What are the best stocks to invest in the year 2017?

With so many uncertainties in the global and domestic economy, it is hard to identify stocks to invest for the full year. After all, there are a number of vagaries like the tone of the Union Budget, r...
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Mutual Funds versus Equities; which is the better tax saving option…

Any investment decision is normally looked at from four basic criteria. The first criterion is the return that the investment is likely to generate over a longer time horizon. The second criterion is ...
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Equity Linked Savings Schemes (ELSS) and how to go about it…

Over the last few years, the equity linked savings schemes have emerged as a very attractive tax saving option for Indian investors. The beauty of this product is that apart from saving tax for you it...
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What you need to know about making Tax-investment declarations…

Come January, and there is a frantic rush among tax payers to rustle up all the required proof to claim deductions from taxable income. Under Section 192, your employer is obliged to deduct tax from y...
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Portfolio review; types, nature and frequency required…

What exactly is a portfolio review? For starters, let us restrict our definition to merely your equity portfolio. Creating an equity portfolio is just once part of the story. It is essential to consta...
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Wealth Creators for 2017: Will it be equities, debt or FDs?

As you craft your portfolio strategy for the new calendar year, the key question could be what could be the outperforming asset class in the year 2017. Let us look at 5 such popular asset classes in I...
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Investment mistakes to avoid in the tax planning season…

For income tax assessees, the beginning of the New Year also marks the onset of the tax planning season. That is when most individuals start worrying about how exactly to reduce their tax outflow. The...
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What to do if you missed your Tax Filing Deadline?

What to do if you missed your tax filing deadline… Filing tax returns is every Indian citizen’s duty as long as they fall within the taxable income limits. Any individual assessee with an a...
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Should Investors Look at Multi-Asset Class Funds (MACF)?

One of the major advantages of investing in mutual funds is the benefit of diversification. It is actually quite a simple concept. If you are invested in just one stock, then your entire investment de...
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A tale of 3 PMI numbers: India, China and the United States

The Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) is released for the previous month by IHS Markit on the 01st of next month. On November 01st, the IHS Markit released the PMI numbers for major world economies. ...
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