Seinfeld's sky-diving helmet: Your fixed income investments are useless if you are doing this
Briefly, equity provides high returns but can be volatile in the short-term. On the other hand, fixed income has lower returns but higher stability so it must be there for short-term needs as well as for providing stability during exceptionally volatile times.
MF portfolio doctor: Shukla should not underestimate inflation and retirement needs
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Will ample liquidity, lower rates (thank Fed) help your equity and debt mutual funds?
The US Federal Reserve signalling almost zero per cent interest rates for the next two years is likely to keep the party going in Dalal Street.
Equity markets are on a sugar high; here is how you can protect yourself
Equity markets are showing resilience in the midst of an economic crisis. Most investors are surprised and confused. But don’t you also feel a sense of deja vu?
'Higher risk of rating downgrades, defaults in next two years'
Market borrowings for FY 2020-21 increased by over 50% (Rs. 4.2 trillion). Consequently, Moody’s downgraded the sovereign rating of India just as crude oil price jumped by over 50%.
An ‘A’ less in rating could help debt investors ace returns game
With annual returns from short-term schemes like liquid, overnight, and ultra-short-term at 3.5%-4%, wealth advisors are recommending medium-duration funds, which bet on a mix of the securities including the top-rated and the ones below that.
Ads return to print media as companies go to town with festival offers
The news medium which had at one time suffered an over 80% drop in advertising triggered by the lockdown had started recovering from July but since then each month has been sequentially better than the previous, said media experts.
Belated, revised ITR filing deadline for FY2018-19 extended to November 30, 2020
This is the fourth time the government has extended the deadline of filing belated ITR from the original deadline of March 31, 2020, due to novel coronavirus pandemic situation in the country.
Can your portfolio deliver 15-20% returns consistently?
The analysis shows that asset allocation management proves worthier than investing in equity alone.
Smart investing options for the new normal
The introduction of new products such as Principal Protection and Growth (PPG) are aimed at attempting to best protect your principal and mitigate market risks and are essentially a hybrid of debt and index funds that could help you with this concern.
Aditya Birla SL Equity Advantage mutual fund review: Modest but consistent performer
Having morphed from a multicap offering to a large & mid cap fund post recateogrisation two years ago, the fund saw sweeping changes. The fund needs to find a way back to outperformance to be considered a solid pick in its new avatar.
Stock pick of the week: Mahanagar Gas is set to report significant volume growth in coming yrs
Mahanagar Gas will be a major beneficiary of the prevailing low natural gas prices and is expected to report significant volume growth in the coming years, besides it is trading at a reasonable valuation. Recovery is in sight for this stock.
MNC stocks' valuations remain high across the board: Are they still worthy long-term bets?
While analysts repose confidence in the broader MNC pack, not all companies or sectors make the grade. The MNC basket is a diverse theme. Future growth looks uncertain in some sectors, but valuations remain high across the board in an uncertain environment.
If you are investing for your future, there’s little sense in buying gold: Here's why
Over a long period of time, gold has given iffy returns. This is not surprising because, not to put too fine a point on it, gold is useless. Even though we call it a commodity, it has nothing in common with useful stuff like wheat or copper or oil.