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Investing Basics
Beginner's guide to debt fund categories
Here is a brief description of the major categories of debt funds
Duration and accrual strategies
Duration debt funds take a call on the interest rate scenario and position their portfolios accordingly. If they forecast interest rates to fall, they buy longer-dated bonds. If their calls go right, they benefit hugely
How to respond to CBDT's tax compliance notice
The income tax department can contact you if it believes that you may have taxable income but have not filed a tax return. Find out how it selects the non-filers, and what to do if you get a notice
Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016
One of the most important clauses of the Act stipulates compulsory registration of all the residential real estate projects with plot size more than 500 sq. meters, with the regulator
Tackling the inflation monster
Inflation will probably continue to remain high in the foreseeable future. Investors have to find a way to tackle it
3 important fund determinants
If you are planning to buy a mutual fund, you would need to know these three basic determinants
Short-term income funds or dynamic bond funds?
Investors have the choice of looking at short-term income funds or dynamic bond funds for their short to medium term allocation
Using ValueResearchOnline
A great tool to analyse the stocks you own
Comparing and studying the stocks in your portfolio is now just a click away with this new feature in our Stock Selector tool
Data entry - Rest in peace
Import your fund and stock transactions from Excel or PDF into the Portfolio Manager on our website
Valuation metrics at your fingertips!
A quick look at the most useful ratios to evaluate stocks and how conveniently you can get them on our stock pages
How to keep a close watch on investments?
You can use our My Watchlist tool to keep a close watch on funds and stocks you are interested in
Become a perfect stock investor
10 tools you'd get at Value Research and nowhere else. Explore our own Aladdin's cave!
How to avoid excessive exposure to a stock
Use the Who Owns What tool to know if your fund already owns the stock you want to buy
How to check your SIP returns?
Use our SIP Return Calculator to find out how your SIP investments have fared