Fixed Income Investments in Indian Market

Yesterday I was going through some of the Indian newspapers and surprised to see some articles on Indian debtblog-3 market, which is a very rare scenario where the Indian market is dominated by equities. May be it was more a tax saving investment as the equity market where more volatile and IPOs were flopped.

Whereas the developed world debt market dominates where the bond market, has experiences gains and losses in response to cyclical interest-rate, It’s like business cycle during which an economy expands, contracts and recovers could be termed as market cycle.

Before getting back to the Indian bond market let’s try to see the key components of Fixed Income securities, it’s the Credit quality, yield, and maturities are key components of fixed-income securities.
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The Initial Public Offerings back in Indian market

It was almost a slag of 3 years the Initial public Offerings (IPO) was out of fashion in the Indian markets. Now they are back, so are blogthe bulls back on Indian bourses? Yes they are. How long they will last? I don’t know.

The Wonderla IPO was subscribed over 38 times on the final day of bidding, next in line: L&T Technology Services and L&T Infotech, Bharat Business Channel, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Tarini International, Manpasand Beverages, Adlabs Entertainment, Quick Heal to name some.

Have done series of posts the IPOs as they are controversial in nature.  The paper by Pitchard “Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) must simply be abolished” is worth a read.

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The Candy Crush: King milking out Candy

I do not know how people can be so insane about Candy crush that Candy Crush Saga, made its pitch to potential investors for its bloginitial public offering couple of days back, revealing in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing just how good its business has been. By the way I don’t like the Candy crush invite on Facebook.

Every month, millions of people download King’s free apps, only to pay up for little digital trinkets that help them make progress in its games. People managing huge investment funds are probably just as hooked as the rest of us on those blinking jelly beans.

The way people changing taste social network and IT gaming companies en-cashing the opportunities, Facebook and Whats-app is a different story in line would put up with details soon.  Continue reading “The Candy Crush: King milking out Candy”