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Chat@4: Set your finances right in these troubled times

Last updated on: August 29, 2013 14:09 IST

The past one month has been bad as well as confusing for small investors. BSE Sensex fell over 8 per cent. Returns from equity funds are negative. Gold funds, however, returned 20.16 per cent.

To add to the woes, there is fear of job cuts as corporates battle economic slowdown and free-falling rupee. And all this is going to be worse going forward if you go by experts’ opinion.

Should you continue investing in equities despite predictions that markets may further take a beating?

Should you invest more in gold?

How do you prepare a contingency fund in case something unfortunate happens in your professional life?

Get answers to all your financial queries from renowned financial planner Gaurav Mashruwala at 4.00 pm on Thursday, August 29, only on ZaraBol.