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Abhijit Bhave, CEO, Karvy Private Wealth

While valuations appear stretched in some stocks and sectors, investors should have a longer time horizon.

 
 

"NPS in Tier II, it is probably better than what mutual funds offer"

RERA will lead to a big shift in the coming yearsbut a lot more needs to be done

Certain population is looking for some kind of guarantee, while there are others who are looking at wealth optimisation

Food-based FMCG firms also likely to gain.
Additional tax sops for loans above Rs 35 lakh and tax rejigs make owning a house a little less costly.
 
 
"Low persistency in the 61st month is a problem for the industry. It was less than 20 per cent because 80 per cent policies go off the books in five years."

The real estate sector has seen a rise in postive sentiment this year. Will the fervour continue this festive season?

Buying a house is a big purchase, but can reduce your tax outgo in a big way

"Persistency is a concern in the Indian market"
The taxman will be easy on those who comply with the norms, but tough on those who try to escape the tax net.
Debt will be the favoured asset class this year, but this will be an opportune time to accrue equities as well.
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