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Five stocks that gain from rate cuts

Nalinakanthi V

Companies sitting on a huge pile of debt and struggling to pay interest are the obvious beneficiaries. Nalinakanthi V zooms in on five such stocks »

Those that lose from rate cuts

Nalinakanthi V

While lower interest rates are good for consumers and companies that have borrowed heavi... »
Index Outlook

Market poised on the brink

Lokeshwarri SK

The first quarter of 2015 has been full of sound and fury signifying nothing; at least in ter... »
Sounding Board

Will you lend your gold to a bank?

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

Give back the gold as ornament Niharika Reddy, a home-maker, has a six-ye... »
Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond: Buy

Ride the rate-cut cycle on this fund

Radhika Merwin

The fund actively manages duration on debt and is suited for medium-term investors »

Firm Calls

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Granules India: BUY

Growing strong

Nalinakanthi V

The changing product mix in favour of high-margin formulations should lift profits »

Firm Calls

IRB Infrastructure Developers: BUY

On the revival lane

Bhavana Acharya

The company’s strong pipeline of projects will keep revenues flowing »

Net Worth

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Passion Pays

Cut out for brave hearts

Bhavana Acharya

Coloured diamonds suffer from lack of transparency in pricing and value »

Your Money

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Primer

How to rebalance your portfolio

Manikaran Singhal

With markets doing well, equity investors are a bit confused. Is it better to book profi... »

Real Assets

Bullion cues

Bullion could build on its gains

Gurumurthy K

A weak dollar and unrest in West Asia could help the yellow metal »

Mutual Funds

HDFC Children’s Gift: Buy

Plan a top-notch gift

Bhavana Acharya

The fund is suitable for meeting long-term goals such as your child’s education »

Not on board

Arvind Jayaram

Women are under-represented in the Indian workforce »
Future Perfect

Consider short straddle on SBI

KS Badri Narayanan

The long-term outlook remains positive for the stock of State Bank of India (₹263.5). It finds immediate support at ₹243 and resistance at ₹280. Key hurdle for the stock is at ₹309. A clos... »
High Five

Tata Steel extends its downtrend

Yoganand D

After testing the immediate support level of ₹324, the stock plummeted 4 per cent, conclusively breaching it last week. The stock is on a downtrend across intermediate, medium and short-term time... »
High Five

Infosys tests an important support level

Yoganand D

Infosys surged 2.7 per cent on Friday, trimming its weekly loss to 2.5 per cent. The stock continues to test its significant support at around ₹2,200 following a blip. A decisive downward breakthr... »
High Five

Tread with caution in ITC

Yoganand D

The stock of ITC extended its downfall by falling 3 per cent in the week ago. Though the stock is still in a short-term downtrend, it is nearing a significant support level at around ₹312 from whi... »
Your Stock Portfolio

Bank of India faces a strong hurdle

Yoganand D

The stock is in a long-term downtrend »

Your Taxes

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Sanjiv Chaudhary

I sold a flat and a housing plot and bought a new flat. Can the capital gains from the sale of both properties be adjusted against the purchase of the new flat? Or is the adjustment restrict... »

Due Diligence

TDS on recurring deposits too

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Radhika Merwin

Tax deducted at source may reduce cash flows »

Your Fund Portfolio

K Venkatasubramanian

I am a salaried person and have a yearly income of ₹4 lakh. I have invested ₹30,000 in mutual funds and approximately ₹1.5 lakh in fixed deposits in the current financial year. Should I cont... »

Real Returns

Ask the right questions on commissions

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Aarati Krishnan

Commissions can decide which products get sold to you and which don’t »

Don’t shop for investment discounts

How an offer for sale differs from an FPO

Your Inflation tracker

Bullion could build on its gains

Siemens — generating success

Wealth at the base of the pyramid

Your Financial Plan

Calendar call spread on Tata Steel

Newsmaker

Talent hunt

Meera Siva

Wall Street banker Ruth Porat heads to Google »
Currency Call

Relative calm awaits rupee

Gurumurthy K

A curtailed trading week is ahead and in the short term, the rupee could strengthen to 62 »
High Five

Reliance Industries hovers above a key base

Yoganand D

The stock of Reliance Industries slumped 5 per cent, conclusively breaking the key medium-term support in the band between ₹830 and ₹840. It reached our price target of ₹800 and hovers above this... »
Big Data

Top 10 domain name sales

Radhika Merwin

Buying domain names on the web can rake in big bucks, if you have a winner for a name. Sought-after names can fetch millions of dollars at auctions. According to Sedo, th... »
High Five

SBI is in a short-term downtrend

Yoganand D

Last week, the stock tumbled 5.3 per cent, breaching a key support at ₹280 and the 200-day moving average as well. This fall has strengthened the stock’s short-term downtrend that has been in plac... »
Raw Input

Lead outlook grey on cooling prices

Parvatha Vardhini C

In 2015, prices will be reined in by weak demand and adequate production »
Return Tracker

Above average fare from PSU funds

Yoganand D

PSU-focussed funds did better than their benchmark and the broad market »
De-Tax

Limited sop to seniors

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Nalinakanthi V

Tax breaks on medical expenses are up, but is that enough? »
Granules India: BUY

Growing strong

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Nalinakanthi V

The changing product mix in favour of high-margin formulations should lift profits »
IRB Infrastructure Developers: BUY

On the revival lane

Bhavana Acharya

The company’s strong pipeline of projects will keep revenues flowing »

‘Invest only in stocks you understand well’

How to rebalance your portfolio

Plan a top-notch gift

Cut out for brave hearts

Rupee pulls back from the brink

Springing ahead

Tax travails of the seniors

Prices of various commodities in Chennai. »

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