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|July 27, 2005|
Small savings: Revision continues
Small savings schemes have turned into a contentious issue for authorities in the recent times. The returns delivered by these investment avenues are independent of those from similar market-linked instruments.
Return of premium: What's it worth?
One reason why 'return of premium' plans do not look good is because, just like any other (endowment-type) life insurance plan, they too have to actually invest a certain portion of the premium to generate returns.
|July 21, 2005|
PF withdrawal? Not till you are 58!
The argument put forth is that withdrawals from a long-term investment avenue leave investors with a lower corpus on retirement.
|July 20, 2005|
HDFC Multiple Yield: Worth a buy?
HDFC Multiple Yield - Plan 2005 attempts to lower interest rate risk in its debt investments by locking the yield of the debt paper at the time of launch
All you want to know about real estate funds
Like mutual funds, real estate funds (or Real Estate Investment Trusts - REITs as they are commonly referred to in the US) are founded by a group of real estate professionals
|July 19, 2005|
Should you invest in penny stocks?
The current rally saw small investors reap rich gains in small stocks but a change in market situation can prove to be disastrous
Boom time for fund investors
The good times continued for fund investors as markets yet again ended the week in positive terrain.
6 reasons why a home loan is refused
Individuals applying for a home loan get upset when their applications are turned down. Of course, there are reasons for the same, but they are not adequately conveyed to the individual.
|July 12, 2005|
StanChart Classic Fund: Worth a buy?
Without a track record in managing equities, it is difficult to comment on SCCEF's likely performance.
Is the Magnum Comma Fund good?
Investors, who wish to add a unique investment proposition to their portfolios and are willing to take on higher risk for the same, can consider investing in MCF.
Fund houses pile up new offers
Nothing can seem to come in the stocks markets' way. It has ignored the $60 per barrel crude oil shock so far and last week it dismissed the London blasts with a 67-point surge the very next day.
|July 06, 2005|
MFs bet on engineering stocks
We have observed that the engineering sector has emerged as a preferred investment avenue for a large number of funds.
How mutual funds fared in June
The good times continued unabated for mutual fund investors in June 2005. Popular indices like the BSE Sensex and S&P CNX Nifty touched record highs.
|July 04, 2005|
FAQs on filing returns
The return of income is a statement furnished by an assessee, stating the total amount of income earned by him during the previous year. Read on...