Category: Mutual Funds

Aug 14

Sensex likely to Correct Sharply from 37852 so Keep your Cash Ready

I have not written my blog for the last few months for two reasons:- (a) A whole lot of wise people are tweeting, and re tweeting the lessons of Munger and Buffet. A lot of people are also  writing their own Memos . If not all of them, at least some of them are a …

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Feb 18

WHICH MUTUAL FUNDS TO INVEST IN?

A long break. Actually nothing exciting happening on the economy front but a lot happening on the behavioural finance front. In the last one month I have received six queries about which mutual funds to invest in, Or is this fund correct for me? Or I have these these funds in my portfolio and my …

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Sep 15

DEBT FUNDS ALSO LOSE

Most investors think that Debt Mutual Funds are a safe bet. It is a myth. Debt funds may not be as risky as equity funds because they invest in risk free assets like Government Bonds, T-Bills, G-Secs,  FDs, etc. But they can also erode your

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May 11

PPFAS LONG TERM VALUE FUND — POST PARAG PARIKH

Last week, we lost a doyen of Indian Value Investing Community. Though, what is investing if not value investing. All investing is willy nilly value investing but 90% of us act like gamblers and traders, therefore the word value-investing has got added to the lexicon of finance.  I never met Mr Parikh, I only followed …

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Mar 19

HOW TO GET DATA ON PE LEVELS OF SENSEX/NIFTY?

A large number of readers have queried me regarding the following:- (a)  Where to find data on PE of Nifty or Sensex or other major Indices? (b) Whether to invest in businesses with moats or any business? (c) Should they invest now?

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Jul 16

DIVERSIFY INVESTMENTS AMONGST ASSET CLASSES

This post is inspired by one of the readers, Ms Manisha who sent in a query  seeking my advice on five asset classes to invest in in order to diversify her portfolio. I had written in one of my earlier blogs, “Which is the best asset class to invest in” that there are only two main …

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Jun 26

MAIN KYA KAROON, MAIN KYA KAROON?? BUY OR SELL

I just remembered the opening lines of a song from the Hindi movie Barfi ,seeing the gyrations of the stock markets. A lot of my readers have been calling me or querying on what next and what to do?

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May 13

TAX ON MUTUAL FUNDS

Mutual Funds are not only subject to market risks but also to taxes. So, if you pay your taxes, you better know the tax provisions too. For an investor the options given by schemes are Dividend Option and Growth Option. In growth option only capital gains are involved at the time of redemption. However, in …

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Apr 29

PPFAS LONG TERM VALUE FUND

For all of you who have been patiently waiting for the “new fund offer” of a mutual fund I had advised earlier in my blog, the wait is over. PPFAS has opened the new fund for sale of units wef 13 May 2013. All readers of fauji finance are advised to take the “Direct Investment” …

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Apr 13

PPFAS LONG TERM VALUE FUND GETS SEBI CLEARANCE FOR LAUNCH OF NFO

In one of my recent blogs I had asked my readers to keep money ready and get their KYC done so as to invest in PPFAS AMC’s new fund offering (NFO). I got a call from them yesterday that they have received SEBI approval for their scheme and the NFO will come out in the …

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