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The Simple Point Is: Debt Funds Have Risk.

SEBI has been pretty laid back when it came to Mutual Funds. Suddenly, it’s woken up and has been strongly pro-active in recent times. From ensuring that ...
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DSP Quant Fund NFO – Is it Worth Investing?

Factor Investing – a word that is not heard as much in the world of investing even though we all speak of factors when we talk about buying stocks based on ...
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More Companies That Could Follow Zee, With Promoters Having Pledged Shares to Sell Bonds

You’ve got a bunch of mutual funds that were supposed to be “debt” – meaning, they are like fixed deposits. Except, some of these funds ...
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The FMP Saga: What’s with Fixed Maturity Plans (FMP) Losing Money?

(Warning: Long post.) News floods the investment landscape about something strange in the land of debt funds. It turns out that: a) Kotak Mutual Fund has an ...
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Mutual Fund Commissions: 8500 Crores in FY-2018 as Incentives.

Every year, the Association of Mutual Funds in India releases the “Consolidated data on Commission and Expenses paid to Distributors during the previous ...
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What Hurts If Arb Funds Unwind? The Budget Impact, Part 2

In our Previous post, we took a look at the impact of the changes in Tax on Balanced funds. This time, we look at a more dangerous player - Arbitrage funds. ...
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The Budget Hits Mutual Funds, Part 1: Balanced Funds

This is a two part series on the impact of the new taxes on mutual funds, and how they will hit the investment dynamic.  Balanced funds invest in stocks and ...
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Taurus Funds get 30% of the Defaulted Ballarpur Debt, Banks Take Over the Distressed Paper Company

Remember Ballarpur? We know that it made Taurus Mutual Fund a big loss – in many of its debt schemes – when it defaulted on a debt payment. The ...
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Mutual Funds: The Cost of Using a Distributor Is Even More Than You Think

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” ― Albert Einstein In ...
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Premium (Unlocked): The Capitalmind Guide to Tax Saving ELSS Funds: Which, Why and Even Why Not.

This article was published on the 18th January, 2017 exclusively for Capitalmind Premium Subscribers. This content has now been made free for all our ...
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