The right account for a small investor – Basic Services Demat Account

The right account for a small investor – Basic Services Demat Account

If you are already holding a Demat account or planning to get one, then it is very important that you should know about the Basic Service Demat Account also. This could help you if you are planning to trade on smaller portfolio sizes and will cut on those huge yearly maintenance charges. The Basic Services Demat Account is a basic version of a normal Demat account which provides only the basic level services and is ideal for those who wish to invest in smaller quantum of portfolios. But before we…

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Investing: Here’s how to gain from Systematic Transfer Plans (STP)

Investing: Here’s how to gain from Systematic Transfer Plans (STP)

STP makes sense when you want to transfer a large amount of money in a regular fashion without going through the lump-sum route.   Systematic Transfer Plan is a good way to invest in equity market. Similar to an SIP (systematic investment plan), STP invests systematically over a period in a particular fund in a fixed frequency. But unlike an SIP, money gets transferred from another scheme instead of a bank account. Investors can put a lump sum amount in liquid funds or ultra-short term fund & transfer a fixed…

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Smart strategies for the Small Investor in an Up-swinging market

Smart strategies for the Small Investor in an Up-swinging market

Whenever the markets are on an upswing the small investor is all excited. Even if the prospects of good returns, or the growth of investments do not matter, the very fact that the markets are on a bull run somehow gets the small investor in a gay mood. This could probably be the positivity that comes along when the markets are on the climb. Just a few good rules which can help the small investor turn this positive tide in his favor. The markets move specific to stocks not sectors:…

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Big gains in small packages! Stay with midcaps for potential multibagger play

Big gains in small packages! Stay with midcaps for potential multibagger play

As many as 5 stocks more than doubled investors’ wealth in the last one year. The broader market raced ahead of Sensex and Nifty to scale fresh peak on Tuesday and over 140 hit fresh 52-weeks high on the BSE suggesting strength in the market.The S&P BSE Midcap index rose to a fresh record high of 13,904.73 while the S&P BSE Smallcap index scaled a fresh peak of 15,489.47. As much as 5 stocks more than doubled investors’ wealth in the last one year which includes names like Indian Bank,…

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