Will GST become a Reality in India ? Implications

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) aims to simplify and unify India’s current indirect tax regime (by removing the complexity of multiple state/central taxes and a multitude of exemptions, and ensuring a seamless flow of input tax credit in the value chain), thus we believe that its implementation will be a game-changer for India. Apart from simplifying the indirect tax structure, the GST should help to create “One” India by eliminating geographical fragmentation. While the government has been trying to implement a GST for the past five-six years, it has never been so close. The constitutional (more…)

What is Prashant Jain & Other HDFC Fund Manager’s Pay / Remuneration ?

HDFC Fund Managers RemunerationIn Jan-2016, we decided to check on the remuneration the HDFC Mutual Fund Managers draw. However, our research met dead end due to non disclosure by the Asset Management Company. However, we took a wild guess on what could top Fund Manager Prashant Jain’s Pay. And we were Right in guessing the numbers 🙂

After heated discussion with SEBI, HDFC Mutual Fund and all other AMCs were forced to Disclose the Fund Manager’s Pay / Remuneration. Here is what HDFC AMC disclosed for FY 2015-16. All Figures in INR Lakhs for FY 2015-16

Milind Barve – 625.09 – He is the Managing Director of (more…)

Next Gen Indian Private Banks Converge into IT Companies

Indian Banks Go DigitalOver the last 2 years we have been constantly accumulating high asset quality Indian Private banks and we have mentioned the same to our followers on twitter. Ir-respective of which Party comes to power to Govern India, modern Indian private banks have always been on the leading edge of innovation offering bouquet of financial services leveraging the power of Information Technology.

During the late 90s they were the first one to begin with Computerized Banking. In the 2000s they invented Internet Banking and in the last (more…)

Rise of Specialty Internet Only Banks in China

Internet Only Banks in China WeBank, founded in late 2014, is the first private internet bank in China. Tencent owns a 30% stake in WeBank, while investment firms Baiyeyuan Investment (Not listed) and Liye Group (Not listed) each own 20%. The entity as a whole has registered capital of Rmb3 bn (US$482 mn). WeBank’s scope covers personal banking, corporate banking, and international banking.

In May 2015, WeBank launched its first product ‘Weilidai’, providing personal credit lines to users without the need for guarantee or collateral, (more…)

Why We Don’t Trust Porinju Veliyath’s Equity Intelligence ?

Breaking News - ExclusiveThe Indian Equity Market Meltdown has exposed some dirty Insider Trading by Promoters of Palred Technologies. Guess Reliance Industries’ CMD & Insider Trader Mukesh Ambani was their role model to look up to but Palred Technologies’ CMD got caught in the hands of SEBI and Mukesh has managed to keep the case subdued.

Ok. Palem Srikanth Reddy of Palred is a Crook as SEBI have caught him Red Handed in Insider Trading Scam but Why don’t we trust the over hyped media savvy Portfolio Management Guru – Porinju Veliyath of Equity Intelligence?

Porinju bought Palred Technologies on (more…)

What CLSA Recommends to BUY in Market Correction ?

The Indian Equity Market has corrected about 20% from the High’s of 30,000. The Index is back to Pre-Modi NaMoBullRun Rally. Amidst the fall, Smart Investors are lapping up stocks which can generate Free Cash Flow. Barring the PSU Banks, other stocks still trade well above their all-time lows.

CLSA French Research House one of the biggest movers and shakers of Indian Market likes the following stocks which have corrected significantly and appear attractive. (more…)