Post Diwali! Fresh Restrictions On Gold Imports On The Anvil?

Subdued trend in the international bullion markets, coupled with anticipated heavy demand back home during the festive season has led to an exceptional five-fold jump in Gold imports during the month of September 2014. According to official data, India imported $ 3.75 billion of Gold in September 2014 – this is 5.5 times more than $ 682.50 million worth of…

NRI Corner: Hedging Strategies For Investors

The world’s greatest investor, Warren Buffett, has said ‘never lose money.’ Does that means to hold investment until it gives you maximum returns? Surely the answer is NO…. As an NRI, you are not allowed intra-day trading, so one might think, why to lock our money for long terms as many of us don’t have patience to wait and watch…

India’s Appetitie For Gold Rises

High Inflation, Higher Gold Prices or Booming Stock Markets, it does not matter. In India, when it comes to Gold it’s always the most preferred mode of investment. A lot has spoken and written about Gold as investment class, safe asset and Indian cultural connect with the yellow shiny metal. At the start of this month, Gold prices in India…

Acche Din Aa Gaye For Common Man

The election propaganda by team Narendra Modi was ‘Aache Din’ and today almost seven weeks after getting a clear mandate by the people of India – the Narendra Modi has brought lots of smiles to the common man. Hence, we can proudly say – Acche Din Aa Gaye for the common man. The Finance minister, Arun Jaitley, in the first…

Gold Prices Down 2.2% in India in H1-2014, While up 3.2% in the US

As the curtains were drawn on the first half of the calendar year 2014, a flashback to the Gold prices reveals a divergent trend between the prices in India and United States (US). For the records, the MCX Gold futures (Indian Gold Prices) for 24 karat Gold have declined by 2.2 per cent (Rs 646) to Rs 27,776 in the…

Sensex Registers Longest Monthly Winning Streak After Seven Years

If anybody has doubts about the current bull-run, it’s time to wipe them out. As the markets in the recent past has proved its path and mettle time and again. A bull market is generally a period of several months or at times years, when stock prices or indices rise consistently. The same price movements can be related to different…

Global Worries, Indian Monsoon can dampen the bullish Sensex Sentiment

The Indian markets have witnessed a dream run in the recent past- largely due to a so-called ‘HOPE RALLY’ which augured to bring in winds of change for the Indian economic fortunes. In the last five months, the Sensex soared by a whopping 25 per cent in the backdrop of the general elections in India. The market men placed high…

Today Gold Price in India is at 10-month Low

Significant back-to-back losses in the last four weeks in the back-drop of subdued trend in the international Gold prices and some cheer factor for the jewellery makers back home have pulled down Gold prices to 10-month lows. The Indian government recently eased the import norms for Gold by allowing more players – like trading houses, co-operative banks and other nominated…

Jewellery Makers, Retailers Cheer RBI Move on Gold Imports

Indian retailers and jewellery makers have a reason to cheer, as easing Gold prices are likely to bring lot of relief to upcoming heavier expenses during this wedding season in India. The Reserve Bank of India timing on removing the import curbs and allowing new players to import Gold under the 20:80 scheme could not be timed better. As per…

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