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Why the stocks of public-sector banks are bad investments
The finance ministry, the de-facto owner of state-controlled banks, has just given me one more reason for not investing my money in the shares of these banks. The ministry has indirectly tried to arm-twist these banks not to raise interest rates, even though their cost of borrowing is going up. The owner has sent a message that these...
Large pools of long-term money from pension funds, sector-specific funds and private wealth are ready to get invested in India’s real estate sector
Over a short but intense period of three weeks, I had the opportunity to meet over 80 fund managers, focused on real estate, spread across Asia, Middle East, Europe and the UK. All these fund managers are already invested in the property sector...
To sleep well, use this simple formula
For successful investing it is important that investment objectives are set first. As for me, I want a return that is superior to risk free returns and an investment that does not cause me to lose sleep. Importantly, I invest the money that I am unlikely to need for a long time. I look at investments with a minimum holding period of five years. What...