ARE INDIAN MUTUAL FUNDS SUCCESSFULLY ANCHORING THE RISK?

ARE INDIAN MUTUAL FUNDS SUCCESSFULLY ANCHORING THE RISK?

ARE INDIAN MUTUAL FUNDS SUCCESSFULLY ANCHORING THE RISK? KIRAN KUMAR K V Investors attempt to optimize in a particular manner as proposed by Harry Markowitz’s Modern portfolio theory. And that manner is referred to by him as rationality. According to the theory, rational behaviour is warranted as investors are led to decide in uncertainty. Investors wanting to earn the maximum return is as rational as sun rising in the east. […]

Valuation of Real Estate Assets: A Hypothetical Case Study

Valuation of Real Estate Assets: A Hypothetical Case Study

KIRAN KUMAR K V, Faculty-Finance ~~ Beginning of the Case ~~ Feel Secure Wealth Managers (FSWM) LLP, a private asset management firm head quartered in Mumbai, maintains a stock and bond portfolio and also invests in four quadrants of the real estate market: private equity, public equity, private debt and public debt. Each of the four real estate quadrants has a manager assigned to it. FSWM intends to increase its […]

Labour Law reforms in evolving context of Make in India

Prof. Shurlly Tiwari , Faculty ISME India is one of the emerging economic powers in the World. One of the factors which play an important role in this process is Make in India and GST. India has taken over China in FDIs investments, now it is top choice of the foreign investors in the World. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in India’s manufacturing sector grew by 82 per cent year-on-year […]

Can the negative make a positive impact?—an analysis on Negative publicity.

Can the negative make a positive impact?—an analysis on Negative publicity. Dr. Shampa Nandi, Faculty, ISME. Introduction Ample research have been done to cast doubts on the old adage, “Any publicity is a good publicity” and mostly it has been observed in many cases such as in Tylenol cyanide case, Coco-cola pesticide scam or even “Maggi’s row”, that  negative publicity about any product or brand hurt the sales, brand image […]

Reforms in Labour Laws in India

Reforms in Labour Laws in India                                                          By Shurlly Tiwari Most of the labour laws in India are enacted decades ago, some of them were from pre independence era of at that time the working conditions were different from the current scenario. Therefore, […]

Events, News, Stocks, Sectors and Market

Events, News, Stocks, Sectors and Market

Events, News, Stocks, Sectors and Market KIRAN KUMAR K V Sensex touching 30000 was the most anticipated long due sentimental aspiration of every market participant in India. This April 5th, the 30-scrip index did touch the emotional benchmark. What is even more joyful for investors is the kind of returns the markets have generated in the last few months. Overall, various equity portfolios (read equity mutual funds) have returned a […]

ARE UNIT LINKED INSURANCE PLANS BETTER INVESTMENT?

ARE UNIT LINKED INSURANCE PLANS BETTER INVESTMENT? Sudindra V R and Ranjith Rajan A ULIP or Unite Linked Insurance Plan is a market linked Insurance product which combines Investment and Insurance. ULIP is a plan which linked to invest in various investment alternatives as well as flexibility in investing in equity or debt fund as per investor risk level. ULIP is a combination of Insurance and Investment option considered as […]

Negative Publicity: Ways to handle it

Negative Publicity: Ways to handle it Dr. S. Shyam Prasad Introduction Before we start our discussion on negative publicity or publicity for that matter, it would be good idea to have background understanding of marketing communications of which publicity is a part. Any marketing text will define that marketing communications are the means by which firms attempt to inform, persuade and remind customers – directly or indirectly – about the […]

Troubleshooting & Refreshing the Personal Finance

Troubleshooting & Refreshing the Personal Finance

KIRAN KUMAR K V “You do pay a price for your Financial Freedom, but it is far lesser than what you pay for a Lifetime Slavery” – (quotes Manoj Arora in his book “From the Rat Race to Financial Freedom”). Financial freedom is one’s ability to have zero worries about future financial needs. Is it a practical possibility? Definitely not. Does it mean we can ignore this aspect of life? […]

Nostalgia is back in Indian Marketing

Nostalgia is back in Indian Marketing  Dr. Shampa Nandi- Faculty ISME India as a fast growing economy draws much attention of the investors from both Indian and foreign brands to play in Indian market. As market is cluttered with lot of players in each product category, there is a dire need for the marketer to know how Indian consumer will respond to a particular advertisement or specific marketing strategy. The […]