Retirement Planning: Are Fixed Deposits the right option?

Having just the perfect lifestyle all through your blooming age, would you want to compromise on that during your retirement? Well, I know, most of us wouldn’t want to. But the real question is, are we saving to lead such a relaxed and luxurious life post-retirement? Are we doing it in the right way? Before …

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Will 2019 be better than 2018 for the economy?

2018 has been a rollercoaster year. Global trade-war, rupee volatility, crude oil prices, central bank policies, and liquidity concerns kept markets on the edge in 2018. Sensex witnessed a 5.9% growth throughout the year. On the sectoral front, all most all, except Banking, IT and FMCG have ended in losses. With 2017 being a wonderful …

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RBI’s rate cut – Good or Bad for you?

The Reserve Bank of India in its bimonthly meeting in February 2019 has cut the benchmark policy rate by 25 basis points and is currently at 6.25%. With this rate cut, the central bank has changed its stance to ‘neutral’ from ‘calibrated tightening’. But what is repo rate and how is it determined. Firstly, RBI’s …

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How to buy mutual funds online in India?

Mutual Funds has been the buzz word for quite some time now. You can buy mutual funds online just like you shop online. Upwardly makes mutual fund investing as easy as online shopping. Have you invested in them yet? Before starting your investment journey, understand where and why you should invest in a particular asset. …

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Weekly Market Update: Markets remained weak.

Last updated on January 29th, 2019Date: 25/1/2019 Short Market Update: Nifty and Sensex end in red, Piyush Goyal will give the interim budget this year, Airtel-Tata deal gets a green flag from NCLT, India to surpass China in oil demand, CBI books Chanda Kochhar in the Videocon case, Ravneet Gill to succeed Yes Bank’s, Rana …

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Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund: Fund Review

Last updated on January 28th, 2019Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund is diversified equity fund. It is a local fund with a global focus. This is one of only a handful of Indian mutual fund schemes to invest in a basket of Indian and foreign stocks. The fund gave 16.32% return since its inception in …

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Top 6 Debt Mutual Funds to invest in 2019

Last updated on January 23rd, 2019What are Debt Mutual Funds? Debt Mutual Funds invest in various debt / fixed income securities like Central and State government securities, money market securities, commercial papers corporate bonds and corporate debentures. Debt Mutual funds are best suited for risk-averse investors. Investors looking for more stable and regular returns for …

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Top 5 Liquid Mutual Funds to invest in 2019

Last updated on January 21st, 2019What are Liquid Mutual Funds? Liquid Funds are debt mutual funds that invest in very short-term market instruments such as government securities, treasury bills, and call money. They invest in low-risk securities. Their average maturity is much lower than any of the funds. They invest in securities which have maturity …

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