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R Balakrishnan

Invest talk: Privatisation offers investment opportunity in PSUs

Commercial expediency is overtaken by political goals. The PSU stock prices follow a pattern of optimism and despair.

09 Dec 2019 1:28 AM

Don’t fall for 1 or 2 per cent more FD rate at small banks

The regulator clearly has too much on his plate and is not equipped to detect wrong doing in a timely fashion.

07 Oct 2019 2:19 AM

Promoters fudging sales data to boost stock prices

This company already has a wonderful history of statutory auditors resigning, arrest of CEO/CFO for GST violations etc.

23 Sep 2019 1:04 AM

Aim to prolong SIPs’ term till you’re earning

When your three- or two-year SIP gets over, ideally you should let the investment remain.

26 Aug 2019 1:15 AM

Devise a strategy to cash in on election results

If there is continuity in the government, markets would be in for a ‘relief’ rally. It is best to keep away from it and wait for the Q2 results.

20 May 2019 4:52 AM


Fishing in troubled waters of finance sector

Non-banks borrow from their competition (banks), mutual funds, insurance companies and institutional investors.

06 May 2019 6:52 AM

Investing in index SIPs ideal for new investors

There are index funds and Exchange Traded Funds that mimic the index. Buying them, we are assured of ‘market returns’.

08 Apr 2019 1:47 AM

Retirement planning must start from first salary

In the days of the joint family and life was modest on one looked at a salary as a way to live a good life.

11 Mar 2019 7:16 AM

Investment firms don’t usually have cash flows

In a way, these investments are banking more on faith than on cash flows.

25 Feb 2019 6:30 AM

Preserve capital during bull run

In investing, there is something that is called as ‘potential’ rewards. It generally is an inverse of popular sentiments.

15 Jun 2017 2:40 AM


Don’t use gut or tips to sell mutual funds

Most mutual funds gathered the most number of investors in the market peaks of 1999-2000, 2008-09 and recent times.

05 Apr 2017 2:24 AM

Investment plan post note ban

Demonetisation has created uncertainty. Let’s see what kind of investment strategy needs to be adopted.

29 Nov 2016 4:04 AM

Regulatory risk in firms

Any investor would have to factor its impact and actually de-rate the valuation for such a stock.

15 Nov 2016 4:58 AM