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Investing Basics
What your mutual fund manager does
The fund manager makes the buy and sell decisions on the basis of research and analysis. But there's more to it
ELSS or ULIP?
Savers sometimes think of ELSS funds and ULIPs as alternatives. This is a mistake
How to check the status of your tax return acknowledgement sent by post
A large number of taxpayers are likely to send physically signed ITR-Vs to the CPC. In that case, here's how you can track your acknowledgement
Why are mid-cap stocks considered riskier
For individual investors looking to benefit from a mid-cap rally, stock selection is key
Quiz answers and winners
It's time to reveal the answers and winners of the Independence Day quiz
How banks mis-sell insurance
What you also need to be wary of is that banks may want to sell you a single premium policy and bundle the premium in the loan amount
The liberty of answering
Quiz: On the eve of our 70th Independence Day, we bring you a quiz on Indian business and finance
Using ValueResearchOnline
How to check your SIP returns?
Use our SIP Return Calculator to find out how your SIP investments have fared
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
Simplifying fund selection
The Fund Selector tool helps choose the right fund from the multitude of options available
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
8 questions to ask before you buy a stock
The new Stock Snapshot page on this website allows you to do adequate research on a company before you invest in it
How to determine the financial health of your stocks?
Want to know the chances of your portfolio companies going bankrupt? Or if they are dressing up their books? Check out our Essential Checks
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