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|May 31, 2005|
Drive smart with fuel cards
Troubled with rising fuel bills? Using plastic money could just be one way of reducing your outgo.
|May 30, 2005|
Markets aiming for past glory
Our advice to investors as markets inch upwards is that investments in equities should be made cautiously and with a defined, 3-5 year time frame.
Loan processing fees: Get a better deal
Bargaining for a lower processing fee is also possible if the borrower has already got his loan approved from one HFC but decides to shift to another HFC for actual disbursal.
|May 26, 2005|
5 golden investing rules!
'Investments' is a sacred term for individuals. For many, investing means a kind of 'compulsory' savings from one's earnings and getting lumpsum money later.
|May 25, 2005|
How good is the Tata Mid Cap Fund?
Over 3-5 years, the fund will benefit from the long-term growth potential of mid caps, but investors should factor in the above-average turbulence that will likely come their way.
Is Principal Junior Cap Fund good?
We believe the fund is a high risk - high return investment proposition and risk-taking investors can consider investing in the same.
|May 24, 2005|
Investing the Islamic way
Ahmedabad based Parsoli Corporation Ltd, which has been involved in providing tailor-made financial products to Muslims, now offers an option where Muslims can invest in Shariah-compliant stocks
|May 20, 2005|
Investing in ULIPs? Read this first
My advice to those who are looking to buy not just a ULIP, but any financial product: It is your right and responsibility to ask for a company printed benefit illustration and brochure, and take some time to read, understand and question it.
|May 17, 2005|
Swipe plastic, zip cash across
IDBI Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, UTI Bank, Citibank and Kotak Mahindra Bank, in association with Visa, the global payment company, have started card-to-card money transfer facility in the country.
3 reasons why SIPs put off investors
SIPs need to be promoted by the investment agent/distributor community after explaining all the merits and demerits to the investor so as to enable him to take an informed decision.
|May 16, 2005|
All you want to know about financial futures
. The popularity of futures contracts in India is contrary to the trend in other parts of the world, where option contracts are more popular than the futures contracts.
|May 10, 2005|
How mutual funds fared in April
Volatility in April continued from where it signed off in March. The specter of rising interest rates and climbing oil prices dealt a double whammy to the stock markets.
|May 09, 2005|
MF gains cheer investors
Mutual fund investors had much reason to cheer as equity markets posted one of the strongest weekly gains in the recent past.
|May 05, 2005|
All about commodity derivatives
The commodity derivatives market is a direct way to invest in commodities rather than investing in the companies that trade in those commodities.
|May 04, 2005|
MFs: Top gainers and losers!
Here's a study to find out how schemes from the diversified equity funds category performed on a year-to-date basis and to determine who the top gainers and losers are.
|May 03, 2005|
Investing? Avoid consensus!
Invetors should neither give in to temptations that rising markets bring with them nor should they think of doom when the markets are falling incessantly. Do not follow the 'consensus' approach to investing in stocks markets.
How to choose a home loan firm in 6 steps
Here are a few guidelines on how to select a housing finance company.