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All you wanted to know about interoperability

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BusinessLine In November last year, SEBI came up with guidelines to usher in interoperability among clearing corporations. The deadline given to exchanges was extended from June 1, 2019, to July 1 to give more time to the participants to develop the requisite ... More »

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All you wanted to know about…Accrual mutual funds

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BusinessLine With interest rates in the economy heading down once again, debt mutual fund investors are again wondering if they should switch back from accrual funds to duration funds. However, some categories of accrual funds have been hit by the credit downg... More »

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All you want to know about…Quant funds

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BusinessLine Automation is taking over many highly paid jobs around the world and money management may be no exception. One illustration of this phenomenon is quant funds. In India, DSP Mutual Fund currently has a quant fund open for subscription until June 3.... More »

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All you wanted to know about co-living

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BusinessLine With a quantum leap in the number of people moving to cities for work or education, prices for rental housing have shot through the roof. With affordability being a problem for the young, the concept of co-living has caught on in cities such as Mu... More »

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All you wanted to know about haircuts

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BusinessLine Of late, it is not just magazines offering lifestyle and beauty tips that have been featuring discussions on haircuts. The pink papers have been devoting plenty of space to them too. News reports talk of lenders hesitating to take a telecom giant ... More »

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All you wanted to know about… Domestic gas pricing formula

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BusinessLine Earlier this month, gas producers in the country had reason to smile. The Centre increased the price of domestic natural gas by nearly 10 per cent to $3.69/mmbtu. This was the fourth consecutive hike in the past two years. This price is determined... More »

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All you wanted to know about RBI’s swap auction

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BusinessLine Today is not just another day in the Indian currency market. The Reserve Bank of India will be conducting the Dollar-Rupee (USD/INR) swap auction in the morning. This is being done in order to increase rupee liquidity in the market. The size of th... More »

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All you wanted to know about MFN status

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BusinessLine India recently withdrew the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status accorded to Pakistan in 1996, following the terrorist attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 40 CRPF officers. Following this, the government immediately hiked the basic cus... More »

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All you wanted to know about promoter pledging

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BusinessLine In recent weeks, stock market investors have been hit by sharp swings in prices after news of high promoter pledging, sale of pledged shares by lending institutions and agreements between the lenders and promoters to go slow on such sales have hog... More »

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All you wanted to know about VVPATs

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BusinessLine The General Elections are just a few months away and controversies surrounding Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) are back in the news. While the Opposition is maintaining that the EVMs can be tampered ... More »

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All you wanted to know about short covering

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BusinessLine Whenever an individual stock or the market as a whole rebounds suddenly after declining for a long time, market mavens attribute it to short-covering. ‘Short covering’ also hogs the headlines every time the market faces the expiry of monthly deriv... More »

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All you need to know about accrual accounting

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BusinessLine With Budget 2019 around the corner, all the eyes are on the fiscal deficit (total revenue – total expenditure) number that the Finance Minister will present for the current fiscal year. But, did you know that there is a lot of room for the governm... More »