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Indian Households Increase Equity Play

The share of equity investments in India’s household assets has reached a decade high following rising acceptance of mutual fund...

2018 : Looking Back

Risk shunners won and thumbed their noses at equity investors in 2018. The Public Provident Fund, the one true friend of many middle-class...

Arbitrage Funds decoded

  With volatility on the rise in the run up to the elections, many financial planners recommend arbitrage funds to investors who are...

Some questions to ask while investing in direct stocks

WHERE IS THE GROWTH COMING FROM? Check for companies that have shown consistent growth in sales and revenues over time. It is always better...

Mid-cap, small-cap indices see steepest decline in seven years

After a blockbuster rally last year, small- and mid-cap stocks lost some of their sheen in 2018 as investors grappled with the effects of...

G-Secs explained

What is a Government Security (G-Sec)? A government security is a tradeable instrument issued by the central government or state...

The Rise of Passive Funds

  There has been a gradual shift of assets from active to passive management in the US and Europe as a consequence of active managers...

What is HUF?

A Hindu Undivided Family, as its name suggests, is a joint family which is seen as a separate entity from that of the individual members in...

Inflation Indexed National Savings Securities

One of the major drawbacks of fixed-income instruments like fixed deposits is that they fail to beat inflation. Moreover, interest on FDs...

Standard Chartered Emerging Affluent Study 2018

  India has emerged as the most investment-savvy economy in Asia and over two-thirds of the country’s affluent class prefer to make...