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Ola plans to invest in Avail Finance

Bengaluru: ANI Technologies-owned Cab aggregator Ola plans to invest an undisclosed sum in Avail Finance as part of its deal with the latter to build financial solutions for its base of 1.5 million driver partners. Avail Finance said on Monday it had already raised $9 million in the Series A round led by Matrix Partners in addition to the proposed undisclosed sum from ... Read More »

Behavioural finance: Why you invest the way you do and how to improve it

.Behavioural finance is an interdisciplinary field that studies of how people make financial decisions in the real world. One of the core focuses of behavioural finance is to identify the shortcuts (heuristics) and other mental quirks (biases) that affect people’s financial decisions, and how they can often go astray. Behavioural researchers then look for practical, empirically tested techniques to overcome these obstacles, where possible. The field is simply fascinating ... Read More »

Family finance: Biraris need to start planning early, invest surplus income to meet money goals

Kumar, 27, and Veta Birari, 28, are both software developers, who live in their own house, in Pune. They get a combined monthly salary of Rs 1.36 lakh, of which they are left with a surplus of Rs 57,930. In order to achieve their goals, they will need to put this amount to work instead of letting it idle in ... Read More »

How to invest in your favorite sports team

Have you ever dreamed of owning a stake in a professional sports team? Now you can, thanks to the Global Sports Financial Exchange (GSFE). Billed as the world’s first sports stock market, it lets fans invest in their favorite teams. “We want to be the next NYSE, not Daily Fantasy Sports,” says veteran actor and CEO Zack Ward, best known for ... Read More »

Alibaba, Paytm Said to Be in Talks to Invest in Bigbasket

HIGHLIGHTS Alibaba, Paytm said to invest about $200 million for 20 percent stake Alibaba, Paytm said to be in a 60-day exclusive pact with Bigbasket Bigbasket raised $150 million last year in a funding round Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and its Indian associate Paytm E-commerce Pvt are in talks to invest about $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,287 crores) for a ... Read More »

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STAMFORD — Taxpayers who wonder how their money is spent would be interested in a discussion among officials crafting the next city budget. It was about Indians vs. (bureau) chiefs, good managers vs. bad. Board of Finance members last week were asked to consider a request from Office of Operations Director Ernie Orgera to fund a position – chief of ... Read More »

Toyota plans to invest $10bn in US

Japanese car giant Toyota says will invest $10bn (£8.2bn) in the US over the next five years – the latest car giant to announce major investments. The firm’s North America chief executive, Jim Lentz, announced the decision at the Detroit motor show. He said it had nothing to do with President-elect Donald Trump’s hostility to imported cars, but was part ... Read More »