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Month: December 2006

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LinkFest #5 – Myths, advice, caution and all…

Let your money work for you (Equitymaster) The three D’s of investment – Diversification, Dollar Cost averaging and Discipline are touted in this ...

Mutual Fund Identification Number (MIN) now mandatory

AMFI has notified all mutual fund investors that as per enhanced KYC (Know Your Customer) norms, a new unique identification number will be issued to mutual ...

Futures and Options: An introduction

Futures and Options (F&O) is a famous phrase used by TV channels, web sites and in conversation nowadays but many of you many not familiar with the ...
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PAN number is now mandatory

SEBI has posted a circular (MRD/DoP/Dep/SE/Cir-13/06, Sep 26 2006) that makes a PAN card mandatory, from Jan 1, 2007, for all customers who buy or sell stocks ...

Fundas: Long Term Capital Gains

Long term capital gains (LTCG) applies when you profit from a "capital asset", in this context meaning something that involves a long term investment, sold ...

SIPs are not necessarily less risky, or better for the long term

Systematic Investment Plans or SIPs are now touted around by mutual funds and advisors as the best way to invest in a volatile market, and that small investors ...

LinkFest #4: Open Letter, Real Estate bubble, Money Today

Open letter to analysts from a harried investor (Author unknown) A seriously hassled investor telling the TV analyst what he thinks of him. This is quite ...

Is a Rs. 10 mutual fund better than a Rs. 100 fund?

A number of people think that the unit price of a mutual fund matters when they purchase; i.e. that a cheaper unit price is better. Why? They say that they ...

Markets have crashed, where do we go from here?

The Sensex is now under 13,000, with the last three days accounting for a 1000 point drop. This is a 7% drop in three days; and with heavy volumes. Minor ...

Tax saving schemes: Wait till March 2007

The finance ministry is considered changing the tax benefits given to many tax saving schemes (Check: Personalfn,Economic Times and My Blog) Next year’s ...