How Behavioural Tendencies Affect ELSS Fund Investments?

22 Aug 2019

Equity markets can remain volatile in the short to medium term, but growth can be seen over longer time periods only. There are many factors which make the markets volatile and affect our investment temperament. But when markets suddenly fall or rise, it increases our anxiety of losing our hard-earned money or losing out on potential opportunities..


Power of Compounding

08 Aug 2019

The idea of saving something good for later is beneficial for individuals. It is true that there are investors who do not understand the benefits of saving for the future. Compound Interest is calculated by multiplying the initial principal amount by one plus the annual interest rate..


Why ELSS Funds are Worth the Risk?

01 Aug 2019

Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) come with equity related risks because these tax saving mutual funds invest in the stock market. Even the best ..


Opportunities for investors amidst stock market crashes

26 Jul 2019

A stock market crash can be defined as a sudden and dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of the stock market, resulting in a significant loss of investor wealth..


Pros and Cons of Public Provident Fund

16 Jul 2019

Small-savings instruments are particularly useful for common investors, who generally do not have a large investible surplus and have limited risk tolerance. Within the universe of such investment avenues which are ..


Achieving Diversification through Mutual Funds

10 Jul 2019

In financial parlance, Diversification is the process of allocating capital in a way that reduces the exposure to any one particular asset or risk. A common path towards diversification is to reduce risks or volatility by investing in a variety..


Tax Implications for Income Derived from Shares

04 Jul 2019

We are relatively well-versed with the fact that tax has to be paid on income earned through sources such as earnings from profession / business and salary, rentals from property..


Debt Funds vs NCDs

20 Jun 2019

Buying a debt instrument is similar to giving a loan to the issuing organisation. A debt fund invests in fixed-interest generating securities like corporate bonds..