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​Crackdown on fraudulent, misleading companies giving share market tips; SEBI bars these websites

Certain individuals create unregistered investment advisory websites periodically and lure investors by promising assured monthly income to them.
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SIP vs Step-Up SIP: Accumulate Rs 1 crore by starting to invest Rs 2,500 every month

Before you start investing, list down all your goals with their present cost and duration as well. Thereafter, estimate its inflation-adjusted cost, which becomes your target amount to save.

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Best ELSS options: Top 5 tax saving mutual funds to invest in for 2019

Based on research and their rankings, we have picked out five mutual fund schemes that have shown good performance over the long term.

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Mutual funds: Inflows into equity funds lowest in 25 months

The data from Amfi also shows that, mutual fund industry saw outflows of Rs 20,083 crore in February.

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Investing in mutual funds? Look at index funds, ETFs; Here’s why

As large-cap mutual funds have failed to generate alpha, it makes sense to move towards low-cost alternatives such as index funds and ETFs .

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SEBI issues new guidelines to make investments in debt mutual funds more secure

A debacle, following IL&FC crisis last year, in the trusted segment of financial instruments, where people even park their contingency funds, had put market regulator SEBI into a fire-fighting mode.

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Looking to invest in foreign equity funds to diversify your portfolio? Know the taxation aspect first

To diversify your portfolio and bring stability in return, investing in the equities of reputed foreign companies of developed countries like the USA is a good option.

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How many mutual funds to invest in for diversification? 3 critical things to keep in mind

In case you decide to diversify your funds across different fund houses, here are a few things you should keep in mind.

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Looking to park your money for a few days? This category of mutual funds may suit you best

If you have a large sum of money lying idle for a day or two, you can neither put it in a fixed deposit (FD) account nor in any long-term option like equity mutual fund (MF) to fetch some decent retur

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Want to invest in equity? Here’s why you need to plan your exit before planning your entry

To take advantage of equity returns, just start investing your long-term money so that you may stay invested for a longer period to get the benefit of the power of compounding.

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Returns posted by fund houses are subject to audit

Equity index funds invest in stocks by typically replicating a benchmark equity index such as the S&P BSE Sensex, Nifty, etc.

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Aditya Birla Sun Life Retirement Fund NFO: Should you invest?

Units of Aditya Birla Sun Life Retirement Fund cannot be redeemed until completion of 5 years from the date of allotment or till the unitholder reaches age 60, whichever is earlier.

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Bharat 22 ETF one-day offer, here’s how to apply

Before you invest, understand the structure and the constituents of the Bharat 22 ETF and then decide based on your risk profile and need.

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Golden opportunity for mutual fund investors? Bharat 22 ETF opens just for 1 day; Should you invest?

As per the scheme’s objective, the Bharat 22 ETF aims to provide returns that closely correspond to the returns provided by S&P BSE Bharat 22 Index.

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RBI repo rate cut: Gilt mutual fund returns better than FDs, but experts suggesting this better option

Amongst the debt funds, over the last three years, the 'Long Duration funds' and 'Gilt funds' have generated an annualised return of about 9.03 per cent and 7.90 per cent respectively.

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Retail equity SIP inflows negate massive FPI pullout, help markets stay afloat in January

The AMCs believe that the uptrend may continue in the coming months too as large amount of flow is expected through the SIP route that allows investors to invest in small amount periodically, instead

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DSP Mutual Fund launches two index MF schemes linked to Nifty 50, Nifty Next 50; Should you invest in this mutual fund NFO?

The benchmark for DSP Nifty 50 Index Fund will be the Nifty 50 Index and for the DSP Nifty Next 50 Index Fund, the Nifty Next 50 Index will be the benchmark. Both the indices operate in the large-cap

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Budget 2019: Where should mutual fund investors invest now

Considering the electoral constraints, the budget can be seen as a fiscally responsible budget and is not likely to damage the continuance of policy reforms kick-started by the government.

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MFU Online: Mutual fund investment platform you didn’t know about; How to download, register and use

MFU Online provides a single platform to access different mutual fund schemes across various fund houses and allows investments both in the Regular plan and Direct plan.

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Index mutual funds in demand: Here’s why and should you invest in them?

Two important developments in the mutual fund's industry have turned the tables in favour of the index mutual funds.

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Mutual Fund investment platform Groww raises $6.2 million

US-based Y Combinator, Propel Venture Partners and Kauffman Fellows participated in the funding round.

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NFO last date: Tata Balanced Advantage Fund; new mutual fund scheme has this big feature; Whom is it good for?

Of about 16 equity oriented categories, only one of them, the Balanced Advantage category, does not have a defined mandate for allocation between equity and debt.

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MF Investor Alert! ICRA puts 6 mutual fund schemes under watch with negative implications

The rating action takes into account the deterioration in the credit quality of the underlying investments of these schemes driven by their exposure to SPV of IL&FS.

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Long-term equity investments: Here is how the wait makes MF returns sweeter

The year 2018 was a volatile one for equity markets, which is an ideal situation to study the effect on equity funds as there was no steep rise of fall through the year.

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