Thursday, 21 February 2013

Sector Snapshot - Energy Sector

Energy is a day-to-day requirement. The ever-increasing demand of petroleum and hydrocarbon products is a part of our life. India is an energy-deficient country. 75% of crude oil requirements is catered through imports. The rest is through State run and private oil exploration and production companies catering to the energy needs of the nation.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Sector Snapshot - IT Sector

Information Technology industry has been the stalwart of Indian economy from the past decade. How the IT sector has changed the lifestyle of the Indian middle class is very well known.

It will be worth our while to understand the strength of this sector. It will give us an idea of the extent to which it is necessary to include the IT sector in our investment portfolio.

Monday, 11 February 2013

Sector Snapshot - Consumer Goods

Consumer goods consist of items that we use daily or periodically. Soaps, toiletries, other FMCG items, processed food items, health drinks, home appliances, electronic goods etc. come in the consumer goods category. We all use these items in our day-to-day life. It is a huge sector and with a lot of potential. India is a consumer driven economy and the consumer goods sector has been the direct beneficiary of the affluence of the Indian public.

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Sector Snapshot - Banking Sector

When beginning to invest in equities and stocks, it is always helpful to have a rough framework against which you can decide where to invest. If you start looking into individual companies straightaway, it is difficult to put your investment decisions in the correct perspective. Instead, It is easier to decide, which sectors you want to invest in, and then zero-in on a good company in that sector.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Importance of Investing - An Infographic

Why is it important to invest? To have a financially secure life of-course. Good investments will benefit the investor by giving him/her more returns overtime. On the other hand, proper investments are not made in-time, then inflation will certainly catch-up as time passes by.

To understand more clearly the differences in the lifestyle of investors and spenders, we have presented the following infographic.