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Applicable NAV when buying funds depends on type of scheme and investment amount

New Delhi, Jan. 29 -- Investors in mutual funds buy and sell units at the applicable net asset value (NAV) of the scheme. The NAV for a purchase transaction depends upon the type of scheme, the day an... Read More


The merits of debt fund systematic investment plans

New Delhi, Jan. 27 -- Systematic investment plans (SIPs) have become the de facto method of investing in equity mutual funds. Monthly data from the Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) shows th... Read More


Term of the day: What is FRBM Act?

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003, intends to bring transparency and accountability in the conduct of the fiscal and monetary actions of the govern... Read More


When is an economy in recession and what is stagflation?

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- The Indian economy is going through tough times with the advance estimates for the rate of growth for real gross domestic product (GDP) for 2019-20 being pegged at 5% compared to... Read More


Follow these steps to pick the right ETF for your portfolio

NEW DELHI, Jan. 17 -- Are all Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) the same or is there a selection process that investors need to follow? Passive investing, especially ETFs, has witnessed a lot of investor i... Read More


Section 80C basket should have better representation of all asset classes

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- The chances of Budget 2020 increasing the limit for tax benefits available under Section 80C of the Income-tax Act seems strong. This was last done in 2014 when the limit went up... Read More


Things to consider before you invest in debt FoFs

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Multi-manager fund of funds (FoF) Axis All Seasons Debt Fund, which is open for subscription till 22 January, is the first of its kind in India's debt funds space. The fund will ... Read More


Don't see PE in isolation

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- The price-to-earnings (P-E) ratio or multiple is a metric used to value a stock. It is calculated as the market price per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). The calcu... Read More


What is PE ratio?

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- The price-to-earnings (P-E) ratio or multiple is a metric used to value a stock. It is calculated as the market price per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). The calcu... Read More


Asset allocation was the real winner last decade

NEW DELHI, Jan. 10 -- Nothing proves the caveat "past performance is not an indicator of future returns" more than a performance table for 10 asset classes for the decade ending 2019 (see graph), wher... Read More