Your Financial Plan

Suresh Parthasarathy

I am 50, and took voluntary retirement recently. My wife is a home maker. We have a daughter who is employed; we plan to spend ₹20 lakh for her marriage. My son is studying engineering and p... »

Meet the Manager

‘Earnings improvement seen only from next fiscal’

Ravi Gopalakrishnan, Head, Equities, Canara Robeco Asset Management

Radhika Merwin

Ravi Gopalakrishnan – Head, Equities, Canara Robeco Asset Management Company, feels that the markets are not very expensive, though he indicates that investors may be overpaying for select sect... »

Tata Equity PE: Buy

Cherry-picks stocks with growth potential

Parvatha Vardhini C

High growth expectations have seen stocks move up sharply in the market rally of the last one year. But corporate earnings are yet to recover firmly from the slowdown in the economy. Thi... »

Stocks: Ups and Downs

UFO Moviez — IPO: YES

Riding the digital wave

K Venkatasubramanian

The company should benefit from the trend of movie exhibitors going digital »
IndusInd Bank: BUY

Proving its mettle

For Investment World : IndusInd Bank.
Photo : Bijoy Ghosh

Radhika Merwin

The bank has weathered the downturn well and should benefit from a macro turnaround »

Your fund portfolio

K Venkatasubramanian

Could you please analyse the prospects of Reliance Pharma fund? I have been holding units of the scheme for three years now and have 150 per cent profits on it. Should I book profits or hold... »

Meet the Manager

‘The market is overpaying for visibility of earnings’

NEELESH SURANA, Head Equity, Mirae Asset


The second half of FY16 should see earnings stabilising and growth returning »

Ups and Downs

Lupin — Follow-up call: HOLD

Competition will bite

Nalinakanthi V

The launch of Suprax’s generic version by Aurobindo will eat into Lupin’s revenue »

Improved performance after the makeover

How stocks became their bread and butter

Know your scheme before investing

Your fund portfolio

Ups and downs

HDIL: gaining ground

Will be handy when the tide turns

Investment advice: Where do they go?

TVS Motor slows down

Gravita India: Buy

Your Fund Portfolio

Parvatha Vardhini C

I want to create a ₹25-lakh corpus over 10 years for my grandchildren (eight and nine). I propose to invest in the following: HDFC Balanced – ₹5,000, HDFC Midcap... »
On the Radar

Why Quantum Long Term Equity faltered

Bhavana Acharya

What happens when a fund stays away from infrastructure, engineering, and banks for most of 2014? Starkly lower returns, of course. Quantum Long Term Equity’s extreme caution in the late... »
L&T India Value: Buy

Impressive recovery after a rocky start

Bhavana Acharya

With a one-year return of 64 per cent, L&T India Value fund is second only to Franklin India High Growth Companies in the multi-cap funds category. The fund got off to a rocky start,... »

Crude woes for Cairn India

Anand Kalyanaraman

Oil producer Cairn India’s poor run continued in the recent March quarter. The company posted a consolidated loss of ₹241 crore as against profit of ₹3,035 crore in the March 2014 quarter.... »
Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited: SELL

Not the best fit


Bhavana Acharya

Kewal Kiran has not been able to attract customers to its exclusive outlets in a big way »
Sounding Board

Why they prefer growth funds


Nalinakanthi V

Not all senior citizens favour the regular income option in mutual funds. Nalinakanthi V spoke to a few to understand how they made their investment choices. »

Your Financial Plan

Suresh Parthasarathy

I am 27 and work in a bank. My wife takes home tuitions and will resume a regular job next year. We have a one-year-old son. Ours is a joint family. I have a group health cover. How much te... »

SBI Magnum Balanced: BUY

Buttressed by higher debt

K Venkatasubramanian

The fund has gained from the bond market rally over the last one year »
Results Corner

Tepid show by TCS

K Venkatasubramanian

For the second successive quarter, TCS reported tepid revenue growth. The company’s March quarter revenue fell 0.8 per cent sequentially (in dollar terms), while net profit rose... »
Persistent Systems: BUY

IT’s on a strong platform


K Venkatasubramanian

The company will benefit from new offerings such as cloud-based applications »

There’s much to bank on

Your Financial Plan

In sync with market movement

Wheels of fortune

Plying high

Reap rich rewards

Your Financial Plan

Ups and Downs

A good choice for volatile markets

One debt fund, two themes

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