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Always Keep 30% Of The Corpus In Stocks

Iqbal Singh, Managing Director of ‪‎IFM‬ along with other panellist featured in today’s ‪‎The Economic Times for investor education initiative- ‪SWATANTRA‬ powered by ‎ET Now‬ and ‎UTI‬. The UTI Mutual Fund’sT Swatantra on ET Now, after a short break of

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Investors should invest in quality stocks to get the right benefit of the correction

Markets are facing correction since March, 2015 after NIFTY touching life time high of 9100. Markets have corrected by almost 10% since then due to various reasons, the most important among them is the low corporate earnings. Correction may continue

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Market Outlook 2014-15, L&T India Prudence Fund – Mr. S N Lahiri (CIO, L&T Mutual Fund)

MINUTES OF MEETING Venue Board room, Chandigarh office Date November 18, 2014 Subject Market Outlook 2014-15,L&T India Prudence Fund Time 1600 Hrs Details  Discussion with Mr. S N Lahiri (Chief Investment Officer, L&T Mutual Fund) Duration 45 mins Participants: Internal

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October CPI eases to 5.52% and September IIP recovers to 2.5%, has the time of rate cuts started?

On Wednesday November 12, the October 2014 inflation data was revealed which cooled off to 5.52% compared to October last year. It has touched the historically low level since the Govt. initiated to compute CPI in 2012. Also the IIP

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Few reasons why equity markets are trading at life time highs and may continue to do so.

SENSEX & NIFTY closed up by 0.1% & 3.5% on weekly basis in past two weeks, leading to life time highs for both the indices of 27,869 & 8,337 respectively. Experts say that Indian markets are in long term bull

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No rate cuts soon

RBI in its bi-monthly policy holds the key rates unchanged. RBI governor said that though the inflation has come down but to reaching the 6% inflation rate by 2016 is a big challenge. Rajan said that to maintain a level

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Revival of Indian Economy

Indian economy grew by 5.7% in the first quarter of fiscal 2014-15 as compared to 4.7% on Y-o-Y basis & 4.6% on Q-o-Q basis, which is highest in past two and half years. It is both because of the pick

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Performance of Pharma funds Vs Others

Indian investors   have less access to researched view on equity markets and invest as per market buzz only. They choose to invest in funds or sectors which are generally in news and don’t care to look beyond the obvious. Pharma

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With GDP growth of just 4.7% in FY 14, will it have an impact on future growth?

GDP is a market value of all the products and service produced by a country over a fixed period. GDP is one of the major parameters which give us idea on the economic condition of a nation. On one side

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Has the Gold lost its tag of Safe Haven?

Gold prices globally fell by over 28% in year 2013. Such a fall has been seen after three decades.  So questions are arising on its safe haven tag. US initiated tapering in bond buying and talks of increasing interest rate

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