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FIIs continue to earn from the Indian Stock Market; What’s stopping you?

FIIs continue to earn from the Indian Stock Market; What’s stopping you?

In October 2012, foreign institutional investors crossed the $150 billion mark of net investments in India. This is despite the challenges the Indian economy is currently facing!

While this may sound surprising, this positive bias comes on the back of the recent reform initiatives taken by the Indian government. These have strengthened chances of better economic growth and thus, improved market sentiment.

But, we retail investors back home continue to stay away from the market! Let’s find out what’s stopping us from earning that extra return…

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Category:Economy
Bharti Infratel Ltd. IPO – Should you invest in it?

Bharti Infratel Ltd. IPO – Should you invest in it?

After a long break, the IPO market in India is finally picking up pace. After CARE’s IPO last week, it is now the turn of Bharti Infratel’s IPO to hit the market today 11 Dec, 2012.

Bharti Infratel, a subsidiary of telecom major Bharti Airtel, is the company’s leading telecom infrastructure player. It is planning to raise about Rs. 4,500 cr. from the issue. The IPO if successful will be the biggest after state-run Coal India’s IPO in 2010.

High competition and regulatory issues have troubled the Telecom sector as a whole, over the past 2 years. With this in mind, what is in store for Bharti Infratel’s future? What is its right price? And should you subscribe to the IPO? Let’s find out..

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CARE IPO: Should you invest?

CARE IPO: Should you invest?

The CARE IPO opens today!

Credit Analysis and Research Limited is in its 19th year of existence and is the second largest rating agency in India, after CRISIL.
It has a strong foot-hold in the rating of debt instruments, bank loans & facilities and rating relationship with 4,644 clients as of September 30, 2012. It has also, so far, rated the highest number of IPOs, since IPO grading was introduced in India.

The issue opens today i.e. 7th December, 2012. So, lets know more about CARE and whether you should invest in the IPO….

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Stock quotes in a newspaper

How to read stock quotes in a newspaper?

Do you usually skip pages titled ‘Stocks’ while reading any financial news daily? Do you also find the columns of data difficult to comprehend? Are you one of those who wonder what use you could put this information to?

So, let’s go through the reams of data available in the ‘Stocks’ section and try to make sense out of it!

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Company Shastra – Indian Bank Ltd.

Company Shastra – Indian Bank Ltd.

Indian Bank is a mid-sized public sector bank with major presence in South India. In fact it derives 42% of its growth from just one state, Tamil Nadu. It has been a consistent performer for the past ten years and can boast of ratios higher than industry averages.

However, the last one year has seen the NPA increasing from 0.53% to 1.33%.

Will the increasing NPA and focus on the southern region hamper its growth?

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