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Andhra Pradesh attracted the highest project investments in 2018-19

According to a recent study by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Andhra Pradesh topped the list of states which attracted the highest project investments in 2018-19. Maharashtra, which was the topper of last year, missed its top spot in 2018-19, but was ranked first in terms of investments over a five-year period between 2014-15 ..

Edelweiss Asset Management Company launches First Corporate Bond ETF of India

The Edelweiss Asset Management Company has launched the First Corporate Bond Exchange Traded Fund(ETF) of India and it is also the largest New Fund Offer (NFO) ever opened for subscription in the country. Edelweiss Asset Management Company is a subsidiary of Edelweiss Capital Limited (ECL). India’s Corporate Bond ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) is called the ..

CCI nod for merger of BOB and BNPP

On 14 Nov, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund, under the Competition Act, 2002. The parties propose to amalgamation includes BOB BOB Asset Management Company (AMC) into BNPP AMC and BNPP Trustee Company (TC) into BOB TC. After ..

Growing Economy via investments in Infrastructure

It is no surprise that the global economy is about to enter a recession. The economic woes are also high for Indian Economy which is currently going through its worst phase of growth. However, the economy can be stimulated via several methods. What are these methods? To stimulate the economy, the government can either cut ..

Equity Exchange-Traded Funds

Equity Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are simple investment products that combine the flexibility of stock investment and the simplicity of equity mutual funds. ETFs trade on the cash market of the National Stock Exchange, like any other company stock, and can be bought and sold continuously at market prices. Equity ETFs are passive investment instruments ..

India ranked 62nd place among emerging economies IDI-2018

India has been ranked at the 62nd place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index (IDI-2018) released by World Economic Forum (WEF). India’s position is much below China (26th) and Pakistan (47th). The 2018 index, which measures the progress of 103 economies on three individual pillars – growth and development; inclusion; and inter-generational equity ..

What is the meaning of Contra Fund?

Contra Fund is a type of fund which is different from other such funds by the style of investing. It takes a contrarian view of the asset. It is the poor performance of the asset which usually allows distortions in valuations. The contra funds usually capitalise on these distortions. It is assumed that the asset ..

What is a Contractionary Policy?

Contractionary Policy refers to the monetary policy which aims to slow down the economy by introducing a reduction in money supply for lesser money and investment. There are many economic tools used by the Central Bank of every nation like CRR, SLR, Repo, Reverse Repo, Interest Rate etc. to keep a check on the volume ..