what is sensex
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

What is sensex – 6 important facts to know

What is Sensex, how is it computed and why is it so important? It is highly unlikely that one would go through a stock market related conversation and not hear the word ‘Sensex’. Frequently described as the pulse or a barometer of market sentiment and the economy, which way and how much the Sensex moves, can make or break their day for may.

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where to invest money in india
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

Where to invest money in India – 8 brilliant options

If you’re wondering where to invest money in India, here are 8 different options you can consider. “Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn’t. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.” – Warren Buffett

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best elss funds
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

Best ELSS Funds – 5 factors to consider

What are the best ELSS funds?
There’s a lot of research work that needs to be done when finding the best ELSS fund. You need to look at factors such as:
Consistency in performance against peer group and benchmark
Volatility in performance
Ability to contain downsides in a correction and ability to deliver in bull markets.
Investment strategy across market cap
Expense Ratio (the lower, the better)

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How to save money from salary
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

How to save money from salary – 2 powerful ways

In this article, we’re going to discuss 2 powerful ways on how to save money from salary. Set aside a portion of money from your salary the moment you get paid. Then, do what you like with the rest. Don’t pay anybody else that money. That amount is YOURS. That is the first lesson in how to save money from salary and a super-important concept.

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ETFs in India
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

ETFs in India

ETFs in India are becoming one of the fastest growing favourite investments for passive investors over the last few years. Infact, if you’re looking to invest your money in a well diversified investment, with little active management from your side and at an extremely low cost, then ETFs are A GREAT CHOICE for you!

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Investment planning, what is demat account
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

What is demat account?

What is a demat account? A Demat account is used to hold demat shares (and other assets like ETFs, mutual funds, bonds, and government securities). SEBI has made it mandatory to allow trading only for those who have a demat account and demat holdings. This means that you cannot buy or sell shares without having a demat account.

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How are mutual funds taxed
Investment basics
PrimeInvestor Desk

How are mutual funds taxed?

In a mutual fund, you make returns in two ways. How are mutual funds taxed for each of these ways? It depends on the nature of return. 

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Mutual funds
Investment basics
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Mutual funds

At PrimeInvestor, we love mutual funds and consider them to be an ideal investment vehicle for regular investors. We have several portfolios and recommendations tailored to mutual fund investors.

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mutual fund categories,
Investment basics
PrimeInvestor Desk

Mutual fund categories

Mutual fund categories – There is no dearth to the number of schemes that each mutual fund comes out with. In order to bring in uniformity and facilitate easier comprehension for investors, SEBI has designed categories for mutual fund schemes, along with broad guidelines for each.

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what are mutual funds
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

What are mutual funds?

What are mutual funds? Mutual funds as an investment alternative has been gaining prominence over the decade. Since it is integral to gain more information about it before investing, this article seeks to act as a starting point in your mutual fund journey.

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blue chip companies, what are blue chip companies
Investment basics
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What are blue chip companies?

A blue chip (or blue-chip or bluechip) stock or blue chip companies is a persistently recurring term in stock market jargon. Let’s look into what it actually means. 

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