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  • Debt investment returns drying up? Check out these options with a 3-5-year horizon Jun 03, 2022 09:21 AM IST

    Debt investment returns drying up? Check out these options with a 3-5-year horizon

    Emerging mutual fund categories like target maturity funds, floating rate funds, as well as traditional investments now offer more options to investors

  • Why a reduction in coupon rate of tax-free bonds? May 03, 2022 10:41 AM IST

    Why a reduction in coupon rate of tax-free bonds?

  • Time your entry in traded, tax-free bonds Apr 25, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    Time your entry in traded, tax-free bonds

  • Top actively traded tax-free bonds that bring safety and returns for retirees Mar 31, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    Top actively traded tax-free bonds that bring safety and returns for retirees

    Moneycontrol presents a list of the most liquid tax-free bonds that also give high returns. These bonds can be a better investment solution for fixed income investors including retirees

  • Six tax-free bonds that bring safety and returns Aug 31, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Six tax-free bonds that bring safety and returns

    Tax-free bonds appeal more to those in higher tax brackets because interest income is not taxable

  • Why tax-free bonds are still attractive for those in the highest tax slabs Oct 26, 2020 09:49 AM IST

    Why tax-free bonds are still attractive for those in the highest tax slabs

    Tax-free bonds from state-owned companies such as NHAI, IRFC, REC, PFC and HUDCO are good options to invest for those in the higher income-tax brackets, for short-term goals

  • COVID-19 impact | Government looking to raise Rs 10,000 crore via tax-free bonds: Report May 01, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | Government looking to raise Rs 10,000 crore via tax-free bonds: Report

    The Ministry of Finance is looking to raise money in multiple instalments and is reportedly in talks with bankers.

  • Bond investments through secondary market can offer you a better deal Mar 23, 2017 04:53 PM IST

    Bond investments through secondary market can offer you a better deal

    For retail investors intending to purchase bonds in lot size of say few lakh rupees, when there is no primary issue available or the primary issue is not matching up to the risk-return profile expected, one should go for purchases in the secondary market.

  • Know the tax treatment of gains on bonds before investing Jan 19, 2017 05:43 PM IST

    Know the tax treatment of gains on bonds before investing

    Bonds offer interest and capital appreciation to investors. It is better to know the basis of taxation and the rate of tax.

  • Tax free bonds are more attractive than other bonds Jan 17, 2017 02:08 PM IST

    Tax free bonds are more attractive than other bonds

    In the highest tax bracket it would still make sense to go in for the 6 per cent tax free bond because the final rate that they bear is still higher than what they would face otherwise.

  • Interest rates fall: Time to restructure fixed income portfolio Jan 10, 2017 07:31 PM IST

    Interest rates fall: Time to restructure fixed income portfolio

    Though lending rates decline is good news for home loan buyers, decline in FD rates investors worry. With rates for larger deposits falling to 4% level retail investors will feel the pinch soon.

  • Review your fixed income portfolio post demonetization Dec 08, 2016 03:47 PM IST

    Review your fixed income portfolio post demonetization

    In a falling interest rate regime, traditional fixed deposits turn unattractive and you have to look for the right options.

  • Tax treatment of interest on application money Sep 27, 2016 04:34 PM IST

    Tax treatment of interest on application money

    Interest received on application money paid in public offers for stocks, bonds, NCD and rights issue is subject to income tax.

  • Should you still invest in PPF post the interest rate cut? Apr 18, 2016 06:20 PM IST

    Should you still invest in PPF post the interest rate cut?

    PPF should continue to offer positive real returns. One should look at his goals and risk profile before investing.

  • Lower returns on small saving schemes! What are your options? Apr 06, 2016 06:10 PM IST

    Lower returns on small saving schemes! What are your options?

    As government has decided to cut the interest rate on the small saving schemes, it is time to revisit the investment strategy.

  • Expect more mature bond markets in medium term Apr 01, 2016 07:17 PM IST

    Expect more mature bond markets in medium term

    As more corporate bonds are issued to a wide array of investors, there is a high possibility that the liquidity in the bond market will improve.

  • 'NHAI tax-free bond issue attractive, retail to lap-up' Dec 14, 2015 04:16 PM IST

    'NHAI tax-free bond issue attractive, retail to lap-up'

    The National Highways Authority of India will start the sale of tax-free bonds on Thursday, December 17 with a plan to raise Rs 10,000 crore. The issue closes on December 31.

  • IRFC tax free bonds issue oversubscribed 2.38 times Dec 08, 2015 07:25 PM IST

    IRFC tax free bonds issue oversubscribed 2.38 times

    Indian railway finance corporation raises Rs 10796 crore as against the issue size of Rs 4532 crore.

  • How relevant are tax-free bonds in low rate scenario Oct 06, 2015 06:34 PM IST

    How relevant are tax-free bonds in low rate scenario

    Watch the interview of Vishal Dhawan, Plan Ahead Wealth Advisors with CNBC-TV18's Sumaira Abidi, in which he shared his view on investing in tax-free bonds in wake of the recent Reserve Bank of India (RBI) rate cut.

  • NTPC tax-free bonds issue subscribed 11 times on Day 1 Sep 24, 2015 06:35 AM IST

    NTPC tax-free bonds issue subscribed 11 times on Day 1

    "By the end of Day 1 ie by 5.00 PM the issue was oversubscribed by 11.04 times of the base issue size of Rs 400 crore and 6.31 times of the overall issue size of Rs 700 crore," the company said in a statement.

  • NTPC's Rs 700 crore tax-free bonds to open on Wednesday Sep 21, 2015 06:11 PM IST

    NTPC's Rs 700 crore tax-free bonds to open on Wednesday

    The company will open the public issue of Rs 700 crore tax-free bonds on September 23 for which the government had given approval, NTPC Chairman and Managing Director A K Jha told reporters in a press conference here.

  • Forthcoming tax free bonds are good investment opportunity Sep 18, 2015 06:09 PM IST

    Forthcoming tax free bonds are good investment opportunity

    Given the tax free interest on offer and the liquidity, it is a good investment option for fixed income investor.

  • The right way to look at tax free returns Aug 28, 2015 12:33 PM IST

    The right way to look at tax free returns

    Never confuse between pre-tax returns and post tax- returns. Also compare returns taking into account the tax slab the individual falls in.

  • Protect financial independence with robust bond portfolio Aug 20, 2015 11:54 AM IST

    Protect financial independence with robust bond portfolio

    Contrary to general perception, debt investments are exposed to risks. Never ignore these risks. Also keep a track of post tax returns.

  • Avoid these five common mistakes made by investors Aug 19, 2015 06:47 PM IST

    Avoid these five common mistakes made by investors

    Know the mistakes generally committed by the investors and then try to avoid committing them.

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