The plunge in the value of cryptocurrencies also revealed that they are not as insulated from the financial markets as they are made out to be.
CBDT’s move aimed at curbing unaccounted financial transactions and keeping a check on cash transactions, say tax experts
Rising interest rates, volatile equity markets and a curb on new fund launches have slowed mutual fund inflows. Fund officials say this is temporary.
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A high-risk, high-return strategy, microcap stocks are those whose market-capitalisation falls below Rs 3,000 crore. If picked with care and backed by good research, these stocks can give a big kicker in returns. And market correction presents a good opportunity to do quality picking.
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.
Markets tanked for the fifth consecutive trade session today with Nifty falling below 17800 points during intraday trade. Investors sold aggressively amid rising concerns related to inflation and rising interest rates.
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.
Those who had taken a home loan as far back as 2015 or 2016 would have benefited from falling interest rates. But those who bought properties—and took loans to refinance them—when interest rates had bottomed out during the Covid-19 lockdowns will feel the pinch
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.
Last week, Axis Mutual Fund announced the suspension of two fund managers - Viresh Joshi and Deepak Agarwal - with Viresh also acting as the chief dealer. According to sources, the allegations against the two include front running and price rigging of stocks. Sumaira Abidi explains the timeline of the ongoing probe in this video.
Up until early 2020, debt funds, even other than credit risk funds, were used to investing in lower-rated securities to get a kicker in returns. But after frequent defaults and the Franklin Templeton crisis in April 2020, debt fund managers have become more careful
Sector and thematic funds are known for their higher risk and volatility, which means investing more than 10 percent is a considerable risk for any investor
The Nifty Housing Index itself comprises 50 stocks, but the fund's investable universe is likely to be much larger
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.
The bank is standing by Axis Mutual Fund CEO and MD Chandresh Nigam after suspending two other fund house officials in connection with frontrunning allegations, say sources. But Nigam’s continuance might run afoul of the regulator.
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In today's episode, we discuss the impact of rising interest rates on your debt funds with Kayezad. Kunal Shah of LKP Securities will be joining to answer all your stock queries.
Mid cap schemes delivered strong returns, with few schemes outperforming the mid cap benchmark index
Public Provident Fund, arguably one of the best fixed-income investments, comes with a 15-year tenure. But there is a way to continue it without locking in your money for another 15 years
Both front-running and insider trading impact mutual fund unitholders, as well as stock market investors
Gold prices may not have stuck to the script of going up despite the Russia-Ukraine conflict. But gold is not to be used to generate returns. It is a hedge against inflation and uncertainty. And it’s best to invest in it, paperless.
Some banks and housing finance companies announced an increase in their home loan rates immediately after RBI's announcement on repo rate hike
A fixed-rate loan, as the name suggests, has a steady interest rate. But there are costs involved with switching to such a loan and the change isn’t as smooth as you’d think. Fixed-rate loans carrying interest rates of over 8.25-8.5 percent may not be worth.
Nifty 50 index is considered as stock of the nation, hence investors who are invested in an Nifty 50 ETF or an index fund can participate in India growth story in a low-cost manner