Armed with prospects of high growth, split-second information reach, large doses of capital infusion began to push the new age companies to stratospheric valuations. The stock prices continued to rocket northwards, and retail as well as institutional investors shed the time proven principles of staying invested for a long period of time. Old economy sectors and stocks – infrastructure, construction, public sector companies, metals & mining - started witnessing dwindling traded volumes, clearly highlighting the shift to consumer discretionary, fintech, FMCG and other consumption focussed sectors. Seth Klarman’s words, "The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation" seem to be slowly fading away. Economy was disconnected from the stock market was an accepted fact in most investment circles, but by how much and for how long, were the points of debate. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?
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Thirdly, Viet Nam should not compete with other countries to court more foreign capital by only offering investment incentives, as this can distort resource allocation and will not have a meaningful impact in the long run. The country will be more attractive to foreign investors if it can correct its weaknesses and shortcomings, such as improving the capacity of capital absorbency, perfecting logistics infrastructure, upgrading workers’ skills and ability, and reforming institutions. … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
Ideally, you must start planning for your retirement the day you get your first pay cheque, which means investing a certain portion – no matter how small – of your salary in retirement benefits and funds. Once you create this corpus, you must also strive to nurture and insulate it against shocks. Protecting your retirement nest egg is important, especially in times of crises such as the one we are facing at present. … [Read more...] about Invest your retirement corpus to get safe income and beat inflation
Varun Chopra: I have following MFs (Growth) in my portfolio for some of them SIP is executed currently per month and for others SIP duration has expired. Am a long term investor with preference to SIP, kindly guide if I need to withdraw from one fund for investment in other fund and if the funds for which am paying SIP amount is to be continued or stopped. … [Read more...] about Investing: Your MF queries answered
When entering into force, the EVFTA will bring immediate positive effects for businesses in both Vietnam and Europe. From day one, the cut to tariffs will apply to 65 per cent of the EU exports to Vietnam and 71 per cent of EU imports from Vietnam, with a gradual phasing out over 10 years. The elimination of bilateral tariffs and export taxes, together with the reduction of non-tariff barriers affecting cross-border exchange of goods and services, are expected to boost bilateral trade considerably. The opening of the procurement markets adds important new trading opportunities for the EU. … [Read more...] about How the EVFTA and EVIPA will help Vietnam lure investment