Monday, June 18, 2018

Equity mutual fund units held for more than 12 months are considered as long term.

How to calculate capital gains in mutual funds?

Equity Linked Savings Schemes, or ELSS, are equity diversified funds that offer a benefit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act.

Should my ELSS investment be a lumpsum?

For a horizon of five years, which is better - a blue chip fund or a sector fund?

How to choose between a large-cap and sector fund

I am a new investor in my early twenties. How do I get started when it comes to creating an investment portfolio?

The first step to creating a portfolio

At the time of opening my SIP account, I had entered the time period as 60 months, or 5 years. Now I want to withdraw some money. If I do so, what is the penalty levied?

Can you sell units during an ongoing SIP?

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