INVESTING

How much should one invest for a comfortable retirement today?

You may think that Rs.50 lakh or Rs.1 crore is enough to retire on today, but the question is with the continuous price rise, will it be enough for 25 or 30 years? If your retirement is still 20-25 years away you need to plan all the more carefully as even 50 lakhs may be …

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Common mistakes investors make in equity investment

The advent of online trading platforms has eased investing in shares for everyone. This ease is encouraging many investors to take a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) approach rather than depending on financial advisors/brokers/dealers for advice. However, the lack of understanding about capital markets leads many to take wrong investment decisions. Here are some of the common mistakes …

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ELSS : Save tax with mutual fund investments…

As we are nearing the end of the Financial Year there has been a spurt in activity with regard to tax saving investments. Investments are potentially your second income & security for a better future & thus should be planned carefully so that poor investment choices are not made. But all said it is human …

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Grasim

AB Nuvo- Grasim Merger

The AB Nuvo- Grasim merger is a 2 step process- The first step involves merging the two companies and the second would be a spin-off of the financial division. For every 10 shares held, the shareholders of AB Nuvo will receive 3 shares of Grasim. Post-merger when the financial services business is spun off, the …

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Is it necessary that the SENSEX will tank if there is a FED rate hike??? History says….DEFINITELY NOT!!!

There has been a lot of talk about a FED Rate hike possibly by 25 bps and its effects on the Indian markets. There may be some impact for a few days but history says that there has been no major impact on the Indian stock markets as evident from the chart below.  Points to …

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Steps to choose best performing mutual funds

One of the best ways to invest in the stock market is through mutual funds. However, identifying good mutual fund for long term investment is not easy. Several financial web sites, blogs, financial advisors indicate various parameters to rate the mutual funds. However, some of the basic parameters indicated below will help you choose the correct mutual funds …

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