Financial planning: Why you need to rebalance your investment portfolio

Financial planning: Why you need to rebalance your investment portfolio

During volatile markets, the tolerance band method could be more expensive than periodic rebalancing because you could be buying and selling more frequently and leading to more trading costs The bull run in the stock market that recently ended has...
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Three Fixed-Income Myths That Can Hold You Back From Investment Success

Three Fixed-Income Myths That Can Hold You Back From Investment Success

“I’m more worried about bonds right now than stocks,” an investor told me recently. He was planning to retire in a few years, so this was an important time for him to manage risk in his portfolio, but he had...
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As realty bites, builders want you to own a ready home and pay later

As realty bites, builders want you to own a ready home and pay later

Builders are offering customers a “buy now, pay later” scheme for ready-to-move-in homes—buyers can move in with a small down payment and pay EMIs after a year or two—as property developers take “desperate” measures to liquidate their bul...
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Let this risk-assessment startup tell you if your real estate investment is worth it

Let this risk-assessment startup tell you if your real estate investment is worth it

Sudeep Anandapuram’s personal experience in trying to buy a home of his own led him to start up Zippserv along with his friend Debasis Hota in 2016. A techie, Sudeep returned to India from the US in 2010 after spending 15 years in the country, and....
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Should you invest in mid- and small-cap funds now?

Should you invest in mid- and small-cap funds now?

With the new government taking office with a massive majority, it has the elbow room to push through the reforms. No wonder markets are expecting the government will take adequate steps to set right the slowing down economic trajectory and...
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When you should and should not invest in tax-free bonds

When you should and should not invest in tax-free bonds

Ashvin is in his early forties and wants to invest in a fixed income product. His investment adviser has told him that quite a few tax-free bond issues are coming up from public sector companies. Such bonds are long tenor bonds, typically...
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