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Do transaction taxes really help?

Apr 16, 2013

Here is today's recommended reading list from Equitymaster...

How does the rise in MNC royalty payout impact minority shareholders?
Foreign MNCs are mostly favored and valued at premium by investors as compared to Indian companies. However, the rising royalty payouts by Indian subsidiaries to foreign parent are eroding the bottomline of Indian arms. Considering the tough economic environment, are these hikes justified? More importantly, how do they affect your investments? Read on to find out... (The Economic Times)

Do transaction taxes really help?
European countries have introduced a proposal to impose a transaction tax or the 'Tobin' tax. It is a tax imposed on equity and debt transactions. The idea behind the tax is to improve the efficiency of capital markets. It also aims at reducing speculation and broadening the tax base. But would such a tax be successful? Read this article to find out another country's experience with such a tax and the lessons learnt from it. (The Financial Times - Free Registration)

Understanding asset behaviour is the key to successful investing
As investors, we always look for investment options that help us maximise our returns. However, in doing so, we often ignore the risks that tag along. The article throws light on the behaviour of different asset classes, something that we believe every investor must read. (Business Standard Limited)

Is too much news bad for you?
How are you dealing with the constant barrage of news from various media? Is it leading to extreme emotions and hindering your creativity? If yes, then you are not alone. An article in Guardian points to a study that has led to the same conclusion. Fortunately there's an easy solution at hand. Read on to find it out... (Guardian News and Media Limited)

Why is gold still a safe bet?
The recent crash in gold prices has caught many investors off guard. In a very short span of time, the sentiments on the yellow metal have changed radically from bullishness to bearishness. However, Mr James Grant, publisher of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, is still positive on gold and we believe his reasons are quite convincing. Watch the video for his views... (Bloomberg)

Richa Agarwal

Richa Agarwal (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, Hidden Treasure has over 7 years of experience as an equity research analyst. She routinely scours the small cap universe for fundamentally strong companies trading at attractive prices. Having degrees in both finance as well as engineering has served her well in analysing business models across the small cap space.

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