Cash calls may not always work for mutual funds

The Nifty 50 was down about 16% from its peak in January 2020 as on 13 March, driven lower by the steady progress of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, equity mutual funds have been battered.…



AT1 bonds market likely to see a freeze in fallout of Yes crisis

MUMBAI : Indian banks, especially private lenders, will find it tough to sell additional tier 1 (AT1) bonds in the coming months, as investors wake up to the risks these instruments carry…


Freedom to Enlighten and Empower

Inputs by Anu Jain in Outlook Money 



Three things that make AIFs way more complex than mutual funds

In their quest for higher commissions, which have been rationalized for mutual funds, more and more distributors have sharpened their sales pitch for alternative investment funds (AIFs) in the…


IIFL Wealth Management makes a clean sweep at the Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2020

~ Ranks first across all 16 categories   Mumbai, February 25, 2020 - IIFL Wealth Management Limited (IIFL Wealth) was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Private Banking Services Overall’ award…

Financial Express


Abolition of DDT: Who should move to MF growth option after dividend becomes taxable?

In the Union Budget 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed abolition of Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT), while the dividend income on mutual fund (MF) will become taxable. In the…


For HNIs, a high-yield budget

For HNIs, a high-yield Budget



Budget 2020: The good, the bad and the ugly

We see Budget 2020 as a near-term event, and longer-term/strategic asset allocations need to be guided by fundamentals researched by expert advisors. Relief of tax burden for lower and middle-…



Should you exit dividend options of mutual funds?

MUMBAI : Budget 2020 has abolished dividend distribution tax (DDT) on dividends declared by mutual funds. Instead, it has made dividends taxable in the hands of investors at their income tax slab…



Budget 2020 tilts scales against the dividend option of mutual funds

Budget 2020 abolished Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) on dividends declared by mutual funds. Instead, it made dividends taxable in the hands of investors at their slab rate. For instance, someone…

The Economic Times


How the equation changed for debt & equity investors post Budget 2020

The fact that government restrained from any major populist measure is a major positive. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman treaded a fine path by balancing all aspects in the Union Budget.…


Budget 2020: More choices, more opportunities

A host of measures, some prominent themes and a long list of action points for agriculture, irrigation and rural development were the highlights of Union Budget 2020.  

The Economic Times


Budget done & dusted! These industry leaders bet their money on education, EVs

Some top bosses reveal where the action is headed in the next decade. After a decade that marked major societal shifts, industry leaders share the areas they would put their money on over the…

Business Today


Budget 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman needs to address shaky growth environment, tight fiscal situation

Budget 2020: The government needs to address a flailing growth environment coupled with a tight fiscal situation. One is to make it more conducive for new wealth generators, revive the real-…

Outlook Money


Budget 2020: Taking It Personally

Slowing economic growth, tepid tax collections and a contraction in consumption demand have left the Finance Minister with little elbow room to make sweeping changes in Budget 2020. Additionally…



CPSE ETF’s 6th FFO opens soon. Should you invest?

The FFO (further fund offer) of Central Public Sector Enterprises Exchange Traded Fund (CPSE ETF) will open to retail investors on 31 January. An ETF is a type of mutual fund whose units are,…

The Indian Express


Heightened fiscal deficit in Budget can help increase spending and rejuvenate markets

Foreign companies with profitable Indian subsidiaries should be required to necessarily list their Indian companies within a stipulated time-frame. Though India is a large consumer base for large…



Budget should aim to reduce the tax structure in capital markets & bring risk capital

NBFCs, real estate, and the infrastructure sector will be in focus. These three sectors form the backbone of the economy and are currently grappling with liquidity and financing issues.  …