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Keep Investing Regularly   Research Desk |  Aug 30, 2012
Reliance Regular Savings Equity is a good fund to invest in for a 3-5 year timeframe…

Securing Child's Future   Research Desk |  Aug 29, 2012
Divide your money between a term insurance plan & an equity fund for your daughter’s future…

Investing for 1 Year   Research Desk |  Aug 29, 2012
For a 1-year timeframe, investments in an equity fund are undesirable. Choose from these options…

Gold Fund or Gold ETF?   Research Desk |  Aug 28, 2012
Find out the difference between a gold fund and a gold ETF. See where you should invest…

Infrastructure looks Bleak   Research Desk |  Aug 28, 2012
The future of the infrastructure sector looks bleak. Stop investing in the Reliance Infrastructure fund…

Avoid Thematic Funds   Research Desk |  Aug 28, 2012
Opt for a diversified equity fund instead of thematic & sector funds, as the latter are high on risk…

Focus Lost   Research Desk |  Aug 27, 2012
Sundaram Select Focus hasn’t been performing well for the past few years. Consider exiting it…

Hold onto HDFC Top 200   Research Desk |  Aug 24, 2012
Don’t redeem HDFC Top 200 on the basis of its recent underperformance. Give it some more time…

Recurring Savings Plan   Research Desk |  Aug 23, 2012
Birla Sun Life’s newly launched recurring savings plan is worth considering. Find out more…

Less Risky Investments   Research Desk |  Aug 22, 2012
Find out where risk-averse investors can invest every month for a 3-year time horizon…

Diversify More   Research Desk |  Aug 21, 2012
Look for adequate diversification from your mutual funds. Don’t choose funds that have an overlap…

Wrong Time to Redeem   Research Desk |  Aug 20, 2012
Now is not the right time to redeem your fund investments. Stay invested if you don’t need the money…

Go for Term Insurance   Research Desk |  Aug 17, 2012
Redeem your ULIPs after the 5th year. Buy a term insurance policy, which is the ideal plan that you should have…

Hiring Fund Managers   Research Desk |  Aug 17, 2012
There is no licensing mechanism for fund managers, but AMCs ensure they hire the right people…

Impressive Fund   Research Desk |  Aug 16, 2012
ICICI Prudential Dynamic has been an impressive fund. If the markets do well, it will do better…

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