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FundsIndia Strategies: Challenge fund managers with this election portfolio

Mutual Fund Research Desk

If there is one thing that is hogging news headlines these days, it is elections. With several state elections coming up and the general elections next year, there is enough…Continue Reading

Right way to save tax

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Section 80C of the Income Tax Act of India specifies certain investments which allow you to avail income deduction and reduce your tax liability. ELSS mutual fund also known as…Continue Reading

Make your move before elections

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Many of you fear market volatility or market reactions to the elections. This is not surprising. Political stability would be a clear positive for the markets, while a government change…Continue Reading

How much markets have crashed and risen

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There are concerns all round – climbing crude oil prices, depreciating domestic currency, escalating trade wars that are already beginning to bite, warnings over slower global economies and US corporate…Continue Reading

We've made some changes to the FundsIndia research recommended Select Funds mutual fund list

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

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These are tough times for equity and even debt markets and for mutual funds. A host of global and domestic factors have sent markets into worry mode. Against this backdrop, we…Continue Reading

What happened with IL&FS? What’s the debt fund impact?

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IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services) finances and develops infrastructure across the country, on its own and through a range of group companies. The group is among the largest in…Continue Reading

Sundaram Services Fund NFO: Tapping some new opportunities

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The services sector in India accounts for over half our GDP. It is also among the steadier drivers of GDP growth. Sundaram Services Fund aims at capturing the opportunities in…Continue Reading

First quarter earnings show broad-based growth

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Our analysis of the June quarter results for the NSE Nifty 500 companies suggests positive earnings growth across sectors barring banks. Excluding banks, revenue for 464 out of the 500…Continue Reading

What’s an NFO? Should you go for it?

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Expanding into New Fund Offer, an NFO is the launch of a new mutual fund by an asset management company. And there are several of these cropping up in recent…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why equity funds are underperforming

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Recent news headlines have been giddily declaring new market highs – ‘the Sensex is nearing its January peak’, ‘now its past that’, ‘now is 36,500’, ‘now its broken through 37,000’.…Continue Reading