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Do high returns on company FDs justify their inherent risk? The rate-cuts by RBI have led to a softening interest rate regime. This has made company FDs more attractive as compared to bank FDs. But a final decision should be made after weighing in all pros and cons. The article gives a detailed insight on the risk carried by company FDs. Read on to know more.... (HT Media)
Why is Tata Steel stock considered to be investor-friendly? The economic slowdown in Europe has hit Tata Steel's Corus operations. But this has not deterred the company from sticking to good corporate governance practices. Read on to know why this company ranks high on investor-friendliness.... (Financial Chronicle)
Will the investment banking industry regain its lost glory? The investment banking industry was hit hard by the financial crisis of 2008. However, with nearly half a decade gone by, the key question of whether the industry will revert back to performing like it did in the pre-crisis period remains. (The Economist Newspaper Limited)
Why have SEZs not taken off in India? SEZs can go a long way in mending a country's high current account deficit. But despite the 2005 SEZ policy, not much has been achieved. Read on to know what are the regulatory hurdles plaguing SEZs. (Financial Chronicle)
Global oil trade sees a re-alignment The boom in US oil production is expected to meet the rising energy demands of developing economies across the world. These countries in turn are building infrastructure for refining and storing. Read on to know how the dynamics of the global oil trade are changing. (Cable News Network)
Madhu Gupta (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, ResearchPro has a post graduate degree in both physics and finance. Having worked with India's leading economic research agency, she has a natural flair for numbers and analytics. She brings with her a near-decade long rich experience in the field of finance. A firm believer of the principles of value investing, she looks for robust businesses with durable competitive advantages. Madhu contributes towards our small cap service Hidden Treasure.
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