too much risk

Every person needs to make financial planning his top priority today and save for the future. A wise man once said, “Make your money work for you, instead of working for it.” The old adage has held true till date because it aptly highlights the importance of financial planning. Financial planning is more than just monthly or yearly budgeting. It takes into account not only a person’s current needs, but also his future requirements. Still financial planning is a low priority for a majority of people as they perceive it…

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IIM-Ahmedabad’s investment arm backs vernacular chatbot startup

DheeYantra Research Labs, the creator of vernacular chatbot platform dhee.ai, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), the incubator-cum-investment arm of Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad. The company said in a statement that Gopal Krishna, former managing director of Maxim India Integrated Circuits, and stock market investor Vijay Kedia had also participated in the round. The startup will primarily use the capital to strengthen its sales and marketing initiatives while also investing on feature additions such as adding support for more languages for…

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