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Category: Personal Finance

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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

Income funds score over fixed deposits

Vidya Bala

For most investors, mutual funds mean investing in equities and therefore come tagged with risks. Given this, for a risk-averse investor, there may be little choice left than to invest…Continue Reading

Indian Rupee: A Technical Perspective

FundsIndia Desk

India’s widening current account deficit is a cause of concern and the government has been under pressure to reign in the deficit. The government has taken a few measures including…Continue Reading

Where safety comes at a price

Vidya Bala

If you are one of those risk-averse investors, chances are that your savings would be locked into various fixed and recurring deposits. And yet, have the typical safe modes such…Continue Reading

7 Tax Fundamentals Every Investor Should Know

Vidya Bala

Most of us seek to save on our income tax outflows but is it possible to save tax and also make smart investment choices? You can. Here are 7 fundamentals…Continue Reading

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Should you invest in REC tax-free bonds?

Vidya Bala

REC tax-free bonds are open today for subscription. Should you invest in them? Before you make up your mind, do a quick math to know where the returns offered by…Continue Reading

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Harness the power of compounding through proper asset allocation

Vidya Bala

You are about to put your money in a three-year corporate deposit that offers 12.5 per cent a year. Your agent tells you that you will actually enjoy a higher…Continue Reading

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More gold financial products to curb imports

Vidya Bala

You may soon have more options to buy gold without physically owning it. In a recent event, the RBI’s Deputy Governor stated that the Central Bank is looking at financial…Continue Reading

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Gold fund from Reliance

Srikanth Meenakshi

Not much details are out yet, but over the next few weeks, we are going to hear about it for sure!   Reliance is launching a gold fund. This will…Continue Reading

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