All stories by Joydeep Ghosh
Rana Kapoor: Banker gone RogueRediff.com9 Jan 2021
'The book captures Rana Kapoor's hunger for real estate leading to bungalows in Delhi, Mumbai, London and other cities; the multiple companies -- over 100 -- to fund his family's various ventures; the attempt to game the system by showing lower non-performing assets,' notes Joydeep Ghosh.
What Sebi's multi-cap circular is all aboutRediff.com23 Sep 2020
The recent circular follows the 'true-to-label' concept, but large funds in the multi-cap category may be forced to merge in the absence of sufficient small-cap options.
IL&FS board faces challenges as resolution takes a Covid-19 knockRediff.com14 Sep 2020
With real estate valuations falling and other deals coming unstuck, the current management's improved target faces significant challenges.
Is anyone using the loan moratorium?Rediff.com22 Jun 2020
'Banks have to be braver, willing to take more risks and give confidence to the customer,' observes Joydeep Ghosh.
Tax hike on rich will also hurt global companiesRediff.com6 Jul 2019
Tax experts said that in FY17 around 80,000 people had reported incomes of over Rs 1 crore
How IL&FS' misadventures made India Inc poorer by Rs 9,000-croreRediff.com20 May 2019
Almost 2,000 companies whose private provident and pension funds have invested in non-convertible debentures of IL&FS group firms are staring at the prospect of booking losses to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore or more if the interest income is added.
Continue your SIPs in 2019 please!Rediff.com22 Jan 2019
When you buy a stock, especially a mid- and small-cap one, have a price target. Once you hit the target, exit the stock, advises Joydeep Ghosh.
IL&FS mess: 'The only way out is that someone like LIC bails it out'Rediff.com2 Oct 2018
Keki Mistry, bottom, left, vice-chairman, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), tells Joydeep Ghosh that debt fund investors could become risk-averse, leading to problems for other non-banking financial companies.
'RBI must intervene to reduce excess volatility in rupee'Rediff.com25 Sep 2018
'For the RBI, it is also strategic to allow the rupee to over-depreciate, then come and buy the rupee, and benefit from its appreciation. Speculators who have driven the rupee too low then make losses,' says Ashima Goyal.
How expense ratio impacts MF returnsRediff.com6 Apr 2018
The average difference in expense ratios between a regular and direct plan is 100 to 120 basis points. For those who need hand holding, spend the 100 to 120 basis points and get advice on the right schemes that suit you. Don't land up buying a scheme with low expense, but lower returns.
Why you must buy shorter-term debt fundsRediff.com23 Oct 2017
With RBI holding on to rates, investors should avoid longer duration funds for the near future, experts tell Joydeep Ghosh
'The medium-term correction isn't over still'Rediff.com11 Oct 2017
Avoid fresh investments, as there might be more opportunities in the coming months, market experts tell Joydeep Ghosh
Is this a good time to buy debt funds?Rediff.com4 Jul 2017
While an impending rate cut is a good reason to enter debt funds, another is the high valuations in equity markets.
How not to lose money in stocksRediff.com31 May 2017
Overcome your greed. Rebalance your portfolio
Why you should buy gold bonds nowRediff.com29 May 2017
If you missed the primary market bus but still want to invest in Sovereign Gold Bonds, then feel lucky.
The NPA problem: 'There is no silver bullet'Rediff.com24 May 2017
Resolution to the bad loans problem has to be incremental, and the RBI has to ensure NPAs are not swept under the carpet, HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh tells Joydeep Ghosh.
The silent giant of the stock marketRediff.com5 Apr 2017
The stocks Radhakishan Damani enters or exits are closely watched by fund managers, says Joydeep Ghosh.
Lump sum investments dry up for MFsRediff.com24 Feb 2017
SIPs keep MFs afloat as investors redeem Rs 1.3 lakh crore in one year
'RBI has been against demonetisation'Rediff.com19 Jan 2017
'It is like bombing a building with 200 people to kill 5 terrorists.'
Demonetisation = Up to 25% increase in monthly budgetRediff.com29 Dec 2016
Joydeep Ghosh takes stock of personal finances after the life-altering surprises of 2016.