|April 28, 2007|
|NFOs: The latest 'serial' killers|
Our advice to investors remains the same - ignore serial NFOs on the equity side and instead focus on the well-established funds with a proven track record over the long term.
An SIP for just Rs 50 per month
ICICI Prudential AMC has launched the ICICI Prudential Micro Systematic Investment Plan (MSIP) with a minimum investment of just Rs 50 per month.
|April 27, 2007|
|Why FMPs are more lucrative than bank FDs|
If you are looking for a fixed income avenue that yields a reasonable return with minimum risk, adequate liquidity and tax efficiency, FMPs will provide you with an effective shelter.
|April 25, 2007|
|Overseas PE funds help rich Indians|
Indian investors accounted for 30 per cent of the fund's total corpus, while the minimum ticket size (entry level) stood at $2,50,000.
Currency market: How to invest and make money
The gain in the value of the rupee has been beneficial to the foreign investor. If you invest in the assets of a currency that appreciates (as the rupee has done) then you benefit.
|April 20, 2007|
|Can reverse mortgage click for India's elders?|
It is yet early days for this product. It has the potential to prove very useful but you should wait for clarity on rules before you liquidate your biggest investment -- your house.
How reverse mortgage works
The popularity of the instrument lies in that it converts an illiquid asset -- the house -- into liquid cash flows for the owner, typically a senior citizen.
|April 17, 2007|
|Innovation is the buzzword|
wSe believe that investing at its core is a rather simple activity. If investors stick to the basics, they are likely to do well for themselves over longer time frames.
|April 13, 2007|
|Golden funds: Better than gold!|
UTI Mutual Fund recently launched Gold Exchange Traded Funds and many more companies plan to follow suit. Get the lowdown.
|April 12, 2007|
|Some never-changing money truths|
When you take a loan, always look at your ability to repay: never stretch beyond your limits. Always maintain a buffer for unexpected turn-of-events.
|April 10, 2007|
|Investing in MFs? 6 GREAT tips|
Successful mutual fund investing requires a plan as well as the discipline to stick to that plan
How to plan your investment
Damani suggests that one should keep 10-15 per cent of your portfolio value in cash as it is a good hedge in volatile markets
|April 05, 2007|
|Review: Optimix Multi Manager Equity Fund|
Positives outweigh the negatives and investors looking to invest in a portfolio arrived at by the best minds in the industry with the associated tax benefits should take exposure.
ABN Amro's new fund: How good is it?
ABN Amro Asset Management's latest offering ABN Amro Sustainable Development Fund seeks to invest in 'socially responsible companies,' and is the first of its kind in India.