You will soon be receiving money on some of the segregated Vodafone Idea debt units of Franklin India.
The NFO of the latest tranche of the Bharat Bond ETF – a portfolio of high-quality PSU bonds from the Edelweiss AMC – will be open from July 14-17, 2020.
The Nifty PE ratios are an indicator of market valuations. And we have seen that crashes have happened when the Nifty PE is at 27-28 times, and that investing when Nifty PE is below average results in stronger long-term return. If this is the case, can I use the Nifty PE levels to decide asset allocation levels to book profit at the right times?
Our video on this first. If you want to read the Q&A go down. Why this sudden charge of Stamp duty? The stamp duty charge
At the end March 2020, we recommended 3 MF debt options that you can invest in over the next 2 to 3 years to capitalize on the on-going low-rate scenario. The call has embarked on a successful track. You would also have stayed clear of any credit risk events that panned out the very next …
For investors preferring to go the passive route, options were limited until recently. With the passive landscape changing now, it’s becoming increasingly possible to build a diversified portfolio using just passive strategies. And by this, we mean allocations to large-caps, multi-cap and even mid-cap and small-caps. If you are a passive-only investor, you could simply …
With interest rates on bank deposits, small savings schemes and most categories of debt funds taking a knock, many investors are on the lookout for that one miracle avenue that will give them high returns with capital safety. Gilt mutual funds, which invest only in government bonds, on the face of it, look very appealing today because of their high past returns.
Now, with Franklin India AMC facing multiple lawsuits on the manner of winding up its six debt funds – the saga has taken a new turn.
• Lawsuits by unitholders against Franklin bring to light the fact that the rights of unitholders under SEBI regulations are ambiguous. It cannot simply be assumed that unitholders rights are limited to simply voting for liquidating a fund’s assets.
• In communicating with unitholders, Franklin’s line of argument also comes across as somewhat high-handed.
Some of the common questions we are asked when people near their goals are:
• How close to the goal should I start moving out of equity?
• Should I move out of equity entirely?
• Should I move out by selling lumpsum or should I do a STP/SWP?
• Should I move to debt funds or fixed deposits?
• If I leave some money and move out of only some funds, which category of funds should I move out of?
Should Nifty 50 be your only choice to play passive? What if a smarter fund can return better than the Nifty 50 or the Nifty 100, but: is not an active equity funddoes not need you to take higher riskgives your portfolio some diversificationYes. And these are quant or factor-based indices. While the Indian market …
If the recent events in the debt space brought to light the liquidity risk arising from lower rated papers, you probably haven’t seen the unfolding of various kinds of risk since September 2018. In 2013, when duration became a risk on the back of rate hikes, money flowed copiously to credit risk over the next 5 years. Now, the cycle has turned. Money is moving to duration from credit risk.