RBI’s latest boost (or bust?) to real estate
PTI reports the latest RBI move to “boost” an already over-valued real estate market by lowering risk weights on select home loans ( up to 75 lakhs) and consequently higher Loan-To-Value ratio by up to 90%. To quote the article on Firstpost: “the banking regulator said in the case of ‘individual housing […]
Sensex and a market indicator: ET News
On a day the Sensex rallied over 500 pts (564 points to be exact) ET carries an article titled why it may fall to 22000 on its front page. The article points to the disbelief in the current rally which has traveled quite quickly from 24923 to current levels and […]
RBI 50 bps rate cut a surprise? Not really !
We are actually surprised that so many economists and market men are surprised that RBI under Rockstar Rajan went for a 50 bps rate cut. So we re-post the link to our 25th August post which illustrated the rock solid case for >25bps cut. Oh! we also predicted that the Federal […]
INR, Interest Rate Cut, Inflation and one trade that many retail investors aren’t aware of.
The RBI governor has been hesitant in cutting interest rates partly due to inflation scare and partly because the transmission of interest rate cuts hasn’t happened through banks. With retail inflation now sub-4% and wholesale inflation in negative territory, the governor has still sighted inflation as his primary concern, which […]
IndianInsight view endorsed by none other than RBI governor Rajan!
In our article published in june we made a case for real estate prices going softer. The same view has now been echoed by the superstar governor Rajan. Read here.
Understanding Pricing of Public Issue of Equity
Here is a video explaining the pricing of public issue of equity.
Inflation Indexed Bonds
Here is a short video explaining Inflation Indexed Bonds. It has been taken from our latest course for financial advisor certification. The course page link can be accessed here.
Thinking of buying real estate? This one is for you!
Real estate buying is a big ticket expense requiring certain degree of support in the form of home loans. This endeavor though is in general considered to be low risk, especially by people with regular income. It may not seem so surprising then that many individuals who are uncomfortable with investing in the […]