Mutual Fund Investment: Want better returns? 5 immunity boosting funds to SIP this monsoon

The mutual funds mentioned below will provide stability and performance considering the current market scenario. With uncertainty gripping the world with important external events like US-China Trade War, US-Iran faceoff and internal events like slowdown in economy in India in terms of Auto and FMCG sales, it makes sense to invest in the equity market via mutual funds systematically, thereby enabling the investor to take advantage of the Lows and Highs faced by the market. The below-mentioned mutual funds cater to different categories like Large Cap, Mid Cap, Small Cap,…

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For good returns, equity investment should be held for these many years

Equity investments should be held for at least seven years for good returns > For a large cap equity find, what should be the ideal holding period if I invest a lumpsum amountnow? – Parikshit Equity investments should be ideally held at least for a horizon of more than seven years. A longer horizon allows a fund manager to stick to stocks wherein he has high degree of conviction, which may need time to play out depending on the stage of the economic cycle. Equity is more volatile and its…

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ONGC charts out ₹83,000-cr investment on 25 projects

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC)will invest close to ₹83,000 crore on 25 major projects. ONGC Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Shashi Shanker said, “Fifteen of these projects that are currently under execution will directly contribute to oil and gas production. The cumulative oil and gas gain from these projects is expected to be over 180 million tonnes of oil equivalents (MMtoe) in their life-cycle.” He was addressing company employees at the 73rd Independence Day. ONGC envisages a gas output of over 32 billion cubic metres (BCM) by financial year…

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5 reasons why early jobbers should not delay their investment plans

The earlier you start investing, the more time you allow your investments to grow with the magic of compounding. These days it’s not unusual for fresh graduates to start their careers with hefty salaries. And — something that might come as a surprise to some — not all young professionals squander away all their hard-earned money on frivolous things. That doesn’t mean they don’t make the most of their newly-acquired financial independence in terms of having some fun, but they’re also conscious about how to differentiate between their ‘needs’ and…

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Slowdown Impacts Investment Too

The prolonged slowdown in the domestic automobile sector which shows no signs of abating has started to impact investment and expansion plans of companies. Market leader Maruti Suzuki, which registered dismal financial results in the first quarter of FY2020, has reportedly put on hold plans to expand capacity at the Gujarat factory. While it was initially planned as a 1.5 million unit per annum factory, the company may not expand it beyond the existing 750,000 units at all. Similarly, many component makers have put investments on hold due to the…

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Time to buy ‘fear’? Top 10 stocks based on Warren Buffett investment methodology

Warren Buffett once said “be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful”. Yes, there is plenty of fear on the Street, triggered by both global as well as domestic factors. The tax on super rich, muted corporate results, persistent selling by foreign investors, trade tensions between the US and China, no stimulus from the government to revive the slowing economy are among the sectors at play. A combination of these pulled down benchmark indices below their crucial support levels. The S&P BSE Sensex gave up 38,000,…

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