'Avoid taking excessive credit risk via mutual funds such as high-yield fixed maturity plans and credit opportunity funds,' experts tell Sanjay Kumar Singh. Recent reports suggest several companies are defaulting on interest payments to investors. This, and the fact that returns from fixed income instruments are falling steadily, is likely to make fixed income investors quite unhappy. There could be a temptation to invest in riskier papers, to get more return. However, this isn't the best time ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Equity, debt and fixed maturity plans (FMPs) are some of the themes for which the MF houses have filed the applications.Money Control, 2 months ago MFs file papers with Sebi for 12 new offerings so far in 2017 Business Standard, 1 month ago
SBI associate State Bank of Travancore (SBT) plans to raise up to Rs 600 crore by issuing Basel III-compliant bonds to augment its tier-I capital. SBT said the Executive Committee of the bank's board of directors will meet on Saturday to decide on the same.Business Standard, 1 month ago
A combination of ELSS or PPF with a term plan offers better coverage and returns, says Tinesh Bhasin.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Single premium life insurance policies have become popular since demonetisation was announced. All life insurance companies put together collected Rs 6,692 crore premium for individual single premium plans -- a growth of 507% compared to the same period last year. "In the initial days of demonetisation, life insurance companies were accepting old notes and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Posted by Equitymaster In a year that was filled with unexpected events, the only mutual fund category that outperformed all others in 2016 was debt funds. Easing inflation and falling interest rates sparked a rally in the bond markets. By September 2016, ...Equitymaster.com, 2 months ago
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Posted by Equitymaster "You need to buy insurance", suggested Mr. Verma, an insurance agent, to Rishabh who graduated from a top B-School, landing a job in Morgan Stanley. "Beta aap kamane lage ho, aapko jeevan bima ki jaroorat hain" (You have started earning ...Equitymaster.com, 5 days ago
It's nearly the end of the financial year, and some of you may be trying to make a last-minute dash to buy investment and insurance products to save some taxes. You may be wondering what your options are. You may even be wondering what you're getting into ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
Shikha Verma offers invaluable money management insights Women comprise an integral part of our society and are the foundation of our happy present and bright future. Women have the ability to multi-task and are far more disciplined and efficient than the other gender. Women have excelled in almost every field from science to sports, from information technology to infrastructure and what not. But when it comes to managing finances, many women take a step back and feel less confident. The real ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Posted by Equitymaster Asian stock markets are lower in morning trade tracking losses on Wall Street ahead of China trade data set to be released today. The Shanghai Composite is off 0.12%, while the Nikkei 225 is down 0.50%. The Hang Seng is up 0.40%. Stock ...Equitymaster.com, 3 weeks ago Global Markets Continues to be Volatile Equitymaster.com, 2 months ago Sensex Marginally Higher; Cairn India Surges 2.8% Equitymaster.com, 2 months ago
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