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Focus on companies whose fortunes are dependent on domestic demand
In the mid-1990s, after the hopes of liberalisation were dashed, we used to place long-term bets on which companies would survive. Things have changed. With a flood of easy money and demand growth, fuelled by credit expansion, corporate profitability has soared. Naturally, this fuels the ambition of their founders/promoters....
Neither builders nor government nor the media is keen on transparency
The real estate industry is in a bad shape. Builders are making less money, selling fewer flats and are whining louder. They are making noise in public to obtain more handouts from the government. Given the nexus between politicians and builders, it will not be surprising if the Budget has something for them. The past few...
What are the options for an investor who wants to protect his capital and simultaneously earn decent returns?
Market conditions have changed dramatically. For the conservative investor, returns are looking poor. Stocks have run up rapidly, with scarcely an opportunity for any investor to get in. Fixed income returns are diminishing as the government pushes banks to reduce lending rates...