|March 24, 2007|
|All about DBS Chola Hedged Equity Fund|
DBS Chola Mutual Fund's latest new fund offer - DBS Chola Hedged Equity Fund seeks to generate long-term capital by investing in equity and related instruments
JM Equity Tax Saver Fund - Should you buy?
It is a close-ended plan for a period of three years from the date of allotment of units, and will be converted into an open-ended one at the end of this tenure
|March 16, 2007|
|The safest way to invest in stocks|
Generally an investment period of 5 years is recommended, in the least for equity investments. Suppose one invests when the markets are at a peak it is still possible to make good returns if the investor remains invested patiently.
Growth or Dividend? It's irrelevant
Both Growth & Dividend Reinvestment Options are same. It makes no difference to your returns.
Why markets are so volatile
The Indian stock markets started falling from mid-February after reaching an all time high of 14,700-plus.
|March 15, 2007|
|Things to ask before buying your home |
Avoid mistakes most people make while buying a home, says Surendra Hiranandani, MD and Founder, Hiranandani Group of Companies.
Senior citizens unhappy with Budget
The Senior Citizens' Savings Scheme 2004 offers 9 per cent rate of interest on deposits. But most banks offer 9 per cent or more interest rate these days.
|March 13, 2007|
|UTI Gold ETF ? Should you Buy?|
Gold Exchange Traded Fund or ETF is a novel concept in India and in many ways is a better way to invest in gold than buying physical gold in the form of jewellery or coins.
How to make the best of your savings
If you desire growth, be ready to sacrifice some income and safety.
Why debt funds are better than FDs
Despite the tax hike, debt funds are still a better bet compared to fixed deposits.
Of Budget and financial planning
One can continue to expect decent returns from equity over three to five years
5 common investing mistakes!
Bad investments or wrong investments are a part and parcel of any portfolio. The idea is not to get defensive about it but to understand the reason(s) and make sure we don't repeat the mistakes.
Buying NFOs? A few tips
When the NFOs prove their mettle over the long-term (at least 3 years in the case of equity-oriented funds), they can become candidates for investment.
|March 02, 2007|
|How to balance your portfolio|
A balance portfolio is one where part of it is giving positive returns and other part is generating opposite returns i.e. negative.
How to plan your finances post-Budget
As far as your long-term plans are concerned, there is no need to effect any change. In fact, you should use the current sell off in the global and Indian markets as an opportunity and consider adding to your stocks investments.