Nikhil Walavalkar

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Personal Finance | Why a roll-down strategy of bond funds helps reduce, but not eliminate, interest rate volatility

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Personal Finance | Why a roll-down strategy of bond funds helps reduce, but not eliminate, interest rate volatility

A roll-down strategy in a bond fund entails that debt funds bring down their maturity consistently and gradually. But that does not eliminate interest rate risks

DSP Value Fund NFO: Should you invest?

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DSP Value Fund NFO: Should you invest?

DSP Value focusses on building a portfolio of quality stocks available at reasonable prices.

Investing in your child’s name? When she turns 18, change the status of her mutual fund folios to major

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Investing in your child’s name? When she turns 18, change the status of her mutual fund folios to major

Conversion of status to major from a minor mutual fund folio is a must, as otherwise such folios are frozen after the child turns 18

Receiving dividends from MFs? Submit these forms to avoid TDS if you have no tax liability

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Receiving dividends from MFs? Submit these forms to avoid TDS if you have no tax liability

Form 15G and 15H are used to avoid tax deduction at source on mutual fund dividends if your tax liability is expected to be nil

Sovereign gold bonds Series VIII issue: Should you invest?

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Sovereign gold bonds Series VIII issue: Should you invest?

The sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme Series VIII offers gold at a price of Rs 5,127 per gram if investors pay using digital modes. But is this the right time to buy gold?

The importance of having accurate contact details in your mutual fund folios

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The importance of having accurate contact details in your mutual fund folios

Having multiple email IDs and mobile phone numbers registered with your mutual funds can make it difficult for your fund house to contact you

Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund to limit SIPs to Rs 2,500 a month

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Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund to limit SIPs to Rs 2,500 a month

Earlier, Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund used to accept SIPs of up to Rs 25,000 a month. A bulging corpus and overheated markets appear to have led to the decision

Nippon India ETF Nifty CPSE Bond Plus SDL-2024 Maturity NFO: Should you invest?

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Nippon India ETF Nifty CPSE Bond Plus SDL-2024 Maturity NFO: Should you invest?

Nippon India ETF Nifty CPSE Bond Plus SDL-2024 is the second target maturity date debt ETF after Bharat Bond ETF. Its portfolio will minimise credit risk

Select opportunities available at fair valuations for long-term investors: Canara Robeco MF

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Select opportunities available at fair valuations for long-term investors: Canara Robeco MF

Valuations are dependent on the business model of a company, quality of the business and the growth rate

How high expense ratios are eating into the returns of debt-oriented hybrid funds

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How high expense ratios are eating into the returns of debt-oriented hybrid funds

The expense ratio of these schemes is typically in excess of 2 percent

Mirae Asset ESG Sector Leaders ETF: Should you invest in the NFO?

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Mirae Asset ESG Sector Leaders ETF: Should you invest in the NFO?

Unlike other ESG funds rolled out so far, Mirae Asset ESG Sector Leaders ETF is passively-managed. It will aim to deliver returns in line with the underlying index

Mahindra Manulife Focused Equity Yojana NFO: Should you invest?

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Mahindra Manulife Focused Equity Yojana NFO: Should you invest?

When a scheme runs a concentrated portfolio, investors are exposed to high fund manager risk

How is the amount collected in a new fund offer invested?

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How is the amount collected in a new fund offer invested?

The scheme doesn’t deploy it all in one go. The fund has about six months to invest the amount

How to add or change a nominee in your mutual fund portfolio

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How to add or change a nominee in your mutual fund portfolio

Assigning a nominee to mutual fund folios ensures smooth transmission of assets after the death of investor

Arbitrage Funds: Why you must be prepared for low and volatile returns

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Arbitrage Funds: Why you must be prepared for low and volatile returns

Contrary to the belief of many investors, arbitrage funds do not deliver stable returns

How to read your NPS statement

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How to read your NPS statement

Your monthly account statement captures all the important details. Make sure you go through it carefully

Edelweiss MSCI India Domestic & World Healthcare 45 Index Fund NFO: Should you invest?

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Edelweiss MSCI India Domestic & World Healthcare 45 Index Fund NFO: Should you invest?

By incorporating stocks from both the India and US, the scheme offers diversified exposure to businesses in the healthcare sector

Investing for short-term is tricky; Here's why

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Investing for short-term is tricky; Here's why

You have to align your investment plans with your financial goals.

How to sell rights entitlements on the stock exchange?

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How to sell rights entitlements on the stock exchange?

If you neither sell your RE nor apply for rights, then RE lapse with the closure of the rights issue.

The well-trodden path to becoming a crorepati

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The well-trodden path to becoming a crorepati

The more you invest and let it compound for longer, the larger will be your corpus

How to get MF redemption proceeds in the right bank account

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How to get MF redemption proceeds in the right bank account

You can either change your bank account or add another bank account to your mutual fund folio.

Is it the right time to invest in small-cap funds?

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Is it the right time to invest in small-cap funds?

For those with adequate risk appetite, 10-15 per cent of their equity portfolios can be in small-cap funds

Mirae Asset Equity Allocator fund-of-funds NFO: Should you invest?

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Mirae Asset Equity Allocator fund-of-funds NFO: Should you invest?

The asset allocation will be done based on an in-house valuation model

Explained: All about investing in global equities directly

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Explained: All about investing in global equities directly

You do not need a demat account to buy shares of companies listed in the US

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