Hima Bindu Kota

Hima Bindu Kota

Planning wisely for children’s education

Planning wisely for children’s education

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

With costs for higher education increasing rapidly, parents must plan an investment strategy early depending on the age of the child For a country that is set to become the youngest nation in the world by 2020, providing quality education is already a challenge with even premier institutions suffering from lack...

India's dynamic growth story

India's dynamic growth story

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Barring a few misses, overall the Modi Government has taken several bold moves to revive the economy which have helped improve productivity dynamics and laid the foundation for sustainable growth From May 26, 2014, the day Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister, BSE Sensex rose 53 per cent, from...

A systematic investment plan

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Investment needs time to grow. The choice of mutual funds should be based on one’s risk appetite and investment objective A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is an investment option offered by mutual funds to investors, where they can invest small amounts periodically instead of lump sums by directly debiting a fixed...

Mutual funds: Invest with caution

Mutual funds: Invest with caution

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Though mutual funds offer value-for-money to investors, there are a few risks associated with investing. Checking analyses and credit rankings with multiple sources is a requirement of intelligent investment The growth of mutual funds as a worthy alternative to direct equity investment over the years has been humongous with the number...

When business is in the blood

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Despite many advantages, business families face numerous challenges. The inability of members of successive generations to share the same values is one of the main drawbacks that needs to be addressed Family businesses provide a critical infrastructure for economic activity and wealth creation. Many of the world’s biggest corporations today like...

Balanced funds: Are they balanced?

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Although creation of new categories of balanced funds is designed to provide more options to investors, it may also be confusing No two investors are the same. Individual beliefs and aspirations are influenced by previous environment and experiences; and different mutual funds are designed for investors with different risk appetites. Equity...

Use derivatives with caution

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Although derivatives are referred to as weapons of mass destruction by Warren Buffet, expertise can ensure that financial derivatives help firms hedge their risks and reduce costs Risks faced by firms can be divided into three categories: Market, commercial and external events. Market risks relate to price movements in financial markets...

Innovation in family businesses

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

It has been observed that family businesses are the mainstay of an economy, generating long-term employment and contributing to nation-building by adding to its GDP Traditionally, world over, it has been observed that family businesses are the mainstay of an economy, generating long-term employment and contributing to nation-building by adding to...

Sunday Edition

OddlyEnough

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

'Ganesh vandana made on a lark with tune in mind'

14 October 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Happiness in your hands

14 October 2018 | Dr Meenal Sharma Jagtap | Agenda

WeeklyNatter

14 October 2018 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Sky is the limit

14 October 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Briefly Speaking

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda