Those who invest in mutual funds regularly, or at least takes an interest about various mutual funds and their performances, must have heard the term SIP or Systematic Investment Plan. A systematic investment plans, as clearly conveyed by the name,...

Mutual funds industry in India since its inception in our country has seen it all. Its journey from its quiet birth, infancy and adulthood - like any existential process has made it go through some roughs and some smooths in its existence. It is...

Morgan Stanley’s predictions have come true

Morgan Stanley’s predictions have come true Morgan Stanley, the biggest borrower US Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s economy saving steps include lending banks and other companies $1.2 trillion of the public money in order to prevent their collapse...

Mutual funds investment

  Mutual funds as an investment though not a new topic but it has been becoming an important investment among working class in the recent years especially in developing countries. The most important advantage of the mutual funds is that it...

Mutual funds for all

What is mutual fund? Mutual fund can be defined as a collection of stocks or bonds where a group of people invests their money in stocks, bonds, and other securities. How will you be profited? The investor in a mutual fund, own a portion of the...

Now Invest In Daily SIP MF Schemes!

  Ever since Franklin Templeton in 1998 introduced the concept 'Systematic Investment Plan' in its portfolio of schemes for mutual funds investors it has caught on the imagination of the investors all over the country. The particular class of...

The last date for calculation of the income tax is 31st March, 2010.  Some employees must have already submitted  the reports, to their employers, on their savings under section 80C.  We all know that the maximum for tax exemption under section is...

Building A Mutual Fund Portfolio

  Building Your Mutual Fund Portfolio   The investment in various schemes floated by various fund houses, provides a lucrative avenue but it is not an unmixed blessing. The investors who are unwilling to be exposed to the vagaries of...

Mutual Funds

  History of mutual funds ·         The idea of pooling money together for investing purposes started in Europe in the mid-1800s. The first pooled fund in the United States was created in 1893 for the faculty and staff of Harvard University....

Site Restoration fund

Conditiond :- The assessee must satisfy the following conditions 1. The taxpayer is engaged in the business of the prospecting for or extraction or production of petroleum or natural gas or both in India . 2. The central government has entered in...

Mutual Funds

Types of mutual funds are based on investment objectives are 1. Growth or equity fund: These are funds that predominantly invested in equity and equity related schemes. Although these schemes have risk associated with the equity market, they...

Mutual Funds vs ULIP

ULIP - Unit Linked Insurance Plans: High Loads (Ranging from 4% to 60%, ULIP companies will charge you around 20%-60%, depending on the company, in the first year and less in the subsequent years). We can claim tax reduction on the amount...

Systematic Investment Planning (SIP)

The two methods of investing in mutual funds are invest once and the second one is SIP, an acronym for Systematic Investment Plan. Most of the people who invest in mutual funds don't know the actual benefits of the Systematic Investment Planning...

The offer document which contains very useful information. It is required to be given to the prospective investor by the mutual fund. As per the minimum disclosures prescribed by SEBI in the offer document, the following are disclosed in the offer...

ULIP vs Tax Saver Mutual Funds

As per the prevailing tax laws in India, one can save tax on the investments in noted mutual funds, insurance, ULIPs upto Rs. 1 Lakh. We can compare ULIPs as equal to the mutual funds in their operation except the extra feature the ULIPs...

Many investors has the common confusion in selecting the growth/dividend/dividend reinvest option. Here is short summary of them. Dividend Option: Dividend offered by the Mutual Funds is similar to the the dividends given in stocks. The funds...

Most people loose the earnings by selling their hard earned investment without any reason or taking wrong advises. The best time to sell your fund depends on many parameters.The performance of the fund comes down: This is the typical case where...

Getting started with investing in Mutual Funds

Before starting investing, we should know some basic things. See the Checklist For Novice.To invest in a mutual fund, you need the following: PAN Card: As per the SEBI rules, the PAN card submission is mandatory to invest in the mutual...

Significance of Net Asset Value (NAV)

NAV is one of the key term in the mutual funds terminology. Most people confuse it with the share price, but there is lot of difference in the share price and the net asset value. Net asset value is nothing but the value of each unit of a...

Net Asset Value (NAV)

NAV is one of the key term in the mutual funds terminology. Most people confuse it with the share price, but there is lot of difference in the share price and the net asset value. Net asset value is nothing but the value of each unit of a...

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