Hima Bindu Kota

Hima Bindu Kota

CSR: A necessity, not a fad

CSR: A necessity, not a fad

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

For any company, profit-making is the most important agent for its survival. At the same time, it should not turn a blind eye towards social obligation While corporate social responsibility (CSR) was for a long time considered a voluntary matter to be exercised by companies in the interests of stakeholders, it...

Smart way to make money grow

Smart way to make money grow

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Value investing strategy is more like bargain hunting that reflects a practical and down-to-earth attitude. With a good eye and some luck, investors may enjoy the same success as the world’s most successful investor, Warren Buffett The unpredictable movements of the stock markets leave the investors unsure as to whether they...

Liquid funds: Laddering can help

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

By choosing debt funds with a different mix of bonds, investors can increase the chances of some bonds performing well even at times others do not It is a well-known fact that equity markets are risky and investors with high risk appetite invest in such markets for potentially higher returns. However,...

Driving India’s FDI inflow

Driving India’s FDI inflow

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Despite global companies having the intention to invest, India failed to hold on to its top-10 position in the AT Kearney FDI Confidence Index 2018. Strong economic performance and the sheer size of the market can help us in the FDI confidence index According to the World Investment Report 2018, foreign...

Shaping future of women leaders

Shaping future of women leaders

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

In order to facilitate more women participation in higher management, organisations must develop a strong internal pipeline and make sure it is not choked. This can be ensured by elevating strong individuals to key leadership positions Recently, I came across a beautiful advertisement by Mahindra on educating  a girl child —...

Avoid aggressive investment

Avoid aggressive investment

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Small and mid-cap funds are overvalued. Investors must tread carefully and examine certain parameters before investing in a suitable mutual fund scheme Not all investors look for safe-haven. Some have a penchant for taking risks for potentially higher returns.  Investment in small and mid-cap mutual funds can provide just that, albeit...

Change management: Do it right

Change management: Do it right

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

In this continuously evolving business environment, change management should be a process and cannot be viewed as an intermittent project with a beginning and an end Change is the only constant. This adage cannot be more true in today’s business world as markets, technologies and customer preferences keep shifting. These factors...

Systematic transfer plans

Systematic transfer plans

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota

Sometimes even advance stock analysis techniques and experience do not help investors predict market movements. There’s no escaping a system Stock markets are generally unpredictable and it would be naïve to think that market experts like fund managers and stock analysts can predict the movements of the market with accuracy all...

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi:

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer