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  • Things to look for in the (Interim) Budget

    Vineet Rajani on January 24, 2024

    The Government of India will present the Interim Budget on 01 February 2024. Why is it an Interim Budget and not an Annual Budget? It is the year of General Elections. Whether or not the ruling party ..

  • Beware of Pig Butchering Scams

    Nithin Kamath on November 22, 2023

    The scale of pig butchering scams in India runs into tens of thousands of crores. It is scary how many people fall for fake job offer scams, scammy high-return investment schemes, and crypto investmen ..

  • Stock market scams and how to avoid them – How the elderly are scammed?

    Vineet Rajani on October 7, 2023

    Remember Yes Bank’s AT1 bonds that were written off when the RBI forced a reorganization of the bank in 2020? Many elderly people lost their retirement savings in AT1s.  AT1 bonds are pseudo-equity ..

  • Trading Holiday Vs Settlement Holiday

    Vineet Rajani on September 29, 2023

    Today, 29 September 2023, is an unusual day in the financial markets. It is a trading day for all financial instruments but a settlement holiday for some. Quarter-end has added to the confusion. Why s ..