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Equity-oriented funds drive MF assets to record high in 2021 at Rs 37.7 lakh cr : Report

Jan 13, 2022 Press Trust of India

The net incremental inflow of Rs 6.70 lakh crore in 2021 is also a record over the previous peak of Rs 4.80 lakh crore in 2017, and Rs 4.5 lakh crore in 2020.

SIP Preferred Mode Of Investing in Equity MFs: Amfi

Jan 12, 2022 Kundan Kishore

Systematic investment plan (SIP) is the preferred mode of investing in equity mutual funds (MFs), shows data from Amfi. Of the total 4.91 crore SIP accounts, 85 per cent, or more than 4 crore, are in equity MFs.

After Vodafone, Tata Group Approves Conversion Of AGR Dues Into Government Equity

According to the regulatory filing, it is expected that the government will hold approximately 9.5% of the total outstanding shares of the company.

India's Bond Yields Highest In Last Two Years; Underwriters Bought Majority Bonds

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Money Team

Indian bond yields saw a rise of five basis points to 6.59 per cent; the highest yield recorded in two years. Underwriters bought nearly Rs44 billion of the Rs60 billion-2026 debt for sale on Friday.

FPI Invest Rs 3,202 Crore In Indian Equities, Turn Net Buyers In January

The latest inflow came after witnessing a net outflow of Rs 38,521 crore during October-December 2021.

08 January, 2022

What Makes ELSS A Tax-Efficient Equity Investment?

Kundan Kishore

Equity-linked saving schemes (ELSS) offer equity exposure with tax deduction of up to Rs1.5 lakh under Section 80C. LTCG tax is 10 per cent, which is lower than the higher tax slabs.

08 January, 2022

It’s Raining Silver ETFs: Three Things You Must Know Before Investing

Kundan Kishore

Aditya Birla Sun Life MF, ICICI Prudential MF and Nippon India MF are all set to roll out their silver Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and silver ETF Fund of Fund (FoF) from January 13, 2022. Should you invest in them?

08 October, 2021

Valuation Conundrum III: The Rise Of Intangible Assets

Rajiv Ranjan Singh

According to Ocean Tomo’s Intangible Asset Market Value Study, the ratio of tangible to intangible assets has changed substantially over the years

03 September, 2021

Market At New Peak: Sensex Rallies 277 Pts To End Above 58K; Nifty Tops 17,300


Reliance Industries was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, soaring over 4 per cent, followed by Titan, Tata Steel, Bajaj Auto, Maruti and Dr Reddy’s.

19 August, 2021

WHO Africa: COVID-19 Booster Shots Make 'Mockery' Of Equity

Associated Press (AP)

U.S. health officials on Wednesday announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans amid the surging delta variant and signs that vaccines' effectiveness is slipping.

11 August, 2021

Rupee Opens On Flat Note, Inches 4 Paise Higher To 74.39 Against US Dollar In Early Trade


At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 74.43 against the dollar, then inched 4 paise higher to 74.39.


04 August, 2021

Rupee Gains For 3rd Straight Session, Settles At 74.19/USD


At the interbank forex market, the rupee opened at 74.16 and hit an intra-day high of 74.08 and a low of 74.24. It finally closed at 74.19, higher by 9 paise over its last close.

30 July, 2021

Sensex Closes Modestly Lower On Fag-End Sell-Off


The 30-share BSE index fell 66.23 points or 0.13 per cent to close at 52,586.84, while the broader NSE Nifty dipped 15.40 points or 0.10 per cent to 15,763.05

30 July, 2021

Sensex Rockets 125 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,800


In early transactions, the 30-share index was up 125.81 points, or 0.24 percent, at 52,778.88, while the broader NSE Nifty was up 38.55 points, or 0.24 percent, at 15,817.00.

29 July, 2021

Rupee Gains 9 Paise To Close At 74.29 Against US Dollar


The local unit opened at 74.32 against the greenback and witnessed an intra-day high of 74.22 and a low of 74.34

29 July, 2021

Sensex Jumps 209 Points; Nifty Ends Above 15,750


The 30-share BSE index climbed 209.36 points or 0.40 per cent to close at 52,653.07, while the broader NSE Nifty advanced 69.05 points or 0.44 per cent to 15,778.45.

28 July, 2021

Rupee Recovers 9 Paise To Close At 74.38, Snaps 2-Day Losing Run


At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 74.44 against the dollar and witnessed an intra-day high of 74.31 and a low of 74.49 during the session.


27 July, 2021

Rupee Slips 5 Paise To Close At 74.47 Against US Dollar


The local unit opened at 74.36 against the dollar and witnessed an intra-day high of 74.35 and a low of 74.54 during the session

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz