January 04, 2011 09:16 AM IST
Equity diversified NAVs closed higher with advance:decline ratio of 246:3 as benchmarks continued the uptrend for fourth consecutive session. Metal, telecom, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), healthcare, realty, select infrastructure and financial companies' shares supported markets along with ONGC and Infosys.
- January 03, 2011 04:01 PM IST
Just like Tendulkar having a lean patch doesn’t make him a lesser batsman, don’t get swayed by a three or six month performance number of funds.
- January 03, 2011 11:42 AM IST
KYC formalities are required to be completed for all the investors for any investment in mutual funds, irrespective of the amount, effective from January 1, 2011.
- January 03, 2011 08:00 AM IST
Equity diversified NAVs ended strong with advance:decline ratio of 252:4 as markets closed the last session of the year 2010 on a positive note, led by support from financial, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, realty, telecom, auto, select metal and power companies' shares.
- May 26, 2010 01:28 PM IST
Before the market crash of 2008, ULIP’s were quite popular, but post the free fall most investors saw their returns being washed away. Thereafter the investor community started looking for options where they could invest but with a safety net.
- February 01, 2010 04:00 PM IST
Though it is a well known fact that we need to save to build a retirement nest egg, many of us fail to do so. Investment expert Hemant Rustagi tells you how to achieve the desired results.
- November 12, 2009 03:10 PM IST
The standards for being a mutual fund agent are shockingly lax and it’s critical to do some due diligence before taking financial advice from anyone
- August 19, 2009 12:22 PM IST
What are the important lessons for people wanting to create wealth through equities? The cardinal rule is to make as few big mistakes as possible.
- June 01, 2009 11:19 AM IST
Pick up any mutual fund portfolio of an active investor and you will usually find it plagued with typical problems. If we can understand, identify and rectify these common blunders, we can make much better returns out of our money.
- April 06, 2009 11:33 AM IST
The initial celebrations on the arrival of a child gradually leads to a sober reflection on how best to ensure his / her comfortable upbringing and education. Investment advisor Ramganesh Iyer addresses the finance aspect of this concern.
- March 03, 2009 04:58 PM IST
Here is a simple way to use already accrued losses to save your tax outflow. You can use your equity capital loss to off set gains from debt mutual funds, gold or real estate.
- February 11, 2009 11:31 AM IST
The end of the fiscal is less than two months away. Here is a ten-point checklist for planning your taxes.
- October 04, 2006 12:11 PM IST
As an investor, you are very often tempted by the dividends declared by mutual funds, little realizing that such declarations are a bait to get investors to invest. Amar Pandit tells you why you shouldn't fall for this.
- September 06, 2006 01:05 PM IST
As an investor, you often confront this dilemma as to where to invest. The dilemma gets confounded by the fact that there are a slew of offerings from different mutual fund houses. So what to do? Amar Pandit tells some dos and don’ts to follow while taking your important investment decisions.
- August 31, 2006 01:25 PM IST
The term “NAV” in mutual funds has been misunderstood by a large section of the investing community. Sanjay Matai clarifies.
- August 08, 2006 11:40 AM IST
"MF investments are subject to market risks. Please read the offer document carefully before investing." Ajay Bagga tells you what to read in the 100 page document.
- June 26, 2006 12:27 PM IST
Growth, dividend payout or dividend reinvestment? Choosing the correct option is as important as choosing the right fund. Sandeep Shanbhag lists out the various factors to be considered before you take your pick.
- May 19, 2006 05:29 PM IST
Any decision to sell your fund has to be a well thought out one and not based on some immediate urge. Sanjay Matai highlights seven points to be considered while making a decision to sell.
- May 10, 2006 11:35 AM IST
Systematic Investing in a mutual fund makes good sense especially in volatile markets. Sanjay Matai tells you why.
- May 24, 2005 12:15 PM IST
For a first time investor in MFs, it is important to make a sensible first choice. Hemant Rustagi leads the way.