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Kayezad E Adajania

Assistant Executive Editor - Personal Finance

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COVID-19 Lockdown: 4 tax-saving options easily available online

BUSINESS

COVID-19 Lockdown: 4 tax-saving options easily available online

If you have internet banking access, things are easier even if you have never really invested online

Skype, specialized phones, remote applications: How ‘quarantined’ MF managers sync up for workplace decisions

BUSINESS

Skype, specialized phones, remote applications: How ‘quarantined’ MF managers sync up for workplace decisions

While most fund managers and analysts have shifted to working from home entirely, some dealers went to offices last week

Today, we have an investment philosophy and framework in place: Tata MF

BUSINESS

Today, we have an investment philosophy and framework in place: Tata MF

We want to be a full-service fund house. We have to be there for all kinds of investors, at all points in time

Coronavirus impact: Before you shuffle your debt funds, consider these two safe gems

BUSINESS

Coronavirus impact: Before you shuffle your debt funds, consider these two safe gems

Investing fresh money in debt funds now anticipating an impending interest rate cut may not be such a wise move

Explained: The impact of Yes Bank's AT1 bonds on debt fund investors

BUSINESS

Explained: The impact of Yes Bank's AT1 bonds on debt fund investors

Investors can exit their mutual funds that had Yes Bank bonds, but they may have to do so at a loss

SEBI gives direct access to stock exchanges for mutual fund investments

MUTUAL-FUNDS

SEBI gives direct access to stock exchanges for mutual fund investments

SEBI's latest move now allows investors to come to exchanges directly, just as they could go to the MFU entirely on their own.

DDT abolished: Should investors now avoid dividend plans of MFs?

BUSINESS

DDT abolished: Should investors now avoid dividend plans of MFs?

Stick to growth plans. If you definitely need regular income, opt for a systematic withdrawal plan

Who after me? The succession worry that’s pushing advisors and MF distributors to take the merger route

BUSINESS

Who after me? The succession worry that’s pushing advisors and MF distributors to take the merger route

What happens to my investments if my advisor dies? That’s a question discerning investors need to ponder

Australian Open: Serena’s record pursuit and an aging Federer’s search for crowning glory

SPORTS-TRENDS

Australian Open: Serena’s record pursuit and an aging Federer’s search for crowning glory

Serena played seven grand slam titles and finished runners-up in four of them after returning from maternity

Small and mid-cap stocks are still polarised, though not as much as large-caps: DSP MF

BUSINESS

Small and mid-cap stocks are still polarised, though not as much as large-caps: DSP MF

Good businesses are available in the small-cap segment. There are plenty of well-managed companies run by good managements

SEBI RIA consultation paper: Advisors can offer regular plans of MFs to clients

BUSINESS

SEBI RIA consultation paper: Advisors can offer regular plans of MFs to clients

The regulator would now allow investment advisors to offer advisory as well as distribution services within the same outfit

Tax-planning 2020: Are you saving taxes today for a messy financial future?

BUSINESS

Tax-planning 2020: Are you saving taxes today for a messy financial future?

The problem is we forget financial planning when we do our tax-planning

Will Bharat Bond ETF bring depth to the corporate debt market?

BUSINESS

Will Bharat Bond ETF bring depth to the corporate debt market?

Given the lack of history relating to corporate bond ETFs in India, we need to see evidence of how this fund will work

Bharat Bond ETF first cut: The nitty-gritty of the government’s debt offering

BUSINESS

Bharat Bond ETF first cut: The nitty-gritty of the government’s debt offering

The bond ETF, to be rolled out by Edelweiss AMC, will have two variants – one scheme maturing after three years (2023) and another after 10 years (2030).

What should existing clients of Karvy Stock Broking do?

BUSINESS

What should existing clients of Karvy Stock Broking do?

Choose a new DP with care and stick to large and well-established names

Why do gold mutual fund schemes underperform gold ETFs?

BUSINESS

Why do gold mutual fund schemes underperform gold ETFs?

A gold mutual fund’s NAV is derived from the market price of the underlying asset -- the Gold ETF

Coming soon: A direct plan in all PMS schemes just like MFs

BUSINESS

Coming soon: A direct plan in all PMS schemes just like MFs

The proposed SEBI (Portfolio Managers) Regulations, 2019, will mandate offering a direct plan for all PMS schemes.

New entrant Finx acquires seasoned CIEL

BUSINESS

New entrant Finx acquires seasoned CIEL

CIEL was founded in 2007 by Uma Shashikant, a well-known trainer in the financial services space and a mutual funds industry expert

Is investment in high-yielding state-backed bonds worth the risks?

MARKETS

Is investment in high-yielding state-backed bonds worth the risks?

Instead of relying blindly on the security structure, it pays to closely scrutinise the borrower

Are secured bonds any less riskier?

BUSINESS

Are secured bonds any less riskier?

Even secured NCDs offered by some NBFCs have left investors high and dry

As Indian markets mature, investors will shift to passive funds and focus on cost: Nippon India

BUSINESS

As Indian markets mature, investors will shift to passive funds and focus on cost: Nippon India

When family offices and registered investment advisors grow, ETFs will become more popular

5 lessons to shield yourselves from future debt fund mishaps

BUSINESS

5 lessons to shield yourselves from future debt fund mishaps

 Investors, financial advisors and fund houses have much to learn from the debt fund fiasco of the past year 

One year later: How debt funds turned out after the IL&FS crisis

BUSINESS

One year later: How debt funds turned out after the IL&FS crisis

One after another, skeletons came tumbling out of the debt fund closet

Swachh MFs: SEBI steps in to bring more transparency in debt funds

BUSINESS

Swachh MFs: SEBI steps in to bring more transparency in debt funds

The regulator’s new mutual fund guidelines dampen standstill agreements of mutual funds with borrowers

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