Take adequate care while investing in debt mutual funds

Most investors and advisors alike liquid funds to not just for their liquidity but also to their safety This is because liquid funds invest in shortterm market instruments like treasury bills Tbills, government securities and call money that hold lea

24 Sep 2018, 02:18 AM IST
Sebi to overhaul settlement rules
24 Sep 2018, 02:10 AM IST

Bearish trend will continue in markets

The last weeks fall in the market, which wiped out Rs 56 lakh crore of investors wealth, proved our stance on market We were cautioning about this fall in our earlier columns With
24 Sep 2018, 02:09 AM IST

BSE gets nod to launch commodity derivatives

Leading stock exchange BSE said it has received markets regulator Sebis approval to launch commodity derivatives segment from October 1 and to start with, it will focus on nonagric
24 Sep 2018, 02:07 AM IST

Best Life Insurance Companies of 2018 Compare Coverage and Costs

By investing in a life insurance policy, the insured has to pay a certain amount of money, every month known as a premium, to the company
18 Sep 2018, 06:33 PM IST

Top 5 ULIP Myths You Must Know For Successful Investment in 2019 & Beyond

After the reintroduction of LTCG LongTerm Capital Gains tax on equityoriented mutual fund schemes in the Union Budget 2018, ULIP plans have become immensely popular and sought afte
17 Sep 2018, 06:04 PM IST

Investing in futures more profitable

Having known what futures contract means as explained in last weeks article, let us proceed to know how to invest in futures Buying and selling futures contract is essentially the
16 Sep 2018, 11:51 PM IST

Systematic Investment Plans best suited for salaried individuals

While talking about stock market investments, mutual funds MF occupy a large pie of the investors mind Many enthusiastic investors confuse the systematic investment plans SIP as so
16 Sep 2018, 11:47 PM IST

NSE issues notices to Gitanjali Gems, 35 others 

Leading exchange NSE has issued notices to 36 firms, including banking fraud accused Mehul Choksis Gitanjali Gems and debtladen ABG Shipyard, for not submitting their financial res
16 Sep 2018, 11:41 PM IST

Over 100 brokerage firms under Sebi scanner 

More than 100 brokerage firms, including several big names, have come under capital market regulator Sebis scanner for allegedly defrauding investors of over Rs 4,000 crore in the
16 Sep 2018, 11:39 PM IST

Mutual funds garner 7,600 cr via systematic investment plans

Retail investors are increasingly opting for systematic investment plans SIPs in mutual funds as the industry garnered over Rs 7,600 crore through this route in August, a surge of
16 Sep 2018, 11:37 PM IST

Markets likely to see limited upside

Last week, markets more or less behaved the way they did in the preceding week Benchmark indices closed lower though there was a sharp recovery in second half of the week BSE Sense
16 Sep 2018, 11:34 PM IST

Sebi initiates consultation on FPI norms 

In relief to foreign investors worried over new KYC and beneficiary ownership norms, regulator Sebi initiated a public consultation process for finalising the new guidelines after
09 Sep 2018, 10:06 PM IST

Go for equity mutual funds investment if you want to avoid risks

Empirical evidence points that wealth creation is achieved through investing in equity over long periods of time And investing in equity, though is not a rocket science, would cert
09 Sep 2018, 09:59 PM IST

Mutual funds asset base reaches 25 lakh cr

Mutual funds asset base touched a record Rs 25 lakh crore in Augustend, a surge of 841 per cent over the previous month, on the back of robust inflow in liquid funds and strong par
09 Sep 2018, 09:54 PM IST

Stay cautious while investing

After six weeks of rally, markets started slipping on Wednesday, but managed to recover a bit by end of the week However, the structure is still giving mixed clues for the near fut
09 Sep 2018, 09:49 PM IST

Angel Broking files for 600-cr IPO 

Angel Broking has filed draft papers with capital markets regulator Sebi to raise an estimated Rs 600 crore through an initial public offering The IPO comprises fresh issuance of s
09 Sep 2018, 09:45 PM IST

Understanding Futures and Options

Futures and Options are tools used by investors when trading in the stock market Futures and Options represent the two of the most common form of derivatives
09 Sep 2018, 09:38 PM IST

Research well, assess risks before investing in mutual funds

The choice of investing in a mutual fund MF could be based on the fund objective, the risk associated and then the expense ratios etc Of course, the investors risk appetite needs t
03 Sep 2018, 02:49 AM IST

DSP to launch small cap fund

However, the firm informed that the other routes like subscription switchin application or registration of new dividend transfer plan in the scheme, will continue to be temporarily
03 Sep 2018, 02:46 AM IST

Go for IT, pharma stocks selectively

Last week, the major indices managed close higher on weekly basis despite the rupee falling to a life time low and escalating trade war tensions After making new lifetime high of 1
03 Sep 2018, 02:42 AM IST

Nitty-gritty of derivatives market

In the derivatives market you may want to buy shares or sell them at a specific price in the future On this basis there are two types of options available in the derivatives market
03 Sep 2018, 02:36 AM IST

Sebi imposes 54 lakh fine in Svaraj Trading and Agencies Ltd case

Markets regulator Sebi has imposed a fine of Rs 54 lakh on eight individuals for acting in a fraudulent manner to increase the share price of Svaraj Trading Agencies
03 Sep 2018, 02:29 AM IST

Sebi slaps fine in IDFC IPO matter 

Sebi slapped Rs 5 lakh fine on an individual for failing to comply with its direction to disgorge unlawful gains made during the initial public offer of IDFC
03 Sep 2018, 02:26 AM IST

Understanding classification of debt funds

Having known what a debt fund is let us know its classification Market regulator Sebi has directed mutual fund houses to recategorize all their schemes in the new and distinct cate
26 Aug 2018, 10:35 PM IST

Compare turnover ratios before investing in mutual funds

One of the technical parameters for picking up a mutual fund is the cost incurred by the fund It reflects the costs to achieve the generated return
26 Aug 2018, 10:31 PM IST

Route Mobile gets nod for 600-cr IPO

Route Mobile has received markets regulator Sebis approval to raise an estimated Rs 600 crore through an initial sharesale Incorporated in 2004, Route is among the leading cloud co
26 Aug 2018, 10:29 PM IST

Stay cautious as negative breadth intact

For fifth week in a row, the benchmark indices closed higher But Fridays low closing and series of indecisive candle on top is giving some kind of caution ahead Both the major indi
26 Aug 2018, 10:25 PM IST

Sebi for better competition in Mutual Fund

Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India Sebi recently stressed on the need of having higher competition in the mutual fund industry and called for rationalisation
26 Aug 2018, 10:03 PM IST

Multi-cap funds best bet for diversification

Whenever there is an increased volatility and market turmoil, we often witness a huge drawdown in the small and midcap stocks This is imperious purely from their market capitalisat
20 Aug 2018, 01:57 AM IST

BSE to launch liquidity enhancement plan

Leading stock exchange BSE will launch liquidity enhancement scheme on monthly single stock options and index options from next month
20 Aug 2018, 01:54 AM IST

Bullishness to continue in markets

Stock markets mostly traded rangebound in last week before a strong rally on Friday which aided a positive close on weekly basis Rupee depreciation forced traders to book profits i
20 Aug 2018, 01:52 AM IST

Sebi cuts listing time for debt securities

Markets regulator Sebi recently drastically cut the timeline for listing of debt securities to six days from 12 days at present, in order to make the existing process of issuance o
20 Aug 2018, 01:49 AM IST

Expert advice to investors

Investing in stock markets, bonds, MFs, forex and commodities is rewarding as well as risky In this age of technology and technical analysis, advice by investment experts, financia
20 Aug 2018, 01:47 AM IST

For low risk, better returns

Assuming youre a novice in stock investing, I would suggest opting for a mutual fund MF to explore the stock markets A systematic investment SIP would be a better route to expose y
20 Aug 2018, 01:43 AM IST

Invest in debt funds for risk-free returns

Have you ever considered replacing conventional form of saving surplus amount in a fixed deposit with investment in debt mutual funds for better returns and tax benefits also If yo
20 Aug 2018, 01:39 AM IST

Invest in hybrid mutual funds for best of both worlds

Equity markets despite offering better returns in the long run are volatile in shortterm Debt markets are relatively less volatile while offering consistent but lesser returns
12 Aug 2018, 09:58 PM IST

Understanding different avenues for investments

There is an adage that human beings have evolved from animal kingdom and embody the psychology of an ant Animals derive satisfaction upon eating stomach full and never bother for t
12 Aug 2018, 09:50 PM IST