Rising bond yields bring FMPs back in the game

Wealth managers believe that rise in bond yields over the last one month leading to better post tax returns, and profit booking in equities are driving investors to FMPs.

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Should You Invest In 8% Government Savings Bonds Amid Falling Bank FD Rates?

Some financial planners suggest investment in Government of India’s 8% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, which offer an interest rate of 8 per cent per annum.

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Tax-free bonds rally like midcap funds

Investments in tax-free bonds in the past year would have fetched you as much returns as mid and small-cap equity schemes -the best performing mutual fund category. The bonds have returned 25-27% on an annualised basis led by a sharp rally in the bond market of late.

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Tax-free bonds and select debt mutual funds see big demand; banks lose Rs 40,000 cr net in a fortnight

Falling rates appear to be prompting a shift from traditional bank term deposits to alternative investment avenues including taxfree bonds and select mutual fund debt schemes.

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Investors set to make a killing from DHFL’s NCD issue

Savvy investors are set to make a killing from DHFL’s recently-concluded non-convertible debenture (NCDs) issue. They could make an annualised return of almost 50% if the NCDs are sold on listing around mid-August.

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Don`t wait for new tax free bonds! Go for listed bonds now

Though finance minister has announced issuance of tax free bonds in FY 15-16, it makes sense to buy bonds from secondary market. Listed bonds are expected to offer double digit returns which should make them better investment opportunity.

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Why you should prefer NCD over company fixed deposit?

Non-convertible debentures are held in demat form and hence offer many advantages over the traditional fixed deposits.

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Buy preference shares in secondary market to lock in rates

Preference shares can be source of regular income for fixed income investors in a falling interest rate environment

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