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These 7 sectors are hot but they are also high-risk Debashis Basu and Shailendra Lotlikar analyse
How you choose your industry sectors determines what your stocks do for you. What sectors should you be exposed to in 2008? To determine this, we ran through the aggregate financials of all 49 sectors that we track. From among these, we have eliminated six sectors which have reported an...
Andhra-based Ambica Agarbathies & Aroma Industries Ltd is the only incense-stick company that is publicly-listed. The company manufactures and sells incense sticks, which is a humdrum business and easily catered by the fragmented small-scale sector. The margins are not great. Ambica has tried to introduce innovation in such a simple and highly competitive business. It has launched a host...
The mutual fund industry in the US and UK has expanded dramatically over the past 30 years. About 50% of US households held equity mutual funds, comprising an aggregate investment of around $4.5 trillion in 4,500 funds. Most funds are ‘active’ — they either try to pick winning stocks or they try to time the market. Active funds charge higher fees than index funds (which mimic the broad market...