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The SIP advantage when markets crash

by Mayank Bhatnagar

There is a sense of caution that prevails among investors when stock markets fall.

 

Inflation and the Indian Economy

by FinEdge Research Desk

Inflation is a sustained increase in the general prices of goods and services in an economy over a period of time. When the price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services. .

 

Why you should be invested in Financial Assets

by Mayank Bhatnagar

The long-awaited shift of household savings from physical to financial assets is gradually beginning. The average Indian household’s tendency to funnel its savings into physical assets—gold and real estate, has been diminishing and the growing trend suggests that financial assets have started gaining more popularity amongst investors.

 

Goods and Services Tax (GST) simplified

by FinEdge Research Desk

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a comprehensive levy on the sale and consumption of goods and services at a national level. Currently, tax rates differ from state to state. GST will bring uniformity, reduce the cascading effect of these taxes by giving input tax credit. GST will have a comprehensive tax base with minimum exemptions — will help industry, which will be able to reap benefits of common procedures and claim credit for taxes paid. This is expected to reduce the cost for consumers.

 

Unravelling the Greek Tragedy

by FinEdge Research Desk

Greece, the weak link in the eurozone, is inching closer to defaulting on its debt. The country has been in a long standoff with its European creditors on the terms of a multibillion-dollar bailout. If the country goes bankrupt or decides to leave the 19-nation eurozone, the situation could create instability in the region and reverberate around the globe.

 

The Family and Finance

by Aniruddha Bose

The Family and Finance: Newlyweds and Planning for the Future

UTI recently held a series of interviews on Radio One titled Swatantra to help people understand the importance of proper financial planning; wherein, financial experts and investment advisors were roped in to introduce people to ways they could plan their lives better and secure their financial future. Firing off the series, Aniruddha Bose, Director, Finedge Advisory, was interviewed on the show and he laid down few a tips and tricks in a series of podcasts on the channel. This post is intended to highlight some key takeaways from that series and also includes the original podcasts to help you get a better understanding of financial investments and risks which would be helpful in planning a better future for yourself and your family.