Careful, your child is watching

Attitudes about money are formed at a young and impressionable age, says Uma Shashikant. We were at a store. A young family was shopping. The mother picked up an expensive bag and examined it fondly. She looked at the price tag and sulked, but refused to move on. The father shook his head in disapproval. She […]

The real lessons from Bluechip & Prima

India’s oldest private sector mutual fund schemes can teach us a thing or two India’s oldest private sector mutual fund schemes turned 25 this month. By any yardstick, these funds have delivered impressive returns, with Franklin India Bluechip compounding investors’ money at 20.45 per cent and Franklin India Prima earning 19.67 per cent since inception. […]

Market Outlook March 2017

Equity Markets Outlook Global: Surge in the world economies. Growth is picking up. Strong US economy, China picking up. Though commodities are best, equities are more favoured asset class among global investors. Only US continues to increase rates. Japanese equities likely to do well when there is strong US dollar. Money printing continues in Europe […]