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The services sector is one of the most important sectors of the Indian economy. The services sector accounts for 56% of the India’s GDP. Services sector is also the fastest growing sector of the Indian economy from the mid-80s onwards. Rising per capita income, growth in social mobility and increasing urbanization has contributed to growth...

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SBI Mutual Fund is launching a New Fund Offer (NFO) which will invest in US equities – SBI INTERNATIONAL ACCESS – US EQUITY FOF. The NFO is a fund of fund (FOF) investing in Amundi Funds – US Pioneer Funds.Amundi is one of the leading Asset Management Companies (AMC) of the world with over $2.1 trillion of assets under...

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In the Union Budget of 2021, interest on PF contributions (contribution made by the employee) above Rs 2.5 lakhs will be taxable as per the income tax rate of the employee. This has caused concerns among many salaried investors. In this article, we will discuss about who will get affected by this, how they will be impacted and possible...

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Human race has made great evolutionary progress but in our quest towards industrialization, we have caused significant changes to our ecology and climate. Greenhouse effect due to industrialization has resulted in significant rise in temperatures in different parts of the world. In the last few decades, global...

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planning... or start their retirement planning late in life, which may put their financial inRetirement planning is one of the most important life-stage goals especially for salaried people. The financial objective of retirement planning is to accumulate a sufficiently large corpus which can meet cash-flow needs of you and your...

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ESG is an acronym for environmental, social and governance, which form the three pillars of this style of investments. Environmental factors relate to impact (favourable or unfavourable) which companies have on climate change, how they use the natural resources, waste management etc. Social factors relates to how companies...

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Asset allocation is important in achieving your financial goals, whether in bull market or bear market. Many investors ignore asset allocation when the market is favourable but this can be harmful to their financial interests in the long run because they may take more risks than warranted by their risk profiles and financial goals. The stock market...

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Tax planning is one of the most important aspects of financial planning. Tax payers should correctly disclose all income including income from assets e.g. rental income from house property, interest income from bank FDs, capital gains and dividends from mutual funds etc in their income tax returns (ITR) and pay taxes accordingly. Tax...

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We have discussed a number of times in our blog that Systematic Investment Plans is the ideal way of investing for your long term goals. An important factor in wealth creation is investment tenure due to power of compoundingover time. Longer your investment tenure, greater is the effect of compounding. Mutual fund SIPs enable you to...

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The year 2020 was one of the most volatile years for capital market in recent years. With outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic threatening to overwhelm healthcare infrastructure, the stock market saw one of its worst crashes in the month, with the Nifty falling more than 20%. The ensuing lock-down resulted in one of the worst economic...

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