What went so wrong in the UK bond market that it led to a complete turmoil for weeks? Why was the UK finance minister replaced and why were the tax cuts reversed? Most importantly, what has been the impact of this meltdown on other countries -- and will the markets be satisfied with the UK government's new moves? Latha Venkatesh explains!
Should you be investing in FDs now? We all know that the era of low-interest rates is behind us. RBI has been raising interest rates as inflation does not seem to be transitory, just like in the rest of the world. But only a part of it has been passed on by banks to fixed deposit investors so far. Watch the video to find out if it is still viable to invest in FDs!
There is a separate $1-billion limit for funds of funds (FoFs) and industry sources say around $700-800 million of this limit remains open. While FoFs are also mutual fund schemes, they are different from international MFs. Watch the video to know the difference, and how you can increase your exposure to global equities through FoFs
Gold prices shot up after the Russia-Ukraine war erupted, and then came off right after central banks started fighting inflation with a series of aggressive rate hikes and withdrawal of liquidity. What’s the reason for that? How to track fluctuations in gold prices in your portfolio? Watch the video to find out
Have you ever thought about buying something and it has instantly appeared on your social media feed as suggested posts or even on google ads? Well, this is exactly how digital ads work. So how do you know what Google, Facebook etc know about you, and how can you restrict this? Watch the video to find out
Billionaire business tycoon Elon Musk may have called off the $44 billion Twitter deal but have you ever wondered what piqued his interest in the micro-blogging site in the first place? Remember, Musk is known to make profitable and futuristic investments only. Twitter operates a social network used by more than 217 million people worldwide. The platform hosts content in any genre imaginable – with certain noticeable exceptions. The platform is home to journalists, entertainers, businesses, brands, and private users. Anyone can join Twitter and set up an account for free. But how exactly does the social media platform make money? Watch this video to know more about Twitter's revenue model.
In light of the recent incidents involving two scooters from prominent EV brands bursting into flames, the subject of EV safety has come under the spotlight. Are all lithium-ion battery systems inherently a fire hazard? Are there specific conditions that make it more likely for EVs to catch fire? We find out.
Paytm's IPO, back in November 2021, was the biggest IPO in a decade. Since its listing, the Paytm stock has cracked more than 65%, of which 20% erosion has come in the last few days. So, what’s wrong with Paytm? We tell you 5 reasons why investors have lost faith in the stock.
There is a general tendency to confuse insurance with investment, but experts warn that this is a dangerous assumption. Sumaira Abidi explains why
The status symbol of big billionaires has undergone a metamorphosis of sorts. The in-thing is space tourism. With Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin announcing its decision to sell its first flight into microgravity to the highest bidder the stage is set for the uber rich & super famous to venture out into the unknown and experience the ultimate thrill. Find out more about this upcoming trend
India on December 3 voted along with the majority at a United Nations convention to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from the 'most dangerous drugs' list. What does this mean? Does it indicate that India will also look to legalise cannabis? Watch the video to have all your questions answered.
Watch this explainer to understand how and why these companies are delisting.