Nikhil Walavalkar

Editor - Personal Finance

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UTI Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index Fund NFO review: Should you invest?

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UTI Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index Fund NFO review: Should you invest?

The strategy of investing in stocks based on momentum sounds exciting. But will the fund limit risks and deliver healthy returns?

Motilal Oswal Asset Allocation Passive FoF review: Should you invest in the NFO?

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Motilal Oswal Asset Allocation Passive FoF review: Should you invest in the NFO?

You get two options with the MOAPF – aggressive and conservative. Each scheme has its own distinct asset allocation pattern. They will invest in other mutual fund schemes

Explained: 5 reasons why debt mutual funds work better than direct bond investments

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Explained: 5 reasons why debt mutual funds work better than direct bond investments

The RBI has allowed investors to buy g-secs directly. But investing in debt funds is still ideal for retail investors given the tax and liquidity advantages over direct bond investments. Here's more.

Explained: What are fundamental attributes of a fund and should investors act immediately when they change?

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Explained: What are fundamental attributes of a fund and should investors act immediately when they change?

These attributes define the very nature of the MF scheme and how it is expected to function

NPCI payment processing delay: Should mutual fund SIP investors be worried at all?

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NPCI payment processing delay: Should mutual fund SIP investors be worried at all?

If you invest for the long term, a handful of days here or there should not make a difference

Will liquid mutual funds stage a comeback?

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Will liquid mutual funds stage a comeback?

High government borrowing outlined by Budget 2021 may push interest rates up sometime this year. This helps liquid funds whose returns have hit rock-bottom levels.

Coming soon: Retail investors can directly invest in government securities with RBI

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Coming soon: Retail investors can directly invest in government securities with RBI

After lukewarm response to its earlier scheme to allow small investors to invest in government securities through stock exchanges, the RBI now allows direct investments.

Budget done, here's what you must do with your investments

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Budget done, here's what you must do with your investments

You can take some profits if your asset allocation demands so

Budget 2021: Gold ETF prices to reduce as customs duty on the yellow metal is cut to 7.5 percent

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Budget 2021: Gold ETF prices to reduce as customs duty on the yellow metal is cut to 7.5 percent

This reduction benefits investors in gold exchange-traded funds

Budget 2021: Interest income on annual EPF contributions above Rs 2.5 lakh to be taxed

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Budget 2021: Interest income on annual EPF contributions above Rs 2.5 lakh to be taxed

A larger contribution to your Employees’ Provident Fund will be taxed

4 reasons why you must still invest in gold

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4 reasons why you must still invest in gold

High inflation and fiscal deficit are conducive for gold prices

Redemptions from equity funds suggests greater investor awareness: PGIM India MF

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Redemptions from equity funds suggests greater investor awareness: PGIM India MF

Investors are booking profits as markets touch new highs

5 tax-saving investments for you

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5 tax-saving investments for you

The limit for investing in tax-saving instruments is Rs 1.5 lakh for income earned in 2020-21.

NPS versus EPF: Which is the better retirement investment?

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NPS versus EPF: Which is the better retirement investment?

Though both the NPS and EPF are overseen by the government, they differ from each other on various parameters

Interest rates may remain flat for a long period of time: Trust MF

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Interest rates may remain flat for a long period of time: Trust MF

We will define the rules which issuers have to pass before becoming a part of our investment universe

Power Finance Corporation NCD issue: Should you invest?

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Power Finance Corporation NCD issue: Should you invest?

There are seven different options PFC offers in the proposed NCD issue

Moving beyond Sensex and Nifty: How ETFs and mutual funds are mimicking newer indices

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Moving beyond Sensex and Nifty: How ETFs and mutual funds are mimicking newer indices

Low volatility or value-based ETFs can be considered for staggered investments

Why you should steer clear of new thematic funds

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Why you should steer clear of new thematic funds

There have been many new fund offers around themes and solutions in 2020. But such funds may not suit a common investor’s needs

How to update details of bank accounts linked to bond investments

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How to update details of bank accounts linked to bond investments

To receive the interest payments from your bonds, you have to update your bank account details in the records of the RTA

Where should you invest in 2021?

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Where should you invest in 2021?

If you haven’t yet invested overseas, consider international mutual funds available through domestic fund houses.

Nippon India Passive Flexicap fund of funds review: Should you invest?

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Nippon India Passive Flexicap fund of funds review: Should you invest?

The scheme will invest in units of ETFs or index funds of Nippon India MF based on data provided by CRISIL

Majesco's mega dividend announcement: What should investors do?

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Majesco's mega dividend announcement: What should investors do?

This amount is added to your total income and taxed at your slab. For those in the higher brackets, the rate of tax is in the range of 30-40 percent

Invesco Global Consumer Trends Fund of Fund review: Should you invest?

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Invesco Global Consumer Trends Fund of Fund review: Should you invest?

The fund aims to capitalize on the evolving nature of consumption habits of individuals, driven by changes in standard of living, demographics, connectivity and digital lifestyle

Axis Special Situations NFO review: Should you invest?

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Axis Special Situations NFO review: Should you invest?

It is a thematic fund, so expect the portfolio to be concentrated. Special situations take time to play out and get reflected in share prices

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