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  • 15 Jan 2021
  • ICICI Securities

What are arbitrage mutual funds?

An arbitrage fund is defined as a mutual fund that leverages the price difference in the cash and derivatives market to make a profit.

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  • 15 Jan 2021
  • ICICI Securities

What are tax saving mutual funds and how do they work?

Tax saving mutual funds, also known as Equity Linked Saving Scheme or ELSS, offer the dual benefits of higher returns and tax saving through deductions up to Rs 1.5 lakh under section 80C of the Income Tax Act.

  • 15 Jan 2021
  • ICICI Securities

How do I know my demat account number?

Before we explore how to know the demat account number, let’s take a closer look at what is a demat account. For starters, a demat account is just like a bank account.

  • 15 Jan 2021
  • ICICI Securities

Passive mutual funds: All you need to know!

Passive mutual funds are exchange traded funds and funds that invest in index, thereby ensuring stable returns without much risk over the long term. Here’s all you need to know about these funds

  • 15 Jan 2021
  • ICICI Securities

Commodities as an asset class

The global financial market has become one of the important barometers for growth of the economies. Each asset classes are equally importance in growth of the global economies. Major asset classes include equities, bonds, currencies and commodities have their distinct contribution to the world economy.

  • 15 Jan 2021
  • ICICI Securities

Comparison between Gold ETF and Gold Futures

A gold ETF is a commodity exchange-traded fund that can be used to gain exposure to the price increase in the gold. Gold ETFs trade on a stock exchange just like a normal stock or equity but derives its value from holding ‘underlying assets’ that is Gold.

  • 19 Nov 2020
  • ICICI Securities

What is Long Term Capital Gain?

Any income that accrues from the sale of a capital asset (like shares, real estate, bonds, commodity etc.) is considered a capital gain, and taxed as either short or long term capital gains (LTCG/STCG) depending on the holding duration. Here’s a break down of LTCG and its tax implications.

  • 19 Nov 2020
  • ICICI Securities

7 things new Mutual Fund investors need to know

Mutual funds are an excellent tool that helps build your investment portfolio. But if you are new to the world of mutual funds, it’s essential that you first learn the nuances to reap maximum benefits. 

  • 19 Nov 2020
  • ICICI Securities

How to trade in commodity?

Commodities refer to essential items that are exchangeable and can be bought and sold. Be it food, metals, energy, or resources – commodities are fundamental for life, and investors can trade them on commodity exchanges similar to shares and bonds for profit.

  • 19 Nov 2020
  • ICICI Securities

7 best tax saving options available for you

If you want to avail of deductions to reduce your tax burden instead of opting for a flat rate, you need to do some planning before investing in tax-saving instruments. This is because not all of them offer the same kind of benefits, returns, liquidity, etc