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Category: Mutual Fund Basics

Fundamentals and key attributes of Mutual Funds as well as the industry at large

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FundsIndia Features: SIP Calculator

Anirban Chakraborty

Mutual Fund investments can be made in an organized, regular fashion through Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs). It lets you invest a particular amount of money at periodic intervals (usually monthly).…Continue Reading

Emergency funds

How to save yourself from a financial calamity?

Ranganayaki R

Let’s imagine a situation. You are the breadwinner of your family. You are currently out on a much-needed, long-awaited vacation – a luxury for your family you saved up for.…Continue Reading

Women and Investing

Women and Investing: A Curious Connection

Anirban Chakraborty

The days of yore are behind us, to a large extent. Women world over (with some exceptions, obviously) are not blatantly discriminated against anymore. They rub shoulders with men of…Continue Reading

SIP your way to tax-saving

SIP your way to tax-saving through ELSS Funds

Ranganayaki R

SIPs (Systematic Investment Plans) are increasingly getting popular as the preferred mode of investment today. Investors are ready to keep aside a minimal amount every month for SIPs, rather than…Continue Reading

Nilesh Shah

Rendezvous with Nilesh Shah

FundsIndia Desk

FundsIndia had caught up with Mr.Nilesh Shah, the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience in capital markets and investments, having…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Step-up SIP

Anirban Chakraborty

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest.” -Warren Buffet Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) are a godsend for investors who…Continue Reading

Repo rates – How they affect the economy

Vignesh  Sayeesundar

You might have seen a newsflash last week, along the lines of: “The Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI cut the repo rate by 35 basis points to 5.40%.” What…Continue Reading

All you need to know about Shariah-compliant Mutual Funds

Ranganayaki R

Are you someone who is particular about your investments being in ethical sectors or companies? If your answer is yes, Shariah-compliant Mutual Funds are the ones for you. Read on. …Continue Reading

Do Mutual Fund Returns Compound?

Gourav Kumar

You might have heard people talking about the wonders of compounding. When talking about the benefits of long term investments, investors are often told that over a long time, the…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Regular Vs Direct Mutual Funds – Which is the best?

Ranganayaki R

When it comes to investments, people generally tend to take cautious steps. They would prefer to make informed decisions while moving forward. There is a lot of confusion involved in…Continue Reading

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