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Must know facts about Life Insurance

Most of us have insurance of some or the other kind. While in some cases, buying insurance may have been necessitated by law, in others we may have bought it on the insistence of a friend/colleague.

However, one thing that is common between Insurance and non-insurance buyers is that most of us are not well-versed with how insurance works exactly. There’s a lot to learn about insurance, even if you may have had it for years!

So, MoneyWorks4me brings to you this article on life insurance basics, to help you make informed decisions.

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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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Just 6% discount to Nifty@MRP! Is the Indian Stock Market fairly priced?

Just 6% discount to Nifty@MRP! Is the Indian Stock Market fairly priced?

‘Wake me up when September ends’ is a popular song by Greenday which ends up as a FB status update for many people in September. The Indian Government also seems to have listened to this song and decided to wake up, albeit before September end!

September saw a number of reforms being announced by the Government – diesel price hikes, cap on LPG gas cylinders, allowing FDI in retail and some other sectors. While these reforms hurt the common man more than benefit him, the stock markets cheered wildly and have consequently rallied 8% over the last 2 months.

But while the sentiments seem to have improved a tad; what about the financial performance? Does India Inc.’s financial performance also support this optimism? To find out, let’s look at the September-12 quarter performance of the Nifty companies and find out if the Nifty is fairly priced…

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How to find out if a ‘Brand’ is creating value?

How to find out if a ‘Brand’ is creating value?

You may have often read about the importance of a Brand, of brand being a moat, etc. And you may have heard the names of Coca Cola, Apple, McDonald’s being mentioned in any discussion of brands.

But have you ever thought what is it that makes these companies so different? What does a brand exactly do for a company? And most importantly, as an investor, what benefits do you get?

Simply put, is the brand working for the company? Let’s find out in this article…

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