Tag Archives: investment

Will govt NPS hike equity investment from 15% to 50%?

As of now, private NPS allows up to 50% investment in equities directly and 75% through life-cycle based strategy; the equity limit will move up to 75% even under the direct or active choice, as per a recent board decision. Photo: iStock While the private sector National Pension System (NPS) is set to increase the equity investment limit in the ... Read More »

THE FCC SAYS NET NEUTRALITY CRIPPLES INVESTMENT. THAT’S NOT TRUE

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Chair Ajit Pai saysthe agency’s net-neutrality rules are discouraging investment, leaving consumers with fewer, and less robust, choices for internet service, and potentially widening the digital divide. Broadband providers’ own financial reports tell a different story. In its proposal to repeal the rules, which were enacted in 2015, the FCC cites industry-funded studies concluding that investment in internet infrastructure declined 3 ... Read More »

Family Finance: Delhi-based Sapras need to increase equity investment to meet goals

Rahul and Shalini Sapra are both employed in Delhi and bring in a combined monthly income of Rs 92,000. After expenses and investment, they are left with a surplus of Rs 12,513. Having saved aggressively, the couple has already bought a house and has invested in stocks, equity funds and EPF. Their goals include saving for emergencies, future child’s education ... Read More »

Venturing Into Education: Investment With A Learning Curve

I often hear the education investment market compared to the Wild, Wild West. That may come partly from the fact that education represents a whopping 9% of the US economy and its market cap is a scant .3%. Or it may come from the belief that education technology is growing so quickly that speculative investing is a pretty good call. But even ... Read More »

Common investment mistakes to watch out for

Peter Gridley | Getty Images Relying on common sense and market conventions are among the causes of a list of seven mistakes often made by investors, according to the investment house AMP Capital. “In the upside-down world logic that applies to much of investing, there are … mistakes investors often make which make it harder for them to reach their ... Read More »

Barclays’ axe set to fall on 1,000 more jobs in investment bank

The cuts, which could be announced as early as Thursday, will be presented as an extension of the strategy announced by the previous chief executive, Antony Jenkins, in 2014, when he promised to cut 7,000 jobs in the investment bank over three years. Barclays plans to exit investment banking operations across much of Asia, continental Europe and Latin America as ... Read More »