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  • In your 40s and haven’t saved enough? It’s not as bad as you think May 27, 2022 10:06 AM IST

    In your 40s and haven’t saved enough? It’s not as bad as you think

    Most investors focus more on getting higher returns. But when you are just starting, 'saving more' is a lot more important than higher returns

  • How to manage your portfolio in times of high inflation May 27, 2022 08:45 AM IST

    How to manage your portfolio in times of high inflation

    Despite the RBI’s measures to control inflation, things may not improve quickly. Rising interest rates will lead to volatility in markets. Here’s what you can do to keep your portfolio going.

  • What are segregated portfolios in mutual funds? May 26, 2022 04:51 PM IST

    What are segregated portfolios in mutual funds?

  • Retail investors can hop and skip initial share sales May 26, 2022 08:18 AM IST

    Retail investors can hop and skip initial share sales

    Many IPOs have left investors with losses. Instead of hoping for listing gains in IPOs, investors are better off buying stocks with a long-term perspective.

  • Advertising watchdog catches violations in crypto ads by influencers May 25, 2022 12:35 PM IST

    Advertising watchdog catches violations in crypto ads by influencers

    After a big splash of cryptocurrency advertisements by Bollywood stars and celebrities last year, the Advertising Standards Council of India issued guidelines, effective April 1. Nearly 29 violations have been processed so far

  • Arbitrage Mutual Funds: As the interest rates rise, many are moving to arbitrage funds for the short term. Should you join them? May 24, 2022 08:32 AM IST

    Arbitrage Mutual Funds: As the interest rates rise, many are moving to arbitrage funds for the short term. Should you join them?

    Arbitrage Funds: Though these schemes work better with a timeframe of at least one year, investors are looking at it for the very short term, typically up to three months.

  • Why I gave the LIC IPO a miss May 24, 2022 06:15 AM IST

    Why I gave the LIC IPO a miss

    The promoters, who are privy to all information related to the company, floats an IPO at a time of their choice through the book-building process with the help of one or a team of top-notch lead managers. Everyone responsible for bringing the IPO to the market, has an incentive. That’s why one hardly ever finds an under-priced IPO.

  • This high-risk strategy midcap mutual fund has managed the downside well. Here's how May 23, 2022 10:57 AM IST

    This high-risk strategy midcap mutual fund has managed the downside well. Here's how

    Kotak Emerging Equity Fund, a MC30 mutual fund scheme, has given consistent returns since its inception. Despite its large size, the fund has managed to manoeuvre its portfolio deftly so far

  • SEBI proposes banning celebrity promotion of cryptocurrency: Know how Salman Khan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Ranveer Singh and others endorsed it May 23, 2022 08:29 AM IST

    SEBI proposes banning celebrity promotion of cryptocurrency: Know how Salman Khan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Ranveer Singh and others endorsed it

    A big lesson for investors, who fell for flashy crypto advertisements by their favourite Bollywood celebrities last year, is to do their own research and not follow the herd

  • When crypto prices fall, Ayushmann Khurrana, Disha Patani, Ranveer Singh are of little help May 23, 2022 06:27 AM IST

    When crypto prices fall, Ayushmann Khurrana, Disha Patani, Ranveer Singh are of little help

    In 2021, many celebrities, including Bollywood stars, advertised cryptocurrencies, on the back of a bull-run in virtual currencies. But since November 2021, crypto prices have seen a massive crash leaving retail investors high and dry, especially, those taken in by the celebrity advertisements.

  • Why are silver ETFs giving poor returns? May 20, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Why are silver ETFs giving poor returns?

  • Should you invest in ESG funds if you have already invested in other fund categories? May 19, 2022 06:59 AM IST

    Should you invest in ESG funds if you have already invested in other fund categories?

    The idea of ESG is still nascent in India. Add to it that the ESG dataset itself is not too reliable, and it’s clear that it is too early to start betting on this theme.

  • The big mistakes that direct equity investors commit, and how to avoid them May 18, 2022 10:22 AM IST

    The big mistakes that direct equity investors commit, and how to avoid them

    Overestimating the potential of equity markets, just on recent returns, and under-estimating the effects of inflation can come in the way of wealth creation.

  • Given the rout in the markets, should you sell your international mutual funds? May 18, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    Given the rout in the markets, should you sell your international mutual funds?

    Rising interest rates have led to a sharp fall in technology stocks in the US, a favourite among Indian investors for the past two years. That doesn’t mean you should sell them in a hurry, especially when fresh investments have been halted temporarily.

  • Fed up with low bank FD rates? These corporate FDs offer up to 7.25% interest on three-year deposits May 18, 2022 08:20 AM IST

    Fed up with low bank FD rates? These corporate FDs offer up to 7.25% interest on three-year deposits

    Corporate fixed deposits offer a decent avenue to get higher interest rates than what banks offer. The pitfall is the danger of default, that could crop up in low-rated FDs. Check the ratings and company financials before investing

  • Five things to consider before you opt for premature withdrawal from sovereign gold bonds May 17, 2022 08:07 AM IST

    Five things to consider before you opt for premature withdrawal from sovereign gold bonds

    Maturity period in case of SGBs is eight years but premature withdrawal is allowed after fifth. Should you opt for it?

  • Understanding debt mutual funds: How do they generate returns? May 16, 2022 07:33 AM IST

    Understanding debt mutual funds: How do they generate returns?

    Debt funds invest in fixed-income generating instruments like corporate bonds, government bonds, treasury bills, commercial papers, certificates of deposit, and other market securities

  • Why have MFs increased allocation to shorter-tenured securities? May 13, 2022 04:31 PM IST

    Why have MFs increased allocation to shorter-tenured securities?

  • Have volatile markets driven investors out of mutual funds? May 13, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Have volatile markets driven investors out of mutual funds?

    Rising interest rates, volatile equity markets and a curb on new fund launches have slowed mutual fund inflows. Fund officials say this is temporary.

  • Investment-linked life insurance schemes are conning you May 13, 2022 07:10 AM IST

    Investment-linked life insurance schemes are conning you

    Insurance-cum-investment schemes are illiquid and have large penalties for early exit. This is not explained to customers, and most who have to exit due to an emergency, have to do so with huge losses.

  • Why have investors been selling g-sec funds? May 12, 2022 08:48 PM IST

    Why have investors been selling g-sec funds?

  • Active mutual funds have an edge over passive funds in the long run May 12, 2022 10:30 AM IST

    Active mutual funds have an edge over passive funds in the long run

    In developed markets like the US, 85% of the active managers underperformed the market in 2021. In fact, not only in 2021, but a Morningstar report suggests that over a 10-year period, only 25% of all active funds beat their passive counterparts in the US. In contrast, in India, on average the active manager has outperformed the benchmark.

  • Gold ETFs came back on investors’ radar in April, but will investors continue buying them? May 12, 2022 07:35 AM IST

    Gold ETFs came back on investors’ radar in April, but will investors continue buying them?

    The actions of Indian mutual fund investors are in line with their global counterparts. Gold’s strong price performance and rising uncertainty in the financial markets arising from both geopolitical tensions and recession fears made investors look at the yellow metal.

  • Can’t afford gold jewellery? This jeweller may have an alternative May 11, 2022 11:43 AM IST

    Can’t afford gold jewellery? This jeweller may have an alternative

    Fractional ownership might just become an option to buy gold jewellery. Nishit Nanda, executive director at Khimji Jewels, says jewellers may soon start co-ownership schemes to make gold jewellery more affordable

  • Equity fund inflows slow down as investors turn cautious May 10, 2022 05:42 PM IST

    Equity fund inflows slow down as investors turn cautious

    Many investors prefer the systematic investment plan route, particularly when it comes to equity funds. SIP contributions for April 2022 came down marginally to Rs 11,863 crore against Rs 12,327 crore in March.

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