CBDT’s move aimed at curbing unaccounted financial transactions and keeping a check on cash transactions, say tax experts
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.
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.
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.
Axis Small Cap Fund - Direct (G)
Axis Small Cap Fund (G)
BOI AXA Tax Advantage - Direct (G)
BOI AXA Tax Advtg -RP (G)
Axis Mid Cap Fund - Direct (G)
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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.
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
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.