Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cautions investors not to invest in ‘Debentures & Shares‘ offered by the entities that are barred by it. It has recently issued a press release on 31st December, 2015 and provided the list of such barred business entities or companies. As per the press release, around 221 unlisted companies have been […]
Stocks ( Equity )
10 Reasons to avoid Short Term Trading in Stock Markets
Stock markets are risky. I am sure everyone tells you this and also everyone is aware of this. If investing in stock markets is so risky, why is that most of the retail investors prefer short term trading to long-term investing? The answer is simple, because most of us want to make quick bucks and […]
EPFO to invest in Stock markets (Equities) for the first time!
If you are a salaried individual, a portion of your salary may be invested with EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organization). Like this, approximately 5 to 6 crore salaried individuals are contributing to EPF Scheme. EPFO has a 64 year long history and all these years it has been investing only in safer debt instruments (Fixed […]
Turn Short Term Capital Losses on Stocks into Tax Gains
We all want to make profits on our investments. No one wants losses. Investments, especially in stocks or equity mutual funds attract lot of risk. So sometimes, we may end up making losses on these investments. These can be short term capital losses or long term capital losses. Is there any option to turn these […]