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investment quotes

Inspirational Investment Quotes 1. Don’t put all your eggs in a basket. The investment quote signifies diversification. In simple terms, it means one has to spread their risk. There is risk involved in every investment. The risk only amplifies if all the...

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Alternative Investment Funds (AIF)

Alternative Investment Funds AIF differ from regular conventional investments (asset classes) like stocks, debt securities etc. Alternative Investment Fund is a privately pooled investment vehicle that collects money from sophisticated private investors. AIFs include private equity, venture capital, hedge fund,...

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BSE Sensex

As an investor, it is imperative to understand the terms that form a bedrock of the Indian Stock Market. The terms such as BSE, what is an Index, what is Sensex, how to calculate an index, what is Nifty 50,...

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Balance Sheet

What is a balance sheet? A balance sheet is a statement of assets, liabilities and capital of an organisation as on a particular date. In short, it shows what a company owns and owes. Additionally, it shows the amount invested...

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Senior Citizen Saving Scheme (SCSS)

What is SCSS? Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS) is a post office savings scheme for senior citizens that offers safety and regular income to its investors. It is also a tax saving plan. It suits retired investors looking for a...

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Exit Load in Mutual Funds

What is Exit Load? Exit Load refers to an exit penalty or commission to the fund-house if an investor exits the fund during the lock-in period. The expense ratio and exit load are different. Therefore, before investing in a mutual...

How Mutual Funds Work

How do Mutual Funds work in India?

The most common advice one receives when the topic of investments comes up is this: if you start investing in mutual funds, you will get rich! But for some reason, nobody seems to have a clear answer to the ever so common question of how mutual funds work? We’ll address that topic today.

Gilt Funds

Gilt Funds in India

What are gilt funds? In India Gilt Funds are investment schemes that invest in Government Securities. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on behalf of the government issues these securities. These securities have varying maturities – medium to long term....