Category Archives 
  Fund Analyst Choice
  Fund News
  First Page
  Not Just Kidding
  Straight Talk
  Using Value Research Online
  Ask Value Research
  Category Watch
  Big Questions
  Special Report
  Generally Speaking
  Top of Mind
  The Chartist
  Of This & Thatů
  Stock Analyst Choice
  The Plan
  Book Review
  New Funds
  Economic Viewpoint
  Tax Saving Know How
  Random Rants
  Tax Saving Alternatives
  Fund Family Update
  Stock Strategy
  Rating Radar
Ask Value Research is our online help center where our analysts answer your investment queries. This helpline is a public forum, where you not only get answers to your own queries, but also learn by reading answers given to others. To be considered in Ask Value Research, please email your queries to

Look at Insurance & Investment Separately   Research Desk |  Apr 22, 2015
ULIPs don't serve the purpose of either insurance or investment. It's best to go for a term cover

ELSS is great for retirees too   Research Desk |  Apr 21, 2015
If a senior citizen has taxable income, then ELSS funds are an excellent option for tax-saving

Exit Load Benefits Remaining Investors   Research Desk |  Apr 20, 2015
Exit loads collected from investors are ploughed back into the mutual fund's assets

Funds Score over Pension Schemes   Research Desk |  Apr 17, 2015
It is more beneficial to invest in equity mutual funds instead of pension schemes. Find out why

No Commission on Direct Plans   Research Desk |  Apr 10, 2015
Avoid paying any commission by investing in the direct plans of equity funds either through lumpsum or SIPs

Redeeming an ELSS Fund   Research Desk |  Apr 09, 2015
In case of dividend reinvestment plans in ELSS, each unit allotted during a dividend declaration carries a 3 year lock-in period

Taxation on Kotak World Gold Fund   Research Desk |  Apr 08, 2015
Kotak World Gold fund is a non-equity fund for taxation purposes. Debt fund tax laws will apply to it

CAN is Not Mandatory   Research Desk |  Apr 07, 2015
The Common Account Number (CAN) is a reference number issued to fund investors so they avail of the new MF Utility platform

Old Tax Norms Apply to Older FMPs   Research Desk |  Apr 06, 2015
The redemption proceeds on FMPs which matured prior to July 10, 2014 will be taxed as per the old taxation norms

Understanding our Fund Ratings   Research Desk |  Apr 03, 2015
The Value Research risk grade captures the relative risk of a fund as compared to its peers in the same category

Mutual Funds don't Pay Taxes   Research Desk |  Apr 02, 2015
Mutual funds are not liable to pay capital gains or other taxes on their own transactions in stocks

Parking Cash in Ultra Short-term Debt Funds   Research Desk |  Apr 01, 2015
Ultra short-term debt funds offer better returns than bank savings account, but they do carry some risks

What Happens to Exit Loads?   Research Desk |  Apr 01, 2015
Exit loads are invested back in the fund itself. This benefits the other investors in the form of higher returns

Should I Invest lump sum in HDFC Balanced?   Research Desk |  Mar 31, 2015
Even balanced funds are not suited for lump sum investments, because of the danger of catching a market peak & facing sudden losses

No ULIP Surrender Charge after 5 Years   Research Desk |  Mar 31, 2015
Once you hold a ULIP for 5 years, the surrender value proceeds become tax-free

 1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    Next  
Value Research Star Rating