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What Is a Mutual Fund ?

A Mutual Fund is a trust that pools the savings of a number of investors who share a common financial goal. Anybody with an investible surplus of as little as a few thousand rupees can invest in Mutual Funds. These investors buy units of a particular Mutual Fund scheme that has a defined investment objective and strategy The money thus collected is then invested

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Types of mutual fund schemes

There are a wide variety of Mutual Fund schemes that cater to your needs, whatever your age, financial position, risk tolerance and return expectations. Whether as the foundation of your investment programme or as a supplement, Mutual Fund schemes can help you meet your financial goals. (A) By Structure Open-Ended Schemes These do not have a fixed maturity. You deal directly with the Mutual

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When to start Investing?

As soon as one starts investing it is better. Early investing allow the investable amount to grow with more time , and the benefit of compounding increases the return, by accumulating the principal and the interest or dividend earned on it, year after year. There are three important rules for all investors: Invest early Invest regularly Invest for long term and not short term


What is the difference between the Primary Market and the Secondary Market?

In the primary market, securities are offered to public for subscription for the purpose of raising capital or fund. Secondary market is an equity trading venue in which already existing/pre-issued securities are traded among investors. The secondary market comprises of broad segments such as Equity, Debt and Derivatives. Equity shares are the most widely traded form of securities. There are various ways in which

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Precautions Before Investing

What precautions must one take before investing in the secondary stock markets? Here are some useful pointers to bear in mind before you invest in the markets: Make sure your broker is registered with SEBI and the exchanges and do not deal with unregistered intermediaries. Ensure that you receive contract notes for all your transactions from your broker within one working day of execution

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