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  • Understanding tax implications of debt funds Jul 24, 2013 05:22 PM IST

    Understanding tax implications of debt funds

    Taxation eats up real returns. "Post tax returns" plays a very pivotal role if one consider debt mutual fund. Read this space to understand the impact of taxation on debt funds.

  • Here's how to treat your debt mutual fund investments Jul 23, 2013 05:22 PM IST

    Here's how to treat your debt mutual fund investments

    Suresh Sadagopan of Ladder7 Financial Advisories discusses the way forward in dealing with debt mutual funds after the currency depreciated and RBi's steps to stem its volatility.

  • Debt Ulips vs Debt Mutual Funds, which one is better? Jul 10, 2013 02:44 PM IST

    Debt Ulips vs Debt Mutual Funds, which one is better?

    Debt markets have been witnessing a strong rally lately after RBI‘s repeatedly move to slash rates. While investors are taking benefit of the rally by investing in bonds, debt mutual funds, there is one more category offered by ULIPs – Debt oriented funds. Read this space to know if debt ULIPs worth a look over Debt mutual funds?

  • How to analyse debt mutual funds? Jun 25, 2013 01:44 PM IST

    How to analyse debt mutual funds?

    Debt funds are largely overlooked by investors when it comes to investing in a fixed income space due to lack of knowledge. With better tax efficiency and various categories of schemes, this category makes an ideal choice for investors. Financial advisor Jitendra Solanki enlightens investors on how to analyze this segment of mutual funds.

  • Decoding debt funds for the investor Jun 14, 2013 12:00 PM IST

    Decoding debt funds for the investor

    Debt mutual funds generate returns for their investors' by investing in bonds or deposits of various kinds. In the current interest regime financial expert Juzer Gabajiwala tell us on how one can benefit from investing in debt funds.

  • ICICI Direct‘s mutual fund industry review May 21, 2013 11:38 AM IST

    ICICI Direct‘s mutual fund industry review

    ICICI Direct analysis mutual fund industry in the current market scenario.

  • Debt market round up - Sharekhan Apr 20, 2013 11:34 AM IST

    Debt market round up - Sharekhan

    According to Sharekhan, the overall sentiment for debt market is likely to remain bearish as fresh supply will hit markets in the new financial year.

  • Debt funds-a good alternative to bank,small saving deposits Apr 11, 2013 12:24 PM IST

    Debt funds-a good alternative to bank,small saving deposits

    Common parameters of selecting a fixed income investment are potential risk, expected returns and tax efficiency. Unaware of debt funds as a fixed income product, many investors opt Banks or small savings deposits. But, Debt funds if used properly and selected wisely can be a good alternative to other fixed income investments.

  • Sharekhan‘s Debt Mutual Fund Picks Feb 19, 2013 04:03 PM IST

    Sharekhan‘s Debt Mutual Fund Picks

    Sharekhan in its latest report has identified the best debt-oriented schemes available in the market today based on the following 5 parameters: Avg. rolling returns for one and two years, Sharpe ratio, Fama (net selectivity), Credit quality and Average Maturity.

  • Knowing what to select: Dividend option or Growth option Feb 12, 2013 03:10 PM IST

    Knowing what to select: Dividend option or Growth option

    There are lot of mutual fund investors who are not yet familiar with growth option and dividend option. From investment point of view, it becomes very imperative to understand the implication of which option you are choosing. Selecting the right option is as important as selecting the mutual itself, reckons Kripananda Chidambaram

  • Debt Mutual Funds - Terms you need to know Jan 31, 2013 01:00 PM IST

    Debt Mutual Funds - Terms you need to know

    When investing in debt mutual funds, there are some parameters to be considered and compared before you finalize which debt mutual fund to invest in, based on your risk appetite, tax bracket, time horizon and liquidity requirements/investment time horizon. Read this space to how debt mutual funds work and how you can benefit from investing in it.

  • How does Long Term Debt Funds work? Oct 27, 2012 10:56 AM IST

    How does Long Term Debt Funds work?

    Debt mutual funds are neglected by investors often due to lack of understanding of these products. However, this category of schemes provides ample opportunities to earn handsome returns in the fixed income space. Read this space to understand the various categories of debt mutual fund and know the benefits from investing in them.

  • Sharekhan`s top debt fund picks Oct 17, 2012 12:09 PM IST

    Sharekhan`s top debt fund picks

    Sharekhan has identified the best debt-oriented schemes available in the market today.

  • Infosys doubles investments in debt funds to Rs 5000cr Oct 14, 2012 04:46 PM IST

    Infosys doubles investments in debt funds to Rs 5000cr

    The country's most cash-rich IT firm Infosys has doubled its investments in liquid debt mutual funds to Rs 4,986 crore -- the highest in nearly three years.

  • Investor assets in gold ETFs hits record high Rs 11,000 cr Oct 10, 2012 04:00 PM IST

    Investor assets in gold ETFs hits record high Rs 11,000 cr

    Rising gold prices and continuing investment flow in yellow metal has pushed the size of assets held through gold exchange traded funds to an all-time high of Rs 11,198 crore.

  • NAVs slump due to lack of positive market triggers Sep 14, 2012 09:55 AM IST

    NAVs slump due to lack of positive market triggers

    As market ended with marginal gains, Equity and Balanced funds delivered flat performance. Meanwhile debt funds were slightly better off registering very few decline.

  • Check this before you invest in debt mutual funds! Sep 13, 2012 05:50 PM IST

    Check this before you invest in debt mutual funds!

    Many AMCs take large exposure to debt instruments from a selected few sectors, thereby exposing its investors to high risks. Hence it is advisable that the investors should look into the portfolio characteristics, returns delivered and track record apart from investment time horizon while investing in a debt schemes.

  • Defensive sector funds gain despite muted markets in Aug'12 Sep 12, 2012 05:33 PM IST

    Defensive sector funds gain despite muted markets in Aug'12

    Despite exhaustion in the market, gains were seen in some of the diversified equity funds category, especially those following mid & small cap bias, and opportunities / flexi style of investing.

  • Understanding Taxation in Debt Mutual Funds Sep 10, 2012 04:53 PM IST

    Understanding Taxation in Debt Mutual Funds

    While debt mutual funds offer varied advantages, very few are aware of the taxes levied by it. Debt Mutual Funds have a differential tax treatment as compared to equity. Financial advisor Jitendra Solanki analyses the tax treatment on debt mutual funds for the FY 2012-2013 to enable investors take sound investment decision.

  • Creating a vibrant fixed income portfolio Feb 15, 2012 02:48 PM IST

    Creating a vibrant fixed income portfolio

    While building a portfolio a lot of focus is given to the equity part while a fixed income space relatively receives less attention. This often leaves some gaps in the portfolio. Financial advisor Arnav Pandya lists out various factors that needs to be considered while investing in fixed income instruments.

  • New to Mutual Funds - Things you must know Mar 08, 2011 05:29 PM IST

    New to Mutual Funds - Things you must know

    New to Mutual Funds…uncertain which scheme is best for you? Read this space to know all that you should know about MF.

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