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Explained: What to make of IPO rush

July 30, 2021 9:39 am

In the last 7 months, 28 companies have completed IPOs, 34 have filed offer papers, and over 50 others are in line. While retail investors have made huge gains, experts advise caution before joining the rush.

Explained: A look at LIC's mega IPO, and its customers

July 30, 2021 10:00 am

In the upcoming listing, up to 10% of the issue size will be reserved for LIC policyholders, who can also look forward to a discount. Why do analysts see promise in the IPO, and what are the challenges for LIC?

Explained: Here's what to consider before investing directly in govt securities

July 21, 2021 10:03 am

Greater participation will support the government’s expanding borrowings plan, estimated at around Rs 12 lakh crore annually.

Explained: Here's what to look for before investing in a consumer internet company

July 15, 2021 9:10 am

While the pandemic has severely hit the services sector, business improved for consumer internet companies after the initial lockdown last year. These benefited once home delivery of food was permitted while restaurants were not allowed to open.

Gold loans rising: should you pledge your holdings, or sell some of them?

July 02, 2021 11:46 am

While many people are looking to monetise their gold holdings to meet their immediate needs, the question is: When should you consider taking a gold loan?

Explained: The risks to assess before investing in small and mid-caps

June 30, 2021 8:40 am

Against a growth of 6.4% in the Sensex since April 1, 2021, the BSE mid-cap and small-cap indices have risen over 10% and 20% respectively.

Explained: Federal Reserve signals, and Indian markets

June 24, 2021 8:58 am

The US Federal Reserve has hinted at the possibility of two rate hikes by 2023, leading to a fall in market indices. While inflation is a concern in India, and it remains to be seen how the RBI responds, market participants are not too worried about inflation if it comes alongside an economic rebound.

Explained: What's driving the fresh optimism around MFs

June 11, 2021 2:45 pm

Investors pumped Rs 10,082 crore into equity and equity-oriented schemes amid the 3,200-point rise in the Sensex during May.

Covid-19 advance: When should you dip into your PF account?

June 10, 2021 2:38 pm

PF Covid 19 advance rule: For the second time in successive years, the EPFO allowed subscribers to avail a Covid-19 advance. When should you consider dipping into your EPF?

Making sense of the IPO rush: What to look for before investing?

June 02, 2021 1:51 pm

In recent months, a number of companies have submitted proposals for initial public offerings. The surge comes on the back of a strengthening market. What should you be cautious about before investing?