Making sense of RBI Measures, analyze their effect and how to Plan Investments

On March 27, 2020, RBI introduced very important measures to combat adverse effect of covid-19 on the Indian economy. These measures are summarized, explained in simple terms and analyzed for its effect below. Overall effect of these measures on various asset classes and how to invest in current turbulent is also […]

Leveraged FD MAY be coming for NRIs – RBI Announces USD/INR Swaps

Extreme Risk Aversion due to Corona virus (COVID-19) has impacted all financial assets drastically with global market indices losing 30%+ in less than a month, gold touching Rs. 45,000 and emerging market currencies experiencing extreme pressure. Also in India, FIIs are selling big time and taking money (USD) out of India […]

Budget 2020: Important Changes that Affect Investments and Taxation in India

Budget 2020 was introduced with an objective of “Ease of Living” with three prominent themes as Aspirational India, Economic Development and Caring Society with Good Governance and Robust Financial Sector. However, it may not result into ease of calculating and determining tax liability. The Budget 2020 has made many changes including […]

Decoding Budget 2019 (No. 2) for NRIs: 11 important changes and their effect on NRI Investments and Taxation

On July 5, the First full-time Female Finance Minister of India, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman, presented the budget in the Parliament. While it may be a mixed bag for many, the one category it affect the most, and that too positively, is Non- Residents (NRIs/ PIOs). We have analyzed all the budget […]

Decoding Budget 2019: The Hidden Opportunity for Smart Investors to Create Tremendous Wealth

The interim budget 2019 included few indicators properly placed in the budget speech, if identified and analyzed properly, could become a great opportunity for smart investors to create tremendous wealth in long term. This blog tries to explain and analyze the same. 1.Vision 2030 and Economic Growth For the long term […]

Budget 2018 Proposal related to 10% LTCG on equity, its effect and expectations of stock market until March 31, 2018

The Finance Bill 2018 proposes to tax the long term capital gain (LTCG) on equity shares and equity mutual funds subject to STT @ 10% exceeding Rs. 1,00,000 from April 1, 2018. The LTCG on equity has been exempt from tax since 2005. As per returns filed for A.Y. 17-18 (financial […]

Budget Analysis for Investors: How to Efficiently Plan your Investments NOW for Maximum Benefit

Budget 2017 has proposed many important changes related to investments. Efficient Planning of your equity, debt as well as real estate investment could materially affect the investment returns. I have analyzed the effect of major changes proposed in the budget related to investments and is summarized as follows: A.      Income Tax […]