Mutual Fund Columns

S Naren IT and pharma are having a good run in this market which is why Sankaran Naren, CIO - Equities, ICICI Prudential AMC continues to prefer them as investment destinations. Apart from these two sectors, Naren trusts the banking sector and remains overweight on it.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:35:35 +0530
Gaurav Mashruwala Watch the interview of Gaurav Mashruwala, Certified Financial Planner with Ekta Batra Reema Tendulkar on CNBC-TV18, in which he spoke about financial goals.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:45:02 +0530
Rohit Shah It is often observed that at this age, one has either been fooled in to a poor investment or has lost money in stocks. With this experience, naturally the attitude is ‘I don’t want equity’. What one should try in this situation is to find better ways to leverage the retirement corpus.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:12:36 +0530
Ronak Morjaria Most of the investors must be finding their direct equity, equity mutual fund portfolio in green and must be feeling happy looking at the supernormal returns. In current market scenario their portfolio would be skewed towards equity.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:11:57 +0530
Vivek Rajpal "If not all, at least 50 percent of the retail investors would be keen to avail this kind of a long-term capital gain by investing for 36 months," Vivek Rajpal, Rates Strategist, Nomura India.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:08:04 +0530
Nimesh Shah Nimesh Shah, MD CEO, ICICI Prudential talks about the fund flows and what one can expect in the second half of the year.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:28:37 +0530
Suresh KP Investment in mutual funds should be invested for long term purpose. You should invest your money in mutual funds which you do not need for next 8 to 10 years.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:39:15 +0530
Mehrab Irani To understand the risk of investing in fixed income funds we have to understand the risks of securities in which they invest. The common risks associated with fixed income securities are credit risks, interest rate risks, liquidity risks, basis risks, yield curve risks etc.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:37:47 +0530
Ramalingam K Investing wise is an art. It’s an art of making money work for you, and about making the right choice at the right moment. As goes the popular saying, “Make hay while the sun shines”, understanding and inferring the asset allocation and the associated factors is what this article is about.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:31:26 +0530
Manish Wadhwan Manish Wadhawan, MD HD - interest rates at HSBC believes some relaxations on mutual funds taxation, which hit the market on Budget day, is likely after representations from the MF industry and Sebi to the finance ministry.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:52:12 +0530
BP Singh BP Singh, executive director and CIO - equity, Pramerica Mutual Fund says pricing power that has come back to manufacturers has the capacity to boost earnings further.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:01:00 +0530
Harshad Chetanwala When we look at Mutual Funds, there are more than 1,800 schemes across different asset classes. With such wide choice to invest their hard earned money could investors still be called the King or Queen? Well the answer is ‘No’. The large numbers of schemes are creating confusion.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:27:38 +0530
Gaurav Mashruwala Ever wondered why is it that every time stock markets go up, individuals suddenly get into spending mode?
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:56:44 +0530
Amandeep Chopra The Union Budget dealt a big blow on debt mutual fund (MF) industry, by increasing the tax on 1-3 year products from the original 10 percent to nearly 30 percent.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:41:11 +0530
Jitendra P.S.Solanki As per new provision the long term capital gains in non-equity mutual funds scheme will be derived only when the investments have been held for more than 36 months i.e. 3 years.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:59:00 +0530
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