FDs might be attractive for common man but equity gives 12-14% over a 10-yr period

“FDs will suddenly become more attractive for the common investors as interest rates continue to rise, especially socially for those who do not like to take any kind of market risk.,” says Dr Joseph Thomas, Head of Research, Emkay Wealth Management. In an interview with ETMarkets, Thomas said: “But the opportunity cost is a return of 12 […]

The Fed and the Markets

The Fed rate hike of 75 basis points is through, and it is well on the lines expected by majority of the market participants. This takes the Fed Funds target range to 1.50% to 1.75%. It was on the back of a fiercely raging inflation at 8.60% in May that the Fed rate hike has […]

Inflation eases, but expected to remain elevated…

The CPI based inflation stayed above RBI’s target range of 2% to 6% for the fifth consecutive month, although it has moderated marginally. The headline inflation for the month of May’22 came in at 7.04% as compared to 7.79% in the preceding month, and 6.30% during the year ago period. Even as the high base […]