August 16, 2011 06:01 PM IST
With so much turmoil in global markets, investors often drift away from their goal and sell their investments in panic. Financial advisor Renu Pothen advices investors to stay focused and continue to hold investments made for long term and act smartly by taking advantage of market dip by investing via SIP or Lumpsum route.
- August 16, 2011 09:28 AM IST
Market flutters with every breaking news which leads to hitting panic button by the investors. There’s always an opportunity to be seized in economic breakdown and the key to unlock is to stay calm and think rationally, reckons financial advisor PV Subramanyam
- August 12, 2011 01:00 PM IST
Independence Day may come and go, but the goal of financial independence isn't limited to a particular day. Here is what you need to do to achieve financial independence.
- August 10, 2011 02:34 PM IST
A lot of people ask me "What’s the best scheme to invest in?" The "best" scheme depends on various factors such as their risk appetite, their time horizon and their asset allocation. In fact, the best scheme for Mr.A may not be the best scheme for Mr.B.
- August 09, 2011 06:17 PM IST
The entire MF industry has been waiting with bated breath for the new Chairman of SEBI to release them from the vortex of downward spiral, it has found since the past two years.
- August 09, 2011 12:11 PM IST
With the rising number of sophisticated products in the market, traditional gold investment would fetch good returns at any point of time.
- August 09, 2011 11:51 AM IST
India on Tuesday allowed foreign investors to buy up to a cumulative USD 10 billion in domestic equity funds, opening the door wider to capital flows into an expanding economy.
- August 09, 2011 11:10 AM IST
In a global turmoil first question that pops up in an investors mind is that what should he/she do? Financial advisor Amit Trivedi advises investor to stay calm amid the turmoil caused by the global stock market and to think rationally from a long term prospect.
- August 08, 2011 02:08 PM IST
The aim is to select the right scheme for the long run so that there is minimum churn. Yet, there could be reasons to recommend an exit.
- August 08, 2011 10:57 AM IST
The success of a portfolio during volatile times rests on the shoulders of the investor and their ability to not make a knee jerk reaction to the ups and downs in the market.
- August 08, 2011 10:24 AM IST
Panic always leads to disaster. When markets are bad, instead of hitting the panic button one should think rationally to enjoy better relationship with their investments. Here are four things that an investor should avoid while investing in Mutual Funds
- August 06, 2011 01:59 PM IST
Ever since the market started recovering post 2008, AIG India Equity Fund has been an option for aggressive investors, continuously investing in high beta companies. Arnav Pandya analyses the fund and tells you if you should consider this for you portfolio.
- August 04, 2011 12:02 PM IST
MUTUAL funds are investment vehicles, and you can use them to invest in asset classes such as equities or fixed income.
- August 03, 2011 10:54 AM IST
If you are a conservative investor and still want to take advantage of equity market- Monthly Income Plan might be just the one for you … With the rising interest, negligible risk and tax efficiency MIP has caught the fancy of the investors in current market environment.
- July 29, 2011 10:26 PM IST
SEBI's decision to allow mutual funds to levy a transaction fee has come as a breath of fresh air but the industry says this is not enough, reports CNBC-TV18’s Mitra Joshi and Avni Raja.
- July 28, 2011 09:21 PM IST
Prithvi Haldea, CMD, Prime Database said, the new IPO form will remove all the irrelevant information. It will ensure that investors get access to all the critical information which otherwise wasn't available.
- July 28, 2011 05:50 PM IST
The fund was betting on banking as a growth opportunity way back in December 2008, when it had a 13% exposure to the sector. This was followed by telecom and petroleum products with 9.3 and 7.7% exposure.
- July 27, 2011 04:16 PM IST
Planning for retirement has become one critical issue for the current generation. Today the priority is given to maintaining the lifestyle rather than saving for future. In order to enjoy the same lifestyle post retirement, planning for the same becomes important.
- July 25, 2011 08:40 PM IST
Cni infoXchange Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the BSE-listed research house that focuses on the small and mid-cap segment CNI Research Limited, has tied up with SBI for distribution of its Financial Products like mutual funds, debt schemes and bonds.
- July 22, 2011 04:11 PM IST
The fund will trade in stocks, in line with the investment mandate, and we as investors will enjoy the gains from this activity. As a financial planner, we focus on the strategic allocation of your funds: how much should be in equity, of which what should be the share of large cap funds, etc.
- July 22, 2011 03:45 PM IST
India will allow qualified foreign investors to invest up to USD 10 billion in domestic mutual funds from August 1, a senior finance ministry official said on Friday.
- July 22, 2011 11:30 AM IST
The fund started off on a positive note in 2008, outperforming its benchmark in the first year of operation. But since then, nothing seems to have gone right for the J M Multi Strategy Fund.
- July 15, 2011 03:34 PM IST
It is learnt from the sources that SEBI's mutual fund advisory committee is thinking over the possibility of making fund house pay the brokerage fees as well as securities transaction tax from their own pockets. CNBC-TV18's Vidhi Godiawala reports more quoting sources on what it means to the Mutual Funds (MF) industry.
- July 15, 2011 02:24 PM IST
IDFC Mutual Funds asset under management are up 32% to close to Rs 28,000 crore. As the market has been trading flat, diversified funds have been the best performer and according to Naval Bir Kumar, MD and CEO of IDFC MF, "If the market remains flat over the next 12 months, the focus will remain outside the index stocks"
- July 14, 2011 05:54 PM IST
The fund may have been an underperformer in absolute terms over the last year. Arnav Pandya analyses the scheme and advises if you should be considering it for your portfolio.