ULIP – Unit Linked Insurance Plan – Top ULIPs in India

ULIP or Unit Linked Insurance Plan are very beneficial investment tools for those who want a like cover along with their good returning investments. This post discusses the ULIP or Unit Linked Insurance Plan with their working along with top ULIPs in India.     What is ULIP or Unit Linked Insurance Plan?    ULIP or Unit Linked Insurance Plan is an investment plan which is the mix of insurance plan and investment plan. When the plan holder pays the fixed premium, a part of the payment goes to secure the life and rest of the amount is invested in equity stocks and/or […]

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Top Solution Oriented Funds – Children’s Funds and Retirement Funds

Solution Oriented Funds are those mutual funds which target a specific purpose such as an investment for children or retirement. These funds maintain a portfolio with a mix of equity stocks and bonds in order to provide a better return with balanced risk. This post lists the top solution oriented funds in two categories – Children’s Funds and Retirement Funds – based on their Asset Under Management (AUM). Top Solution Oriented Funds Children’s Fund These mutual funds have a lock-in period of 5 years or till the child attains the age of majority or whichever is earlier). These funds invest in equity stocks […]

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Real Estate Investment Trusts and Infrastructure Investment Trusts

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvIT) are the investment tools through which investors may invest money in real estate and infrastructures without owning them. This post discusses the REIT and InvIT and their status in India. These schemes were available in many developed countries for a long time but they are launched in India a few years back.    What is the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)? Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs are the companies that own income-producing commercial real estates. It allows individuals to buy shares in these real estates for which the investors receive an income […]

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Types of Investment Funds – A Classification of Alternative Investment

People who are interested in investments and wish to have a balanced risk on their investments, prefer to go with mutual funds. Various types of mutual funds are suggested to investors by their investment advisors based on their goals, horizon and risk appetite. Mutual funds pool money from the investors and invest it in a variety of asset classes. There are other funds also which pool money from investors and invest this money on their behalf. They are termed as alternative investments. This post discusses various types of alternative investments. These are also the investment funds but are different from […]

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Arbitrage Funds – A Category of Mutual Funds

Arbitrage funds are a special type of mutual funds. Although, they are very less known to many investors. financial advisors recommend these types of funds to those investors who have a low-risk appetite.  This post discusses the arbitrage funds with their advantages and disadvantages. What are Arbitrage Funds? Arbitrage funds are those types of mutual funds which take benefits of the price difference between different exchanges. These funds make a profit by buying and selling the securities on a price difference between cash and derivatives market. It buys stock in the cash segment of the stock market on a lower […]

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Top Gold ETFs in India – Based on Asset Under Management (AUM)

ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) and Mutual Funds are the investment destinations for the people having a higher risk appetite. ETFs invest money in equities, commodities, currencies etc. People who want to invest in gold but do not want to carry gold at home prefer gold ETFs to invest. This is an indirect mode of investment into gold through an asset management company. This post discusses the top gold ETFs in India based on their Asset Under Management (AUM). What is Gold ETF? ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) are very much similar to the mutual funds. They both pool money from investors and […]

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ETF – Exchange Traded Fund – What are ETFs? How ETFs Work?

    ETF or Exchange Traded Fund is very much similar to the mutual fund but they are different from each other. They both pool capital from investors and invest somewhere in order to earn a profit on this investment. But the working and asset management are different in both funds. In this post, we will discuss the ETFs with their working. What is ETF?     ETFs or Exchange Traded Funds are the investment funds that are listed and traded on a stock exchange, like stocks. It is a basket of securities like stocks, bonds, commodities etc. These funds track […]

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Top Startups in India Which Became Unicorns (US$1 Billion Company)

There are more than 10,000 companies in India which are recognized as startups by the government. There are many startups which are very much successful in their work and few are failed to run in the race. In this post, we will discuss the top startups in India which became unicorns. A unicorn is a privately held startup company which has a valuation of 1 billion US Dollar or more. Here is a list of top startups in India which became unicorns, 1 billion US Dollar companies. Top Startups in India: Unicorn Startups #1. Paytm (One97 Communications) Paytm is the brand […]

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