Arbitrage Funds are mutual funds with an objective to profit from inefficiency in the price of securities in two different markets. We look at their taxation, meaning and difference with liquid funds in this post. The fund invests in equity and debt instruments. The fund manager applies the arbitrage strategy in the equity portion of the fund and for debt portion; it is invested in short-term debts and liquid funds. The profit from arbitrage fund
Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) for a very long time has been a very popular investment scheme amongst lower and middle income earners . The Post KVP scheme was first introduced in 1988 but was discontinued in 2011. But due to popular demands and request the KVP was re-introduced in 2014.
KVP is a government investment scheme wherein an individual can invest their saving in lump-sum. On every investment made the by the individual government pays interest
A systematic investment plan (SIP) is a small and easy plan offered to interested mutual fund investors. SIP scheme is very much similar to recurring deposit scheme wherein an investor invests small amount of money on regular basis. The underlying instrument in SIP is mutual fund though unlike RD. The SIP scheme helps an individual investor to invest under in the Mutual Fund scheme in instalment instead of a lump sum of amount. This post looks at
A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is a small and easy plan offered to interested mutual fund investors. SIP scheme is very much similar to recurring deposit scheme wherein an investor invests small amount of money on regular basis. The SIP scheme helps an individual investor to invest under in the Mutual Fund scheme in instalment instead of a lump sum of amount. In this blog SIP vs PPF we compare SIP and PPF with regards to
National Pension is one of the popular tax-saving schemes. In this post we look at various NPS Calculator and how NPS calculators work.
National Pension scheme calculator works on the below few factors:
- Amount of contribution made
- Rate of return as prescribed by government for that given period of time.
So we will discuss now how each of these factors affect NPS calculation.
- Age of the interested investor: Any contribution made under NPS scheme can be withdrawn only when the
Investment in the capital markets always exposes your capital to the risk of volatility and is not suitable for those investors who depend on their savings for livelihood. Short Term Debt Mutual Funds provides an alternative to traditional Fixed Deposit and Monthly Income schemes with higher return and low volatility. These are also known as income funds. The fund invests in Govt. and companies debt instrument and money market instrument of shorter duration of maturity of
HDFC mutual fund is one of the premier mutual fund house in the country. HDFC mutual fund was approved by SEBI to as a registered asset management company on 3rd of July 2010.HDFC mutual fund also took over the business of Morgan Stanley mutual fund and Zurich India mutual fund in India.
HDFC mutual fund as of today runs about 1162 schemes and has 237177 crores of funds under management. HDFC mutual fund offers schemes across
ICICI direct is a full-service online trading and investment management platform owned by ICICI securities. This post covers ICICI Direct Review, brokerage charges, features and other useful analysis. ICICI direct offers wide range of services offered including:
- Online Trading in equities
- Online derivatives trading
- Mutual fund investments
- Investing in IPO’s
- Investing in corporate bonds,
- Fixed deposits
- Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
- Insurance Products
- Subscription to NPS (National Pension scheme)
ICICI securities started as a retail stock broker and is the largest stock broker in
Monthly Income Plan or MIP as the name suggest is an investment strategy in which major part of the capital is invested in debt fund&money market instrument ( around 70-80%) to generate interest income which is given to investors in form of dividend and rest is invested in equity stocks (15-30%). MIPs are subject to volatility but the risk of downside is lesser. In this post, we look at best MIP mutual funds to