The interest rate on small savings schemes are not reduced as frequently as they are supposed to be
An investor has to be patient and undertake the necessary research before zeroing in on the schemes to invest – either lumpsum or via SIP.
We are still in the early days of ESG investing in India. But interest in the space has definitely been increasing and mutual fund companies have realized that.
Increased volatility of returns or slightly lower returns should not make you take increased risk, in search of higher returns.
The interest payable on January 1 and July 1 will be linked to the then prevailing rate of interest on National Saving Certificate (NSC).
Large-scale bond buying by central banks will lead to global bond yields trading at lower levels
Maximising returns may no longer be the guiding principle, with the focus more on protecting capital with reasonable returns whether in equity or debt markets, say experts
Ashwani Bhatia of SBI Mutual Fund feels it is a message largely to investors, mainly HNIs and institutions that this part of financial market is safe and RBI is looking at financial markets very carefully.
Equity markets, in the long run, are a proxy for human ingenuity and innovation. As long as you believe in this core premise— the simple answer remains ‘this too shall pass’!
We are very enthused by the promise the investment management sector is pointing towards. At the very least, this is an inflection point which will lead to a tangential growth of the industry in the next 5 odd years.
Investors’ confidence is coming back, especially in the second half of the CY2019
Bharat Bond ETF will help in diversification of investors’ portfolios as the ETF will only invest in bonds issued by select PSUs
Experts advise investing only in select names, given the elevated risks relating to the deteriorating credit environment and tight liquidity scenario being faced by NBFCs.
Karvy's India Wealth Report projected Sensex at 1 lakh by 2025. We reiterate that same thought at current levels as well
Overall net inflow in debt funds is positive Rs 1.2 lakh crore in April.
Bond fund investors should pick a scheme with a duration mandate that is in line with the time frame the investor intends to hold his investments
The success of this initiative will depend on the extent of operational flexibility, awareness among investors and liquidity in G-Sec markets among other factors.
After the IL&FS debacle, NBFCs have chosen to raise money through NCDs.
Residual maturity is the time pending for the bond’s maturity.
The impact of the revised norms on returns from liquid funds would not be huge.
Investments in employees provident fund earn a higher rate of interest than bank fixed deposits and also taxfree interest.
Retail investors should invest in the top notch names such as HDFC, LIC Housing Finance or the bonds issued by central government undertakings since there is a little credit risk, says Vikram Dalal, Founder of Synergee Capital Services
The budget speech mainly reflected on the key achievements of the present government over the past five years and their vision for India.
To grow the lump-sum investment of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1 crore, it will take approx 20 years assuming an average portfolio return of 12 percent.
If interest rates fall, prices of debt securities rise.