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Top 14 stocks which some MFs added for the first in the month of May

Indian market rallied as much as 17 percent so far in the year 2017 led by consistent infusion of funds by mutual funds (MFs) even as foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) slowed down their buying. The domestic mutual funds pumped in over Rs 20,000 crore in the stock market during April-May, said a PTI report. The flows were largely concentrated around ... Read More »

IT export to grow at 7-8%, 1.5 lakh jobs to be created in 2017-18: Nasscom

Indian IT exports will grow by 7-8 %, unchanged from previous year’s growth, despite protectionist voices in major markets like the US, industry body Nasscom said today. The $ 156 billion Indian industry — the biggest job creator in the organised sector — is also projected to add 1.3-1.5 lakh new jobs during 2017-18 compared to a net hiring of ... Read More »

In the catfish economy, things are hopeful

Townsend Kyser says economic optimism translates into more people eating out, which boosts his business. – Darren McCollester/Getty Images We like to talk to small business owners in order to get a handle on how the economy feels. Catfish farmer Townsend Kyser, who runs Kyser Family Farms with his father, is someone we check in with every so often. The last time ... Read More »

Small Businesses Do 40 Percent of the Hiring in the Gig Economy, New Study Says

Over the course of the last decade, the so-called “gig economy” has rapidly expanded to become one of America’s most crucial labor markets. Around one in three American workers are now freelancers, and more than one third of Millennials. And according to a new study compiled by LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), it’s small business owners that are the driving force behind that exponential ... Read More »

BSE small-cap gives 72% return, Sensex 34% in 3 years

Blue-chip index Sensex and S&P BSE LargeCap companies have shelled out a return of 34.24% and 38.56%, respectively. Photo: Hemant Mishra/ Mint Mumbai: With 72% return to investors, S&P BSE SmallCap index has outperformed the Sensex and large-cap indices in the three-year period ended 31 May. While the small-cap index of the BSE has given a return of 72.11%, S&P ... Read More »

Back to black: The vinyl business in India is far from dead

The vinyl business in India is far from dead. There are those who love vinyl enough to trudge to dusty vintage shops and dig through crates packed with old records to find that out-of-print album. The modern vinyl record came into the world post World War II, largely replacing the earlier 78 rpm shellac. And it almost immediately spawned crate-diggers ... Read More »

Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority on eve of Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the country as her husband looks on after Britain’s election at Downing Street in London, Britain, on 9 June. Photo: Hannah Mckay/Reuters   London: British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would lead a minority government backed by a small Northern Irish party after she lost an election gamble days before the start of ... Read More »

20 More Platforms for Workers in the Gig Economy

The gig economy has been defined as part-time, temporary and freelance jobs. And though it might sound like the kind of thing that would most interest college students on summer break, it is projected half of the working U.S. population will move into the gig economy within the next five years. The stats are pretty much the same globally where ... Read More »

Three Marketing Strategies That Can Keep Your Business In Full Bloom

Many if not most business owners realize that marketing plays an integral role in determining how successful their organization will become. However, not all corporate leaders know which advertising techniques to implement for the purpose of making their organization increasingly productive and profitable. If this is one of your professional dilemmas, this article will provide you with the solutions you ... Read More »

Book profits @ 9700 on Nifty; 5 stocks which can return up to 14% in short term

The Nifty closed above its crucial psychological level of 9,650 on Friday but Call writing at strike prices 9,700 and 9,800 is likely to act as stiff resistance levels for the index. Traders are advised to book profits as the index approaches 9,700 this week. The Nifty consolidated in a narrow range throughout this past week as the index closed ... Read More »