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5 Things you should know about Mutual fund SIP

The ‘Mutual fund Sahi Hai’ campaign helped investing via SIPs garner a lot of attention of the past few years. The truth being told a lot of investors are investing in these funds

Sep 17, 2021
6 Financial Tips for New Parents

We understand that there would be a whole lot of things on your plate: Informing your family, picking a name, setting up doctor appointments.

Sep 17, 2021
6 ways of increasing your chance of getting an IPO Allotment

Over the past one year IPOs have become the talk of the town and everyone has been investing in them.

Sep 17, 2021
Checklist for Buying a Health Insurance policy

Covid has made people more aware about the importance of having a health insurance policy

Sep 17, 2021
Impact of the Union Budget on your wealth will always be short term

The Government has to spend. It spends on creating jobs, reviving businesses, expanding GDP, and a whole bunch of things. To be honest, at times, the Government spends way more than it really earns.

Feb 10, 2022
Celebrities and Their Investments

Last Year, many startups moved to the public market from private, raising money in the form of an IPO. The startup ecosystem crossed $100 Bn in receiving funding since 2014.

Feb 18, 2022
Nifty Index Changes

Stocks being shuffled

Mar 01, 2022
How HUF can help you save tax

Read through this blog and know how to save income tax by forming HUF, how to open a HUF account, and the Hindu Undivided Family Rules.

Mar 11, 2022
Checklist to select the right Mutual Fund

Find out more about the top-performing mutual funds available in India. Learn the following checklist before investing for the best outcomes.

Mar 22, 2022
What equity markets expect from the Finance Minister?

The Finance Minister and her team have been conducting hectic parleys with the various stakeholders on Union Budget expectations. Here is what the capital markets would broadly be expecting.

Jan 16, 2023
What are the expectations of the Indian mutual funds segment?

The AMFI has been submitting a charter of demands to the Finance Minister each year ahead of the Union Budget. Even in this year, AMFI has submitted its key demands pertaining to mutual funds. Here ar

Jan 16, 2023
What are the expectations on the personal taxation front?

No discussion on the Union Budget is complete without focusing on personal taxes. It is normally a trade-off. People want to pay lower taxes, but the center still relies on tax flows to fund expenses.

Jan 16, 2023
Will the Budget restrict central fiscal deficit

Ahead of the Union Budget on 01st Feb, the big question is on the fiscal deficit. There is a segment that wants a drastic overhaul of the fiscal deficit estimates for FY24. Is that likely to really ha

Jan 23, 2023
Will the budget give a second boost to sovereign bond issues?

About 3 years back, the government was keen to push the idea of Sovereign bonds to raise capital. It is tantamount to borrowing by issuing G-Secs abroad. The only difference is that it is a forex risk

Jan 23, 2023
Will the Union Budget scrap the Securities Transaction Tax

One of the big questions ahead of the Union Budget is whether the securities transaction tax (STT) will be scrapped by the Indian government. It could be a boost to volumes and trading costs, but the

Jan 23, 2023
Where exactly will the RBI rate policy go from here?

When the RBI announced its monetary policy this week, there was not much of a surprise element. The 25 bps rate hike was factored in. The big question now is where does RBI policy go from here?

Feb 13, 2023
Ten years from now Adani may be actually thanking Hindenburg

It was a tumultuous 15 days for the Adani group. The group saw market cap eroded by over $100 billion in a span of less than a month. The entire damage was caused by a rather damning report put out by

Feb 13, 2023
Why have the FIIs turned so negative on India in year 2023?

Since the start of January 2023, FPIs have been aggressive sellers. In the first 29 trading session of 2023, FPIs sold Indian equities to the tune of $4.70 bn. What has triggered this selling and what

Feb 13, 2023
Language is still hawkish but pragmatism may dictate otherwise

Even as the RBI MPC minutes and the Fed minutes are expected to be out on 22nd February, the signals are already quite clear. There is no relenting on the hawkish stance; at least in near future.

Feb 20, 2023
What has suddenly gone so wrong in such a short time?

Just about a year ago, quick commerce or the ability to deliver products in a jiffy was all the rage. Things seem to have changed in a very short while. What has gone wrong with quick commerce and why

Feb 20, 2023
That was long overdue but it would be a herculean job at LIC

During the week, the government and SEBI once again raised the subject of a full-time CIO for LIC. Ironically, today, the investment decisions at the LIC still fall under the executive director of LIC

Mar 02, 2023
Will longer trading hours on NSE FnO really add value to traders

The SEBI and the stock exchanges are now veering towards longer trading hours for equity and F&O. The plan is to extend the cash market trading till 5 pm and F&O market trading till 11.55 pm, almost o

Mar 02, 2023
What does an inverted yield curve in Indian markets tell us?

During the previous week, India’s yield curve inverted, albeit briefly. Normally, the inversion of the yield curve is seen as a signal of an impending economic slowdown, and that is visible in the US.

Mar 13, 2023
SEBI propose to make MFs into brokers is not a workable solution

Last week, SEBI had suggested that MFs should execute trades through their own broking outfits and not charge broking costs additionally to investors. Is this really a practical solution and would it

Mar 13, 2023
Will the NTR end up discouraging tax related investments

Learn about credit Suisse story having an impact on the Indian market?. Get to know how to avoid impact of credit suisse in Indian market

Mar 13, 2023
What is Tata Neu All About

Find out more about how Tata Neu is being revived again. Tata investing 2 billion into Tata Neu to make it digital centerpiece

Mar 27, 2023
Why Bill Ackman is wrong and Janet Yellen is right

During the week gone by, Bill Ackman of Pershing Square urged Janet Yellen to offer full insurance on all bank deposits. He expressed apprehension that without such an assurance, there could be flight

Mar 27, 2023
Will Credit Suisse story have an impact on the Indian market?

Learn about credit Suisse story having an impact on the Indian market?. Get to know how to avoid impact of credit suisse in Indian market

Mar 27, 2023
Go First Revival

Go First: The DGCA has given an in-principle go ahead to start operations of its airline business. However, they will first need the approval of the COC (Committee of Creditors). Can it really work ou

Jun 14, 2023
Byju's Default

Last week, Byju’s repudiated the interest on its foreign currency loan due to the presence of distressed asset funds as the owners of the loan. As per Byju’s, this was against covenants of the loan.

Jun 14, 2023
Hero MotoCorp

If there is one company that depicts the Indian dream and the Indian middle class in one single statement, it is Hero MotoCorp. However, this trendsetter has been consistently losing market share and

Jun 20, 2023
Why delisting was the best available option for ICICI Bank

During the previous week, ICICI Bank decided to delist ICICI Securities, its stock broking and investment banking arm. What was the justification for the decision to delist brokerage business?

Jul 03, 2023
Will the marriage of two industry leaders work in practice?

One of the financial sector legends, Mr. Deepak Parekh, hangs up his boots on the same day the merger of HDFC Ltd into HDFC Bank is effective. It has been an illustrious 45-year career for Parekh, but

Jul 03, 2023
Why are mutual funds shutting inflows into small cap funds?

The recent decision by the Nippon India Small Cap Fund to stop fresh lump-sum flows once again raises an old problem. There are not enough stocks in small caps to justify the retail enthusiasm.

Jul 10, 2023
India GDP - Real GDP growth has been much better than expected in Q1

On August 31, 2023, the MOSPI put out the India GDP numbers for Q1FY24. At 7.8%, the real GDP growth was much better than expected. Here is a look at key takeaways from the Q1 GDP story

Sep 03, 2023
Fed Rates

Why the Fed may be all set for another round of rate hikes?

Nov 01, 2023
High Risk Tag

Will SEBI’s plan to tag some funds as High Risk serve the purpose?

Nov 01, 2023
Multi-Asset Funds

Can they really add value to an investor’s investment portfolio?

Nov 07, 2023
Hybrid Funds

What explains the sudden interest among investors in hybrid funds

Nov 09, 2023
IPO Markets

IPO markets are back in action with a bang

Nov 29, 2023
GDP Growth

Indian economy finally appears to be in a sweet spot of growth

Dec 04, 2023
How to Track and Manage Your Mutual Funds Returns

Mutual funds are a popular investment option in India, offering a diversified portfolio managed by professionals.

Dec 05, 2023
Getting Behind the Curtain - How Your Financial Advisor Makes Money

Financial advisors play a vital role in helping individuals make sound investment decisions and plan for their financial future. They provide valuable guidance, but have you ever wondered how they mak

Dec 05, 2023
Regular vs. Sporadic Savings - Portfolio Impact

Investing in the stock market is a journey filled with peaks and valleys, with steep climbs and sudden drops. There are multiple ways of embarking on this roller coaster ride: one way is to invest lum

Dec 05, 2023
Fed Dilemma

Will the US Fed finally change its communication on rate path

Dec 06, 2023
MF and PMS

SEBI plans a new product between these two products

Dec 11, 2023
ASBA Shift

Is the shift to ASBA in secondary markets a positive shift?

Dec 13, 2023
FPI flows

India may be all set for a record December for equity flows

Dec 27, 2023
Financial experts advise you to make these three financial decisions at the beginning of the year 2024

It’s that time of the year when we make those new year resolutions and swear to abide by them. Whether or not we hit the gym in 2024 or cut down on unhealthy eating, let us try and improve our financi

Jan 10, 2024
How To Plan Your Finances In 2024

With 2024 around the corner, it is the perfect opportunity to focus on something that impacts our daily lives and future aspirations - our finances.

Jan 10, 2024
Here are the top 5 mutual fund categories for long-term investments

The AUM of mutual funds have reached an unprecedented 48 trillion corpus, underscoring the widespread confidence in this investment avenue.

Feb 03, 2024

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, famously said, “If you are born poor, it is not your fault. However, it is entirely your fault if you die poor.” We are talking about retirement planning, and the earlie

Feb 08, 2024

Talk of exemplary women entrepreneurs in India, and the names that come to mind are Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Falguni Nayyar and a few others. Today, the landscape for women entrepreneurs has vastly change

Mar 06, 2024

In last few months, hybrid fund categories like multi-asset allocation funds and dynamic asset allocation funds (BAFs) are quite popular.

Mar 11, 2024
EPF Calculator: How to create Tax Free Funds

The EPF scheme is run by Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), which offers a 8.25 per cent interest rate.

Apr 08, 2024
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