Category: Personal Finance

Tips and suggestions on managing your finances and investments better


Nifty Weekly Outlook – April 15-19

FundsIndia Desk

Operation Success, but the patient died! This best summarizes what happened last week. While the expected short-term bounce in the Nifty did materialize,  the long positions would have however  been…Continue Reading

Let’s Understand MACD: Part – II

FundsIndia Desk

Last week, we  discussed the MACD indicator and also highlighted the Hook-Up pattern.  Let’s take the discussion forward and look at a couple of more examples that highlight this concept.…Continue Reading

Let’s Understand MACD

FundsIndia Desk

MACD or the Moving Average Convergence-Divergence is one of the most popular indicators used by a technical analyst. It is one of the simplest and effective tools among the myriad…Continue Reading

Make use of indexation benefit for debt funds

Vidya Bala

With the financial year just ending, your next big task would be to calculate any tax on income other than your salary. If you are sitting down to calculate your…Continue Reading

Investment Guide for Today’s Professionals

Srikanth Meenakshi

At FundsIndia, we are happy and proud to release our next investment publication. It’s a handbook – a guide – for the modern day professional about making and managing investments.…Continue Reading

Will the tax-free bonds of JNPT and NHB benefit you?

Vidya Bala

The tax-free bonds issued by both National Housing Bank (NHB) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) offer 7.32 per cent for retail investors (6.82% for others) for a period of…Continue Reading

Ladies, feel liberated with a purse of your own!

FundsIndia Desk

Does the word saving not excite you? Think again after this: had you invested Rs 1,000 every month in a good balanced mutual fund, almost 2 decades ago, it will…Continue Reading

Budget 2013- 10 measures that can impact you

Vidya Bala

Are the budget proposals expected to boost economic growth? I don’t think so, but that story can wait. For retail investors, the budget is a mixed bag. The finance minister…Continue Reading

Gold: Death-Cross, Is It All Over?

FundsIndia Desk

Gold has been grabbing the headlines after the precipitous fall in the last few days. Lots has been said and written about the yellow metal recently. A few technical analysts…Continue Reading

Beware of the yield claims on tax-saving deposits

Vidya Bala

It’s the tax-saving season and one of the popular tax-saving instruments – the five-year tax-saving bank deposit – is being promoted by banks. A major public sector bank has been…Continue Reading