Despite the recent weakness, the markets are still expensive. However, there are still some pockets of value available. The cover story of the issue takes you through our shortlist of stocks which, despite the markets still being expensive, offer good value to investors. Learn which are today's 'Potential Value Stocks', and kickstart your investing.
Here's everything else that is there in the issue.
- First Page: Dhirendra Kumar identifies stocks that are worthy of investment and the ones to stay away from in order to become a successful investor
- Special Report: Snapshot of the budget as well as companies that will benefit from the corporate tax cut
- Interview: Sonam Udasi Fund Manager, Tata Mutual Fund points out some common mistakes made while investing
- Market Compass: Mutual funds and insurance companies have upped or lowered their stakes in the following companies
- Straight Talk: Anand Tandon suggests that banking frauds combined with overvaluation have historically been a recipe for significant market falls
- Offbeat: Sanjeev Pandiya says that banking fraud is an indicator of the fragility of the Indian financial system
- Analyst's Diary:
- Long live long-term investing: The case for long-term investing is unscathed even after the introduction of the new LTCG tax on equity
- Comparing Budget esitimates and reality
- Chasing mutual funds blindly is a losing strategy
- Value Research Online: Use the LTCG tab in the My Portfolio section of Value Research site to calculate your long-term capital gains tax on your equity investments
- Companies with moats: Our watchlist of companies which are near monopolies and have high chances of delivering consistent returns
- Stock Screen: Read about these investment ideas that you can use now:
- Quality stocks available cheap
- Attractive blue chips
- High dividend-yield stocks
- Discount to book value
- Reasonably priced growth stocks
- Stock Analyst's Choice: Our regular scorecard of the stocks we have been recommending since 2011 and their performance.
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