INVESTMENT GUIDE 2013

  • Investment mantra for 2013: Accumulate, but don't get too greedy January 24, 2013

    Stock markets have years that are horrible and years that are cheerful. For example, 2007 was cheerful, while 2008 was horrible. A rarity is a year that approaches the investor with the look of the Grim Reaper but turns out to be Santa Claus; 2012 was such a year. From...
  • What fixed income investors should look for January 23, 2013

    Shobhit Mehrotra Profile: Senior fund manager and head of credit, HDFC Mutual Fund Known For: He manages the HDFC Income fund with assets worth Rs 1,200 crore. According to Morningstar India, over the last year the fund has returned 10.40 per cent against the category average of 9.73 per cent. Over the last...
  • Rein in hopes of high returns on property January 23, 2013

    Depends on whether you like Queen Elizabeth or the author Christopher Koch, 2012 was Annus Horribilis or The Year of Living Dangerously for the real estate industry. The developers were done in badly. The financiers of real estate industry saw very little returns. Don't even talk about the buyers. In...