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Mutual Fund

Tata AIG has the best returning equity fund on a 2-year frame, better than even equity-diversified schemes espousing longterm investing.

  • Safety in diversity Morgan Stanley, amongst the largest fund houses in the world, has been a spectator in India for quite some time now. Now it’s gearing up for the big game and the structure is in place.
  • Mutually inclusive The Indian investor appears to have come of age, with the focus now shifting to looking at mutual fund schemes with an established history and track record.
Tax
You are eligible for deduction under Section 80U of the Income Tax Act. You will have to enclose a valid medical certificate with your return of income.
My Story
Being a part-time radio jockey helped Raman Bhanot, 31, develop an alternative career that pays well.

Technology
When you have to lug your work around with you, a feature-rich laptop that weighs a tonne is not quite what you need, is it? The MacBook Air, which fits comfortably in a business envelope, is more the thing, although there are complaints that its anorexic looks mean that it comes without a DVD writer, Ethernet and FireWire ports.
Stocks
Retail investors, who were expected to make a beeline to the exits when the markets crashed, stayed put and actually considered cherry-picking.
  • Financial sector back in favour

    Despite volatile markets, financial sector companies are back in favour, with three of them in the top 10.

  • Market Watch as on Jan 30, 2008 We scan dozens of research reports from investment houses every fortnight to present you the six most relevant stock recommendations.
  • Where's the value today You know you should buy, but what should you bet on? We asked some leading brokers to stick their necks out and recommend stocks that can ride out volatile phases. Here’s what they suggest.
Travel
Sushmita Choudhury
Unable to raise the base fare in the face of increasing competition, airlines are introducing a slew of surcharges that are rarely reflected in the advertised fare.
Your Wallet
Here we highlight the most and the least expensive models in a product category. This time it's washing machines.
  • Purchasing power Fibres are fuelling the wholesale price inflation, currently at almost six times the WPI growth rate. Milk prices have again witnessed a small spike. But thankfully, other food articles have shown a marginal decline, helping contain the overall inflation at 3.83%.
BASICS
It's that time of the year when quarterly reports flood mailboxes and newspapers. Chances are that you'll ignore them. But with the markets resembling a yo-yo, and everyone saying it's a good time to buy, these reports may help you pick up a good stock.
Portfolio Doctor
Mumbai-based Ashfaque Ahamed must re-strategise his investments for achieving his financial goals. Read why and how.
Books
Tanvi Varma/Money Today
From the Kiplinger stable, this primer not only targets new investors but also acts as a collection of golden rules of investing for old timers, especially when the markets tank.
Editors Note
Rohit Saran
Even in the best of times, reporting on the stock market is a bit like covering crime. And when the markets fall, reports turn into veritable whodunits. Yet there is one critical difference.
Talk Back
We are glad you found the story useful. Tax saving should no longer be separate from financial planning. Hopefully more people will now plan their taxes along with other investments for optimising returns.
Upfront
At over Rs 11,800 per 10 gm, you would think that gold is expensive. But analysts don’t think so.
Now and Then
Your dream home becoming very expensive? The culprits are not demand pressure and local infrastructure improvements alone. The factor you’re overlooking is construction costs.
Financial Rights
Priya Kapoor
Money Today finds how Rajiv Bhargava fought a real estate giant which tried to enforce an unfair deal.

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