April 02, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Many investors invest entire lumpsum in PPF between April 1-4 because of the way interest is calculated. But a closer look at this strategy reveals it does not make much difference.
- April 02, 2021 10:28 AM IST
By reversing the rate cut in small savings, investors have got a relief. That doesn’t mean you should rush for them rightaway. Allocate your investments across asset classes and use small saving schemes, smartly, especially NSC and Postal Time deposits.
- March 07, 2021 01:30 PM IST
One of the ingredients of equity valuation is the cost of capital which is directly linked to government bond yields. So if the bond yields rise, the implied cost of capital increases.
- February 05, 2021 03:50 PM IST
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.
- January 01, 2021 06:36 PM IST
- December 05, 2020 08:55 AM IST
The ingredients are just the right mix for investors to stay invested across fixed income strategies – as “carry” assumes significance over “capital gains”.
- October 05, 2020 09:28 AM IST
You have to align your investment plans with your financial goals.
- August 25, 2020 10:13 AM IST
The interest rate on small savings schemes are not reduced as frequently as they are supposed to be
- August 02, 2020 08:46 AM IST
An investor has to be patient and undertake the necessary research before zeroing in on the schemes to invest – either lumpsum or via SIP.
- August 01, 2020 02:37 PM IST
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.
- June 30, 2020 12:18 PM IST
Increased volatility of returns or slightly lower returns should not make you take increased risk, in search of higher returns.
- June 29, 2020 12:28 PM IST
The interest payable on January 1 and July 1 will be linked to the then prevailing rate of interest on National Saving Certificate (NSC).
- June 11, 2020 09:41 AM IST
Large-scale bond buying by central banks will lead to global bond yields trading at lower levels
- April 28, 2020 01:38 PM IST
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
- April 27, 2020 01:47 PM IST
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.
- March 03, 2020 11:04 AM IST
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’!
- December 20, 2019 10:46 AM IST
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.
- December 18, 2019 08:50 AM IST
Investors’ confidence is coming back, especially in the second half of the CY2019
- December 11, 2019 02:02 PM IST
Bharat Bond ETF will help in diversification of investors’ portfolios as the ETF will only invest in bonds issued by select PSUs
- August 11, 2019 07:46 PM IST
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.
- June 05, 2019 01:13 PM IST
Karvy's India Wealth Report projected Sensex at 1 lakh by 2025. We reiterate that same thought at current levels as well
- May 13, 2019 09:57 AM IST
Overall net inflow in debt funds is positive Rs 1.2 lakh crore in April.
- April 10, 2019 12:22 PM IST
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
- April 04, 2019 03:36 PM IST
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.
- April 03, 2019 12:05 PM IST
After the IL&FS debacle, NBFCs have chosen to raise money through NCDs.