Kayezad E Adajania

Assistant Executive Editor - Personal Finance

Moneycontrol

Wanted: A KV Kamath for the mutual fund industry to nurture women managers

BUSINESS

Wanted: A KV Kamath for the mutual fund industry to nurture women managers

Just about eight percent of the fund managers are women. Being fully tuned in, avoiding long breaks and a welcoming organizational culture would help bolster their numbers

'If God was your financial planner' book review: An easy read that teaches money lessons via real-life cases

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'If God was your financial planner' book review: An easy read that teaches money lessons via real-life cases

Financial advisor Suresh Sadagopan underlines the need for a complete goal-based plan as a better way of becoming wealthy, than just chasing past returns

Women money managers: Shiney Sebastian on the importance of asset allocation and liquidity management

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Women money managers: Shiney Sebastian on the importance of asset allocation and liquidity management

Sebastian decided to focus on institutional and high networth clients

Women money managers: Jennifer Mendes on how she got Goans to shift from postal deposits to mutual funds

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Women money managers: Jennifer Mendes on how she got Goans to shift from postal deposits to mutual funds

Selling mutual funds to risk-averse Goans was a major challenge for Jennifer. But she persisted and changed investors' mindset.

Explained: What RBI’s announcement to allow Indians to invest in International Finance Centres through LRS means

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Explained: What RBI’s announcement to allow Indians to invest in International Finance Centres through LRS means

RBI’s Monetary policy allows Indian individuals to open foreign currency accounts with banks in IFCs through Liberalised Remittance Scheme, but only for making investments, not spending

EPFO’s poor returns from equities: Blame it on the choice of ETFs

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EPFO’s poor returns from equities: Blame it on the choice of ETFs

EPFO’s decision to invest in equities was the right one. But its decision to include CPSE ETF and Bharat-22 ETF hasn’t worked well

Life stage financial planning: For a fulfilling retired life in your 60s

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Life stage financial planning: For a fulfilling retired life in your 60s

With income being either negligible or no regular income, the big challenge for the 60s saver is ensuring regular cashflows

Life stage financial planning: Time to get serious about money in your 30s

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Life stage financial planning: Time to get serious about money in your 30s

In your 30s, you can afford to aggressively invest in equities. Take a home loan only if you can afford it, else it’s best to stay on rent till your late 40s

Life stage financial planning: How to manage money in your 20s

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Life stage financial planning: How to manage money in your 20s

After a few years, when you see your money grow, you’ll be glad you started early

Franklin Templeton seeks unitholders’ nod to wind up 6 debt schemes

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Franklin Templeton seeks unitholders’ nod to wind up 6 debt schemes

There will be a unitholders’ meeting with the trustees on December 29 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm online, where unitholders will get a chance to talk to the fund’s trustees.

DSP Midcap fund: Will a large asset size impede the scheme’s good run?

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DSP Midcap fund: Will a large asset size impede the scheme’s good run?

DSP Midcap Fund has put its house in order after a rough patch. But the scheme’s large size of over Rs 8,000 crore can be a hindrance to good performance

Fundsgate: How the Karnataka High court shredded Franklin Templeton’s and SEBI’s arguments on investor consent

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Fundsgate: How the Karnataka High court shredded Franklin Templeton’s and SEBI’s arguments on investor consent

Franklin Templeton did not ask for investor consent when it decided to wind up its six debt funds in April. Investors disagreed and dragged it to court

Why do-it-yourself investors must avoid balanced advantage funds

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Why do-it-yourself investors must avoid balanced advantage funds

If you manage your finances on your own, it’s best to do your asset-allocation through separate equity and debt funds

ICICI Prudential ESG new fund offer: Should you invest?

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ICICI Prudential ESG new fund offer: Should you invest?

With more awareness, ESG investing is expected to become mainstream

Will Sundaram Mutual’s third attempt at rolling out a large-cap fund click?

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Will Sundaram Mutual’s third attempt at rolling out a large-cap fund click?

With no other diversified large-cap scheme in its basket, the AMC has now rolled out a Bluechip Fund

Like a Boss: Nilesh Shah on what makes a successful organisation, whether he likes to be feared at work and how the Mahabharata and Ramayana inspire him

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Like a Boss: Nilesh Shah on what makes a successful organisation, whether he likes to be feared at work and how the Mahabharata and Ramayana inspire him

Nilesh Shah, the veteran mutual fund official, who is group president and MD, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company, opens up about his management style, the best place to prepare for leadership and why he is a stickler for deadlines.

Personal Finance | Can multi-asset funds combine the best of all investment avenues?

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Personal Finance | Can multi-asset funds combine the best of all investment avenues?

What appears to have increased investor appetite for Nippon India Multi Asset Fund is its aim of investing in gold and international equities – two of the hottest investment avenues at the moment

Quiz financial advisors to zero in on the right investment guide

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Quiz financial advisors to zero in on the right investment guide

The more you know your advisor, the better it is for you

The dos and don’ts for first-time millennial equity investors

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The dos and don’ts for first-time millennial equity investors

If you are a first time investor in equity markets, draw a solid plan

What does financial freedom mean to two of India's famous money managers?

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What does financial freedom mean to two of India's famous money managers?

How much of their knowledge and acumen do fund managers put to use when it comes to their own financial planning process?

Direct plans of MFs: Lower costs, but can DIY investors make the right choices?

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Direct plans of MFs: Lower costs, but can DIY investors make the right choices?

In trying hard to save costs, you could land into greater trouble if you choose the wrong fund

Where Aditya Puri should invest Rs 843 crore raised from HDFC Bank share sale, according to top money managers

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Where Aditya Puri should invest Rs 843 crore raised from HDFC Bank share sale, according to top money managers

Moneycontrol asked three financial planners how he should deploy his retirement corpus

Status quo on rates: Stay put with shorter-tenure debt funds

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Status quo on rates: Stay put with shorter-tenure debt funds

As interest rates are likely to decline later, it’s best to retain your debt funds

Fundsgate: Is SEBI’s net worth barrier too high for investment advisers to vault?

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Fundsgate: Is SEBI’s net worth barrier too high for investment advisers to vault?

One way out is that individual RIAs could merge with one another to form a corporate RIA, thereby sharing their net worth burden

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