|April 25, 2006|
|MIPs: What are they all about|
MIPs are debt-oriented funds with a mandate to invest a portion (generally upto 20 per cent) of their assets in equities.
|April 24, 2006|
|All about Taurus Starshare|
Funds like Taurus Starshare capitalise on market conditions by holding concentrated portfolios and taking on higher risk, but this only reveal a part of the true picture.
At 12K, it's the same old story
It's about time investors shifted their focus back to existing mutual funds with established track records rather than run after NFOs.
Buying mutual funds? Beware!
Retail investors tend to overlook the warning signs in a Bull market. So who makes the most of their 'greed?' The unscrupulous mutual funds.
|April 21, 2006|
|Why these trusts are better than EPF|
Exempt and excluded provident fund trusts offer better service and returns than the EPF. But the Budget exposes these to the threat of derecognition.
|April 20, 2006|
|The 5 WISE laws of investing|
James Montier is a financial heretic. And among London's banking set, he's winning plenty of converts.
|April 10, 2006|
|A 5-step strategy for investors|
With stock markets soaring, most investors are faced with the question: what should we do now? Here's a strategy to help them tide over the current investment scenario.
NFOs: Sebi to investors' rescue
The Securities and Exchange Board of India has finally stepped in with a long-pending twin move to clear the air on amortisation of NFO (new fund offer) expenses and set norms on dividend declaration.
|April 05, 2006|
|3 tips while buying an insurance policy|
While conventionally life insurance products have been bought for the tax sops (under Section 80C) they offer, there is much more to life insurance. Read on...
|April 03, 2006|
|Should you invest in endowment plans?|
Endowment plans are life insurance plans, which not only cover the individual's life in case of an eventuality but also offer a maturity value at the end of the term