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IDFC Mutual Fund bets on small firm valuations, launches small cap fund

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- Playing the widening gap between the valuations of large and small cap stocks, IDFC Mutual Fund has announced the launch IDFC Emerging Businesses Fund, its small cap fund. The fu... Read More


Budget 2020: Fiscal stimulus key for revival, but inflation to be a challenge

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- As India faces the twin hazards of slow growth and rising inflation, economists are sharply divided on the remedies for the problem. Some say, a fiscal stimulus can revive the in... Read More


Sebi to firms: Can't advise, distribute to same client

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- To address the issue of mis-selling and overcharging from investors in the capital market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed client segregation for e... Read More


Karvy clients challenge Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Act

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- The Association of Karvy Investors, a body representing clients of Karvy Private Wealth, has challenged the constitutional validity of the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes ... Read More


Don't borrow to invest in tax-saving products

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- Saving tax is incidental to financial planning and, therefore, it can't wait till the end of the year. However, if you are among those who don't view the tax-saving exercise as a... Read More


Following Franklin, pain spreads to other mutual funds with Vodafone Idea exposure

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- Following a 100% write down by Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund on Thursday of its Vodafone Idea debt holdings, other mutual funds have also seen drops in the value of their holdin... Read More


Franklin Mutual Fund debt schemes bleed on Vodafone Idea

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- The Supreme Court dismissal of a review petition on AGR dues filed by Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel yesterday, has triggered a liability of around Rs.50,000 crore on Vodafone I... Read More


Sebi proposes cap on investment adviser fees, client segregation

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- In order to address the issue of mis-selling and overcharging from investors in the capital market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed a cap on invest... Read More


How to defend yourself from rising inflation

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- The Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inflation Rate has risen to 7.35% in December 2019, wiping out the returns on several fixed income products such bank fixed deposits. The inflation... Read More


What's ailing value funds?

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- Value investing is premised on buying stocks that are available at a discount to their intrinsic worth. It is an idea made famous by Benjamin Graham, an investment guru of huge i... Read More