KNR Construction Ltd- Building Highways

KNR Construction Ltd (KNR), incorporated in 1995, possesses strong expertise in executing EPC projects. KNR which is primarily focused on the roads and highways segment has strong track record in timely and successful execution of projects across India and has secured repeat orders on continuous basis. It is one of best managed road constructor with …

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Sharda Cropchem Ltd- Generic Growth

Sharda Cropchem Ltd (SCL) is a generics agrochemical company, marketing and distributing a wide range of formulations and active ingredients (crop protection chemical) globally. It follows a differentiated asset-light business model focusing on product registrations and outsourced manufacturing. It operates in formulations and active ingredients solely based on generic (off-patent) molecules. This differentiates it from …

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Are you an NRI, wanting to invest in Indian mutual funds?

NRI or non-resident Indian is a citizen of India or a person of Indian origin who goes out from the country for some official purpose/employment, carrying on their own business or with the intention to stay outside the country for more than 182 days or more during a financial year and 365 days or more …

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Will the US China trade war last?

Of late there has been tension brewing between the USA & China as they have been imposing tariffs & counter tariffs on imports from one another. But the real question is whether this trade war between the two countries will continue or will die a natural death. The background… The US trade deficit with China was $375 bn in 2017. The trade deficit exists …

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Security lending & borrowing: Earn extra income

As a property investor, you have two options- keep the house locked or give it out on rent. The first option fetches you the capital gains as returns, while the second option earns you regular returns in the form of rent and capital gains. For stock investments too, you can either hold your shares and …

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Pay for the right investment advice

Last week I was reading an article about how Rahul Dravid was cheated by a Bangalore based firm Vikram Investments of Rs.4 cr. Though there were reports of many other celebrities being duped, Dravid has been the first to lodge a complaint. Similarly it was reported that badminton star Sania Nehwal was cheated of Rs.75 …

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LTCG tax: How should you react?

The Budget 2018 proposed to change how long term capital gains (LTCG) on equity shares and units of equity-oriented MFs are taxed in your hands. Till 31st March 2018 no LTCG will be chargeable. If you sell after 31st March 2018 the LTCG will be taxed as follows: The cost of acquisition of the share or …

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Crash course of overheated markets

As we draw close to the current financial year, markets have corrected ~10% from recent all-time high NIFTY of 11,171 touched on 29th January 2018. The markets & especially mid & small-caps were overvalued & some price rationalization is happening. The increasing trend in 10 year g-sec rates in both India & the USA are …

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Mutual Funds better than ULIPs even after LTCG

I have been a firm believer in not mixing investment with insurance. Since ULIPs (Unit Linked Insurance Plan) can offer a maximum cover of ten times the premium, it would cost you an enormous amount of money to provide the amount of life cover you actually need. Ever since the LTCG tax was announced in …

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