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Mutual Fund Mid-cap equity funds are better investment options then large-cap funds

Mid-cap equity funds are better investment options then large-cap funds

Mid-cap equity funds, which gave an average return of 93% in the past one year, outperformed their large-cap peers by a big margin during the period.

UTI Opportunities is a good Mutual Fund investment option

The fund has a three-year annualised return of 19.42 per cent, compared with the category's 20.38 per cent.
Expert View Smart cities will offer more than jobs, economic development

Smart cities will offer more than jobs, economic development

The success of smart cities would be replicated to other backward regions and states too that need development. However, several challenges lie ahead.
Investment Invest cautiously in Bhushan Steel, Syndicate Bank

Invest cautiously in Bhushan Steel, Syndicate Bank

After the bribery case involving Syndicate Bank and Bhushan Steel, the stocks of the companies fell sharply. Does it make sense to buy these shares at this point?

Arbitrage funds may be good substitutes for short-term debt funds

Arbitrage funds make money by gaining from the difference in price of a security in different markets. These funds are hybrid as they invest a sizeable money in debt markets.

Sugar stocks to remain under pressure over pricing uncertainty

Market analysts say among sugar companies, DCM Shriram Industries, KCP Sugar & Industries Corporation and Andhra Sugars can give good returns in the next 12-24 months.

Invest in contrarian stocks, but with caution

As the market reacts to heightened optimism, experts say fundamentally strong stocks offer the best routes to go contrarian.

Invest in expensive, high value stocks that still have scope for gains

Expensive stocks refer to those being priced too high in light of the company's total earnings it has a claim on.
Smart Spending Must-have features for a safe, comfortable car

Must-have features for a safe, comfortable car

Not every feature available in the market for your car is going to be helpful. Save money and buy a bare minimum car or own a safe and comfortable vehicle.
Real Estate Are smart cities a good options for property investors?

Are smart cities a good options for property investors?

"At present, prices in these cities are reasonable. The potential for price appreciation is high", says Prashan Agarwal, co-founder, PropTiger.com.
Banking Best loan offers from private and public sector lenders

Best loan offers from private and public sector lenders

Are you scouting for a loan to buy a house, a car or for your child's education? Given below are the best deals on offer from public and private sector lenders.

UAN aims to make EPF account transfers smoother

The UAN is a 12-digit 'portable' number allotted to each member which gives them control of their EPF account and minimises the role of employer in such matters.

RBI's new KYC norms ease rules for opening bank accounts

The Reserve Bank of India has simplified the KYC (or know-your-customer) documentation to make account opening less onerous.

Know what all you pay for in banking services

Some bank charges lead to disagreement between banks and their customers. Here are some common bank charges that we all should know about.
Banking Now, withdraw from ATMs without card

Now, withdraw from ATMs without card

ICICI Bank has recently launched a facility under which an account holder can transfer funds to another person even if the latter does not have a bank account.
Stocks The surge in cement stocks is likely to continue

The surge in cement stocks is likely to continue

Cement stocks, reflecting the hope of an increase in domestic cement demand, have risen 30-170% in the last one year.

JK Lakshmi Cement is among best performing stocks

JK Lakshmi Cement is among the top gaining stocks in the past six months with a return of 240 per cent.
Insurance Buy insurance policies that cover treatment abroad

Buy insurance policies that cover treatment abroad

Getting treatment abroad can be costly as you will need funds for travel, accommodation, food and that too in a currency that will be stronger than the rupee.
Editors Note What Money Today October 2014 issue offers

What Money Today October 2014 issue offers

Our cover story tries to make you aware of the common mistakes people make while planning for retirement and what one should do to avoid those false steps.
Perspective How new US tax law on foreign account will impact US investors in India

How new US tax law on foreign account will impact US investors in India

Under the law, all financial institutions in India are required to furnish information about US residents' financial accounts or investments to the US tax department.