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LIC IPO’s Weak Debut: Investors Disappointed, But Long-term Hope Floats

LIC IPO’s Weak Debut: Investors Disappointed, But Long-term Hope Floats

May 18, 2022

The much-awaited insurance behemoth LIC had a tepid stock market debut. Disappointed investors pin hopes on the long term.

Axis MF Scrutiny: What Should Investors Do?

Axis MF Scrutiny: What Should Investors Do?

May 16, 2022

The alleged irregularities at Axis MF are being investigated. Till more is known, investors should stay invested in their selected schemes

With Rising Interest Rates, Here’s What You Should Do With Your Debt Fund Investments

With Rising Interest Rates, Here’s What You Should Do With Your Debt Fund Investments

May 05, 2022

The RBI has hiked the repo rate by 40 bps to 4.4 per cent and the cash reserve ratio by 50 bps in a surprise, unscheduled announcement. What should be your debt fund investment strategy?

LIC IPO Opens Today: Fund Managers Invested Heavily; Should You?

LIC IPO Opens Today: Fund Managers Invested Heavily; Should You?

May 03, 2022

LIC’s IPO opened for anchor investors on May 2, 2022. As many as 99 mutual fund schemes invested over Rs 4,000 crore in the IPO. Should you invest too?

LIC IPO To Open On May 4 At Low Valuation: Should You Buy?

LIC IPO To Open On May 4 At Low Valuation: Should You Buy?

Apr 29, 2022

The much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) of insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will hit the markets on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Are its low valuations attractive enough for investors to buy?

LIC Valuation Cheapest Among Domestic Peers. What Prompted Government To Reduce Valuation? 

LIC Valuation Cheapest Among Domestic Peers. What Prompted Government To Reduce Valuation? 

Apr 28, 2022

India’s largest initial public offering (IPO) of insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will hit the street on May 4, 2022. It is going to be the cheapest among its listed peers even at the higher price band of Rs 949 per share. Why so? 

Financial Instruments To Invest In For Your Retirement Planning

Financial Instruments To Invest In For Your Retirement Planning

Apr 18, 2022

Retirement planning is a vague concept in India, and many do not plan for it while in their working years. As a result, they either invest too little or in the wrong instrument, and thus fail to build a sizeable retirement corpus to live a dignified retired life on their own terms with full financial freedom.

NSE Reintroduces Do Not Exercise Instructions; To Minimise Options Trading Losses

NSE Reintroduces Do Not Exercise Instructions; To Minimise Options Trading Losses

Apr 12, 2022

The reintroduction of DNE by the National Stock Exchange will go a long way in helping a trader minimise loss in Options trading. Read on to find more

RBI Sets The Stage For Rate Hikes As Inflationary Pressure Looms

RBI Sets The Stage For Rate Hikes As Inflationary Pressure Looms

Apr 08, 2022

RBI in its first monetary policy of the new financial year left the key policy rates unchanged. However, the guidance seems to be more hawkish than accommodative.

What Are The Best ways To Make Your Retirement Corpus Last?

What Are The Best ways To Make Your Retirement Corpus Last?

Apr 08, 2022

Pay as much attention to the spending stage of retirement as you did to the accumulation stage. Here are a few ways in which you can make your retirement corpus last a long time

Why You Should Invest In Retirement Mutual Funds And How To Choose One

Why You Should Invest In Retirement Mutual Funds And How To Choose One

Apr 08, 2022

A vast majority of Indians do not invest in dedicated retirement funds. They are likely to invest in instruments that will help them save taxes now, rather than build a corpus for later use. That’s where the fundamentals start getting wrong.

HDFC Merger: A Challenging Job Ahead For Fund Managers 

HDFC Merger: A Challenging Job Ahead For Fund Managers 

Apr 05, 2022

HDFC Bank has announced its merger with its parent company HDFC. The merged entity will overshoot the portfolio allocation of many schemes beyond the regulator’s prescribed limit of 10 per cent. Here’s a look at how the merger will affect portfolio compositions and fund managers’ course of action 

ICICI Mutual Fund Launches ICICI Prudential Housing Opportunities Fund: Should You Invest?

ICICI Mutual Fund Launches ICICI Prudential Housing Opportunities Fund: Should You Invest?

Mar 28, 2022

ICICI Prudential Housing Opportunities Fund (IPHOF) will invest in companies engaged in and expected to benefit from the growth in housing theme. This scheme is open for subscription from today March 28, 2022 and will close on April 11, 2022.

US Fed Hikes Interest Rate By 0.25%: Will RBI Follow Suit?

US Fed Hikes Interest Rate By 0.25%: Will RBI Follow Suit?

Mar 17, 2022

Following US central bank Federal Reserve announcing a 0.25 per cent increase in the benchmark interest rate, all eyes are on RBI’s next monetary policy slated in April.

More Pain for Paytm As Macquarie Slashes Price Target By 36%

More Pain for Paytm As Macquarie Slashes Price Target By 36%

Mar 17, 2022

Macquarie has cut the target price by 36 per cent for Paytm parent company One97 Communication, which is already facing heat from RBI restrictions and investors’ wrath.

Paytm Investors Lose 72% Since Listing; What Should Existing Investors Do?

Paytm Investors Lose 72% Since Listing; What Should Existing Investors Do?

Mar 15, 2022

Paytm parent One97 Communications has turned out to be the worst performing initial public offering (IPO) launched in the recent past. The stock has eroded over 70 per cent of investors’ wealth since its IPO.

Why LIC IPO May Not Make You A Millionaire: Three Myths Busted

Why LIC IPO May Not Make You A Millionaire: Three Myths Busted

Mar 11, 2022

There is too much noise on the street about LIC IPO, leading to some myths about unrealistic gains. Here are three myths that are making the rounds and why they are not true

Will LIC Dethrone Reliance Industries, TCS In Terms Of Market Cap Post Listing?

Will LIC Dethrone Reliance Industries, TCS In Terms Of Market Cap Post Listing?

Mar 04, 2022

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) may postpone its IPO to the next fiscal in view of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. However, the LIC IPO could be large enough to dethrone even the most valuable companies in India.

ITC: The Dividend-Yield Shelter Is A Stock To Look At For During Volatile Times

ITC: The Dividend-Yield Shelter Is A Stock To Look At For During Volatile Times

Mar 04, 2022

While the market has been under pressure due to the Russia-Ukraine war and other global cues, one stock that investors are betting on is ITC. Consistent dividend yields in a growth-oriented market make it a compelling play.

Three Reasons Why The LIC IPO Is Expected to Hit the Street On March 11

Three Reasons Why The LIC IPO Is Expected to Hit the Street On March 11

Feb 18, 2022

There are compelling reasons why the government is expected to launch the LIC IPO on or before March 11.

Debt Fund Strategy Post MPC: Stick With Shorter Maturity, Avoid Long-Term Funds

Debt Fund Strategy Post MPC: Stick With Shorter Maturity, Avoid Long-Term Funds

Feb 11, 2022

If you are investing in debt funds, then focus on lower duration funds while gradually investing at incrementally higher rates over the next 6-12 months.

What Makes Balanced Advantage Funds Hot Picks For Investors?

What Makes Balanced Advantage Funds Hot Picks For Investors?

Feb 11, 2022

Balanced advantage funds claim to offer dynamic asset allocation with tax advantage. Do they deliver on that promise and should investors look at this category?

Has RBI’s Accommodative Stance Set The Stage For LIC IPO?

Has RBI’s Accommodative Stance Set The Stage For LIC IPO?

Feb 10, 2022

RBI’s monetary policy committee unanimously left policy rates unchanged and retained an accommodative stance in its February policy meet. Markets responded positively. Is the stage set for the much-awaited LIC IPO?

Taxation Puts Cryptos At A Further Disadvantage Against Equities

Taxation Puts Cryptos At A Further Disadvantage Against Equities

Feb 07, 2022

Budget 2022 has introduced 30 per cent tax on crypto transactions. That gives equities an advantage in attracting more investors, but that's not the end of it. Here's how equities and cryptos compare.

India Budget 2022: LIC IPO To Fuel Investor Appetite For Equity; LIC IPO DHRP May Get Filed Soon

India Budget 2022: LIC IPO To Fuel Investor Appetite For Equity; LIC IPO DHRP May Get Filed Soon

Feb 01, 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterates in her Budget speech the government’s stand that the much-awaited LIC IPO, which is expected to be the largest public issue ever in India, will take place shortly

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