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Learning Center | Basics of investing and personal finance
Investing Basics
Which is better: ELSS or ULIP?
While ULIPs and ELSS are both tax-saving options, only one of them makes sense as an investment
The quest for quality the Philip Fisher way
Even when the numbers look solid, do not invest in a stock without a qualitative evaluation. Do this using Fisher's 15 criteria
How fund houses declare the dividend for a scheme
There are various factors responsible for how much and when mutual fund dividends are declared
How to choose a mutual fund
Mutual funds are meant to simplify the tasking of investing, but choosing the right one can itself intimidate many. Here's a primer to help you
What to look for in your fund statement
Here are six things that you should keep in mind while looking at your fund statement
Sectoral risk and reward: how equity funds can help
Investing in diversified equity funds with a good track record can solve the problem of sectoral diversification
What the expense ratio of a fund tells you
To manage your money, a mutual fund charges you a fee. But how much can they charge you and how much is acceptable?
Using ValueResearchOnline
Find out point-to-point returns with our tool
Use our Point-to-Point Returns tool and find out how your fund has performed in a particular period
Easy way to track your transaction
Use the Transactions tab of our Portfolio Manager to keep track on your stock and fund transactions
Fine tune your choices with the Fund Compare tool
Use the Fund Compare tool to choose the best fund from a set of funds that meets your investment needs
Gauging the financial health of your stocks
What are the chances of your portfolio companies going bankrupt? And are they dressing up their books? Check out our Essential Checks
10 tools to make you a savvy stock investor
Here are ten tools you can use to access and analyse important data on stocks
Compare performance of stocks with suitable benchmarks
Use interactive price chart and performance table to find out the historical performance of your stocks
How to analyse competition
Use these VRO tools to study what competition the company you are interested in faces and whether it is better placed than the competitors