New asset class: Will promote concept of domestic MF participation in F&O, Deepak Shenoy on Sebi’s proposal

New asset class: Will promote concept of domestic MF participation in F&O, Deepak Shenoy on Sebi’s proposal

Sebi’s new asset class: Hours after the SEBI floated its idea to launch a new asset class, which will have more flexibility than a regular mutual fund scheme and lower ticket size than portfolio management services (PMS) and will cater to investors with a high-risk appetite.  The new investment asset will be offered under the mutual … Read more

Dalal Street Week Ahead: Guard profits at higher levels, rotate investments in fatigued market

Dalal Street Week Ahead: Guard profits at higher levels, rotate investments in fatigued market

The markets consolidated throughout the past week; the week was a shortened one with Monday, June 17, being a holiday on account of Bakri Eid. The past five sessions saw the markets staying in a capped range throughout the day. Even when the Nifty kept marking incremental highs, the intraday trend remained practically absent. The … Read more

Mutual fund investment: What is the Rule 72 and Rule 144 in mutual funds? How can it help investors?

Mutual fund investment: What is the Rule 72 and Rule 144 in mutual funds? How can it help investors?

Mutual funds are a popular choice among investors due to their versatility and accessibility. They provide a strategic avenue for investors to participate in the stock market, debt market, and the overall economy. One of the key advantages of mutual funds is their ability to deliver risk-adjusted returns, which is vital in today’s constantly changing … Read more

MFs: How to approach investment in mutual funds in the volatile market conditions? Here are some tips

MFs: How to approach investment in mutual funds in the volatile market conditions? Here are some tips

As the bulls in the market regain strength and drive up valuations, there is a notable likelihood that we could witness a resurgence of volatility on the financial arena. The events of Wednesday’s trading session may serve as a precursor to more frequent occurrences of such market fluctuations. Therefore, regardless of the specific market segment … Read more

Mutual Funds for children: How can I accumulate Rs 2 crore for my child’s education in 15 years? Check details

Mutual Funds for children: How can I accumulate Rs 2 crore for my child’s education in 15 years? Check details

In recent years, the cost of education has been rising at an alarming rate. While general inflation remains around 5-5.5%, educational expenses have surged to approximately 11-12%. Projections suggest that these costs could potentially double every six to seven years, imposing a substantial financial burden on families.  Illustrating educational inflation, a private engineering college that … Read more

Balanced portfolio strategy is key while making equity investments. Mid & smallcap stocks offer opportunities

Balanced portfolio strategy is key while making equity investments. Mid & smallcap stocks offer opportunities

After a period of underperformance in the January-March quarter where Nifty50 lost nearly 4.5% or 830 points, the Indian markets turned around the corner in April with the 50-stock ending up with 3.6%. As investors look for opportunities in the equity markets, keeping a balanced portfolio is what the experts advise. A balanced portfolio strategy … Read more

How family offices and UHNIs are evolving their investment strategies in India

How family offices and UHNIs are evolving their investment strategies in India

India’s investment landscape has witnessed a significant transformation over the last decade. This encompasses changes in risk tolerance, asset choices, and allocation strategies of ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNIs) and family offices. Several factors have contributed to this evolution, including a relatively stable economic climate in India, government initiatives promoting international investments, and changes in … Read more

ETMarkets Trade Talk | Greed vs fear lesson from Mumbai’s top options trader Jitendra Jain

ETMarkets Trade Talk | Greed vs fear lesson from Mumbai’s top options trader Jitendra Jain

Why do you invest in the stock market? To make profits, isn’t it? Four years ago, when Jitendra Jain started options trading, he too was driven by the greed factor that makes Dalal Street overcrowded with scores of young ‘Khatron ke Khiladi’ for whom making quick money is no less than a game. But things … Read more

Four attractive investment options in a high interest rate scenario

Four attractive investment options in a high interest rate scenario

As far as surplus liquidity is concerned, the normalisation process has accelerated in the US with the Federal Reserve initiating the tapering of bond purchases by $15 billion. This amount has been subsequently enhanced to $30 billion due to high inflation. In India, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) intensified the process of liquidity normalisation … Read more

Try these thought experiments to test your financial fitness

Try these thought experiments to test your financial fitness

By Amit Grover How Einstein solved difficult problems? He used thought experiments. It’s a tool that uses impossible situations, creates hypnotical scenarios, and tries to think and find solutions. A lot of great thinkers use this method. The purpose of thought experiments is to think wild, push us outside our comfort zone and force us … Read more