Microsoft tops Apple to become most valuable public company

Microsoft tops Apple to become most valuable public company

For more than a decade, Apple was the stock market’s undisputed king. It first overtook Exxon Mobil Corp. as the world’s most valuable public company in 2011 and held the title almost without interruption. But a transfer of power has begun. On Friday, Microsoft surpassed Apple, claiming the crown after its market value surged by … Read more

Mutual fund manager finds 6 similarities between Indian cricket team and Balanced Advantage Funds

Mutual fund manager finds 6 similarities between Indian cricket team and Balanced Advantage Funds

Cricket in India is not just a sport; it is a religion, which makes Cricket World Cup 2023 a major quasi-religious event. The Indian Cricket Team, often referred to as the Men in Blue, holds a special place in the hearts of millions of cricket enthusiasts across the country, and the world too. The Men … Read more

Mind Over Money: Service to society, meditation & workout keep MD of this logistics company mentally fit

Mind Over Money: Service to society, meditation & workout keep MD of this logistics company mentally fit

“Service to society, meditation & gym workouts keep me mentally fit. While nurturing empathy and gratitude within me, such social development programs have given me a greater sense of purpose, which is crucial for maintaining mental fitness,” says Chander Agarwal, Managing Director of TCI Express – a publicly listed company with a market capitalization of … Read more

We are optimistic that Q4 will end on a good note: Nagesh Basavanhalli, Greaves Cotton Limited

We are optimistic that Q4 will end on a good note: Nagesh Basavanhalli, Greaves Cotton Limited

“And also in a competency, our goal of moving from mechanical to a mechatronics and electronic capabilities, with some of the product offerings that will come through the stable, i.e. sensors and stuff like that, I think it also adds us to the competency and the capability list,” says Nagesh Basavanhalli, Greaves Cotton Limited. Well, … Read more

Cos may have to cough up steeper penalties for antitrust violations

Cos may have to cough up steeper penalties for antitrust violations

New Delhi: Companies could end up paying steeper fines for antitrust violations, as the central government plans to tweak the formula for calculating penalties under the Competition Act, said people familiar with the development. This tweak is likely to be part of the Competition Amendment Bill, which will be taken up by Parliament in its … Read more

Drawing parallels: 9 lessons from FIFA World cup for stock market investors

Drawing parallels: 9 lessons from FIFA World cup for stock market investors

It’s Lionel Messi with the ball, dribbles, still Messi, dribbles 1, 2, 3 defenders, in the D, and it’s a goal! Welcome to the FIFA World Cup, where we analyse trends in the most popular game and apply them to our field of investing. Bring ‘em on!There are 32 teams who qualified for the FIFA … Read more

Online trading 101: How to beat the millennial rush on D-St

Online trading 101: How to beat the millennial rush on D-St

Covid-19 pandemic has powered a revolution in investing as a number of millennials and youngsters, driven by quarantine boredom, signed up to trading applications (apps) and invested their money in the stock market. More specifically, the millennial generation is coming into its own all around the world and online trading is just one of the … Read more

Zerodha founder Nithin Kamath’s next mission: Consolidate dad’s portfolio

Zerodha founder Nithin Kamath’s next mission: Consolidate dad’s portfolio

Despite running India’s largest brokerage house, Zerodha founder Nithin Kamath has one regret. He has not been able to help his father, a retired executive from , to consolidate his investments and help him get rid of duds in his portfolio. The reason is that investments in stocks, mutual funds and insurance are spread across … Read more

How a detergent could have helped RBI act swiftly on inflation

How a detergent could have helped RBI act swiftly on inflation

If it really wanted to get ahead of the inflation challenge, India’s central bank should have paid more attention to Surf . The price of the laundry detergent went up by 20% in January. While that’s hardly news when most everyday things are becoming dearer everywhere, the interesting part was the retail price before the … Read more

UK misplaces data on nearly 16,000 coronavirus cases as ‘excel didn’t have enough columns’

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Some 15,841 coronavirus cases that were reported between September 25 and October 2 have not been tabulated on the government dashboard as the “excel sheet did not have enough columns”. While the people testing positive were informed, their contacts were not traced due to the lost data. People attend a busking show in London (Photo: … Read more